Pretium Resources (NYSE: PVG) is one of 104 publicly-traded companies in the “Integrated Mining” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Pretium Resources to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation and profitability.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

43.3% of Pretium Resources shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 37.0% of shares of all “Integrated Mining” companies are owned by institutional investors. 12.1% of shares of all “Integrated Mining” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Pretium Resources and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Pretium Resources N/A -2.05% -1.14%
Pretium Resources Competitors -42,356.82% -3.99% -3.37%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Pretium Resources and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Pretium Resources 0 1 5 0 2.83
Pretium Resources Competitors 921 2975 3048 84 2.33

Pretium Resources presently has a consensus target price of $15.58, suggesting a potential upside of 65.78%. As a group, “Integrated Mining” companies have a potential upside of 2.84%. Given Pretium Resources’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Pretium Resources is more favorable than its competitors.

Volatility & Risk

Pretium Resources has a beta of 0.2, indicating that its stock price is 80% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Pretium Resources’ competitors have a beta of 0.78, indicating that their average stock price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Pretium Resources and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Pretium Resources N/A -$16.23 million -58.75
Pretium Resources Competitors $6.77 billion $2.77 billion -16.66

Pretium Resources’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Pretium Resources. Pretium Resources is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Pretium Resources beats its competitors on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

Pretium Resources Company Profile

Pretium Resources Inc. is a Canada-based exploration and development company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of precious metal resource properties in the Americas. The Company’s projects include Brucejack Project and the Snowfield Project, both of which are located in northwestern British Columbia. The Company’s focus is on advancing the Brucejack Project to production as a high-grade gold underground mine. The Brucejack Project is the Company’s material mineral project, which is located approximately 950 kilometers northwest of Vancouver, British Columbia, and over 65 kilometers north-northwest of Stewart, British Columbia. The Brucejack Project consists of approximately four mining leases and over six mineral claims totaling approximately 3,050 hectares in area. The Snowfield Project borders the Brucejack Project to the north and consists of over one mineral claim with an area of approximately 1,267.43 hectares.

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