Contrasting of Alexco Resource Corp. (AXU) and Centrus Energy Corp. (NYSEAMERICAN:LEU)

As Industrial Metals & Minerals companies, Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSEAMERICAN:AXU) and Centrus Energy Corp. (NYSEAMERICAN:LEU) are our subject to compare. And more specifically their dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Alexco Resource Corp. N/A 0.00 N/A -0.06 0.00
Centrus Energy Corp. 226.10M 0.14 31.20M -3.44 0.00

Table 1 demonstrates Alexco Resource Corp. and Centrus Energy Corp.’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.


Table 2 shows Alexco Resource Corp. and Centrus Energy Corp.’s return on assets, return on equity and net margins.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Alexco Resource Corp. 0.00% -7.3% -6.6%
Centrus Energy Corp. -13.80% 13.5% -5.5%

Volatility and Risk

Alexco Resource Corp. is 73.00% less volatile than S&P 500 because the company has a beta of 0.27. Centrus Energy Corp.’s 310.00% more volatile than S&P 500 which is a result of the 4.1 beta.


The Current Ratio of Alexco Resource Corp. is 2.9 while its Quick Ratio stands at 2.8. The Current Ratio of rival Centrus Energy Corp. is 1.2 and its Quick Ratio is has 0.8. Alexco Resource Corp. is better equipped to clear short and long-term obligations than Centrus Energy Corp.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Institutional investors owned 34% of Alexco Resource Corp. shares and 21% of Centrus Energy Corp. shares. 7.2% are Alexco Resource Corp.’s share owned by insiders. Insiders Competitively, owned 1.8% of Centrus Energy Corp. shares.


In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Alexco Resource Corp. -8.96% 7.96% 60.53% 6.09% -6.87% 29.8%
Centrus Energy Corp. -8.26% 16.16% 11.27% 19.8% -18.1% 80.77%

For the past year Alexco Resource Corp.’s stock price has smaller growth than Centrus Energy Corp.


Centrus Energy Corp. beats Alexco Resource Corp. on 5 of the 9 factors.

Alexco Resource Corp. engages in the mineral exploration, and mine development and operation activities in Canada. The company explores for silver, lead, and zinc deposits. It owns 100% interests in the Keno Hill Silver District project comprising the Bellekeno, Flame & Moth, Lucky, Queen, Onek, and Bermingham deposits, as well as 703 surveyed quartz mining leases and 866 unsurveyed quartz mining claims, and 2 crown grants covering an area of 237.44 square kilometers located in Yukon Territory. The company also provides mine and industrial site related environmental services, including management of the regulatory and environmental permitting process, environmental assessments, and reclamation and closure planning in Canada, the United States, and internationally. Alexco Resource Corp. was incorporated in 2004 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

Centrus Energy Corp. supplies low enriched uranium (LEU) for commercial nuclear power plants in the United States, Japan, Belgium, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, LEU and Contract Services. Its LEU is a component used in the production of nuclear fuel for reactors to produce electricity. The company sells separative work units (SWU) component of LEU; SWU and uranium components of LEU; and uranium for utilities that operate nuclear power plants. It also engages in developing advanced American Centrifuge technology, and performing research and demonstration work to support U.S. energy and national security through contract with UT-Battelle, LLC. The company was formerly known as USEC Inc. and changed its name to Centrus Energy Corp. in September 2014. Centrus Energy Corp. was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland.