GalianoGoldInc . (GAU) and Its Peers Head to Head Analysis

GalianoGoldInc . (NYSE: GAU) is one of 27 publicly-traded companies in the “Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare GalianoGoldInc . to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation and risk.

Profitability

This table compares GalianoGoldInc . and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
GalianoGoldInc . N/A 15.29% 15.07%
GalianoGoldInc . Competitors -10.38% 6.49% 2.34%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares GalianoGoldInc . and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
GalianoGoldInc . $161.92 million -$167.93 million 120.00
GalianoGoldInc . Competitors $1.76 billion $40.29 million 13.22

GalianoGoldInc .’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than GalianoGoldInc .. GalianoGoldInc . 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.

Risk and Volatility

GalianoGoldInc . has a beta of 0.83, meaning that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, GalianoGoldInc .’s peers have a beta of 2.22, meaning that their average stock price is 122% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

45.3% of GalianoGoldInc . shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.0% of shares of all “Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels” companies are held by institutional investors. 13.7% of shares of all “Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for GalianoGoldInc . and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
GalianoGoldInc . 0 0 1 0 3.00
GalianoGoldInc . Competitors 390 1118 1213 38 2.33

GalianoGoldInc . presently has a consensus price target of $2.50, suggesting a potential upside of 108.33%. As a group, “Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels” companies have a potential upside of 37.13%. Given GalianoGoldInc .’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe GalianoGoldInc . is more favorable than its peers.

Summary

GalianoGoldInc . peers beat GalianoGoldInc . on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

GalianoGoldInc . Company Profile

Asanko Gold, Inc. is an exploration company. It engages in the acquisition and exploration of mineral resources in West Ghana. The company was founded by Ivan James Bebek and Shawn Kristen Wallace on September 23, 1999 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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