Nexa Resources (NYSE: NEXA) is one of 86 publicly-traded companies in the “Integrated Mining” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Nexa Resources to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Nexa Resources and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nexa Resources 2.88% 2.16% 1.09%
Nexa Resources Competitors -7,769.49% 4.30% 0.73%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

28.6% of shares of all “Integrated Mining” companies are owned by institutional investors. 13.0% of shares of all “Integrated Mining” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Nexa Resources and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nexa Resources 0 0 5 0 3.00
Nexa Resources Competitors 875 2902 3064 82 2.34

Nexa Resources presently has a consensus price target of $21.52, suggesting a potential upside of 27.34%. As a group, “Integrated Mining” companies have a potential upside of 7.78%. Given Nexa Resources’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Nexa Resources is more favorable than its competitors.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Nexa Resources and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Nexa Resources $1.91 billion $93.16 million 29.14
Nexa Resources Competitors $11.16 billion $994.85 million 8.20

Nexa Resources’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Nexa Resources. Nexa Resources is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

About Nexa Resources

Nexa Resources SA, formerly VM Holding SA, is a Luxembourg-based company engaged in the mineral resources industry. The Company is a metals and mining entity mainly engaged in zinc content production, and whose product portfolio also includes copper, lead, silver and gold. Its mining and smelting presence is located in Brazil, conducted by Votorantim Metais Zinco SA, and in Peru, conducted by Compania Minera Milpo SAA, and Votorantim Metais-Cajamarquilla SA. Its controlling shareholder is Votorantim SA, a Brazilian privately owned industrial conglomerate that holds ownership interests in metal, steel, cement, energy and pulp companies, among others.

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