SSR Mining (NASDAQ:SSRM – Get Rating) and Scully Royalty (NYSE:SRL – Get Rating) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, valuation and profitability.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares SSR Mining and Scully Royalty’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|SSR Mining||$1.15 billion||2.83||$194.14 million||$0.72||22.04|
|Scully Royalty||$48.99 million||2.24||-$18.00 million||N/A||N/A|
SSR Mining has higher revenue and earnings than Scully Royalty.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
SSR Mining currently has a consensus target price of $26.67, suggesting a potential upside of 68.03%. Given SSR Mining’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe SSR Mining is more favorable than Scully Royalty.
Volatility and Risk
SSR Mining has a beta of 0.91, suggesting that its stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Scully Royalty has a beta of 0.87, suggesting that its stock price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
57.8% of SSR Mining shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 40.0% of Scully Royalty shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of SSR Mining shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.9% of Scully Royalty shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares SSR Mining and Scully Royalty’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
SSR Mining pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Scully Royalty pays an annual dividend of $0.59 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.0%. SSR Mining pays out 38.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. SSR Mining has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Scully Royalty has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.
SSR Mining beats Scully Royalty on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
About SSR Mining
SSR Mining, Inc. is a gold company, which engages in the operation, development, exploration, and acquisition of metal resource properties. It operates through the following business segments: Copler, Marigold, Seabee, Puna and the Exploration, Evaluation, and Development Properties. The Copler, Marigold, Seabee, and Puna segment represent its four operating mine sites. The Exploration, Evaluation, and Development Properties segment includes a portfolio of prospective exploration tenures. The company was founded on December 11, 1946 and is headquartered in Denver, CO.
About Scully Royalty
Scully Royalty Ltd. is a merchant bank company, which engages in the provision of financial services and facilitates trading of corporations and institutions. It operates through the Industrial and Merchant Banking segments. The Industrial segment includes projects in resources and services. The Merchant Banking segment consists of the European merchant banking business. The company was founded on June 28, 1951 and is headquartered in Shanghai, China.
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