EXXARO RESOURCE/S (OTCMKTS:EXXAY) & Hudbay Minerals (OTCMKTS:HBM) Head-To-Head Contrast

EXXARO RESOURCE/S (OTCMKTS:EXXAY) and Hudbay Minerals (NYSE:HBM) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares EXXARO RESOURCE/S and Hudbay Minerals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
EXXARO RESOURCE/S N/A N/A N/A
Hudbay Minerals 2.22% 3.07% 1.42%

Risk and Volatility

EXXARO RESOURCE/S has a beta of 0.74, suggesting that its share price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hudbay Minerals has a beta of 2.83, suggesting that its share price is 183% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

EXXARO RESOURCE/S pays an annual dividend of $0.29 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. Hudbay Minerals pays an annual dividend of $0.02 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Hudbay Minerals pays out 5.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

64.8% of Hudbay Minerals shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares EXXARO RESOURCE/S and Hudbay Minerals’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
EXXARO RESOURCE/S $1.93 billion 1.74 $533.58 million N/A N/A
Hudbay Minerals $1.47 billion 0.91 $85.42 million $0.39 13.21

EXXARO RESOURCE/S has higher revenue and earnings than Hudbay Minerals.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for EXXARO RESOURCE/S and Hudbay Minerals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
EXXARO RESOURCE/S 0 0 0 0 N/A
Hudbay Minerals 0 5 3 0 2.38

Hudbay Minerals has a consensus price target of $8.38, suggesting a potential upside of 62.62%. Given Hudbay Minerals’ higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Hudbay Minerals is more favorable than EXXARO RESOURCE/S.

Summary

Hudbay Minerals beats EXXARO RESOURCE/S on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About EXXARO RESOURCE/S

Exxaro Resources Limited engages in coal, iron ore investment, pigment manufacturing, renewable energy, and residual base metal businesses in South Africa, Europe, the United States, and Australia. The company operates through Coal; Ferrous; Energy; and Other segments. It produces thermal coal, metallurgical coal, and semi-soft coking coal products primarily in the Waterberg and Mpumalanga regions; offers gas-atomised ferrosilicon for use in separation plants, as well as iron ore; and operates two wind farms. The company was formerly known as Kumba Iron Ore Limited and changed its name to Exxaro Resources Limited in November 2006. The company is based in Pretoria, South Africa.

About Hudbay Minerals

Hudbay Minerals Inc., an integrated mining company, together with its subsidiaries, focuses on the discovery, production, and marketing of base and precious metals in North and South America. It produces copper concentrates containing copper, gold, and silver; and zinc metal. The company owns three polymetallic mines, four ore concentrators, and a zinc production facility in northern Manitoba and Saskatchewan, Canada, as well as in Cusco, Peru; and copper projects in Arizona and Nevada, the United States. HudBay Minerals Inc. was founded in 1927 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

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