Vizsla Silver (NYSE:VZLA) & Pan American Silver (NYSE:PAAS) Head to Head Comparison

Vizsla Silver (NYSE:VZLAGet Free Report) and Pan American Silver (NYSE:PAASGet Free Report) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Vizsla Silver and Pan American Silver, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Vizsla Silver 0 0 2 0 3.00
Pan American Silver 0 1 5 0 2.83

Vizsla Silver currently has a consensus price target of $4.00, suggesting a potential upside of 135.29%. Pan American Silver has a consensus price target of $22.25, suggesting a potential upside of 2.96%. Given Vizsla Silver’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Vizsla Silver is more favorable than Pan American Silver.

Profitability

This table compares Vizsla Silver and Pan American Silver’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Vizsla Silver N/A -7.64% -7.48%
Pan American Silver -6.68% 0.13% 0.08%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

22.5% of Vizsla Silver shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.4% of Pan American Silver shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.9% of Vizsla Silver shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.9% of Pan American Silver shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Vizsla Silver and Pan American Silver’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Vizsla Silver N/A N/A -$10.23 million ($0.05) -34.00
Pan American Silver $2.53 billion 3.10 -$103.70 million ($0.46) -46.98

Vizsla Silver has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Pan American Silver. Pan American Silver is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Vizsla Silver, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Vizsla Silver has a beta of 1.01, indicating that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Pan American Silver has a beta of 1.37, indicating that its stock price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Pan American Silver beats Vizsla Silver on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

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.

About Pan American Silver

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Pan American Silver Corp. engages in the exploration, mine development, extraction, processing, refining, and reclamation of silver, gold, zinc, lead, and copper mines in Canada, Mexico, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, Chile, and Brazil. The company was formerly known as Pan American Minerals Corp. and changed its name to Pan American Silver Corp. in April 1995. Pan American Silver Corp. was incorporated in 1979 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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