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Hudbay Minerals (HBM) Competitors

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Should you be buying Hudbay Minerals stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Hudbay Minerals include Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF), MP Materials (MP), Sigma Lithium (SGML), New Gold (NGD), Ferroglobe (GSM), Lithium Americas (LAC), Critical Metals (CRML), Lithium Americas (Argentina) (LAAC), Metals Acquisition (MTAL), and TMC the metals (TMC). These companies are all part of the "metal mining" industry.

Hudbay Minerals vs.

Cleveland-Cliffs (NYSE:CLF) and Hudbay Minerals (NYSE:HBM) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, risk, community ranking, media sentiment and valuation.

Cleveland-Cliffs has a beta of 2.1, meaning that its share price is 110% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hudbay Minerals has a beta of 1.88, meaning that its share price is 88% more volatile than the S&P 500.

67.7% of Cleveland-Cliffs shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.8% of Hudbay Minerals shares are held by institutional investors. 1.8% of Cleveland-Cliffs shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Hudbay Minerals shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Cleveland-Cliffs has higher revenue and earnings than Hudbay Minerals. Cleveland-Cliffs is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Hudbay Minerals, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Hudbay Minerals$1.69B2.08$66.37M$0.2343.43

Cleveland-Cliffs received 184 more outperform votes than Hudbay Minerals when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 60.23% of users gave Hudbay Minerals an outperform vote while only 53.39% of users gave Cleveland-Cliffs an outperform vote.

Cleveland-CliffsOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Hudbay MineralsOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

Cleveland-Cliffs currently has a consensus target price of $20.64, indicating a potential upside of 21.93%. Hudbay Minerals has a consensus target price of $10.21, indicating a potential upside of 2.25%. Given Hudbay Minerals' higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Cleveland-Cliffs is more favorable than Hudbay Minerals.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
2 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Hudbay Minerals
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)

In the previous week, Cleveland-Cliffs had 3 more articles in the media than Hudbay Minerals. MarketBeat recorded 14 mentions for Cleveland-Cliffs and 11 mentions for Hudbay Minerals. Cleveland-Cliffs' average media sentiment score of 0.84 beat Hudbay Minerals' score of 0.47 indicating that Hudbay Minerals is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
6 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Hudbay Minerals
5 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)

Hudbay Minerals has a net margin of 4.36% compared to Hudbay Minerals' net margin of 1.78%. Hudbay Minerals' return on equity of 8.69% beat Cleveland-Cliffs' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cleveland-Cliffs1.78% 8.69% 3.89%
Hudbay Minerals 4.36%6.22%2.57%

Cleveland-Cliffs pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Hudbay Minerals pays an annual dividend of $0.01 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.1%. Cleveland-Cliffs pays out 32.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Hudbay Minerals pays out 4.3% 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.


Cleveland-Cliffs beats Hudbay Minerals on 12 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding HBM 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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HBM vs. The Competition

MetricHudbay MineralsMetal mining IndustryMaterials SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$3.51B$8.08B$2.88B$17.68B
Dividend Yield0.15%3.07%5.21%3.53%
P/E Ratio43.4312.37144.4425.83
Price / Sales2.0869.62822,156.1110.26
Price / Cash8.659.6223.6215.71
Price / Book1.592.983.945.08
Net Income$66.37M$658.51M$165.80M$975.92M
7 Day Performance-3.57%-1.37%-0.73%-1.61%
1 Month Performance15.76%7.56%4.51%4.32%
1 Year Performance126.02%13.53%18.93%23.08%

Hudbay Minerals Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
3.7633 of 5 stars
+17.9%$8.04B$22.00B22.8526,000Short Interest ↑
MP Materials
2.9141 of 5 stars
-23.0%$2.83B$253.45M-114.26681Insider Selling
News Coverage
Gap Down
Sigma Lithium
2.8279 of 5 stars
-57.7%$1.79B$134.24M-124.77165Short Interest ↑
Gap Up
New Gold
1.3142 of 5 stars
+83.0%$1.56B$786.50M-19.701,578Analyst Revision
3.579 of 5 stars
N/A+27.4%$1.12B$1.65B17.563,265Short Interest ↑
Lithium Americas
2.1865 of 5 stars
Critical Metals
0 of 5 stars
N/AN/A$811.50MN/A0.00N/AGap Up
Lithium Americas (Argentina)
3.2724 of 5 stars
Metals Acquisition
0.227 of 5 stars
+45.0%$690.76M$159M0.002,021Short Interest ↑
Gap Down
TMC the metals
2.1339 of 5 stars
+125.5%$496.79MN/A-5.5446Gap Down

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This page (NYSE:HBM) was last updated on 5/29/2024 by Staff

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