Dakota Territory Resource (OTCMKTS:DTRC) and Pretium Resources (NYSE:PVG) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Dakota Territory Resource and Pretium Resources’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Dakota Territory Resource||N/A||N/A||$20,000.00||N/A||N/A|
|Pretium Resources||$454.56 million||3.02||$36.62 million||$0.54||13.72|
Pretium Resources has higher revenue and earnings than Dakota Territory Resource.
This table compares Dakota Territory Resource and Pretium Resources’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Dakota Territory Resource||N/A||-0.97%||-12.58%|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
52.2% of Pretium Resources shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Dakota Territory Resource and Pretium Resources, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Dakota Territory Resource||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Pretium Resources has a consensus price target of $14.61, indicating a potential upside of 97.18%. Given Pretium Resources’ higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Pretium Resources is more favorable than Dakota Territory Resource.
Risk and Volatility
Dakota Territory Resource has a beta of -1.59, meaning that its share price is 259% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Pretium Resources has a beta of -0.57, meaning that its share price is 157% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Pretium Resources beats Dakota Territory Resource on 9 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
Dakota Territory Resource Company Profile
Dakota Territory Resource Corp., an exploration stage company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of gold properties in the United States. It holds 100% interests in three mineral properties, including the Blind Gold, City Creek, and Homestake Paleoplacer properties covering a total of approximately 3,341 acres located in the Black Hills of South Dakota. The company was formerly known as Mustang Geothermal Corp and changed its name to Dakota Territory Resource Corp. in September 2012. The company was incorporated in 2002 and is headquartered in Reno, Nevada.
Pretium Resources Company Profile
Pretium Resources Inc. acquires, explores for, and develops precious metal resource properties in the Americas. The company primarily explores for gold, silver, and copper deposits. Its principal project is the Brucejack project that consists of 4 mining leases and 6 mineral claims covering an area of 3,304 hectares located in northwestern British Columbia. The company was incorporated in 2010 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
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