Head to Head Analysis: Seabridge Gold (SA) versus The Competition
Seabridge Gold (NYSE: SA) is one of 104 public companies in the “Integrated Mining” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Seabridge Gold to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership and valuation.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
25.9% of Seabridge Gold shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 37.0% 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 hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Volatility and Risk
Seabridge Gold has a beta of -0.25, suggesting that its share price is 125% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Seabridge Gold’s competitors have a beta of 0.78, suggesting that their average share price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Seabridge Gold and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Seabridge Gold||N/A||-$9.54 million||-160.00|
|Seabridge Gold Competitors||$6.77 billion||$2.77 billion||-17.45|
Seabridge Gold’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Seabridge Gold. Seabridge Gold is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Seabridge Gold and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Seabridge Gold Competitors||871||2844||3003||75||2.34|
As a group, “Integrated Mining” companies have a potential upside of 0.30%. Given Seabridge Gold’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Seabridge Gold has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
This table compares Seabridge Gold and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Seabridge Gold Competitors||-42,378.23%||-5.74%||-4.80%|
Seabridge Gold competitors beat Seabridge Gold on 5 of the 9 factors compared.
Seabridge Gold Company Profile
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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