Contrasting Mountain Province Diamonds (MPVD) and The Competition

Mountain Province Diamonds (NASDAQ: MPVD) is one of 50 publicly-traded companies in the “Metal mining” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Mountain Province Diamonds to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, valuation, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

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23.5% of Mountain Province Diamonds shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 24.9% of shares of all “Metal mining” companies are held by institutional investors. 4.8% of Mountain Province Diamonds shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 11.9% of shares of all “Metal mining” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Mountain Province Diamonds and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Mountain Province Diamonds $131.15 million $3.62 million 30.63
Mountain Province Diamonds Competitors $5.84 billion $915.19 million 75.50

Mountain Province Diamonds’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Mountain Province Diamonds. Mountain Province Diamonds is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Mountain Province Diamonds and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mountain Province Diamonds N/A 5.33% 2.07%
Mountain Province Diamonds Competitors -468.72% -60.66% -4.54%

Risk & Volatility

Mountain Province Diamonds has a beta of 0.22, indicating that its share price is 78% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mountain Province Diamonds’ competitors have a beta of 5.31, indicating that their average share price is 431% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Mountain Province Diamonds and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mountain Province Diamonds 0 0 0 0 N/A
Mountain Province Diamonds Competitors 302 1010 1226 77 2.41

As a group, “Metal mining” companies have a potential upside of 8.30%. Given Mountain Province Diamonds’ competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Mountain Province Diamonds has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Summary

Mountain Province Diamonds competitors beat Mountain Province Diamonds on 7 of the 10 factors compared.

About Mountain Province Diamonds

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. is a resource company. The Company is focused on the mining and marketing of rough diamonds to the global market. The Company holds interests in the GK Diamond Mine. The GK Diamond Mine is located in the Northwest Territories (NWT) of Canada, in the District of Mackenzie, 300 kilometers east-northeast of Yellowknife and 80 kilometers east-southeast of the Snap Lake Mine. The GK Diamond Mine includes various kimberlite deposits, such as 5034, Hearne, Tesla and Tuzo. The GK Diamond Mine covers approximately 10,350 acres. The GK Diamond Mine includes four mining leases (numbers 4341, 4199, 4200 and 4201).

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