Contrasting Turquoise Hill Resources (IVN) and The Competition

Turquoise Hill Resources (NYSE: IVN) is one of 98 publicly-traded companies in the “Integrated Mining” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Turquoise Hill Resources to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, profitability, risk and institutional ownership.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

28.8% of shares of all “Integrated Mining” companies are held by institutional investors. 13.1% of shares of all “Integrated Mining” companies are held by insiders. 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.


This table compares Turquoise Hill Resources and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Turquoise Hill Resources -0.19% 1.09% -0.01%
Turquoise Hill Resources Competitors -39,334.26% 1.72% -0.72%

Risk & Volatility

Turquoise Hill Resources has a beta of 0.33, indicating that its share price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Turquoise Hill Resources’ peers have a beta of 0.40, indicating that their average share price is 60% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Turquoise Hill Resources and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Turquoise Hill Resources N/A N/A 28.00
Turquoise Hill Resources Competitors $11.93 billion $1.07 billion -47.65

Turquoise Hill Resources’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than Turquoise Hill Resources. Turquoise Hill Resources is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Turquoise Hill Resources and its peers, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Turquoise Hill Resources 0 0 0 0 N/A
Turquoise Hill Resources Competitors 867 2868 3021 80 2.34

As a group, “Integrated Mining” companies have a potential upside of 5.29%. Given Turquoise Hill Resources’ peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Turquoise Hill Resources has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.


Turquoise Hill Resources peers beat Turquoise Hill Resources on 6 of the 8 factors compared.

About Turquoise Hill Resources

Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. is an international mining company. The Company focuses on the operation and further development of the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine in Southern Mongolia, which is the Company’s principal material mineral resource property. The Company’s Oyu Tolgoi mine is held through approximately 65% interest in Oyu Tolgoi LLC (Oyu Tolgoi) and the remaining approximately 35% interest is held by Erdenes Oyu Tolgoi LLC (Erdenes). The Company’s Oyu Tolgoi mine is located approximately 550 kilometers south of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia’s capital city, and 80 kilometers north of the Mongolia-China border. The Company’s Mineralization on the property consists of porphyry-style copper, gold, silver and molybdenum contained in a linear structural trend (the Oyu Tolgoi Trend) of deposits throughout this trend. They include, from south to north, the Heruga Deposit, the Oyut deposit and the Hugo Dummett deposits (Hugo South, Hugo North and Hugo North Extension).

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