IMPALA PLATINUM/S (OTCMKTS:IMPUY) and Jaguar Mining (OTCMKTS:JAGGF) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and valuation.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares IMPALA PLATINUM/S and Jaguar Mining’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|IMPALA PLATINUM/S||$3.43 billion||1.23||$103.76 million||$0.29||19.86|
|Jaguar Mining||$94.92 million||0.55||-$15.97 million||N/A||N/A|
Volatility and Risk
IMPALA PLATINUM/S has a beta of 1.04, meaning that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Jaguar Mining has a beta of 1.59, meaning that its share price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares IMPALA PLATINUM/S and Jaguar Mining’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for IMPALA PLATINUM/S and Jaguar Mining, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
43.1% of Jaguar Mining shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
IMPALA PLATINUM/S beats Jaguar Mining on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
IMPALA PLATINUM/S Company Profile
Impala Platinum Holdings Limited engages in mining, processing, refining, and marketing platinum and associated platinum group metals (PGMs) in South Africa and Zimbabwe. It operates through Mining Operations, Refining Services, Chrome Processing, and Other segments. The company produces platinum, palladium, and rhodium, as well as nickel. It has operations on the PGM-bearing ore bodies, including the Bushveld Complex located in South Africa; and the Great Dyke situated in Zimbabwe. The company also provides smelting and refining services. Impala Platinum Holdings Limited is based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Jaguar Mining Company Profile
Jaguar Mining Inc., a junior gold mining company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and operation of gold producing properties in Brazil. Its principal assets include the Turmalina Gold Mine Complex and Caeté Gold Mine Complex located in the Iron Quadrangle in the state of Minas Gerais. Its mineral claims cover an area of approximately 64,000 hectares. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
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