Critical Contrast: Athena Gold (AHNR) versus Its Rivals

Athena Gold (OTCMKTS:AHNRGet Rating) is one of 106 publicly-traded companies in the “Gold & silver ores” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Athena Gold to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, risk, earnings, dividends and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Athena Gold and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Athena Gold 0 0 0 0 N/A
Athena Gold Competitors 925 3766 4093 115 2.38

As a group, “Gold & silver ores” companies have a potential upside of 63.93%. Given Athena Gold’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Athena Gold has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Profitability

This table compares Athena Gold and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Athena Gold N/A -12.49% -9.30%
Athena Gold Competitors -114.58% -88.18% 0.04%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Athena Gold and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Athena Gold N/A -$1.03 million -6.25
Athena Gold Competitors $1.65 billion $141.54 million -10,331.24

Athena Gold’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Athena Gold. Athena Gold is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

29.9% of shares of all “Gold & silver ores” companies are held by institutional investors. 11.5% of Athena Gold shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 7.2% of shares of all “Gold & silver ores” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Athena Gold has a beta of 0.37, suggesting that its stock price is 63% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Athena Gold’s rivals have a beta of 1.40, suggesting that their average stock price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Athena Gold rivals beat Athena Gold on 6 of the 9 factors compared.

Athena Gold Company Profile (Get Rating)

Athena Gold Corporation, an exploration stage company, engages in the acquisition and exploration of mineral resources in the United States. Its flagship property is its 100% owned the Excelsior Springs project comprising 2 EX and 88 ES contiguous and unpatented lode mining claims covering an area of approximately 2,884 acres; two patented claims covering an area of 40 acres; and ten ES claims covering 202 acres located in Esmeralda County, Nevada. The company was formerly known as Athena Silver Corporation and changed its name to Athena Gold Corporation in January 2021. Athena Gold Corporation was incorporated in 2003 and is based in Vacaville, California.

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