Head-To-Head Contrast: US Gold (NASDAQ:USAU) and Quantum Materials (NASDAQ:QTMM)

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US Gold (NASDAQ:USAU) and Quantum Materials (OTCMKTS:QTMM) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends and valuation.

Risk and Volatility

US Gold has a beta of 0.97, indicating that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Quantum Materials has a beta of 2.5, indicating that its stock price is 150% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares US Gold and Quantum Materials’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
US Gold N/A -97.47% -93.69%
Quantum Materials N/A N/A -336.30%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

1.7% of US Gold shares are owned by institutional investors. 12.1% of US Gold shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 12.8% of Quantum Materials shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares US Gold and Quantum Materials’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
US Gold N/A N/A -$8.05 million ($0.44) -2.02
Quantum Materials $20,000.00 1,339.48 -$9.40 million N/A N/A

US Gold has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Quantum Materials.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for US Gold and Quantum Materials, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
US Gold 0 0 1 0 3.00
Quantum Materials 0 0 0 0 N/A

US Gold presently has a consensus target price of $2.70, indicating a potential upside of 203.37%. Given US Gold’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe US Gold is more favorable than Quantum Materials.

Summary

US Gold beats Quantum Materials on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

US Gold Company Profile

U.S. Gold Corp. operates as a gold exploration and development company in the United States. It has a portfolio of development and exploration properties. The company's properties include the Copper King project, an advanced stage gold and copper exploration and development project located in southeast Wyoming; Keystone project, an exploration property on the Cortez Trend in Nevada; and the Gold Bar North project, a gold exploration property located in Eureka County, Nevada. The company is based in Elko, Nevada.

Quantum Materials Company Profile

Quantum Materials Corp., a nanotechnology company, designs, develops, produces, and supplies quantum dots, tetrapod quantum dots, and other nanoparticles in the United States. Its products are used for a range of applications in the televisions, displays and other optoelectronics, photovoltaics, solid state lighting, life sciences, security ink, battery, and sensor sectors. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Marcos, Texas.

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