Comparing New Jersey Mining (NJMC) & Corvus Gold (OTCMKTS:CORVF)

Corvus Gold (OTCMKTS:CORVF) and New Jersey Mining (OTCMKTS:NJMC) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Corvus Gold and New Jersey Mining, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Corvus Gold 0 0 2 0 3.00
New Jersey Mining 0 0 0 0 N/A

Profitability

This table compares Corvus Gold and New Jersey Mining’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Corvus Gold N/A -104.98% -98.39%
New Jersey Mining 22.75% 8.82% 7.09%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Corvus Gold and New Jersey Mining’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Corvus Gold N/A N/A -$7.31 million N/A N/A
New Jersey Mining $3.63 million 4.69 $830,000.00 N/A N/A

New Jersey Mining has higher revenue and earnings than Corvus Gold.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

17.7% of Corvus Gold shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.8% of Corvus Gold shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 20.5% of New Jersey Mining shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Corvus Gold has a beta of 0.36, indicating that its share price is 64% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, New Jersey Mining has a beta of 0.58, indicating that its share price is 42% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

New Jersey Mining beats Corvus Gold on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Corvus Gold Company Profile

Corvus Gold Inc. acquires, explores, and develops mineral properties primarily in the United States. Its principal mineral property is the North Bullfrog Project, a gold-silver mining project that consists of patented and unpatented mining claims covering an area of approximately 7,223 hectares located in northwestern Nye County, Nevada. The company was incorporated in 2010 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

New Jersey Mining Company Profile

New Jersey Mining Company explores for, develops, and extracts gold, silver, and base metal resources in the Greater Coeur d'Alene Mining District of North Idaho and Western Montana. It holds 100% interest in the Golden Chest that consists of 25 patented mining claims covering 280 acres and 70 unpatented claims mine covering 990 acres located in Murray, Idaho; and 50% interest in the Butte Highlands mine covering an area of approximately 1,310 acres comprising 11 patented claims, 65 unpatented lode mining claims, and 20 unpatented mill-site claims located in Butte, Montana. The company also holds interest in the New Jersey Mine, which include 102 acres of private land with surface and mineral rights, 108 acres of private land with mineral rights, 40 acres of private land with surface rights, and approximately 130 acres of unpatented mining claims located in Kellogg, Idaho; Toboggan project that comprise 106 unpatented mining claims located ion Murray, Idaho; McKinley property covering an area of approximately 4,368 acres located in the Simpson Mining District, central Idaho; and Eastern Star Project, which consists of 11 patented lode mining claims located in Elk City, central Idaho. In addition, it holds interest in the Four Square Mine that comprise 334 acres of mining claims located in Murray, Idaho. New Jersey Mining Company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

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