Newmont (NYSE:NEM) vs. Vizsla Silver (NYSE:VZLA) Financial Analysis

Vizsla Silver (NYSE:VZLAGet Rating) and Newmont (NYSE:NEMGet Rating) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Vizsla Silver and Newmont, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Vizsla Silver 0 0 4 0 3.00
Newmont 0 2 9 0 2.82

Vizsla Silver presently has a consensus price target of $3.04, indicating a potential upside of 144.96%. Newmont has a consensus price target of $60.53, indicating a potential upside of 44.78%. Given Vizsla Silver’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Vizsla Silver is more favorable than Newmont.


This table compares Vizsla Silver and Newmont’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Vizsla Silver N/A -6.89% -6.64%
Newmont -4.55% 6.05% 3.19%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Vizsla Silver and Newmont’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Vizsla Silver N/A N/A -$12.17 million ($0.06) -20.67
Newmont $11.92 billion 2.79 -$429.00 million ($0.66) -63.35

Vizsla Silver has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Newmont. Newmont is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Vizsla Silver, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

Vizsla Silver has a beta of 0.87, indicating that its share price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Newmont has a beta of 0.33, indicating that its share price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

16.6% of Vizsla Silver shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.6% of Newmont shares are held by institutional investors. 7.9% of Vizsla Silver shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Newmont shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


Vizsla Silver beats Newmont on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Vizsla Silver

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Vizsla Silver Corp. engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of precious and base metal assets. The company explores for gold, silver, and coper deposits. Its flagship project is the Panuco-Copala silver gold district located in Sinaloa, Mexico. The company was formerly known as Vizsla Resources Corp. and changed its name to Vizsla Silver Corp. in February 2021. Vizsla Silver Corp. was incorporated in 2017 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

About Newmont

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Newmont Corp. is a gold producer, engages in the exploration and acquisition of gold properties, contains copper, silver, lead, zinc or other metals. It operates through the following geographical segments: North America, South America, Nevada, Australia, and Africa. The North America segment consists primarily of carlin, phoenix, twin creeks and long canyon in the state of Nevada and Cripple Creek and Victor in the state of Colorado, in the United States. The South America segment composed of Yanacocha in Peru, Merian in Suriname and Cerro Negro. The Australia segment consists primarily of Boddington, Tanami and Kalgoorlie in Australia. The Africa segment composed of Ahafo and Akyem in Ghana. The company was founded by William Boyce Thompson on May 2, 1921, and is headquartered in Denver, CO.

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