Eldorado Gold Corporation (NYSE: EGO) and (NASDAQ:SAND) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and risk.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Eldorado Gold Corporation and ‘s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||NetIncome||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Eldorado Gold Corporation||$650.20 million||1.43||-$344.15 million||($0.03)||-38.99|
has higher revenue, but lower earnings than Eldorado Gold Corporation.
This is a summary of current recommendations for Eldorado Gold Corporation and , as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Eldorado Gold Corporation||3||7||0||0||1.70|
Eldorado Gold Corporation presently has a consensus price target of $2.78, indicating a potential upside of 137.61%.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
51.0% of Eldorado Gold Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Eldorado Gold Corporation and ‘s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Eldorado Gold Corporation||-5.02%||0.51%||0.38%|
Eldorado Gold Corporation beats on 4 of the 5 factors compared between the two stocks.
Eldorado Gold Corporation Company Profile
Eldorado Gold Corporation (Eldorado) is a gold exploration, development and mining company. The Company’s geographical segments include Turkey, Brazil, Greece, Romania and Other. The Turkey segment includes the Kisladag and the Efemcukuru mines and exploration activities in Turkey. The Brazil segment includes the Vila Nova mine, Tocantinzinho project and exploration activities in Brazil. The Greece segment includes the Stratoni mine, the Olympias, Skouries, Perama Hill and Sapes projects, and exploration activities in Greece. The Romania segment includes the Certej project and exploration activities in Romania. Other segment includes operations of the Company’s corporate office and exploration activities in other countries. The Company has operations and ongoing exploration and development projects in Turkey, Greece, Brazil and Romania. Its Operating gold mines include Kisladag in Turkey, and Efemcukuru in Turkey.
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