Franco-Nevada Corporation (FNV) and AngloGold Ashanti Limited (:) Comparing side by side

Franco-Nevada Corporation (NYSE:FNV) and AngloGold Ashanti Limited (:) compete against each other in the Gold sector. We will contrast them and contrast their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Franco-Nevada Corporation 670.00M 20.64 213.80M 1.14 62.38
AngloGold Ashanti Limited N/A 0.00 N/A 0.04 252.27

In table 1 we can see Franco-Nevada Corporation and AngloGold Ashanti Limited’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. The business with the lower price-to-earnings out of the two companies is considered for more affordable of the two firms currently. Franco-Nevada Corporation is currently more affordable than AngloGold Ashanti Limited, because it’s trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio.


Table 2 shows Franco-Nevada Corporation and AngloGold Ashanti Limited’s net margins, return on assets and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Franco-Nevada Corporation 31.91% 0% 0%
AngloGold Ashanti Limited 0.00% 0.7% 0.3%


$0.94 per share with a dividend yield of 1.26% is the annual dividend that Franco-Nevada Corporation pay. AngloGold Ashanti Limited does not offer a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

The next table highlights the delivered recommendations and ratings for Franco-Nevada Corporation and AngloGold Ashanti Limited.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Franco-Nevada Corporation 0 0 1 3.00
AngloGold Ashanti Limited 0 0 0 0.00

Franco-Nevada Corporation’s consensus price target is $70, while its potential downside is -5.56%.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

The shares of both Franco-Nevada Corporation and AngloGold Ashanti Limited are owned by institutional investors at 83.54% and 41.7% respectively. Franco-Nevada Corporation’s share held by insiders are 2.01%. Competitively, 3.1% are AngloGold Ashanti Limited’s share held by insiders.


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)
Franco-Nevada Corporation 3.29% 9.04% 18.38% 1.12% -8.49% -10.97%
AngloGold Ashanti Limited 11.9% 11.22% 42.31% 29.37% 20.26% 8.93%

For the past year Franco-Nevada Corporation has -10.97% weaker performance while AngloGold Ashanti Limited has 8.93% stronger performance.


Franco-Nevada Corporation beats AngloGold Ashanti Limited on 7 of the 13 factors.

Franco-Nevada Corporation operates as a gold-focused royalty and stream company in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Peru, Chile, and Africa. The company also has interests in silver; platinum group metals, including palladium; other minerals, including base metals, iron ore, coal, and industrial and miscellaneous minerals; and oil and gas properties. As of March 21, 2017, it had a portfolio of 259 mineral assets and 80 oil and gas assets. Franco-Nevada Corporation was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

AngloGold Ashanti Limited operates as a gold mining and exploration company. The company also produces silver, uranium oxide, copper, and sulphuric acid. Its portfolio includes 17 mines in South Africa, Continental Africa, Australasia, and the Americas. AngloGold Ashanti Limited was founded in 1944 and is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.