International Tower Hill Mines (THM) and The Competition Critical Survey

International Tower Hill Mines (NYSE: THM) is one of 99 public companies in the “Metal mining” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare International Tower Hill Mines to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, dividends and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares International Tower Hill Mines and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
International Tower Hill Mines N/A -5.34% -5.31%
International Tower Hill Mines Competitors -67.11% 1.12% -0.69%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares International Tower Hill Mines and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
International Tower Hill Mines N/A -$3.83 million -73.50
International Tower Hill Mines Competitors $5.05 billion $629.01 million -4.13

International Tower Hill Mines’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than International Tower Hill Mines. International Tower Hill Mines 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.

Risk & Volatility

International Tower Hill Mines has a beta of 0.59, meaning that its stock price is 41% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, International Tower Hill Mines’ rivals have a beta of 0.66, meaning that their average stock price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

53.2% of International Tower Hill Mines shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 23.4% of shares of all “Metal mining” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.3% of International Tower Hill Mines shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 7.8% of shares of all “Metal mining” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for International Tower Hill Mines and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
International Tower Hill Mines 0 0 0 0 N/A
International Tower Hill Mines Competitors 652 1876 1976 106 2.33

As a group, “Metal mining” companies have a potential upside of 21.59%. Given International Tower Hill Mines’ rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe International Tower Hill Mines has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Summary

International Tower Hill Mines rivals beat International Tower Hill Mines on 8 of the 10 factors compared.

About International Tower Hill Mines

International Tower Hill Mines Ltd., a mineral exploration company, acquires and explores for mineral properties Canada and the United States. It holds or has rights to acquire ownership or leasehold interests in the Livengood gold project covering an area of approximately 19,546 hectares located to the northwest of Fairbanks, Alaska. The company was formerly known as Tower Hill Mines Ltd. and changed its name to International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. in March 1991. International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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