Loncor Gold (OTCMKTS:LONCF – Get Free Report) and Vizsla Silver (NYSE:VZLA – Get Free Report) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, earnings, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Loncor Gold and Vizsla Silver, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Vizsla Silver has a consensus price target of $3.02, indicating a potential upside of 198.68%. Given Vizsla Silver’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Vizsla Silver is more favorable than Loncor Gold.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
Volatility & Risk
Loncor Gold has a beta of 1.16, meaning that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Vizsla Silver has a beta of 0.76, meaning that its stock price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Loncor Gold and Vizsla Silver’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Loncor Gold and Vizsla Silver’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Loncor Gold||N/A||N/A||-$2.93 million||($0.01)||-24.00|
|Vizsla Silver||N/A||N/A||-$10.23 million||($0.04)||-25.25|
Vizsla Silver is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Loncor Gold, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Loncor Gold beats Vizsla Silver on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Loncor Gold
Loncor Gold Inc., a gold exploration company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of precious metal projects in the Ngayu greenstone belt in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It explores for gold and platinum deposits. The company holds 84.68% interest in the Adumbi project, which consist of two mining licenses covering an area of 361 square kilometers located within the Archaean Ngayu Greenstone Belt in the Ituri and Haut Uele provinces in northeastern Congo. It also holds 100% interest in the Isiro properties that consist of 11 exploration permits covering an area of 1,884 square kilometers situated in the province of Haut Uele, in northeastern Congo. In addition, Loncor Gold Inc. owns interest in North Kivu, Ngayu, Devon, Navarro, Makapela, and Yindi projects. The company was formerly known as Loncor Resources Inc. and changed its name to Loncor Gold Inc. in June 2021. Loncor Gold Inc. is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
About Vizsla Silver
Vizsla Silver Corp. engages in the exploration, and development of precious and base metal assets. The company explores for gold, silver, and copper deposits. It owns 100% interest in the Panuco Project covering an area of 7,189.5 hectares located in located in southern Sinaloa, Mexico. The company was formerly known as Vizsla Resources Corp. and changed its name to Vizsla Silver Corp. in February 2021. Vizsla Silver Corp. was incorporated in 2017 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
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