Eldorado Gold Corporation (NYSE: EGO) is one of 61 public companies in the “Gold Mining” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Eldorado Gold Corporation to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, institutional ownership and profitability.

Volatility & Risk

Eldorado Gold Corporation has a beta of 1.17, meaning that its share price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Eldorado Gold Corporation’s peers have a beta of -0.14, meaning that their average share price is 114% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Eldorado Gold Corporation and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Eldorado Gold Corporation $650.20 million -$344.15 million -120.00
Eldorado Gold Corporation Competitors $2.41 billion -$32.21 million 163.34

Eldorado Gold Corporation’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Eldorado Gold Corporation. Eldorado Gold Corporation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Eldorado Gold Corporation and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Eldorado Gold Corporation 3 7 0 0 1.70
Eldorado Gold Corporation Competitors 470 1821 2135 47 2.39

Eldorado Gold Corporation currently has a consensus target price of $2.78, indicating a potential upside of 131.67%. As a group, “Gold Mining” companies have a potential upside of 48.13%. Given Eldorado Gold Corporation’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Eldorado Gold Corporation is more favorable than its peers.

Profitability

This table compares Eldorado Gold Corporation and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Eldorado Gold Corporation -5.02% 0.51% 0.38%
Eldorado Gold Corporation Competitors -2,999.24% -8.93% -4.37%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

51.0% of Eldorado Gold Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 43.6% of shares of all “Gold Mining” companies are owned by institutional investors. 7.9% of shares of all “Gold Mining” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Eldorado Gold Corporation peers beat Eldorado Gold Corporation on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

Eldorado Gold Corporation Company Profile

Eldorado Gold Corporation (Eldorado) is a gold exploration, development and mining company. The Company’s geographical segments include Turkey, Brazil, Greece, Romania and Other. The Turkey segment includes the Kisladag and the Efemcukuru mines and exploration activities in Turkey. The Brazil segment includes the Vila Nova mine, Tocantinzinho project and exploration activities in Brazil. The Greece segment includes the Stratoni mine, the Olympias, Skouries, Perama Hill and Sapes projects, and exploration activities in Greece. The Romania segment includes the Certej project and exploration activities in Romania. Other segment includes operations of the Company’s corporate office and exploration activities in other countries. The Company has operations and ongoing exploration and development projects in Turkey, Greece, Brazil and Romania. Its Operating gold mines include Kisladag in Turkey, and Efemcukuru in Turkey.

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