Comparing Goldcorp (GG) & The Competition

Goldcorp (NYSE: GG) is one of 41 publicly-traded companies in the “Gold & silver ores” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Goldcorp to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

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This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Goldcorp and its peers, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Goldcorp 0 5 11 1 2.76
Goldcorp Competitors 428 1756 1633 69 2.35

Goldcorp currently has a consensus target price of $17.89, suggesting a potential upside of 32.83%. As a group, “Gold & silver ores” companies have a potential upside of 28.67%. Given Goldcorp’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Goldcorp is more favorable than its peers.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Goldcorp 16.39% 2.32% 1.50%
Goldcorp Competitors -9.45% 3.46% 2.53%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Goldcorp and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Goldcorp $3.42 billion $658.00 million 33.68
Goldcorp Competitors $1.41 billion $84.66 million 41.44

Goldcorp has higher revenue and earnings than its peers. Goldcorp 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.

Risk and Volatility

Goldcorp has a beta of 0.09, suggesting that its stock price is 91% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Goldcorp’s peers have a beta of 0.36, suggesting that their average stock price is 64% less volatile than the S&P 500.


Goldcorp pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Goldcorp pays out 20.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Gold & silver ores” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.4% and pay out 48.2% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Goldcorp has raised its dividend for 5 consecutive years.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

51.9% of Goldcorp shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 32.6% of shares of all “Gold & silver ores” companies are owned by institutional investors. 9.9% of shares of all “Gold & silver ores” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Goldcorp beats its peers on 9 of the 15 factors compared.

About Goldcorp

Goldcorp Inc. acquires, explores for, develops, and operates precious metal properties in Canada, the United States, Mexico, and Central and South America. It primarily explores for gold, silver, lead, zinc, and copper deposits. The company's principal producing mining properties include the l茅onore, Musselwhite, Porcupine, and Red Lake mines in Canada; the Pe帽asquito mine in Mexico; the Cerro Negro mine in Argentina; and the Pueblo Viejo mine in the Dominican Republic. Goldcorp Inc. was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.