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DOW   38,612.24
QQQ   425.61
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DOW   38,612.24
QQQ   425.61
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African Pioneer (AFP) Competitors

GBX 2.38
+0.18 (+8.18%)
(As of 05:57 AM ET)

AFP vs. BMV, FRG, MET1, ACP, THR, FCM, CRTM, RRR, LND, and GROC

Should you be buying African Pioneer stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of African Pioneer include Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV), Firering Strategic Minerals (FRG), Metals One (MET1), Armadale Capital (ACP), Thor Energy (THR), First Class Metals (FCM), Critical Metals (CRTM), Red Rock Resources (RRR), Landore Resources (LND), and GreenRoc Mining (GROC). These companies are all part of the "other industrial metals & mining" industry.

African Pioneer vs.

African Pioneer (LON:AFP) and Bluebird Merchant Ventures (LON:BMV) 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 earnings, valuation, community ranking, profitability, institutional ownership, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, risk and dividends.

Bluebird Merchant Ventures' return on equity of -4.48% beat African Pioneer's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
African PioneerN/A -11.25% -7.56%
Bluebird Merchant Ventures N/A -4.48%-2.66%

Bluebird Merchant Ventures received 73 more outperform votes than African Pioneer when rated by MarketBeat users.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
African PioneerN/AN/A
Bluebird Merchant VenturesOutperform Votes
73
65.77%
Underperform Votes
38
34.23%

3.9% of African Pioneer shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 4.8% of Bluebird Merchant Ventures shares are owned by institutional investors. 56.8% of African Pioneer shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 44.8% of Bluebird Merchant Ventures shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

African Pioneer has a beta of 0.9, suggesting that its stock price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bluebird Merchant Ventures has a beta of 0.49, suggesting that its stock price is 51% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
African Pioneer
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Bluebird Merchant Ventures
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

African Pioneer has higher revenue and earnings than Bluebird Merchant Ventures.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
African Pioneer£772.007,030.25N/AN/AN/A
Bluebird Merchant VenturesN/AN/A-£1.49MN/AN/A

In the previous week, Bluebird Merchant Ventures had 2 more articles in the media than African Pioneer. MarketBeat recorded 2 mentions for Bluebird Merchant Ventures and 0 mentions for African Pioneer. African Pioneer's average media sentiment score of 0.00 equaled Bluebird Merchant Ventures'average media sentiment score.

Company Overall Sentiment
African Pioneer Neutral
Bluebird Merchant Ventures Neutral

Summary

Bluebird Merchant Ventures beats African Pioneer on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.


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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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AFP vs. The Competition

MetricAfrican PioneerOther Industrial Metals & Mining IndustryMaterials SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£5.43M£884.83M£2.62B£1.34B
Dividend YieldN/A6.48%5.56%12.11%
P/E Ratio289.5063.1885.691,572.91
Price / Sales7,030.2566,523.481,216,909.19420,517.11
Price / Cash6.8824.6823.2032.82
Price / Book1.191.953.332.50
Net IncomeN/A£113.62M£248.07M£193.28M
7 Day Performance30.77%0.23%-0.14%0.14%
1 Month Performance7.45%0.89%-0.37%0.51%
1 Year Performance-12.05%-20.29%118.71%6.15%

African Pioneer Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
BMV
Bluebird Merchant Ventures
0 of 5 stars
GBX 0.58
-8.0%
N/A-63.0%£4.10MN/A215.009
FRG
Firering Strategic Minerals
0 of 5 stars
GBX 3.85
-1.3%
N/A-53.2%£3.92M£1.61M-321.50N/A
MET1
Metals One
0 of 5 stars
GBX 2.05
flat
N/AN/A£4.29MN/A0.003News Coverage
ACP
Armadale Capital
0 of 5 stars
GBX 0.78
-6.1%
N/A-63.0%£4.55MN/A-17.753News Coverage
High Trading Volume
THR
Thor Energy
0 of 5 stars
GBX 1.65
flat
N/A+288.7%£4.60MN/A-3.251,083
FCM
First Class Metals
0 of 5 stars
GBX 4.40
+1.7%
N/AN/A£3.61MN/A-220.00N/A
CRTM
Critical Metals
0 of 5 stars
GBX 7.25
flat
N/A-77.7%£4.89MN/A-145.003News Coverage
RRR
Red Rock Resources
0 of 5 stars
GBX 0.10
-9.3%
N/A-75.0%£3.26MN/A-1.8014News Coverage
High Trading Volume
LND
Landore Resources
0 of 5 stars
GBX 2.15
flat
N/A-84.5%£3.16MN/A-107.502Gap Up
GROC
GreenRoc Mining
0 of 5 stars
GBX 1.88
+1.6%
N/A-57.5%£3.16MN/A-187.906

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This page (LON:AFP) was last updated on 2/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff