Critical Survey: Nexa Resources (NEXA) vs. Its Peers

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

Profitability

This table compares Nexa Resources and its peers’ 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 -7,769.49% 4.30% 0.73%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Nexa Resources and its peers, 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 875 2902 3064 82 2.34

Nexa Resources currently has a consensus price target of $21.52, suggesting a potential upside of 27.34%. As a group, “Integrated Mining” companies have a potential upside of 7.89%. Given Nexa Resources’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Nexa Resources is more favorable than its peers.

Insider & Institutional 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 hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Nexa Resources $1.91 billion $93.16 million 29.14
Nexa Resources Competitors $11.16 billion $994.85 million 4.97

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

About Nexa Resources

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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