Head-To-Head Analysis: Dakota Gold (DC) & Its Rivals

Dakota Gold (NYSE:DCGet Free Report) is one of 102 public companies in the “Metal mining” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Dakota Gold to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk and earnings.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Dakota Gold and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Dakota Gold N/A -$36.45 million -5.36
Dakota Gold Competitors $7.14 billion $1.04 billion 8.03

Dakota Gold’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Dakota Gold. Dakota Gold 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 & Volatility

Dakota Gold has a beta of 1.28, meaning that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Dakota Gold’s peers have a beta of 1.06, meaning that their average stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Dakota Gold N/A -37.78% -36.42%
Dakota Gold Competitors -85.21% -4.69% -4.33%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

37.4% of Dakota Gold shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 29.2% of shares of all “Metal mining” companies are owned by institutional investors. 26.0% of Dakota Gold shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 13.9% of shares of all “Metal mining” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Dakota Gold and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Dakota Gold 0 0 0 0 N/A
Dakota Gold Competitors 1131 2461 2998 108 2.31

As a group, “Metal mining” companies have a potential upside of 38.51%. Given Dakota Gold’s peers higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Dakota Gold has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.


Dakota Gold peers beat Dakota Gold on 6 of the 10 factors compared.

About Dakota Gold

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Dakota Gold Corp. engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral properties in the United States. It primarily explores for gold deposits. The company holds 100% interest in the Blind Gold, City Creek, Tinton, West Corridor, Ragged Top, Poorman Anticline, Maitland, South Lead/ Whistler Gulch, the Barrick Option, Richmond Hill and Homestake Paleoplacer Properties located in Homestake Mining District, South Dakota. Dakota Gold Corp. was incorporated in 2017 and is based in Lead, South Dakota.

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