Eldorado Gold Corporation (NYSE: EGO) is one of 61 public companies in the “Gold Mining” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Eldorado Gold Corporation to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Eldorado Gold Corporation and its competitors, 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 Competitors 470 1822 2136 47 2.39

Eldorado Gold Corporation currently has a consensus target price of $2.58, suggesting a potential upside of 104.76%. As a group, “Gold Mining” companies have a potential upside of 46.45%. Given Eldorado Gold Corporation’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Eldorado Gold Corporation is more favorable than its competitors.

Risk & Volatility

Eldorado Gold Corporation has a beta of 1.17, suggesting that its stock price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Eldorado Gold Corporation’s competitors have a beta of -0.11, suggesting that their average stock price is 111% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Eldorado Gold Corporation and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Eldorado Gold Corporation $650.20 million -$344.15 million -41.99
Eldorado Gold Corporation Competitors $2.41 billion -$32.21 million 181.32

Eldorado Gold Corporation’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Eldorado Gold Corporation. Eldorado Gold Corporation 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.

Profitability

This table compares Eldorado Gold Corporation and its competitors’ 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 Competitors -2,998.98% -8.79% -4.27%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

52.1% of Eldorado Gold Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 43.8% 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 endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Eldorado Gold Corporation competitors beat Eldorado Gold Corporation on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

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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