Seabridge Gold (NYSE: SA) is one of 104 publicly-traded companies in the “Integrated Mining” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Seabridge Gold to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Seabridge Gold and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Seabridge Gold 0 0 0 0 N/A
Seabridge Gold Competitors 915 2949 3023 82 2.33

As a group, “Integrated Mining” companies have a potential upside of 2.53%. Given Seabridge Gold’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Seabridge Gold has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

25.9% of Seabridge Gold shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 37.3% of shares of all “Integrated Mining” companies are owned by institutional investors. 12.8% of Seabridge Gold shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 12.1% of shares of all “Integrated Mining” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Seabridge Gold and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Seabridge Gold N/A -1.98% -1.83%
Seabridge Gold Competitors -15,080.03% -3.11% -2.49%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Seabridge Gold and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Seabridge Gold N/A -$9.27 million -145.00
Seabridge Gold Competitors $6.80 billion $2.78 billion -17.38

Seabridge Gold’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Seabridge Gold. Seabridge Gold 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.

Risk and Volatility

Seabridge Gold has a beta of -0.2, suggesting that its stock price is 120% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Seabridge Gold’s rivals have a beta of 0.81, suggesting that their average stock price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Seabridge Gold rivals beat Seabridge Gold on 5 of the 9 factors compared.

About Seabridge Gold

Seabridge Gold Inc. (Seabridge) is a development-stage company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition and exploration of gold properties located in North America. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned six properties with gold resources. Its material properties are its Kerr-Sulphurets-Mitchell (KSM) Project and its Courageous Lake Project. Its KSM Project is located within the Iskut-Stikine region of British Columbia, approximately 21 kilometers south-southeast of the former Eskay Creek Mine and approximately 65 kilometers north-northwest of Stewart, British Columbia. As of December 31, 2016, the KSM property consisted of three discontinuous claim blocks. These claim blocks are referred to as the KSM claim group; the Seabee/Tina claims, and the KSM placer claim block. As of December 31, 2016, the two claim blocks (KSM and Seabee/Tina) contained two mineral leases and 73 mineral claims, consisting of both cell and legacy claims.

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