Thunder Mountain Gold (OTCMKTS:THMG – Get Free Report) and American Lithium (NASDAQ:AMLI – Get Free Report) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and earnings.
Volatility & Risk
Thunder Mountain Gold has a beta of 0.8, suggesting that its share price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, American Lithium has a beta of 1.84, suggesting that its share price is 84% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Thunder Mountain Gold and American Lithium, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Thunder Mountain Gold||0||0||0||0||N/A|
This table compares Thunder Mountain Gold and American Lithium’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Thunder Mountain Gold||-415.33%||-235.45%||-36.56%|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Thunder Mountain Gold and American Lithium’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Thunder Mountain Gold||$300,000.00||14.18||-$1.25 million||($0.01)||-6.99|
|American Lithium||N/A||N/A||-$27.17 million||($0.14)||-12.00|
Thunder Mountain Gold has higher revenue and earnings than American Lithium. American Lithium is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Thunder Mountain Gold, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
0.0% of Thunder Mountain Gold shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 6.5% of American Lithium shares are held by institutional investors. 29.5% of Thunder Mountain Gold shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
American Lithium beats Thunder Mountain Gold on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Thunder Mountain Gold
Thunder Mountain Gold, Inc., a mineral exploration stage company, explores for mining properties in Nevada and Idaho. It explores for gold, silver, base metals, and other commodities. The company holds interests in the South Mountain property that includes 17 patented mining claims covering an area of approximately 326 acres; 21 unpatented mining lode claims covering an area of approximately 290 acres; leased private land covering an area of approximately 489 acres; and private land not contiguous with the mining claims covering an area of 360 acres located in Owyhee County, Idaho. It also holds interests in the Trout Creek project, which comprises 26 unpatented mining claims covering an area of approximately 520 acres situated in Lander County, Nevada. The company was incorporated in 1935 and is based in Boise, Idaho.
About American Lithium
American Lithium Corp., an exploration and development stage company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of resource properties in the United States. It principally focuses on the TLC Lithium Project located in the town of Tonopah, Nevada; and the Falchani Lithium project and the Macusani Uranium project located in Puno, Peru. The company was formerly known as Menika Mining Ltd. and changed its name to American Lithium Corp. in April 2016. American Lithium Corp. was incorporated in 1974 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.
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