Maverix Metals (NYSE: MMX) is one of 43 public companies in the “Gold & silver ores” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Maverix Metals to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership.

Dividends

Maverix Metals pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Maverix Metals pays out 66.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Gold & silver ores” companies pay a dividend yield of 0.9% and pay out 31.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

5.7% of Maverix Metals shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 32.7% of shares of all “Gold & silver ores” companies are owned by institutional investors. 9.0% of shares of all “Gold & silver ores” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Maverix Metals and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Maverix Metals $33.24 million -$7.67 million 76.79
Maverix Metals Competitors $1.81 billion $152.63 million 41.23

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

Profitability

This table compares Maverix Metals and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Maverix Metals -22.20% 3.30% 2.78%
Maverix Metals Competitors -8.90% 1.82% 1.21%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Maverix Metals and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Maverix Metals 0 1 2 0 2.67
Maverix Metals Competitors 701 2645 2384 89 2.32

Maverix Metals presently has a consensus price target of $7.17, indicating a potential upside of 55.54%. As a group, “Gold & silver ores” companies have a potential upside of 0.52%. Given Maverix Metals’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Maverix Metals is more favorable than its competitors.

Summary

Maverix Metals competitors beat Maverix Metals on 8 of the 14 factors compared.

Maverix Metals Company Profile

Maverix Metals Inc., a precious metals royalty and streaming company, engages in the exploration and development of mineral properties. The company explores for gold, silver, and other precious metals. It holds a portfolio of 46 development and exploration stage royalties in the United States, Canada, Australia, and internationally. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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