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 peers? We will compare Mountain Province Diamonds to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.
Insider & Institutional 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 company insiders. Comparatively, 7.6% of shares of all “Metal mining” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Risk & Volatility
Mountain Province Diamonds has a beta of 0.3, indicating that its stock price is 70% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mountain Province Diamonds’ peers have a beta of -0.48, indicating that their average stock price is 148% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Mountain Province Diamonds and its peers’ 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%|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Mountain Province Diamonds and its peers gross 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’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than Mountain Province Diamonds. Mountain Province Diamonds is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Mountain Province Diamonds and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|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 currently has a consensus target price 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’ peers stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Mountain Province Diamonds has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Mountain Province Diamonds peers 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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