Contrasting Dakota Gold (DC) and Its Rivals

Dakota Gold (NYSE:DCGet Free Report) is one of 99 publicly-traded companies in the “Metal mining” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Dakota Gold to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, profitability, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Dakota Gold and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Dakota Gold N/A N/A -4.94
Dakota Gold Competitors $7.79 billion $1.15 billion 2.65

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


This table compares Dakota Gold and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Dakota Gold N/A -39.21% -37.96%
Dakota Gold Competitors -77.72% -4.79% -4.50%

Risk & Volatility

Dakota Gold has a beta of 1.28, indicating that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Dakota Gold’s peers have a beta of 1.04, indicating that their average stock price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Dakota Gold and its peers, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Dakota Gold 0 0 0 0 N/A
Dakota Gold Competitors 1105 2411 2947 107 2.31

As a group, “Metal mining” companies have a potential upside of 41.55%. Given Dakota Gold’s peers higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Dakota Gold has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

37.4% of Dakota Gold shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 25.0% of shares of all “Metal mining” companies are owned by institutional investors. 29.4% of Dakota Gold shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 12.9% of shares of all “Metal mining” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Dakota Gold peers beat Dakota Gold on 5 of the 9 factors compared.

Dakota Gold Company Profile

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Dakota Gold Corp. engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral properties. It primarily explores for gold deposits. The company holds 100% interest in the Blind Gold, City Creek, Tinton, West Corridor, Ragged Top, Poorman Anticline, Maitland, South Lead/Whistler Gulch, and Cambrian Unconformity Properties located Homestake Mining District, South Dakota. It also holds an option to acquire 100% interest in the Barrick Option and the Richmond Hill Option projects situated in Homestake Mining District, South Dakota. Dakota Gold Corp. was incorporated in 2017 and is based in Lead, South Dakota.

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