Critical Review: Augusta Gold (AUGG) vs. The Competition

Augusta Gold (OTCMKTS:AUGGGet Rating) is one of 105 publicly-traded companies in the “Metal mining” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Augusta Gold to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and dividends.

Risk & Volatility

Augusta Gold has a beta of 1, suggesting that its share price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.Comparatively, Augusta Gold’s rivals have a beta of 0.52, suggesting that their average share price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Augusta Gold and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Augusta Gold N/A $3.45 million 8.03
Augusta Gold Competitors $8.26 billion $2.12 billion -5.58

Augusta Gold’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Augusta Gold. Augusta Gold is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.


This table compares Augusta Gold and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Augusta Gold N/A 61.21% 38.64%
Augusta Gold Competitors -132.33% 6.10% 0.09%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

24.9% of shares of all “Metal mining” companies are owned by institutional investors. 60.2% of Augusta Gold shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.4% of shares of all “Metal mining” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Augusta Gold and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Augusta Gold 0 0 1 0 3.00
Augusta Gold Competitors 572 1970 2617 80 2.42

Augusta Gold presently has a consensus target price of $3.50, indicating a potential upside of 142.21%. As a group, “Metal mining” companies have a potential upside of 47.55%. Given Augusta Gold’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Augusta Gold is more favorable than its rivals.


Augusta Gold beats its rivals on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

Augusta Gold Company Profile (Get Rating)

Augusta Gold Corp., a junior exploration company, engages in the acquisition and exploration of mineral properties in the United States. It primarily explores for gold, silver, and other metals. The company holds interests in the Bullfrog gold project located in the Bullfrog Hills of Nye County, Nevada. It also owns, controls, or has acquired mineral rights on Federal patented and unpatented mining claims in the state of Nevada for the purpose of exploration and potential development of metals on a total of approximately 7,800 acres of land. The company was formerly known as Bullfrog Gold Corp. and changed its name to Augusta Gold Corp. in January 2021. Augusta Gold Corp. was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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