Alamos Gold (NYSE:AGI) and Gryphon Gold (OTCMKTS:GYPHQ) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk.
This table compares Alamos Gold and Gryphon Gold’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Alamos Gold and Gryphon Gold, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
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Alamos Gold currently has a consensus target price of $13.44, indicating a potential upside of 61.49%. Given Alamos Gold’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Alamos Gold is more favorable than Gryphon Gold.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Alamos Gold and Gryphon Gold’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Alamos Gold||$683.10 million||4.78||$96.10 million||$0.20||41.60|
Alamos Gold has higher revenue and earnings than Gryphon Gold.
Risk & Volatility
Alamos Gold has a beta of 0.97, indicating that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Gryphon Gold has a beta of 4.79, indicating that its stock price is 379% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
55.7% of Alamos Gold shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Alamos Gold beats Gryphon Gold on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
Alamos Gold Company Profile
Alamos Gold Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and extraction of gold deposits in North America. It also explores for silver and precious metals. The company's flagship project is the Young-Davidson mine, which includes contiguous mineral leases and claims totaling 11,000 acres located in Northern Ontario, Canada. It also holds interests in a portfolio of development stage projects in Turkey, Canada, Mexico, and the United States. The company was formerly known as AuRico Gold Inc. and changed its name to Alamos Gold Inc. in July 2015. The company was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
Gryphon Gold Company Profile
Gryphon Gold Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of gold properties primarily in Nevada, the United States. The company, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Borealis Mining Company, principally holds interest in the Borealis gold project that comprises 751 unpatented mining claims with an area of approximately 15,020 acres and 1 unpatented millsite claim with an area of approximately 5 acres located in the Walker Lane gold belt of western Nevada. Gryphon Gold Corporation was founded in 2003 and is based in Reno, Nevada.
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