Financial Comparison: Nexa Resources (NEXA) and Its Competitors

Nexa Resources (NYSE: NEXA) is one of 86 publicly-traded companies in the “Integrated Mining” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Nexa Resources to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Nexa Resources and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nexa Resources 2.88% 2.16% 1.09%
Nexa Resources Competitors -7,771.86% 4.16% 0.62%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Nexa Resources and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Nexa Resources $1.91 billion $93.16 million 34.91
Nexa Resources Competitors $11.16 billion $994.85 million -24.69

Nexa Resources’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Nexa Resources. Nexa Resources is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

28.6% of shares of all “Integrated Mining” companies are owned by institutional investors. 13.0% of shares of all “Integrated Mining” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Nexa Resources and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nexa Resources 0 0 5 0 3.00
Nexa Resources Competitors 898 2935 3086 84 2.34

Nexa Resources currently has a consensus target price of $21.52, suggesting a potential upside of 6.27%. As a group, “Integrated Mining” companies have a potential downside of 4.52%. Given Nexa Resources’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Nexa Resources is more favorable than its competitors.

Nexa Resources Company Profile

Nexa Resources SA, formerly VM Holding SA, is a Luxembourg-based company engaged in the mineral resources industry. The Company is a metals and mining entity mainly engaged in zinc content production, and whose product portfolio also includes copper, lead, silver and gold. Its mining and smelting presence is located in Brazil, conducted by Votorantim Metais Zinco SA, and in Peru, conducted by Compania Minera Milpo SAA, and Votorantim Metais-Cajamarquilla SA. Its controlling shareholder is Votorantim SA, a Brazilian privately owned industrial conglomerate that holds ownership interests in metal, steel, cement, energy and pulp companies, among others.

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