Auryn Resources (AUG) vs. Its Competitors Head-To-Head Survey

Auryn Resources (NYSE: AUG) is one of 69 public companies in the “Gold & silver ores” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Auryn Resources to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and risk.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

6.6% of Auryn Resources shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 29.2% of shares of all “Gold & silver ores” companies are held by institutional investors. 8.9% of shares of all “Gold & silver ores” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Auryn Resources and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Auryn Resources N/A -27.88% -24.30%
Auryn Resources Competitors -18.07% -11.10% -1.48%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Auryn Resources and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Auryn Resources 0 0 0 0 N/A
Auryn Resources Competitors 731 2808 2605 94 2.33

As a group, “Gold & silver ores” companies have a potential upside of 18.28%. Given Auryn Resources’ competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Auryn Resources has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Auryn Resources and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Auryn Resources N/A -$10.50 million -12.91
Auryn Resources Competitors $1.34 billion $123.69 million 15.60

Auryn Resources’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Auryn Resources. Auryn Resources 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.

Risk & Volatility

Auryn Resources has a beta of 1.06, indicating that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Auryn Resources’ competitors have a beta of 0.99, indicating that their average stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Auryn Resources competitors beat Auryn Resources on 8 of the 10 factors compared.

About Auryn Resources

Auryn Resources Inc., an exploration stage company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral resource properties. Its two flagship properties are the Committee Bay gold project located in Nunavut, Canada; and the Sombrero copper-gold project located in Ayacucho province of Southwestern Peru. The company was formerly known as Georgetown Capital Corp. and changed its name to Auryn Resources Inc. in October 2013. Auryn Resources Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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