Scully Royalty (NYSE:SRL) and SSR Mining (NASDAQ:SSRM) Head-To-Head Survey

SSR Mining (NASDAQ:SSRMGet Rating) and Scully Royalty (NYSE:SRLGet Rating) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares SSR Mining and Scully Royalty’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SSR Mining 14.13% 2.44% 1.94%
Scully Royalty N/A N/A N/A

Dividends

SSR Mining pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Scully Royalty pays an annual dividend of $0.59 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.0%. SSR Mining pays out 38.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. SSR Mining has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Scully Royalty has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Risk & Volatility

SSR Mining has a beta of 0.91, indicating that its stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Scully Royalty has a beta of 0.87, indicating that its stock price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

57.8% of SSR Mining shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 40.0% of Scully Royalty shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of SSR Mining shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.9% of Scully Royalty shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for SSR Mining and Scully Royalty, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SSR Mining 0 0 3 0 3.00
Scully Royalty 0 0 0 0 N/A

SSR Mining presently has a consensus price target of $26.67, indicating a potential upside of 68.03%. Given SSR Mining’s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe SSR Mining is more favorable than Scully Royalty.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares SSR Mining and Scully Royalty’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
SSR Mining $1.15 billion 2.83 $194.14 million $0.72 22.04
Scully Royalty $48.99 million 2.24 -$18.00 million N/A N/A

SSR Mining has higher revenue and earnings than Scully Royalty.

Summary

SSR Mining beats Scully Royalty on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About SSR Mining

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SSR Mining, Inc. is a gold company, which engages in the operation, development, exploration, and acquisition of metal resource properties. It operates through the following business segments: Copler, Marigold, Seabee, Puna and the Exploration, Evaluation, and Development Properties. The Copler, Marigold, Seabee, and Puna segment represent its four operating mine sites. The Exploration, Evaluation, and Development Properties segment includes a portfolio of prospective exploration tenures. The company was founded on December 11, 1946 and is headquartered in Denver, CO.

About Scully Royalty

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Scully Royalty Ltd. is a merchant bank company, which engages in the provision of financial services and facilitates trading of corporations and institutions. It operates through the Industrial and Merchant Banking segments. The Industrial segment includes projects in resources and services. The Merchant Banking segment consists of the European merchant banking business. The company was founded on June 28, 1951 and is headquartered in Shanghai, China.

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