Head-To-Head Survey: China Natural Resources (NASDAQ:CHNR) & Vizsla Silver (NYSE:VZLA)

China Natural Resources (NASDAQ:CHNRGet Free Report) and Vizsla Silver (NYSE:VZLAGet Free Report) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares China Natural Resources and Vizsla Silver’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
China Natural Resources $2.94 million 2.51 -$1.95 million N/A N/A
Vizsla Silver N/A N/A -$10.23 million ($0.05) -37.20

China Natural Resources has higher revenue and earnings than Vizsla Silver.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for China Natural Resources and Vizsla Silver, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
China Natural Resources 0 0 0 0 N/A
Vizsla Silver 0 0 2 0 3.00

Vizsla Silver has a consensus target price of $4.00, indicating a potential upside of 115.05%. Given Vizsla Silver’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Vizsla Silver is more favorable than China Natural Resources.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.0% of China Natural Resources shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 22.5% of Vizsla Silver shares are held by institutional investors. 23.2% of China Natural Resources shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 7.9% of Vizsla Silver shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

China Natural Resources has a beta of 0.74, meaning that its share price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Vizsla Silver has a beta of 0.82, meaning that its share price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares China Natural Resources and Vizsla Silver’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
China Natural Resources N/A N/A N/A
Vizsla Silver N/A -7.64% -7.48%

Summary

China Natural Resources beats Vizsla Silver on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About China Natural Resources

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China Natural Resources, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration and mining of metal properties in the People's Republic of China. It explores for lead, silver, and other nonferrous metals. The company holds interest in the Moruogu Tong mine that covers an area of 7.81 square kilometers located in Bayannaoer City, Inner Mongolia. It also offers equipment for rural wastewater treatment; and engineering. The company was incorporated in 1993 and is headquartered in Sheung Wan, Hong Kong. China Natural Resources, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Feishang Industrial Group Co., Ltd.

About Vizsla Silver

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Vizsla Silver Corp. engages in the exploration, and development of precious and base metal assets. The company explores for gold, silver, and copper deposits. It owns 100% interest in the Panuco Project covering an area of 7,189.5 hectares located in located in southern Sinaloa, Mexico. The company was formerly known as Vizsla Resources Corp. and changed its name to Vizsla Silver Corp. in February 2021. Vizsla Silver Corp. was incorporated in 2017 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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