Alamos Gold (NYSE: AGI) is one of 61 public companies in the “Gold Mining” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Alamos Gold to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and analyst recommendations.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
63.0% of Alamos Gold shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 44.2% of shares of all “Gold Mining” companies are held by institutional investors. 7.9% of shares of all “Gold Mining” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Alamos Gold and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Alamos Gold Competitors||471||1833||2141||50||2.39|
Alamos Gold presently has a consensus target price of $10.83, indicating a potential upside of 77.30%. As a group, “Gold Mining” companies have a potential upside of 53.65%. Given Alamos Gold’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Alamos Gold is more favorable than its rivals.
Alamos Gold pays an annual dividend of $0.02 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.3%. Alamos Gold pays out 100.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Gold Mining” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.0% and pay out 67.8% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Alamos Gold lags its rivals as a dividend stock, given its lower dividend yield and higher payout ratio.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Alamos Gold and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Alamos Gold||$482.20 million||-$17.90 million||305.50|
|Alamos Gold Competitors||$2.41 billion||-$32.21 million||163.04|
Alamos Gold’s rivals have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Alamos Gold. Alamos Gold is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Volatility and Risk
Alamos Gold has a beta of 0.46, indicating that its stock price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alamos Gold’s rivals have a beta of -0.13, indicating that their average stock price is 113% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Alamos Gold and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Alamos Gold Competitors||-2,998.75%||-8.66%||-3.99%|
Alamos Gold beats its rivals on 9 of the 15 factors compared.
About Alamos Gold
Alamos Gold Inc. is a Canada-based mid-tier gold producer. The Company owns and operates the Mulatos Mine, as well as the Esperanza, Agi Dagi, Kirazli and Camyurt gold development projects. The Mulatos mine is located within the 30,536 hectares Salamandra group of concessions in the state of Sonora in northwest Mexico. The Esperanza Gold Project is a development stage asset located in south-central Mexico in the state of Morelos. Agi Dagi and Kirazli gold development projects are located in Canakkale Province on the Biga Peninsula of northwestern Turkey. The Camyurt project is located near southeast of Canakkale, Turkey. In addition, the Company owns a 100% interest in the Quartz Mountain Property, which is located on the northern extension of the prolific Basin and Range Province of Nevada in Oregon.
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