Head to Head Review: Loncor Gold (LONCF) and Its Rivals

Loncor Gold (OTCMKTS: LONCF) is one of 96 public companies in the “Gold & silver ores” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Loncor Gold to related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Loncor Gold and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Loncor Gold N/A -$2.24 million -31.07
Loncor Gold Competitors $1.51 billion $178.84 million 17.80

Loncor Gold’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Loncor Gold. Loncor 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.

Profitability

This table compares Loncor Gold and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Loncor Gold N/A -7.53% -7.19%
Loncor Gold Competitors -55.95% -6.08% 0.47%

Risk & Volatility

Loncor Gold has a beta of 1.49, suggesting that its stock price is 49% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Loncor Gold’s competitors have a beta of 1.43, suggesting that their average stock price is 43% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

27.7% of shares of all “Gold & silver ores” companies are owned by institutional investors. 8.5% of shares of all “Gold & silver ores” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Loncor Gold and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Loncor Gold 0 0 0 0 N/A
Loncor Gold Competitors 796 3510 3788 109 2.39

As a group, “Gold & silver ores” companies have a potential upside of 59.37%. Given Loncor Gold’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Loncor Gold has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Summary

Loncor Gold competitors beat Loncor Gold on 8 of the 10 factors compared.

Loncor Gold Company Profile

Loncor Gold, Inc. engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of gold and mineral properties. Its portfolio includes Ngayu and North Kivu projects. The company was founded by Arnold T. Kondrat on August 24, 1993 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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