Augusta Gold (OTCMKTS:AUGG – Get Rating) and Quantum Materials (OTCMKTS:QTMM – Get Rating) are both small-cap commodity companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on institutional ownership strength, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings and dividends.
This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Augusta Gold and Quantum Materials, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|Quantum materials||0||0||0||0||N / A|
Augusta Gold currently has a consensus target price of $3.50, suggesting a potential upside of 142.21%. Given Augusta Gold’s possible higher upside, analysts clearly believe that Augusta Gold is more favorable than Quantum Materials.
Benefits and evaluation
This table compares the gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Augusta Gold and Quantum Materials.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|Augusta Gold||N / A||N / A||$3.45 million||$0.18||8.03|
|Quantum materials||N / A||N / A||-8.96 million dollars||N / A||N / A|
Risk and Volatility
Augusta Gold has a beta of 1, meaning its stock price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500. Comparatively, Quantum Materials has a beta of 2.99, meaning its stock price is 199% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Augusta Gold and Quantum Materials.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|Augusta Gold||N / A||61.21%||38.64%|
|Quantum materials||N / A||N / A||N / A|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
0.1% of Quantum Materials shares are held by institutional investors. 60.2% of Augusta Gold shares are held by insiders. By comparison, 12.8% of Quantum Materials shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, endowments, and large fund managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Augusta Gold beats Quantum Materials on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Augusta Gold (Get a rating)
Augusta Gold Corp., a junior exploration company, engages in the acquisition and exploration of mineral properties in the United States. He mainly explores gold, silver and other metals. The Company holds interests in the Bullfrog Gold Project located in the Bullfrog Hills of Nye County, Nevada. It also owns, controls or has acquired mineral rights to patented and unpatented federal mining claims in the State of Nevada for the purpose of exploration and potential metal development on a total of approximately 7,800 acres of land. The company was previously known as Bullfrog Gold Corp. and changed its name to Augusta Gold Corp. in January 2021. Augusta Gold Corp. was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
About Quantum Materials (Get a rating)
Quantum Materials Corp. is dedicated to the design, development, production and supply of nanomaterials, including quantum dots, tetrapod quantum dots and other nanoparticles for a range of applications in televisions, displays and other optoelectronics, the photovoltaic, solid state lighting, life sciences, security inks, batteries and sensors sectors of the market. The company was founded by Stephen Squires on January 9, 2007 and is based in San Marcos, TX.
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