Austin Gold (AUST) Competitors

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(As of 04/23/2024 ET)


Should you be buying Austin Gold stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Austin Gold include U.S. Gold (USAU), Millennium Group International (MGIH), Electra Battery Materials (ELBM), Gulf Resources (GURE), ZK International Group (ZKIN), Foremost Lithium Resource & Technology (FMST), Golden Minerals (AUMN), China Natural Resources (CHNR), Flexible Solutions International (FSI), and United States Antimony (UAMY). These companies are all part of the "basic materials" sector.

Austin Gold vs.

Austin Gold (NYSE:AUST) and U.S. Gold (NASDAQ:USAU) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, dividends, valuation, community ranking, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk.

U.S. Gold is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Austin Gold, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Austin GoldN/AN/A-$4M-$0.30-2.90
U.S. GoldN/AN/A-$7.61M-$0.73-5.65

Austin Gold's return on equity of -31.17% beat U.S. Gold's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Austin GoldN/A -31.17% -30.49%
U.S. Gold N/A -40.73%-31.42%

U.S. Gold received 197 more outperform votes than Austin Gold when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 100.00% of users gave Austin Gold an outperform vote while only 69.82% of users gave U.S. Gold an outperform vote.

Austin GoldOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
No Votes
U.S. GoldOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

Austin Gold presently has a consensus price target of $3.00, indicating a potential upside of 244.83%. U.S. Gold has a consensus price target of $14.50, indicating a potential upside of 251.52%. Given U.S. Gold's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe U.S. Gold is more favorable than Austin Gold.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Austin Gold
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
U.S. Gold
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

62.1% of Austin Gold shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 6.6% of U.S. Gold shares are held by institutional investors. 70.7% of Austin Gold shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 12.6% of U.S. Gold shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

In the previous week, Austin Gold had 9 more articles in the media than U.S. Gold. MarketBeat recorded 16 mentions for Austin Gold and 7 mentions for U.S. Gold. U.S. Gold's average media sentiment score of 0.49 beat Austin Gold's score of 0.19 indicating that U.S. Gold is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Austin Gold
2 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
11 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
U.S. Gold
3 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)

Austin Gold has a beta of 1.29, indicating that its stock price is 29% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, U.S. Gold has a beta of 1.3, indicating that its stock price is 30% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Austin Gold beats U.S. Gold on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding AUST and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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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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AUST vs. The Competition

MetricAustin GoldGold & silver ores IndustryMaterials SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$11.55M$3.28B$2.79B$17.46B
Dividend YieldN/A1.73%5.33%3.59%
P/E Ratio-2.9028.13138.1425.24
Price / SalesN/A11.63910,106.9610.77
Price / CashN/A16.2523.0914.95
Price / Book1.022.343.505.01
Net Income-$4M-$1.88M$174.99M$963.51M
7 Day Performance-25.01%-1.64%-0.23%2.52%
1 Month Performance-35.07%14.51%12.74%-1.85%
1 Year Performance-16.35%-5.44%139.43%90.34%

Austin Gold Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
U.S. Gold
2.7178 of 5 stars
Millennium Group International
0 of 5 stars
N/A-26.0%$14.74M$45.60M0.00792Positive News
Gap Up
Electra Battery Materials
2.41 of 5 stars
-78.3%$14.42MN/A-1.0737Gap Up
Gulf Resources
0 of 5 stars
N/A-46.7%$13.66M$66.10M-2.57435Gap Down
High Trading Volume
ZK International Group
0 of 5 stars
N/A+19.9%$19.49M$102.39M0.00280Positive News
Foremost Lithium Resource & Technology
0.1292 of 5 stars
N/AN/A$12.97MN/A0.002Gap Down
Golden Minerals
0.6663 of 5 stars
-90.1%$9.92M$12M-0.61194Analyst Report
China Natural Resources
0 of 5 stars
N/A-42.9%$9.10M$2.94M0.0067Gap Down
Flexible Solutions International
0 of 5 stars
N/A-33.9%$25.65M$38.33M9.3642News Coverage
Gap Down
United States Antimony
0 of 5 stars
N/A-35.7%$26.10M$8.45M-4.0478Gap Up

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This page (NYSE:AUST) was last updated on 4/24/2024 by Staff

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