Contrasting Theta Gold Mines (OTCMKTS:TGMGF) & First Majestic Silver (NYSE:AG)

Theta Gold Mines (OTCMKTS:TGMGFGet Rating) and First Majestic Silver (NYSE:AGGet Rating) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership and earnings.

Risk & Volatility

Theta Gold Mines has a beta of 1.01, indicating that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, First Majestic Silver has a beta of 1.01, indicating that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Theta Gold Mines and First Majestic Silver, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Theta Gold Mines 0 0 0 0 N/A
First Majestic Silver 0 2 3 0 2.60

First Majestic Silver has a consensus target price of $15.63, indicating a potential upside of 91.25%. Given First Majestic Silver’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe First Majestic Silver is more favorable than Theta Gold Mines.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Theta Gold Mines and First Majestic Silver’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Theta Gold Mines N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
First Majestic Silver $584.12 million 3.66 -$4.92 million $0.00 -817,000.00

Theta Gold Mines has higher earnings, but lower revenue than First Majestic Silver.

Profitability

This table compares Theta Gold Mines and First Majestic Silver’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Theta Gold Mines N/A N/A N/A
First Majestic Silver 0.08% -0.53% -0.36%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

39.7% of First Majestic Silver shares are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of First Majestic Silver shares 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.

Summary

First Majestic Silver beats Theta Gold Mines on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

Theta Gold Mines Company Profile (Get Rating)

Theta Gold Mines Limited operates as a gold exploration and development company in South Africa. Its principal property is the Theta project located near the town of Pilgrim's Rest in Mpumalanga Province. The company was formerly known as Stonewall Resources Limited and changed its name to Theta Gold Mines Limited in December 2018. Theta Gold Mines Limited was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Sydney, Australia.

First Majestic Silver Company Profile (Get Rating)

First Majestic Silver Corp. engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of mineral properties with a focus on silver and gold production in North America. It holds 100% interests in the San Dimas Silver/Gold Mine covering an area of 71,868 hectares located in Durango and Sinaloa states; the Santa Elena Silver/Gold Mine covering an area of 102,244 hectares located in Sonora; Jerritt Canyon gold mine that covers an area of approximately of 30,821 hectares located in Elko County, Nevada; and the La Encantada Silver Mine covering an area of 4,076 hectares situated in Coahuila, as well as surface land ownership of 1,343 hectares. The company also holds 100% interests in the La Parrilla Silver Mine that covers an area of 69,478 hectares located in Durango; the Del Toro Silver Mine consisting of 3,815 hectares of mining concessions and 219 hectares of surface rights located in Zacatecas; the San Martin Silver Mine includes 33 mining concessions covering an area of 12,795 hectares located in Jalisco; and the La Guitarra Silver Mine that covers an area of 39,714 hectares located in Mexico. In addition, it holds interest in the Springpole project, a gold and silver project covering an area of approximately 41,913 hectares in Ontario, Canada. The company was formerly known as First Majestic Resource Corp. and changed its name to First Majestic Silver Corp. in November 2006. First Majestic Silver Corp. was incorporated in 1979 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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