Taseko Mines (NYSE:TGB – Get Rating) and B2Gold (NYSE:BTG – Get Rating) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership.
This is a breakdown of current ratings for Taseko Mines and B2Gold, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
Risk and Volatility
Taseko Mines has a beta of 2.2, indicating that its stock price is 120% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, B2Gold has a beta of 1.03, indicating that its stock price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Taseko Mines and B2Gold’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Taseko Mines and B2Gold’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Taseko Mines||$345.68 million||1.07||$29.10 million||$0.09||14.33|
|B2Gold||$1.76 billion||1.88||$420.07 million||$0.37||8.43|
B2Gold has higher revenue and earnings than Taseko Mines. B2Gold is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Taseko Mines, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
B2Gold beats Taseko Mines on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Taseko Mines
Taseko Mines Limited, a mining company, acquires, develops, and operates mineral properties. The company explores for copper, molybdenum, gold, niobium, and silver deposits. It holds 75% interest in the Gibraltar mine located in British Columbia. It also holds 100% interest in Yellowhead copper project, the Aley niobium project, and the New Prosperity gold and copper project located in British Columbia; and the Florence copper project located in Arizona. The company was incorporated in 1966 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
B2Gold Corp. operates as a gold producer with three operating mines in Mali, the Philippines, and Namibia. It operates the Fekola Mine in Mali, the Masbate Mine in the Philippines, and the Otjikoto Mine in Namibia. The company also has an 25% interest in the Calibre Mining Corp.; and approximately 19% interest in BeMetals Corp. In addition, it has a portfolio of other evaluation and exploration assets in Mali, Uzbekistan, and Finland. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
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