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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Metal Ore Mining


Overview: the U.S. Metal Ore Mining Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:

  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?


Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Metal Ore Mining: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

market size 2018
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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)


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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis



Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.



market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map by state

Metal Ore Mining Industry Price Trends

Rise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply, demand, and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among Metal Ore Mining companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the industry, month-to-month over the last three years.

example price index trendline

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Repairs
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Depletion
Domestic production activities deduction
Advertising
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Depreciation
Amortization
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
 
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics




Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Metal Ore Mining company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Metal Ore Mining industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Metal Ore Mining measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.


Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.


Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.



Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 3%

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General and Operations Managers1%
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 7%
Construction and Extraction Occupations 33%
Construction Trades Workers 12%
Construction Equipment Operators 6%
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 6%
Extraction Workers 20%
Mining Machine Operators 11%
Continuous Mining Machine Operators 7%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 21%
Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 9%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 9%
Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Workers 6%
Production Occupations 14%
Other Production Occupations 8%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 11%
Motor Vehicle Operators 6%
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 5%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


Metal Ore Mining Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

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Innovation News

  • Hecla Mining trademarks "HECLA" - Mining extraction; mining extraction of precious metals and minerals; consulting services related to mines and mining extraction of precious and base metals; evaluating, mining and processing of precious and base metals; development, building and operation of mines - 05/19/2018
  • Hecla Mining raises $60 million in funding. - 03/13/2018
  • Coeur Mining trademarks "COEUR SILVERTIP" - mining extraction services - 02/27/2018
  • Kennecott Utah Copper patents Process For The Recovery Of Gold From Anode Slimes - 01/25/2018
  • Freeport-Mcmoran patents Methods And Systems Of Using Vehicle System Data To Improve The Operation Of Off-road Vehicles - 01/18/2018
  • Ur-Energy Usa trademarks "UR-ENERGY" - Uranium oxides - 12/08/2017
  • Santa Fe Gold raises $3 million in funding. - 10/10/2017
  • International Isotopes raises $2 million in funding. - 03/03/2017
  • Newmont Usa Limited patents Method For Processing Mineral Material Containing Acid-consuming Carbonate And Precious Metal In Sulfide Minerals - 03/17/2016




  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Freeport-Mcmoran63
    Kennecott Utah Copper19
    International Isotopes3

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $19,224 on Metal Ore Mining. It has awarded 2 contracts to 2 companies, with an average value of $9,612 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount