Analyzing GalianoGoldInc . (GAU) and Its Competitors
GalianoGoldInc . (NYSE: GAU) is one of 27 publicly-traded companies in the “Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare GalianoGoldInc . to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability and risk.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares GalianoGoldInc . and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|GalianoGoldInc .||$161.92 million||-$167.93 million||127.00|
|GalianoGoldInc . Competitors||$1.76 billion||$40.29 million||14.02|
Risk and Volatility
GalianoGoldInc . has a beta of 0.83, suggesting that its share price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, GalianoGoldInc .’s peers have a beta of 2.22, suggesting that their average share price is 122% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
42.5% of GalianoGoldInc . shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 53.8% of shares of all “Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels” companies are held by institutional investors. 14.7% of shares of all “Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels” 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.
This table compares GalianoGoldInc . and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|GalianoGoldInc . Competitors||-10.27%||6.74%||2.47%|
This is a summary of recent recommendations for GalianoGoldInc . and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|GalianoGoldInc . Competitors||388||1116||1210||38||2.33|
GalianoGoldInc . currently has a consensus price target of $2.50, indicating a potential upside of 96.85%. As a group, “Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels” companies have a potential upside of 47.78%. Given GalianoGoldInc .’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe GalianoGoldInc . is more favorable than its peers.
GalianoGoldInc . peers beat GalianoGoldInc . on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
About GalianoGoldInc .
Asanko Gold, Inc. is an exploration company. It engages in the acquisition and exploration of mineral resources in West Ghana. The company was founded by Ivan James Bebek and Shawn Kristen Wallace on September 23, 1999 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
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