Analyzing Jaguar Mining (OTCMKTS:JAGGF) and BHP Group (OTCMKTS:BHP)

Jaguar Mining (OTCMKTS:JAGGF) and BHP Group (NYSE:BHP) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Jaguar Mining and BHP Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Jaguar Mining -17.59% -6.36% -3.90%
BHP Group N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Jaguar Mining and BHP Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Jaguar Mining 0 0 0 0 N/A
BHP Group 3 4 3 0 2.00

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Jaguar Mining and BHP Group’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Jaguar Mining $94.92 million 0.39 -$15.97 million N/A N/A
BHP Group $43.64 billion 2.15 $3.71 billion $3.36 17.39

BHP Group has higher revenue and earnings than Jaguar Mining.

Dividends

BHP Group pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.8%. Jaguar Mining does not pay a dividend. BHP Group pays out 65.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. BHP Group has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

19.6% of Jaguar Mining shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 3.6% of BHP Group shares are held by institutional investors. 0.0% of BHP Group shares are held by 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.

Risk & Volatility

Jaguar Mining has a beta of 1.63, suggesting that its share price is 63% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BHP Group has a beta of 0.81, suggesting that its share price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

BHP Group beats Jaguar Mining on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Jaguar Mining

Jaguar Mining Inc. engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and operation of gold producing properties in Brazil. Its principal assets include the Turmalina Gold Mine Complex and Caeté Gold Mine Complex located in the Iron Quadrangle in the state of Minas Gerais. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

About BHP Group

BHP Group discovers, acquires, develops, and markets natural resources worldwide. The company engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas properties; and mining of copper, silver, lead, zinc, molybdenum, uranium, gold, and iron ores, as well as metallurgical and energy coal. It also engages in the mining, smelting, and refining of nickel; provision of freight, finance, and administrative services, as well as trading, marketing, and support services; and potash development activities. BHP Group is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.

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