American International Ventures (OTCMKTS:AIVN) vs. Coeur Mining (OTCMKTS:CDE) Head to Head Contrast

American International Ventures (OTCMKTS:AIVN) and Coeur Mining (NYSE:CDE) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

67.8% of Coeur Mining shares are held by institutional investors. 1.9% of Coeur Mining shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

American International Ventures has a beta of 0.41, indicating that its stock price is 59% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Coeur Mining has a beta of 0.93, indicating that its stock price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares American International Ventures and Coeur Mining’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
American International Ventures $40,000.00 37.26 -$580,000.00 N/A N/A
Coeur Mining $625.90 million 1.81 -$48.40 million ($0.01) -510.00

American International Ventures has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Coeur Mining.

Profitability

This table compares American International Ventures and Coeur Mining’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
American International Ventures N/A N/A N/A
Coeur Mining -17.81% -6.00% -2.95%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for American International Ventures and Coeur Mining, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
American International Ventures 0 0 0 0 N/A
Coeur Mining 0 3 3 0 2.50

Coeur Mining has a consensus target price of $5.58, suggesting a potential upside of 9.48%. Given Coeur Mining’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Coeur Mining is more favorable than American International Ventures.

Summary

Coeur Mining beats American International Ventures on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

American International Ventures Company Profile

American International Ventures, Inc., through its subsidiary, AIVN de Mexico, S.A. de C.V., engages in the exploration and extraction of gold and silver properties located in the Baja California, Mexico. Its flagship mining property is the Mother Lode property located in Baja California, Mexico. The company was formerly known as American Global Enterprises, Inc. and it changed its name to American International Ventures, Inc. in December 2000. American International Ventures, Inc. was founded in 2012 and is based in Lithia, Florida.

Coeur Mining Company Profile

Coeur Mining, Inc. explores for, develops, and produces gold, silver, zinc, and lead properties. It holds interests in the Palmarejo gold and silver complex located in Mexico; the Rochester silver and gold mine situated in Nevada; the Kensington gold mine located in Alaska; the Wharf gold mine situated in South Dakota; and the Silvertip silver-zinc-lead mine located in Canada. The company also owns interests in the Sterling gold project and the Crown Block of deposits located in the Walker Lane trend in Nevada; and the La Preciosa silver-gold exploration project located in the State of Durango, Mexico. Coeur Mining, Inc. markets its concentrates to third-party refiners and smelters in the United States and Japan. The company was formerly known as Coeur d'Alene Mines Corporation and changed its name to Coeur Mining, Inc. in May 2013. Coeur Mining, Inc. was founded in 1928 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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