Nexa Resources (NYSE:NEXA) and Dakota Territory Resource (OTCMKTS:DTRC) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and valuation.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Nexa Resources and Dakota Territory Resource’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Nexa Resources||$2.49 billion||0.66||$74.86 million||$0.28||44.04|
|Dakota Territory Resource||N/A||N/A||-$470,000.00||N/A||N/A|
This table compares Nexa Resources and Dakota Territory Resource’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Dakota Territory Resource||N/A||N/A||-124.63%|
Volatility and Risk
Nexa Resources has a beta of 0.28, suggesting that its stock price is 72% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Dakota Territory Resource has a beta of -1.77, suggesting that its stock price is 277% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Nexa Resources pays an annual dividend of $0.53 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. Dakota Territory Resource does not pay a dividend. Nexa Resources pays out 189.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Nexa Resources and Dakota Territory Resource, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Dakota Territory Resource||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Nexa Resources currently has a consensus target price of $17.75, suggesting a potential upside of 43.96%. Given Nexa Resources’ higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Nexa Resources is more favorable than Dakota Territory Resource.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
10.7% of Nexa Resources shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Nexa Resources beats Dakota Territory Resource on 10 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Nexa Resources Company Profile
Nexa Resources S.A., through its subsidiaries, engages in the zinc mining and smelting business in Latin America. It also produces copper, lead, silver and gold deposits. The company owns and operates five mines, including three located in the Central Andes of Peru; and two located in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil. In addition, it refines byproducts, such as sulfuric acid, silver concentrate, copper cement, and copper sulfate. Nexa Resources S.A. also exports its products. The company was formerly known as VM Holding S.A. and changed its name to Nexa Resources S.A. in September 2017. The company was founded in 1956 and is based in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg. Nexa Resources S.A. is a subsidiary of Votorantim S.A.
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.
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