Financial Comparison: Mountain Province Diamonds (MPVDF) & The Competition

Mountain Province Diamonds (OTCMKTS: MPVDF) is one of 57 publicly-traded companies in the “Metal mining” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Mountain Province Diamonds to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, risk and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Mountain Province Diamonds and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mountain Province Diamonds 0 1 0 0 2.00
Mountain Province Diamonds Competitors 618 1670 1720 97 2.32

Mountain Province Diamonds presently has a consensus price target of $0.50, indicating a potential upside of 87.48%. As a group, “Metal mining” companies have a potential upside of 1,121.88%. Given Mountain Province Diamonds’ competitors stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Mountain Province Diamonds has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

4.0% of Mountain Province Diamonds shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 23.8% of shares of all “Metal mining” companies are owned by institutional investors. 4.8% of Mountain Province Diamonds shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 7.6% of shares of all “Metal mining” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Mountain Province Diamonds and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mountain Province Diamonds -46.94% -7.29% -3.48%
Mountain Province Diamonds Competitors -47.56% 7.29% 1.89%

Risk and Volatility

Mountain Province Diamonds has a beta of 0.3, indicating that its share price is 70% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mountain Province Diamonds’ competitors have a beta of -0.48, indicating that their average share price is 148% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Mountain Province Diamonds and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Mountain Province Diamonds $208.24 million -$14.61 million -2.22
Mountain Province Diamonds Competitors $7.18 billion $913.65 million -14.93

Mountain Province Diamonds’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Mountain Province Diamonds. Mountain Province Diamonds is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Mountain Province Diamonds competitors beat Mountain Province Diamonds on 10 of the 13 factors compared.

About Mountain Province Diamonds

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc., through its subsidiaries, focuses on the mining and marketing of rough diamonds worldwide. Its primary asset is its 49% interest in the Gahcho Kué diamond mine located in the Northwest Territories, Canada. The company was formerly known as Mountain Province Mining Inc. and changed its name to Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. in October 2000. Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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