Eldorado Gold Corporation (EGO) vs. Its Peers Financial Contrast

Eldorado Gold Corporation (NYSE: EGO) is one of 74 publicly-traded companies in the “Gold Mining” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Eldorado Gold Corporation to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, risk and dividends.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Eldorado Gold Corporation and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Eldorado Gold Corporation $650.20 million -$344.15 million -40.32
Eldorado Gold Corporation Competitors $2.41 billion -$32.21 million 157.87

Eldorado Gold Corporation’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Eldorado Gold Corporation. Eldorado Gold Corporation 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.

Profitability

This table compares Eldorado Gold Corporation and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Eldorado Gold Corporation -5.02% 0.51% 0.38%
Eldorado Gold Corporation Competitors -2,700.76% -9.25% -4.38%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

53.3% of Eldorado Gold Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 44.1% of shares of all “Gold Mining” companies are owned by institutional investors. 8.3% of shares of all “Gold Mining” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

Eldorado Gold Corporation has a beta of 1.17, indicating that its stock price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Eldorado Gold Corporation’s rivals have a beta of -0.21, indicating that their average stock price is 121% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Eldorado Gold Corporation and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Eldorado Gold Corporation 3 6 0 0 1.67
Eldorado Gold Corporation Competitors 484 1840 2174 49 2.39

Eldorado Gold Corporation presently has a consensus price target of $2.78, indicating a potential upside of 129.75%. As a group, “Gold Mining” companies have a potential upside of 47.65%. Given Eldorado Gold Corporation’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Eldorado Gold Corporation is more favorable than its rivals.

Summary

Eldorado Gold Corporation rivals beat Eldorado Gold Corporation on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

Eldorado Gold Corporation Company Profile

Eldorado Gold Corporation (Eldorado) is a gold exploration, development and mining company. The Company’s geographical segments include Turkey, Brazil, Greece, Romania and Other. The Turkey segment includes the Kisladag and the Efemcukuru mines and exploration activities in Turkey. The Brazil segment includes the Vila Nova mine, Tocantinzinho project and exploration activities in Brazil. The Greece segment includes the Stratoni mine, the Olympias, Skouries, Perama Hill and Sapes projects, and exploration activities in Greece. The Romania segment includes the Certej project and exploration activities in Romania. Other segment includes operations of the Company’s corporate office and exploration activities in other countries. The Company has operations and ongoing exploration and development projects in Turkey, Greece, Brazil and Romania. Its Operating gold mines include Kisladag in Turkey, and Efemcukuru in Turkey.

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