Barrick Gold (GOLD) Competitors

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

Barrick Gold vs.

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

Barrick Gold pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Agnico Eagle Mines pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Barrick Gold pays out 48.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Agnico Eagle Mines pays out 168.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Barrick Gold has a net margin of 12.58% compared to Agnico Eagle Mines' net margin of 6.79%. Agnico Eagle Mines' return on equity of 6.09% beat Barrick Gold's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Barrick Gold12.58% 4.88% 3.40%
Agnico Eagle Mines 6.79%6.09%4.14%

Barrick Gold received 142 more outperform votes than Agnico Eagle Mines when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 57.79% of users gave Agnico Eagle Mines an outperform vote while only 56.77% of users gave Barrick Gold an outperform vote.

Barrick GoldOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Agnico Eagle MinesOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Barrick Gold$11.40B2.76$1.27B$0.8221.82
Agnico Eagle Mines$6.63B5.28$1.94B$0.9573.80

In the previous week, Barrick Gold had 1 more articles in the media than Agnico Eagle Mines. MarketBeat recorded 13 mentions for Barrick Gold and 12 mentions for Agnico Eagle Mines. Agnico Eagle Mines' average media sentiment score of 0.88 beat Barrick Gold's score of 0.76 indicating that Agnico Eagle Mines is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

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

62.9% of Barrick Gold shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.3% of Agnico Eagle Mines shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of Barrick Gold shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Agnico Eagle Mines shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Barrick Gold has a beta of 0.59, meaning that its share price is 41% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Agnico Eagle Mines has a beta of 1.04, meaning that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Barrick Gold currently has a consensus target price of $21.60, suggesting a potential upside of 20.74%. Agnico Eagle Mines has a consensus target price of $69.63, suggesting a potential downside of 0.69%. 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
Barrick Gold
1 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
10 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Agnico Eagle Mines
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)


Agnico Eagle Mines beats Barrick Gold on 12 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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GOLD vs. The Competition

MetricBarrick GoldGold & silver ores IndustryMaterials SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$31.41B$3.59B$3.01B$18.12B
Dividend Yield2.24%1.75%5.14%3.44%
P/E Ratio21.8217.19140.0422.96
Price / Sales2.7611.28917,235.7510.61
Price / Cash8.9517.1023.9519.24
Price / Book0.972.784.036.00
Net Income$1.27B-$536,973.68$167.24M$966.17M
7 Day Performance5.67%6.43%3.17%1.85%
1 Month Performance4.68%8.53%5.04%6.59%
1 Year Performance0.17%7.56%14.98%23.69%

Barrick Gold Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Agnico Eagle Mines
4.5581 of 5 stars
Wheaton Precious Metals
4.304 of 5 stars
+19.1%$25.10B$1.10B42.5842Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Positive News
3.1784 of 5 stars
-15.6%$24.38B$1.22B-50.9238Positive News
Gold Fields
1.8077 of 5 stars
+7.8%$14.99B$4.50B0.006,297Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
4.0811 of 5 stars
+1.1%$49.08B$11.81B-15.9421,700Analyst Forecast
AngloGold Ashanti
0.5198 of 5 stars
+5.3%$10.19B$4.58B0.0032,594Short Interest ↑
Gap Up
Kinross Gold
3.5275 of 5 stars
+56.6%$9.57B$4.24B21.656,600Short Interest ↑
Positive News
PPG Industries
4.9205 of 5 stars
-5.7%$31.75B$18.25B22.8753,000Positive News
4.4295 of 5 stars
-6.0%$28.17B$28.34B33.6325,900Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
DuPont de Nemours
4.641 of 5 stars
+19.5%$32.76B$12.07B95.5524,000Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Gap Up

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This page (NYSE:GOLD) was last updated on 5/19/2024 by Staff

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