Reviewing Tanzanian Gold Corporation (TRX)’s and Gold Standard Ventures Corp (NYSEAMERICAN:GSV)’s results

Tanzanian Gold Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:TRX) and Gold Standard Ventures Corp (NYSEAMERICAN:GSV) compete with each other in the Gold sector. We will analyze and contrast their profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Tanzanian Gold Corporation 1 0.00 133.41M -0.04 0.00
Gold Standard Ventures Corp 1 -8.42 197.01M 0.00 0.00

Table 1 shows gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation of the two companies.


Table 2 represents Tanzanian Gold Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:TRX) and Gold Standard Ventures Corp (NYSEAMERICAN:GSV)’s return on assets, return on equity and net margins.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Tanzanian Gold Corporation 17,097,270,280.66% -19.8% -12.7%
Gold Standard Ventures Corp 25,796,778,839.86% 0% 0%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

Tanzanian Gold Corporation and Gold Standard Ventures Corp has shares owned by institutional investors as follows: 13.9% and 18.03%. Insiders owned 3.4% of Tanzanian Gold Corporation shares. Comparatively, 42.72% are Gold Standard Ventures Corp’s share owned 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)
Tanzanian Gold Corporation -7.02% 1.89% 17.87% 69.81% 117.35% 162%
Gold Standard Ventures Corp -4.76% 0% 0% -26.47% -42.86% -20%

For the past year Tanzanian Gold Corporation had bullish trend while Gold Standard Ventures Corp had bearish trend.


On 6 of the 10 factors Gold Standard Ventures Corp beats Tanzanian Gold Corporation.

Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corporation engages in the exploration and development of mineral property interests in the United Republic of Tanzania. It holds interest in the Buckreef project located in the Geita District of the Geita Region south of Lake Victoria; Itetemia gold deposit located to the southwest of Mwanza; and the Kigosi project located within the Kigosi-Miyabi and Ushirombo greenstone belts in northwestern Tanzania. The company also holds interest in various exploration stage projects, including the Luhala project and the Lunguya property. The company was formerly known as Tan Range Exploration Corporation and changed its name to Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corporation in February 2006. Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corporation was founded in 1990 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

Gold Standard Ventures Corp., an exploration stage company, engages in the acquisition and exploration of gold-bearing mineral resource properties in Nevada, the United States. Its flagship property is the Railroad-Pinion project covering approximately 52,731 gross acres of land in Elko County, Nevada. As of March 30, 2017, the company owns or has an option on the ownership of 29,103 gross acres of subsurface mineral rights in the form of patented or unpatented lode (claims); and a 23,628 gross acres of subsurface mineral rights secured or controlled by a contractual interest in private surface and mineral property. Gold Standard Ventures Corp. is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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