U.S. GoldMining (NASDAQ:USGO – Get Free Report) and Fortuna Silver Mines (NYSE:FSM – Get Free Report) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends and institutional ownership.
This is a summary of current recommendations for U.S. GoldMining and Fortuna Silver Mines, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Fortuna Silver Mines||0||1||0||0||2.00|
U.S. GoldMining presently has a consensus target price of $22.00, suggesting a potential upside of 160.05%. Fortuna Silver Mines has a consensus target price of $9.08, suggesting a potential upside of 224.40%. Given Fortuna Silver Mines’ higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Fortuna Silver Mines is more favorable than U.S. GoldMining.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares U.S. GoldMining and Fortuna Silver Mines’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Fortuna Silver Mines||$665.35 million||1.22||-$128.13 million||($0.48)||-5.83|
U.S. GoldMining has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Fortuna Silver Mines.
This table compares U.S. GoldMining and Fortuna Silver Mines’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Fortuna Silver Mines||-22.51%||1.92%||1.31%|
Fortuna Silver Mines beats U.S. GoldMining on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About U.S. GoldMining
U.S. GoldMining Inc., an exploration stage company, engages in the exploration and development of mineral properties in the United States. It holds interests in the Whistler project, a gold-copper exploration project covering 17,159 Ha located in the Yentna mining district, Alaska. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is based in Anchorage, Alaska. U.S. GoldMining Inc. operates as a subsidiary of GoldMining Inc.
About Fortuna Silver Mines
Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. engages in the precious and base metal mining in Argentina, Burkina Faso, Mexico, Peru, and Côte d'Ivoire. It holds interest in the Caylloma silver, lead, and zinc mine located in southern Peru; the San Jose silver and gold mine located in southern Mexico; the Lindero gold project located in Northern Argentina; Yaramoko gold mine located in south western Burkina Faso; and Séguéla gold mine located in south western Côte d'Ivoire. The company was formerly known as Fortuna Ventures Inc. and changed its name to Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. in June 2005. Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. was incorporated in 1990 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.
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