Hudbay Minerals (HBM) vs. Its Competitors Head-To-Head Survey

Hudbay Minerals (NYSE: HBM) is one of 50 publicly-traded companies in the “Metal mining” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Hudbay Minerals to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

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This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Hudbay Minerals and its peers, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Hudbay Minerals 0 3 4 0 2.57
Hudbay Minerals Competitors 301 1021 1234 77 2.41

Hudbay Minerals presently has a consensus price target of $11.38, suggesting a potential upside of 64.86%. As a group, “Metal mining” companies have a potential upside of 7.70%. Given Hudbay Minerals’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Hudbay Minerals is more favorable than its peers.

Risk and Volatility

Hudbay Minerals has a beta of 2.98, meaning that its share price is 198% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hudbay Minerals’ peers have a beta of 5.58, meaning that their average share price is 458% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Hudbay Minerals and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Hudbay Minerals $1.36 billion $163.89 million 12.11
Hudbay Minerals Competitors $5.83 billion $914.34 million 71.16

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

Institutional & Insider Ownership

68.6% of Hudbay Minerals shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 24.9% of shares of all “Metal mining” companies are held by institutional investors. 11.9% of shares of all “Metal mining” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


Hudbay Minerals pays an annual dividend of $0.02 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.3%. Hudbay Minerals pays out 3.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Metal mining” companies pay a dividend yield of 3.7% and pay out 62.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.


This table compares Hudbay Minerals and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Hudbay Minerals 12.03% 7.13% 3.08%
Hudbay Minerals Competitors -486.45% -23.20% -1.73%


Hudbay Minerals beats its peers on 8 of the 15 factors compared.

Hudbay Minerals Company Profile

Hudbay Minerals Inc is a Canada-based mining company. The Company is engaged in the production of copper concentrate, consisting of copper, gold and silver, as well as zinc metal. The Company is focused on the discovery, production and marketing of base and precious metals. The Company has assets in North and South America. Through its subsidiaries, the Company owns approximately four polymetallic mines, four ore concentrators and a zinc production facility in northern Manitoba and Saskatchewan (Canada) and Cusco (Peru), as well as a copper project in Arizona (the United States). The Company owns Constancia mine, an open pit copper mine in Peru. It owns 777 mine, an underground copper, zinc, gold and silver mine in Flin Flon, Manitoba. It owns Lalor mine, an underground zinc, copper and gold mine near Snow Lake, Manitoba. It also owns Rosemont project, a copper development project in Pima County, Arizona, in the United States.

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