Vedanta Resources (OTCMKTS: VDNRF) is one of 50 public companies in the “Metal mining” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Vedanta Resources to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation and risk.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Vedanta Resources and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Vedanta Resources||$11.52 billion||-$22.70 million||1,045.00|
|Vedanta Resources Competitors||$5.83 billion||$914.34 million||81.19|
This table compares Vedanta Resources and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Vedanta Resources Competitors||-486.45%||-23.21%||-1.73%|
Vedanta Resources pays an annual dividend of $0.59 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.6%. Vedanta Resources pays out 5,900.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Metal mining” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.9% and pay out 50.6% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Vedanta Resources and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Vedanta Resources Competitors||302||1023||1239||77||2.41|
As a group, “Metal mining” companies have a potential upside of 4.67%. Given Vedanta Resources’ competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Vedanta Resources has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Volatility and Risk
Vedanta Resources has a beta of 2.25, indicating that its share price is 125% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Vedanta Resources’ competitors have a beta of 5.58, indicating that their average share price is 458% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
24.9% of shares of all “Metal mining” companies are owned by institutional investors. 11.9% of shares of all “Metal mining” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
About Vedanta Resources
Vedanta Resources plc is a natural resources company, which is engaged in exploring, extracting and processing minerals, and oil and gas. The Company produces zinc, lead, silver, copper, aluminum, iron ore, oil and gas, and commercial power. Its operations are located in India, Zambia, Namibia, South Africa, Liberia, Ireland, Australia and the United Arab Emirates. Its segments include Zinc-India, Zinc-International, Oil & Gas, Iron Ore, Copper-India/Australia, Copper-Zambia, Aluminium and Power. Its geographical segments include India, China, Far East Asia, Middle East, Europe, Africa, Asia Others, UK and Others. Its Copper business includes a copper smelter, over two refineries and over two copper rod plants in India; a copper mine in Australia, and an integrated operation in Zambia consisting of approximately three mines, a leaching plant and a smelter. The Company’s oil and gas operations consist of the assets of Cairn India Limited in India, Sri Lanka and South Africa.
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