GalianoGoldInc . (NYSE: GAU) is one of 27 publicly-traded companies in the “Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare GalianoGoldInc . to related companies based on the strength of its risk, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.
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 . Competitors||-10.38%||6.50%||2.34%|
Earnings & 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||113.00|
|GalianoGoldInc . Competitors||$1.76 billion||$40.29 million||14.64|
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.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
44.9% of GalianoGoldInc . shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.5% of shares of all “Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels” companies are owned by institutional investors. 13.7% of shares of all “Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for GalianoGoldInc . and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|GalianoGoldInc . Competitors||390||1119||1216||38||2.33|
GalianoGoldInc . currently has a consensus price target of $2.50, indicating a potential upside of 121.24%. As a group, “Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels” companies have a potential upside of 20.90%. Given GalianoGoldInc .’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe GalianoGoldInc . is more favorable than its peers.
Volatility and Risk
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.
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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