Seabridge Gold (NYSE: SA) is one of 104 public companies in the “Integrated Mining” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Seabridge Gold to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Volatility & Risk

Seabridge Gold has a beta of -0.25, indicating that its share price is 125% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Seabridge Gold’s peers have a beta of 0.78, indicating that their average share price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Seabridge Gold and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Seabridge Gold N/A -1.98% -1.83%
Seabridge Gold Competitors -42,378.23% -5.74% -4.80%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Seabridge Gold and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Seabridge Gold 0 0 0 0 N/A
Seabridge Gold Competitors 871 2844 3003 75 2.34

As a group, “Integrated Mining” companies have a potential upside of 0.30%. Given Seabridge Gold’s peers higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Seabridge Gold has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Seabridge Gold and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Seabridge Gold N/A -$9.54 million -160.00
Seabridge Gold Competitors $6.77 billion $2.77 billion -17.45

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

Institutional & Insider Ownership

25.9% of Seabridge Gold shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 37.0% of shares of all “Integrated Mining” companies are held by institutional investors. 12.8% of Seabridge Gold shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 12.1% of shares of all “Integrated Mining” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Seabridge Gold peers beat Seabridge Gold on 5 of the 9 factors compared.

About Seabridge Gold

Seabridge Gold Inc. (Seabridge) is a development-stage company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition and exploration of gold properties located in North America. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned six properties with gold resources. Its material properties are its Kerr-Sulphurets-Mitchell (KSM) Project and its Courageous Lake Project. Its KSM Project is located within the Iskut-Stikine region of British Columbia, approximately 21 kilometers south-southeast of the former Eskay Creek Mine and approximately 65 kilometers north-northwest of Stewart, British Columbia. As of December 31, 2016, the KSM property consisted of three discontinuous claim blocks. These claim blocks are referred to as the KSM claim group; the Seabee/Tina claims, and the KSM placer claim block. As of December 31, 2016, the two claim blocks (KSM and Seabee/Tina) contained two mineral leases and 73 mineral claims, consisting of both cell and legacy claims.

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