Analyzing Anglo American (NGLOY) and The Competition

Anglo American (OTCMKTS: NGLOY) is one of 53 publicly-traded companies in the “Metal mining” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Anglo American to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, valuation and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Anglo American and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Anglo American N/A N/A N/A
Anglo American Competitors -305.24% -10.75% -1.97%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Anglo American and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Anglo American $28.65 billion $3.17 billion 7.84
Anglo American Competitors $6.71 billion $850.72 million 12.19

Anglo American has higher revenue and earnings than its competitors. Anglo American 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.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.3% of Anglo American shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 23.6% of shares of all “Metal mining” companies are owned by institutional investors. 11.4% of shares of all “Metal mining” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

Anglo American has a beta of 0.62, meaning that its stock price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Anglo American’s competitors have a beta of 5.54, meaning that their average stock price is 454% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Anglo American pays an annual dividend of $0.46 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.5%. Anglo American pays out 35.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Metal mining” companies pay a dividend yield of 4.2% and pay out 45.3% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Anglo American is clearly a better dividend stock than its competitors, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Anglo American and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Anglo American 0 0 6 1 3.14
Anglo American Competitors 450 1293 1444 84 2.36

As a group, “Metal mining” companies have a potential upside of 39.87%. Given Anglo American’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Anglo American has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Summary

Anglo American beats its competitors on 10 of the 15 factors compared.

Anglo American Company Profile

Anglo American plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in exploring, mining, and processing various metals and minerals worldwide. The company explores for rough and polished diamonds, copper, platinum group metals, metallurgical and thermal coal, and nickel; and iron and manganese ores, as well as alloys. Anglo American plc was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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