Osisko Development (NYSE:ODV – Get Free Report) and Seabridge Gold (NYSE:SA – Get Free Report) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and analyst recommendations.
This table compares Osisko Development and Seabridge Gold’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Osisko Development and Seabridge Gold’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Osisko Development||$49.26 million||4.83||-$148.04 million||($1.03)||-2.75|
|Seabridge Gold||N/A||N/A||-$5.69 million||($0.30)||-39.00|
Volatility & Risk
Osisko Development has a beta of 1.03, meaning that its share price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Seabridge Gold has a beta of 0.91, meaning that its share price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
10.2% of Osisko Development shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 34.3% of Seabridge Gold shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of Osisko Development shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 12.8% of Seabridge Gold shares are owned 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.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Osisko Development and Seabridge Gold, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Osisko Development currently has a consensus price target of $8.50, indicating a potential upside of 200.35%. Seabridge Gold has a consensus price target of $60.00, indicating a potential upside of 412.82%. Given Seabridge Gold’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Seabridge Gold is more favorable than Osisko Development.
Seabridge Gold beats Osisko Development on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Osisko Development
Osisko Development Corp., a gold development company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of precious metals resource properties in North America. The company's flagship asset is the Cariboo Gold Project covering an area of 155,089 hectares consisting of 415 mineral titles located in British Columbia, Canada. It also holds a portfolio of marketable securities. The company is based in Montreal, Canada.
About Seabridge Gold
Seabridge Gold Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition and exploration of gold properties in North America. The company also explores for gold, copper, silver, and molybdenum deposits. Its principal projects are the Kerr-Sulphurets-Mitchell property and Iskut project located in British Columbia, Canada; Courageous Lake property situated in Northwest Territories, Canada; Snowstorm project situated in the Nevada; and 3 Aces project located in the Yukon Territory. The company was formerly known as Seabridge Resources Inc. and changed its name to Seabridge Gold Inc. in June 2002. Seabridge Gold Inc. was incorporated in 1979 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
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