Excellon Resources (EXN) and Its Rivals Critical Comparison

Excellon Resources (NYSE: EXN) is one of 94 public companies in the “Gold & silver ores” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Excellon Resources to similar companies based on the strength of its risk, valuation, dividends, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Excellon Resources and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Excellon Resources 0 0 0 0 N/A
Excellon Resources Competitors 724 3255 3465 104 2.39

As a group, “Gold & silver ores” companies have a potential upside of 33.62%. Given Excellon Resources’ rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Excellon Resources has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

5.3% of Excellon Resources shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 28.0% of shares of all “Gold & silver ores” companies are owned by institutional investors. 8.6% of shares of all “Gold & silver ores” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Excellon Resources N/A N/A N/A
Excellon Resources Competitors 277.04% -304.66% -2.12%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Excellon Resources and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Excellon Resources $26.20 million -$16.02 million -11.12
Excellon Resources Competitors $1.51 billion $185.91 million 5.06

Excellon Resources’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Excellon Resources. Excellon 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.

Summary

Excellon Resources rivals beat Excellon Resources on 7 of the 9 factors compared.

Excellon Resources Company Profile

Excellon Resources Inc., a silver mining and exploration company, acquires, explores for, evaluates, develops, and finances mineral properties in Mexico and Canada. The company primarily explores for silver, lead, zinc, and gold deposits. It holds 100% interests in the Platosa property covering an area of 11,000 hectares located in Durango State, Mexico; the Evolución property that covers an area of 45,000 hectares situated in the states of Durango and Zacatecas, Mexico; and the Silver City Project totaling an area of 164 square kilometers in Saxony, Germany. The company also holds 100% interests in the Kilgore Project that covers an area of 6,788 located in Clark County, Southeastern Idaho; and the Oakley Project covering an area of 2,833 hectares in Oakley, Idaho. Excellon Resources Inc. was incorporated in 1987 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

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