EXXARO RESOURCE/S (OTCMKTS:EXXAY) and Pretium Resources (NYSE:PVG) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and valuation.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for EXXARO RESOURCE/S and Pretium Resources, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares EXXARO RESOURCE/S and Pretium Resources’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|EXXARO RESOURCE/S||$1.72 billion||1.68||$450.44 million||N/A||N/A|
|Pretium Resources||$177.93 million||7.22||-$16.45 million||$0.10||70.00|
EXXARO RESOURCE/S has higher revenue and earnings than Pretium Resources.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
55.0% of Pretium Resources shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
EXXARO RESOURCE/S pays an annual dividend of $0.55 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.6%. Pretium Resources does not pay a dividend.
Risk and Volatility
EXXARO RESOURCE/S has a beta of 0.72, indicating that its share price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Pretium Resources has a beta of -0.31, indicating that its share price is 131% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares EXXARO RESOURCE/S and Pretium Resources’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Pretium Resources beats EXXARO RESOURCE/S on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About EXXARO RESOURCE/S
Exxaro Resources Limited, a diversified resources company, operates in the coal, titanium dioxide, ferrous, and energy markets in South Africa, Europe, the United States, and Australia. The company operates through Coal; Ferrous; TiO2 and Alkali Chemicals; Energy; and Other segments. It produces thermal coal, metallurgical coal, and semi-soft coking coal products in the Waterberg and Mpumalanga regions; offers inorganic minerals and chemicals, and iron ore; and operates two wind farms. The company was formerly known as Kumba Iron Ore Limited and changed its name to Exxaro Resources Limited in November 2006. The company is based in Pretoria, South Africa.
About Pretium Resources
Pretium Resources Inc. acquires, explores for, and develops precious metal resource properties in the Americas. It primarily explores for gold, silver, and copper deposits. The company's principal project is the Brucejack project comprising 4 mining leases and 6 mineral claims covering an area of 3,304 hectares located in northwestern British Columbia. It also owns interest in the Snowfield project consisting of 1 mineral claim covering an area of 1,217 hectares located in northern British Columbia. Pretium Resources Inc. was incorporated in 2010 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
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