Pretium Resources (NYSE:PVG) and Adamant DRI Processing&Minerals Group (OTCMKTS:ADMG) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, dividends and institutional ownership.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
53.8% of Pretium Resources shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Pretium Resources and Adamant DRI Processing&Minerals Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Adamant DRI Processing&Minerals Group||N/A||N/A||-16.38%|
Volatility and Risk
Pretium Resources has a beta of -0.31, indicating that its stock price is 131% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Adamant DRI Processing&Minerals Group has a beta of 4.77, indicating that its stock price is 377% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current recommendations for Pretium Resources and Adamant DRI Processing&Minerals Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Adamant DRI Processing&Minerals Group||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Pretium Resources presently has a consensus target price of $13.67, suggesting a potential upside of 84.44%. Given Pretium Resources’ higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Pretium Resources is more favorable than Adamant DRI Processing&Minerals Group.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Pretium Resources and Adamant DRI Processing&Minerals Group’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Pretium Resources||$177.93 million||7.67||-$16.45 million||$0.10||74.10|
|Adamant DRI Processing&Minerals Group||$1.76 million||3.22||-$7.17 million||N/A||N/A|
Adamant DRI Processing&Minerals Group has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Pretium Resources.
Pretium Resources beats Adamant DRI Processing&Minerals Group on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
Pretium Resources Company Profile
Pretium Resources Inc. acquires, explores for, and develops precious metal resource properties in the Americas. It primarily explores for gold, silver, and copper deposits. The company's principal project is the Brucejack project comprising 4 mining leases and 6 mineral claims covering an area of 3,304 hectares located in northwestern British Columbia. It also owns interest in the Snowfield project consisting of 1 mineral claim covering an area of 1,217 hectares located in northern British Columbia. Pretium Resources Inc. was incorporated in 2010 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
Adamant DRI Processing&Minerals Group Company Profile
Adamant DRI Processing and Minerals Group focuses on mining, processing, producing, and selling direct reduced iron feed stock for the steel industry in the People's Republic of China. The company owns an iron ore concentrate production line on the Zhuolu Mine, which is located in Zhuolu County, Hebei Province. It also intends to produce direct reduced iron using advanced reduction rotary kiln technology with iron sand as the principal raw material. The company is based in Zhangjiakou, the People's Republic of China.
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