Coeur Mining (NYSE: SBGL) and Sibanye Gold (NYSE: SBGL) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, dividends, recommendations from analysts, income, institutional ownership and profitability.
Appreciation and profit
This table compares the earnings, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of Coeur Mining and Sibanye Gold.
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Coeur Mining has higher income, but lower income than Sibanye Gold. Sibanye Gold is trading at a lower price-earnings ratio than Coeur Mining, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two shares.
Risk and volatility
Coeur Mining has a beta of 0.55, which indicates that the share price is 45% less volatile than the S & P 500. In comparison, Sibanye Gold has a beta of 0.11, which indicates that the share price is 89% less volatile than the S & P 500.
This is a summary of recent reviews for Coeur Mining and Sibanye Gold, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
Coeur Mining currently has a consensus target of $ 9.71, indicating a potential advantage of 77.48%. Given the stronger consensus of Coeur Mining and a higher possible benefit, analysts clearly believe that Coeur Mining is more favorable than that of Sibanye Gold.
Insider and institutional property
67.5% of Coeur Mining shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 56.3% of Sibanye Gold shares are held by institutional investors. 1.3% of Coeur Mining shares are owned by insiders of companies. By comparison, 0.1% of Sibanye Gold shares are owned by insiders of companies. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that donations, large money managers and hedge funds are of the opinion that a company is ready for long-term growth.
This table compares the net margins of Coeur Mining and Sibanye Gold, the return on equity and the return on assets.
Coeur Mining defeats Sibanye Gold on 9 out of 13 factors, compared between the two shares.
Coeur Mining Company Profile
Coeur Mining, Inc. owns, exploits, researches and develops properties for silver and gold. It holds interests in the Palmarejo silver-gold complex in Mexico; the Silvertip silver-zinc lead mine in British Columbia; the Rochester silver-gold mine in Nevada; the Kensington gold mine in Alaska; and the Wharf gold mine in South Dakota. The company also holds interests in the silver gold project La Preciosa in the state of Durango in northern Mexico. Coeur Mining, Inc. sells its silver and gold concentrates to refineries and third-party smelters in the United States and China. The company was formerly known as Coeur d & # 39; Alene Mines Corporation and changed its name to Coeur Mining, Inc. in May 2013. Coeur Mining, Inc. was founded in 1928 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
Sibanye Gold Company Profile
Sibanye Gold Limited operates as a mining company for precious metals in South Africa, Zimbabwe and the United States. The company operates through PGM; and divisions of gold and uranium. It owns and manages gold and platinum group metals (PGM), including platinum, palladium and rhodium operations and projects, as well as produces by-products, such as iridium, ruthenium, nickel, copper and chromium. The company owns and operates four underground and surface gold operations in the West Witwatersrand region and the southern Free State province in South Africa; and underground and surface PGM operations in the Bushveld-Igneous Complex in South Africa, the Great Embankment in Zimbabwe, and Montana in the United States. It also owns and manages extraction and processing facilities to produce gold doré; recycles PGMs from catalytic materials and other industrial sources; and operates a smelter and a base metal refinery. Sibanye Gold Limited was founded in 2002 and is based in Westonaria, South Africa.