Contrasting Largo Resources (LGO) & The Competition

Largo Resources (NYSE: LGO) is one of 35 public companies in the “Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Largo Resources to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, dividends and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Largo Resources and its competitors, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Largo Resources 0 0 3 0 3.00
Largo Resources Competitors 333 1204 1423 32 2.39

Largo Resources presently has a consensus target price of $24.50, suggesting a potential upside of 59.51%. As a group, “Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels” companies have a potential upside of 2.53%. Given Largo Resources’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Largo Resources is more favorable than its competitors.


This table compares Largo Resources and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Largo Resources 5.57% 2.80% 2.39%
Largo Resources Competitors -108.44% -0.86% 1.26%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.0% of Largo Resources shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 45.9% of shares of all “Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels” companies are owned by institutional investors. 9.6% of shares of all “Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Largo Resources and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Largo Resources $121.62 million $6.76 million 139.64
Largo Resources Competitors $1.38 billion -$60.93 million 12.15

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


Largo Resources beats its competitors on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

Largo Resources Company Profile

Largo Resources Ltd. engages in the exploration and production of vanadium at the Maracas Menchen Mine located in Brazil. The firm mines and sells vanadium pentoxide flake, high purity vanadium pentoxide flake, and high purity vanadium pentoxide powder. It also focuses on the advancement of renewable energy storage solutions through its vanadium redox flow battery technology. The company was founded on April 18, 1988 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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