Platinum Group Metals Ltd. (PLG)’s Financial Results Comparing With Ramaco Resources Inc. (NASDAQ:METC)

This is a contrast between Platinum Group Metals Ltd. (NYSEAMERICAN:PLG) and Ramaco Resources Inc. (NASDAQ:METC) based on their profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation. The two companies are Industrial Metals & Minerals and they also compete with each other.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Platinum Group Metals Ltd. N/A 0.00 32.85M -1.80 0.00
Ramaco Resources Inc. 207.41M 1.03 19.08M 0.47 11.50

Table 1 shows the top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation for Platinum Group Metals Ltd. and Ramaco Resources Inc.


Table 2 provides us the net margins, return on assets and return on equity of both companies.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Platinum Group Metals Ltd. 0.00% 128.2% -55.3%
Ramaco Resources Inc. 9.20% 15.3% 10.8%


Platinum Group Metals Ltd. has a Current Ratio of 0.2 and a Quick Ratio of 0.2. Competitively, Ramaco Resources Inc.’s Current Ratio is 1.1 and has 0.9 Quick Ratio. Ramaco Resources Inc.’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Platinum Group Metals Ltd.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

Platinum Group Metals Ltd. and Ramaco Resources Inc. has shares owned by institutional investors as follows: 27.4% and 80.9%. Insiders owned 2.5% of Platinum Group Metals Ltd. shares. Comparatively, Ramaco Resources Inc. has 32.5% of it’s share owned by insiders.


In this table we show 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)
Platinum Group Metals Ltd. -2.29% 17.93% 13.85% 71.17% -48.15% 14.77%
Ramaco Resources Inc. 2.65% -10.4% -4.23% -30.92% -21.19% 9.7%

For the past year Platinum Group Metals Ltd.’s stock price has bigger growth than Ramaco Resources Inc.


On 8 of the 10 factors Ramaco Resources Inc. beats Platinum Group Metals Ltd.

Platinum Group Metals Ltd. operates as a platinum-focused exploration and development company in the Republic of South Africa and Canada. It primarily explores for platinum, palladium, rhodium, gold, ruthenium, iridium, nickel, copper, chromium, and vanadium deposits. The companyÂ’s key development project and exploration targets are located in the Bushveld Complex in South Africa. Platinum Group Metals Ltd. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

Ramaco Resources, Inc. produces and sells metallurgical coal in central and northern Appalachia. Its development portfolio includes the Elk Creek project consisting of approximately 17,128 acres of controlled mineral and 24 seams located in southern West Virginia; the Berwind coal property consisting of approximately 31,200 acres of controlled mineral located on the border of West Virginia and Virginia; the Knox Creek property consisting of approximately 43,281 acres of controlled mineral located in Virginia; and RAM Mine property consisting of approximately 1,567 acres of controlled mineral located in southwestern Pennsylvania. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Lexington, Kentucky.