Pacific Booker Minerals (OTCMKTS:PBMLF) & Trevali Mining (OTCMKTS:TREVF) Head-To-Head Analysis

Pacific Booker Minerals (OTCMKTS:PBMLFGet Rating) and Trevali Mining (OTCMKTS:TREVFGet Rating) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Pacific Booker Minerals and Trevali Mining’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Pacific Booker Minerals N/A N/A -$480,000.00 ($0.12) -6.35
Trevali Mining $288.09 million 0.28 $26.02 million $0.30 2.76

Trevali Mining has higher revenue and earnings than Pacific Booker Minerals. Pacific Booker Minerals is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Trevali Mining, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Pacific Booker Minerals and Trevali Mining, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Pacific Booker Minerals 0 0 0 0 N/A
Trevali Mining 2 4 0 0 1.67

Trevali Mining has a consensus price target of $1.98, suggesting a potential upside of 139.48%. Given Trevali Mining’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Trevali Mining is more favorable than Pacific Booker Minerals.


This table compares Pacific Booker Minerals and Trevali Mining’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Pacific Booker Minerals N/A -7.84% -7.84%
Trevali Mining 7.58% 5.36% 2.20%

Risk & Volatility

Pacific Booker Minerals has a beta of 0.79, indicating that its stock price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Trevali Mining has a beta of 2.93, indicating that its stock price is 193% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Trevali Mining beats Pacific Booker Minerals on 9 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Pacific Booker Minerals (Get Rating)

Pacific Booker Minerals Inc. engages in the exploration of mineral properties in Canada. The company primarily explores for copper, gold, silver, and molybdenum concentrates. It primarily holds interests in the Morrison property located in British Columbia. The company was formerly known as Booker Gold Explorations Limited and changed its name to Pacific Booker Minerals Inc. in February 2000. Pacific Booker Minerals Inc. was incorporated in 1983 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.

About Trevali Mining (Get Rating)

Trevali Mining Corporation, a base-metals mining company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development of, and production from mineral properties. It primarily explores for zinc, lead, silver, copper, and gold deposits. The company's operational assets include the 90%-owned Perkoa Mine in Burkina Faso; 90%-owned Rosh Pinah Mine in Namibia; and Caribou Mine in northern New Brunswick, Canada. It also holds interests in the Halfmile, Stratmat, and Restigouche properties situated in New Brunswick, Canada; Gergarub project in Namibia; and Ruttan Mine located in northern Manitoba, Canada. In addition, the company has an option to acquire a 100% interest in the Heath Steele deposit located in New Brunswick, Canada. Trevali Mining Corporation was formerly known as Trevali Resources Corp. and changed its name to Trevali Mining Corporation in April 2011. The company was incorporated in 1964 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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