Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM) Competitors

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Should you be buying Agnico Eagle Mines stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Agnico Eagle Mines include Barrick Gold (GOLD), Wheaton Precious Metals (WPM), Newmont (NEM), AngloGold Ashanti (AU), Kinross Gold (KGC), DuPont de Nemours (DD), PPG Industries (PPG), LyondellBasell Industries (LYB), Vulcan Materials (VMC), and Nutrien (NTR). These companies are all part of the "basic materials" sector.

Agnico Eagle Mines vs.

Agnico Eagle Mines (NYSE:AEM) and Barrick Gold (NYSE:GOLD) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, community ranking, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, valuation, institutional ownership and media sentiment.

68.3% of Agnico Eagle Mines shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.9% of Barrick Gold shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Agnico Eagle Mines shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of Barrick Gold shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Agnico Eagle Mines pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. Barrick Gold pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Agnico Eagle Mines pays out 38.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Barrick Gold pays out 55.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Agnico Eagle Mines is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

In the previous week, Barrick Gold had 20 more articles in the media than Agnico Eagle Mines. MarketBeat recorded 37 mentions for Barrick Gold and 17 mentions for Agnico Eagle Mines. Agnico Eagle Mines' average media sentiment score of 0.82 beat Barrick Gold's score of 0.29 indicating that Agnico Eagle Mines is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Agnico Eagle Mines
4 Very Positive mention(s)
5 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Barrick Gold
13 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
7 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)

Agnico Eagle Mines has a beta of 1.06, meaning that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Barrick Gold has a beta of 0.58, meaning that its stock price is 42% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Barrick Gold received 145 more outperform votes than Agnico Eagle Mines when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 57.67% of users gave Agnico Eagle Mines an outperform vote while only 56.77% of users gave Barrick Gold an outperform vote.

Agnico Eagle MinesOutperform Votes
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Barrick GoldOutperform Votes
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Agnico Eagle Mines has a net margin of 29.29% compared to Barrick Gold's net margin of 11.16%. Agnico Eagle Mines' return on equity of 5.54% beat Barrick Gold's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Agnico Eagle Mines29.29% 5.54% 3.75%
Barrick Gold 11.16%4.64%3.21%

Agnico Eagle Mines has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Barrick Gold. Agnico Eagle Mines is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Barrick Gold, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Agnico Eagle Mines$6.63B4.73$1.94B$4.1115.31
Barrick Gold$11.40B2.56$1.27B$0.7223.11

Agnico Eagle Mines presently has a consensus target price of $64.14, suggesting a potential upside of 2.14%. Barrick Gold has a consensus target price of $21.60, suggesting a potential upside of 29.65%. Given Barrick Gold's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Barrick Gold is more favorable than Agnico Eagle Mines.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Agnico Eagle Mines
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Barrick Gold
1 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
10 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)


Agnico Eagle Mines beats Barrick Gold on 13 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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AEM vs. The Competition

MetricAgnico Eagle MinesGold & silver ores IndustryMaterials SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$31.38B$3.19B$2.78B$17.46B
Dividend Yield2.51%1.73%5.35%3.58%
P/E Ratio15.3120.88127.7021.86
Price / Sales4.7311.50906,511.5010.28
Price / Cash12.2715.9423.0714.95
Price / Book1.612.293.515.02
Net Income$1.94B-$2.17M$172.38M$963.22M
7 Day Performance1.93%-2.10%-0.30%1.90%
1 Month Performance13.10%13.64%12.55%-1.99%
1 Year Performance11.84%-5.68%154.15%95.73%

Agnico Eagle Mines Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Barrick Gold
4.9784 of 5 stars
-13.9%$28.93B$11.40B22.8924,600Analyst Revision
High Trading Volume
Wheaton Precious Metals
3.7122 of 5 stars
+4.9%$23.24B$1.02B43.0842Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Positive News
Gap Down
4.7531 of 5 stars
-21.3%$43.94B$11.81B-16.0121,700Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Revision
AngloGold Ashanti
1.2977 of 5 stars
-16.6%$9.75B$4.58B0.0032,594News Coverage
Kinross Gold
3.5271 of 5 stars
+30.3%$7.75B$4.24B18.566,600Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
DuPont de Nemours
4.6898 of 5 stars
+5.8%$30.34B$12.07B78.0424,000Dividend Announcement
PPG Industries
4.6983 of 5 stars
-7.6%$31.43B$18.25B25.0053,000Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Buyback Announcement
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
LyondellBasell Industries
3.7939 of 5 stars
+7.2%$32.27B$41.11B15.3220,000Upcoming Earnings
Vulcan Materials
4.0567 of 5 stars
+48.7%$34.20B$7.78B37.0410,961Positive News
4.7354 of 5 stars
-25.9%$25.56B$29.06B20.4225,900Positive News

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This page (NYSE:AEM) was last updated on 4/23/2024 by Staff

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