Great Panther Mining (NYSE:GPL – Get Rating) and Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (NYSE:BVN – Get Rating) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership and earnings.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Great Panther Mining and Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A., as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Great Panther Mining||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A.||0||1||0||0||2.00|
Risk and Volatility
Great Panther Mining has a beta of 1.67, meaning that its stock price is 67% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. has a beta of 0.66, meaning that its stock price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Great Panther Mining and Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A.’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Great Panther Mining||-22.75%||-40.44%||-14.82%|
|Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A.||37.69%||8.43%||5.44%|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Great Panther Mining and Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A.’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Great Panther Mining||$185.68 million||0.49||-$42.24 million||($0.11)||-1.84|
|Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A.||$900.45 million||2.39||-$224.78 million||$1.40||6.05|
Great Panther Mining has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A.. Great Panther Mining is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A., indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
17.8% of Great Panther Mining shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.9% of Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. shares are held by institutional investors. 19.3% of Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. beats Great Panther Mining on 10 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Great Panther Mining (Get Rating)
Great Panther Mining Limited operates as a precious metals mining and exploration company. It explores for gold, silver, copper, lead, and zinc ores. The company operates three mines, including the Tucano gold mine in Amapá State, Brazil; and the Guanajuato mine complex and the Topia mine in Mexico, as well as Coricancha mine complex in the central Andes, Peru. Its exploration properties also include the El Horcón, Santa Rosa, and Plomo projects in Mexico. The company was formerly known as Great Panther Silver Limited and changed its name to Great Panther Mining Limited in March 2019. Great Panther Mining Limited was incorporated in 1965 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
About Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (Get Rating)
Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. engages in the exploration, mining development, processing, and trading of precious and base metals. The company explores for gold, silver, lead, zinc, and copper metals. It operates operating mining units, including Tambomayo located in the Caylloma province, Orcopampa Unit located in the province of Castilla, Uchucchacua located in province of Oyón, Julcani located in province of Angaraes, Peru, as well as San Gabrie located in the province of General Sánchez Cerro, in the Moquegua region. The company also owns interests in Colquijirca, La Zanja, Yanacocha, Cerro Verde, El Brocal, Coimolache, Yumpaq, San Gregorio mines, and Trapiche mining unit. In addition, it produces manganese sulphate monohydrate and other by-products generated from minerals; and operates hydroelectric power plants. The company was incorporated in 1953 and is based in Lima, Peru.
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