Analyzing Lundin Mining (LUNMF) & FORTESCUE METAL/S (OTCMKTS:FSUGY) Posted by Emily Bradson on Jun 25th, 2018

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Editorial Staff Wcryptn

Date: 06.07.2018

Lundin Mining (OTCMKTS: LUNMF) and FORTESCUE METAL/S (OTCMKTS:FSUGY) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings and risk.

0.0% of Lundin Mining shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.1% of FORTESCUE METAL/S shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Lundin Mining and FORTESCUE METAL/S, as reported by MarketBeat.

 

Sell Ratings

Hold Ratings

Buy Ratings

Strong Buy Ratings

Rating Score

Lundin Mining

0

1

0

0

2.00

FORTESCUE METAL/S

0

0

0

0

N/A

Dividends

Lundin Mining pays an annual dividend of $0.09 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. FORTESCUE METAL/S pays an annual dividend of $0.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.7%.

Profitability

This table compares Lundin Mining and FORTESCUE METAL/S’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

 

Net Margins

Return on Equity

Return on Assets

Lundin Mining

20.19%

9.90%

6.15%

FORTESCUE METAL/S

N/A

N/A

N/A

Risk & Volatility

Lundin Mining has a beta of 1.75, meaning that its share price is 75% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FORTESCUE METAL/S has a beta of 2.04, meaning that its share price is 104% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Lundin Mining and FORTESCUE METAL/S’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

 

Gross Revenue

Price/Sales Ratio

Net Income

Earnings Per Share

Price/Earnings Ratio

Lundin Mining

$2.08 billion

2.05

$426.48 million

N/A

N/A

FORTESCUE METAL/S

$8.45 billion

1.25

$2.09 billion

N/A

N/A

FORTESCUE METAL/S has higher revenue and earnings than Lundin Mining.

Summary

FORTESCUE METAL/S beats Lundin Mining on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Lundin Mining

Lundin Mining Corporation, a diversified base metals mining company, engages in the exploration, development, and mining of mineral properties in Chile, the United States, Portugal, and Sweden. It primarily produces copper, zinc, and nickel, as well as gold, lead, silver, and other metals. The company holds 100% interest in the Eagle mine located in the United States; the Neves-Corvo mine located in Portugal; and the Zinkgruvan mine located in Sweden, as well as 80% interest in Candelaria and Ojos del Salado mining complex; and 24% interest the Freeport Cobalt Oy business, which includes a cobalt refinery located in Kokkola, Finland. The company was formerly known as South Atlantic Ventures Ltd. and changed its name to Lundin Mining Corporation in August 2004. Lundin Mining Corporation was incorporated in 1994 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

About FORTESCUE METAL/S

Fortescue Metals Group Limited engages in the exploration, development, production, processing, and sale of iron ore in Australia, China, and internationally. It owns and operates the Chichester Hub that consists of the Cloudbreak and Christmas Creek mines located in the Chichester Ranges; and the Solomon Hub comprising the Firetail and Kings Valley mines located in the Hamersley Ranges of Pilbara, Western Australia. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in East Perth, Australia.

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