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Major Drilling Group International (MDI) Competitors

C$8.17
+0.02 (+0.25%)
(As of 02/23/2024 08:55 PM ET)

MDI vs. ALS, SKE, LAC, AOT, FAR, ETG, WRN, FSY, NDM, and SMT

Should you be buying Major Drilling Group International stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Major Drilling Group International include Altius Minerals (ALS), Skeena Resources (SKE), Lithium Americas (LAC), Ascot Resources (AOT), Foraco International (FAR), Entrée Resources (ETG), Western Copper and Gold (WRN), Forsys Metals (FSY), Northern Dynasty Minerals (NDM), and Sierra Metals (SMT). These companies are all part of the "other industrial metals & mining" industry.

Major Drilling Group International vs.

Major Drilling Group International (TSE:MDI) and Altius Minerals (TSE:ALS) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their community ranking, valuation, profitability, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, media sentiment and dividends.

57.1% of Major Drilling Group International shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 24.2% of Altius Minerals shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.8% of Major Drilling Group International shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 18.5% of Altius Minerals shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, Altius Minerals had 1 more articles in the media than Major Drilling Group International. MarketBeat recorded 2 mentions for Altius Minerals and 1 mentions for Major Drilling Group International. Altius Minerals' average media sentiment score of 0.63 beat Major Drilling Group International's score of 0.00 indicating that Altius Minerals is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Major Drilling Group International
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Altius Minerals
0 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Major Drilling Group International pays an annual dividend of C$0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Altius Minerals pays an annual dividend of C$0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Major Drilling Group International pays out 4.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Altius Minerals pays out 84.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Altius Minerals received 30 more outperform votes than Major Drilling Group International when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 66.07% of users gave Major Drilling Group International an outperform vote while only 60.98% of users gave Altius Minerals an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Major Drilling Group InternationalOutperform Votes
220
66.07%
Underperform Votes
113
33.93%
Altius MineralsOutperform Votes
250
60.98%
Underperform Votes
160
39.02%

Altius Minerals has a net margin of 23.85% compared to Major Drilling Group International's net margin of 9.80%. Major Drilling Group International's return on equity of 15.93% beat Altius Minerals' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Major Drilling Group International9.80% 15.93% 9.82%
Altius Minerals 23.85%3.20%2.84%

Major Drilling Group International has higher revenue and earnings than Altius Minerals. Major Drilling Group International is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Altius Minerals, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Major Drilling Group InternationalC$740.03M0.91C$72.53MC$0.879.39
Altius MineralsC$76.81M10.46C$18.32MC$0.3844.89

Altius Minerals has a consensus price target of C$23.00, suggesting a potential upside of 34.82%. Given Altius Minerals' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Altius Minerals is more favorable than Major Drilling Group International.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Major Drilling Group International
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Altius Minerals
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.60

Major Drilling Group International has a beta of 1.6, meaning that its share price is 60% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Altius Minerals has a beta of 0.94, meaning that its share price is 6% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Altius Minerals beats Major Drilling Group International on 10 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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MDI vs. The Competition

MetricMajor Drilling Group InternationalOther Industrial Metals & Mining IndustryMaterials SectorTSE Exchange
Market CapC$670.68MC$889.83MC$2.76BC$5.14B
Dividend Yield0.63%6.58%5.42%5.64%
P/E Ratio9.3965.8690.5427.52
Price / Sales0.9177,052.971,137,115.031,361.82
Price / Cash8.3324.9423.8979.84
Price / Book1.371.963.372.59
Net IncomeC$72.53MC$99.53MC$247.23MC$297.05M
7 Day Performance0.86%-1.29%-0.94%0.93%
1 Month Performance-7.16%-1.47%-1.63%1.29%
1 Year Performance-20.83%-20.81%145.77%3.24%

Major Drilling Group International Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
ALS
Altius Minerals
2.576 of 5 stars
C$17.26
+0.8%
C$23.00
+33.3%
-19.2%C$812.60MC$76.81M45.4219
SKE
Skeena Resources
2.5525 of 5 stars
C$4.99
-2.7%
C$15.86
+217.8%
-28.1%C$450.20MN/A-4.462,021
LAC
Lithium Americas
1.1368 of 5 stars
C$5.80
-6.3%
C$22.75
+292.2%
-81.3%C$935.60MC$-1,535,000.00-52.73749
AOT
Ascot Resources
1.1663 of 5 stars
C$0.56
flat
C$0.92
+63.7%
-8.3%C$312.69MN/A-14.0032Analyst Revision
Gap Up
FAR
Foraco International
0 of 5 stars
C$2.68
flat
N/A+36.8%C$263.87MC$368.41M6.093,000
ETG
Entrée Resources
0 of 5 stars
C$1.18
-0.8%
C$1.95
+65.3%
+0.0%C$238.87MN/A-16.864
WRN
Western Copper and Gold
0 of 5 stars
C$1.29
-3.7%
N/A-25.0%C$214.26MN/A-43.0014News Coverage
FSY
Forsys Metals
0 of 5 stars
C$0.98
flat
N/A+102.1%C$191.27MN/A-24.504
NDM
Northern Dynasty Minerals
0 of 5 stars
C$0.33
-5.8%
N/A+8.5%C$175.01MN/A-6.50N/A
SMT
Sierra Metals
0.0907 of 5 stars
C$0.83
flat
C$0.85
+2.4%
+90.8%C$172.40MC$234.07M-3.611,336Positive News

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This page (TSE:MDI) was last updated on 2/26/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff