Head-To-Head Analysis: Osisko Development (NYSE:ODV) versus Rare Element Resources (OTCMKTS:REEMF)

Osisko Development (NYSE:ODVGet Free Report) and Rare Element Resources (OTCMKTS:REEMFGet Free Report) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, valuation, risk, profitability, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Osisko Development and Rare Element Resources, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Osisko Development 0 1 1 0 2.50
Rare Element Resources 0 0 0 0 N/A

Insider & Institutional Ownership

10.2% of Osisko Development shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of Osisko Development shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.2% of Rare Element Resources shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

Osisko Development has a beta of 0.68, indicating that its share price is 32% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Rare Element Resources has a beta of -0.35, indicating that its share price is 135% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Osisko Development and Rare Element Resources’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Osisko Development -246.60% -14.61% -11.02%
Rare Element Resources N/A -82.34% -71.28%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Osisko Development and Rare Element Resources’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Osisko Development $49.26 million 3.79 -$148.04 million ($1.03) -2.16
Rare Element Resources N/A N/A -$9.43 million ($0.04) -5.12

Rare Element Resources has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Osisko Development. Rare Element Resources is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Osisko Development, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


Osisko Development beats Rare Element Resources on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Osisko Development

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Osisko Development Corp., a gold development company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of precious metals resource properties in North America. The company's flagship asset is the Cariboo Gold Project covering an area of 155,089 hectares consisting of 415 mineral titles located in British Columbia, Canada. It also holds a portfolio of marketable securities. The company is based in Montreal, Canada.

About Rare Element Resources

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Rare Element Resources Ltd. engages in the exploration of mineral properties in the United States. It holds a 100% interest in the Bear Lodge property that comprises the Bear Lodge REE project and the Sundance Gold project located in Crook County, northeast Wyoming. Rare Element Resources Ltd. is headquartered in Littleton, Colorado.

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