Alio Gold (NYSE: ALO) is one of 68 public companies in the “Gold Mining” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Alio Gold to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, profitability and risk.
This table compares Alio Gold and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Alio Gold Competitors||-2,700.76%||-9.25%||-4.38%|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Alio Gold and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||NetIncome||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Alio Gold Competitors||$2.41 billion||-$32.21 million||169.19|
Alio Gold’s peers have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Alio Gold. Alio Gold is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Volatility & Risk
Alio Gold has a beta of -0.69, indicating that its stock price is 169% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alio Gold’s peers have a beta of -0.18, indicating that their average stock price is 118% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Alio Gold and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Alio Gold Competitors||484||1846||2173||49||2.39|
Alio Gold presently has a consensus price target of $7.00, indicating a potential upside of 121.52%. As a group, “Gold Mining” companies have a potential upside of 47.29%. Given Alio Gold’s higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Alio Gold is more favorable than its peers.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
43.6% of shares of all “Gold Mining” companies are held by institutional investors. 7.9% of shares of all “Gold Mining” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Alio Gold peers beat Alio Gold on 7 of the 11 factors compared.
About Alio Gold
Alio Gold Inc, formerly Timmins Gold Corp, is a Canada-based gold producer engaged in the operation, development, exploration and acquisition of resource properties in Mexico through its subsidiaries, Timmins Goldcorp Mexico, S.A. de C.V. and Molimentales del Noroeste, S.A. de C.V. (MdN). MdN owns the San Francisco Mine in Sonora, Mexico. MdN also owns the Caballo Blanco Property, an exploration and evaluation asset in Veracruz, Mexico. The Mine and the La Chicharra pit are collectively known as the Gold Property. The Company also holds the Ana Paula gold project, which is an advanced stage development project in the Guerrero Gold Belt. The Guerrero Gold Belt project consists of over two claims totaling approximately 4,200 hectares at the north-west end of the Guerrero Gold Belt, with approximately 38,000 additional hectares in the surrounding area. Ana Paula is located in the north central part of the State of Guerrero in southern Mexico, 180 kilometers from Mexico City.
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