Kinross Gold (NYSE: SBGL) and Sibanye Gold (NYSE: SBGL) are both companies in basic materials, but what is the superior company? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, recommendations from analysts, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, profit and valuation.
Income and valuation
This table compares the turnover, earnings per share and valuation of Kinross Gold and Sibanye Gold.
|Gross sales||Price / sales ratio||Net income||Earnings per share Share||Price / earnings ratio|
|Kinross Gold||$ 3.30 billion||1.09  $ 445.40 million||$ 0.14||20,664|
|Sibanye Gold||$ 3.45 billion||0.15  – $ 334.13 million||( $ 0.04)||-52.50|
Kinross Gold has higher revenues, but lower income than Sibanye Gold. Sibanye Gold is trading at a lower price-earnings ratio than Kinross Gold, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two shares.
Recommendations from analysts
This is a specification of recent valuations and price targets for Kinross Gold and Sibanye Gold, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Kinross Gold currently has a consensus target of $ 4.57, indicating a potential rate of increase of 58.7%. Given the higher possible percentage increase of Kinross Gold, equity analysts clearly believe Kinross Gold is more favorable than Sibanye Gold.
This table compares the net margins of Kinross Gold and Sibanye Gold, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on equity||Return on assets|
|Sibanye Gold  N / A||N / A||N / A|
Volatility & Risk
Kinross Gold has a beta of 0.15, which means that the share price is 85% less volatile than the S & P 500. In comparison, Sibanye Gold has a beta of – 0.12, which means that the share price is 112% less volatile than the S & P 500.
Insider and institutional ownership
54.0% Kinross Gold shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 55.7% of Sibanye Gold shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Kinross Gold shares are held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and donations believe that a share is ready for long-term growth.
Kinross Gold beats Sibanye Gold on 11 out of 14 compared between the two shares.
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