Auryn Resources (AUG) versus Its Competitors Financial Survey

Auryn Resources (NYSE: AUG) is one of 69 publicly-traded companies in the “Gold & silver ores” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Auryn Resources to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation and profitability.


This table compares Auryn Resources and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Auryn Resources N/A -27.88% -24.30%
Auryn Resources Competitors -18.07% -11.10% -1.48%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Auryn Resources and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Auryn Resources N/A -$10.50 million -12.91
Auryn Resources Competitors $1.34 billion $123.69 million 15.60

Auryn Resources’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Auryn Resources. Auryn Resources is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Volatility and Risk

Auryn Resources has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Auryn Resources’ rivals have a beta of 0.99, suggesting that their average stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

6.6% of Auryn Resources shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 29.2% of shares of all “Gold & silver ores” companies are held by institutional investors. 8.9% of shares of all “Gold & silver ores” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Auryn Resources and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Auryn Resources 0 0 0 0 N/A
Auryn Resources Competitors 731 2808 2605 94 2.33

As a group, “Gold & silver ores” companies have a potential upside of 18.28%. Given Auryn Resources’ rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Auryn Resources has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.


Auryn Resources rivals beat Auryn Resources on 8 of the 10 factors compared.

About Auryn Resources

Auryn Resources Inc., an exploration stage company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral resource properties. Its two flagship properties are the Committee Bay gold project located in Nunavut, Canada; and the Sombrero copper-gold project located in Ayacucho province of Southwestern Peru. The company was formerly known as Georgetown Capital Corp. and changed its name to Auryn Resources Inc. in October 2013. Auryn Resources Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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