Head-To-Head Analysis: Pelangio Exploration (OTCMKTS:PGXPF) versus Lundin Mining (OTCMKTS:LUNMF)

Pelangio Exploration (OTCMKTS:PGXPF) and Lundin Mining (OTCMKTS:LUNMF) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, institutional ownership and earnings.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.3% of Lundin Mining shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Pelangio Exploration has a beta of 0.38, meaning that its stock price is 62% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Lundin Mining has a beta of 2.01, meaning that its stock price is 101% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Lundin Mining pays an annual dividend of $0.09 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. Pelangio Exploration does not pay a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Pelangio Exploration and Lundin Mining, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Pelangio Exploration 0 0 0 0 N/A
Lundin Mining 0 4 6 0 2.60

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Pelangio Exploration and Lundin Mining’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Pelangio Exploration N/A N/A -$1.06 million N/A N/A
Lundin Mining $1.73 billion 1.87 $195.85 million N/A N/A

Lundin Mining has higher revenue and earnings than Pelangio Exploration.

Profitability

This table compares Pelangio Exploration and Lundin Mining’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Pelangio Exploration N/A -537.60% -143.58%
Lundin Mining 5.07% 1.90% 1.32%

Summary

Lundin Mining beats Pelangio Exploration on 9 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Pelangio Exploration

Pelangio Exploration, Inc. is a junior gold exploration company, which engages in the acquisition and exploration of early stage or undervalued exploration prospects located in world-class gold belts. Its projects include Obuasi, Manfo, and Akroma properties in Ghana; Birch Lake and Poirier Gold properties in Canada. The company was founded on February 27, 2008 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

About Lundin Mining

Lundin Mining Corporation, a diversified base metals mining company, engages in the exploration, development, and mining of mineral properties in Chile, the United States, Portugal, and Sweden. It primarily produces copper, zinc, and nickel, as well as gold, lead, silver, and other metals. The company holds 100% interests in the Eagle mine located in the United States; the Neves-Corvo mine located in Portugal; the Zinkgruvan mine located in Sweden, as well as 80% interest in the Candelaria and Ojos del Salado mining complex located in Chile; 24% interest in the Freeport Cobalt Oy business, which includes a cobalt refinery located in Kokkola, Finland; and the Chapada copper-gold mine located in Brazil. The company was formerly known as South Atlantic Ventures Ltd. and changed its name to Lundin Mining Corporation in August 2004. Lundin Mining Corporation was incorporated in 1994 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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