Reviewing First Majestic Silver (NYSE:AG) & Silver One Resources (OTCMKTS:SLVRF)

Silver One Resources (OTCMKTS:SLVRFGet Free Report) and First Majestic Silver (NYSE:AGGet Free Report) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, risk, profitability, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

27.2% of First Majestic Silver shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of First Majestic Silver shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Silver One Resources and First Majestic Silver, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Silver One Resources 0 0 0 0 N/A
First Majestic Silver 0 2 1 0 2.33

First Majestic Silver has a consensus target price of $12.67, indicating a potential upside of 75.56%. Given First Majestic Silver’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe First Majestic Silver is more favorable than Silver One Resources.

Profitability

This table compares Silver One Resources and First Majestic Silver’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Silver One Resources N/A N/A N/A
First Majestic Silver -9.18% -3.28% -2.25%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Silver One Resources and First Majestic Silver’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Silver One Resources N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
First Majestic Silver $573.80 million 3.61 -$135.11 million ($0.16) -45.09

Silver One Resources has higher earnings, but lower revenue than First Majestic Silver.

Summary

First Majestic Silver beats Silver One Resources on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Silver One Resources

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Silver One Resources Inc., together with its subsidiary, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral properties in the United States. The company explores for silver deposits. Its flagship project, the Candelaria Silver Mine project, located in central west Nevada; and holds 100% interest in Cherokee project located in Nevada, as well as in the Phoenix silver property located near Globe, Arizona. The company was formerly known as BRS Ventures Ltd. and changed its name to Silver One Resources Inc. in September 2016. Silver One Resources Inc. was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

About First Majestic Silver

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First Majestic Silver Corp. engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of mineral properties with a focus on silver and gold production in North America. Its projects include the San Dimas mine covering an area of approximately 71,867 hectares located in Durango State, Mexico; the Santa Elena that covers an area of approximately 102,244 hectares located in Sonora State, México; and the La Encantada covering an area of approximately 4,076 hectares located in Coahuila State, México. The company was formerly known as First Majestic Resource Corp. and changed its name to First Majestic Silver Corp. in November 2006. First Majestic Silver Corp. was incorporated in 1979 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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