Buenaventura Mining (BVN) & Its Competitors Head to Head Contrast

Buenaventura Mining (NYSE: BVN) is one of 74 publicly-traded companies in the “Gold Mining” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Buenaventura Mining to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation and earnings.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Buenaventura Mining and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Buenaventura Mining $1.07 billion -$323.49 million -9.96
Buenaventura Mining Competitors $2.41 billion -$32.21 million 148.58

Buenaventura Mining’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Buenaventura Mining. Buenaventura Mining is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.


This table compares Buenaventura Mining and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Buenaventura Mining -29.67% -11.11% -7.90%
Buenaventura Mining Competitors -2,700.76% -9.25% -4.38%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

44.8% of Buenaventura Mining shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 43.6% of shares of all “Gold Mining” companies are owned by institutional investors. 19.3% of Buenaventura Mining shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 7.9% of shares of all “Gold Mining” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


Buenaventura Mining pays an annual dividend of $0.05 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Buenaventura Mining pays out -3.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Gold Mining” companies pay a dividend yield of 0.9% and pay out 65.5% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Risk and Volatility

Buenaventura Mining has a beta of 0.93, meaning that its share price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Buenaventura Mining’s competitors have a beta of -0.21, meaning that their average share price is 121% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Buenaventura Mining and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Buenaventura Mining 0 2 2 0 2.50
Buenaventura Mining Competitors 484 1844 2176 49 2.39

Buenaventura Mining currently has a consensus target price of $17.30, indicating a potential upside of 25.00%. As a group, “Gold Mining” companies have a potential upside of 48.71%. Given Buenaventura Mining’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Buenaventura Mining has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

About Buenaventura Mining

Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (Buenaventura) is a precious metals company. The Company is engaged in the exploration, mining and processing of gold, silver and other metals in Peru. The Company’s segments include Production and sale of minerals; Exploration and development activities; Construction and engineering services; Energy generation and transmission services; Insurance brokerage; Rental of mining concessions; Holding of investment in shares (mainly in Minera Yanacocha S.R.L. and S.M.R.L. Chaupiloma Dos de Cajamarca), and Industrial activities. The Company operates the Orcopampa, Uchucchacua, Julcani, Mallay and Breapampa mines and has controlling interests in over three other mining companies, which operate the Colquijirca-Marcapunta, Tantahuatay and La Zanja mines. It also owns an electric power transmission company, a hydroelectric plant, a processing plant and an engineering services consulting company and non-controlling interests in various other mining companies.

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