Arizona Sonoran Copper (OTC:ASCUF) versus Ero Copper (NYSE:ERO) Critical Survey

Arizona Sonoran Copper (OTC:ASCUFGet Free Report) and Ero Copper (NYSE:EROGet Free Report) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Arizona Sonoran Copper and Ero Copper’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Arizona Sonoran Copper N/A N/A N/A
Ero Copper 18.33% 13.87% 6.68%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

52.9% of Ero Copper shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Arizona Sonoran Copper and Ero Copper’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Arizona Sonoran Copper N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Ero Copper $426.40 million 3.95 $101.83 million $0.85 19.28

Ero Copper has higher revenue and earnings than Arizona Sonoran Copper.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Arizona Sonoran Copper and Ero Copper, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Arizona Sonoran Copper 0 0 4 0 3.00
Ero Copper 0 3 0 0 2.00

Ero Copper has a consensus target price of $24.00, suggesting a potential upside of 46.43%. Given Ero Copper’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Ero Copper is more favorable than Arizona Sonoran Copper.

Summary

Ero Copper beats Arizona Sonoran Copper on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Arizona Sonoran Copper

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Arizona Sonoran Copper Company Inc. engages in the identification, acquisition, exploration, development, and production of base metal properties. The company's principal asset is the 100% interest in the Cactus Project located in, Casa Grande Arizona. The company was formerly known as Elim Mining Incorporated and changed its name to Arizona Sonoran Copper Company Inc. in July 2021. Arizona Sonoran Copper Company Inc. was incorporated in 2019 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

About Ero Copper

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Ero Copper Corp. engages in the exploration, development, and production of mining projects in Brazil. The company engages in the production and sale of copper concentrate from the Caraíba operations, located within the Curaçá Valley, northeastern Bahia state, as well as gold and silver by-products. It also holds a 99.6% interest in the Tucumã project, a copper development project located within southeastern Pará state; and holds a 97.6% interest in the Xavantina Operations located in Mato Grosso state. Ero Copper Corp. was incorporated in 2016 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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