Portfolio of Lithium Stocks
Increased demand for hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) and consumer electronic products (laptop computers, cameras, cellular phones, PDAs and iPods) that use lithium components should cause lithium miners, processors and battery manufacturers to prosper.
The following table includes 10 companies that manufacture lithium products and mine lithium plus one lithium exchange-traded fund (ETF).
Many of these stocks are speculative so check out their price charts.
1-Year Price Chart
|China BAK Battery|
|Global X Lithium ETF|
|Lithium Americas Corp.|
|Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM)|
|Click small charts (sparklines) to expand. * Uses 10 years or all years of prices, whichever is less.|
To follow the progress of the Lithium Stocks portfolio, check out the returns table and chart below. Portfolio values are computed using weekly closes for stocks from Yahoo! Finance. The 4 stocks included in the portfolio computations are: ALTI, ARTX, FMC and GB. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $2,500.00 was invested (total of $10,000) in each stock at its closing weekly price for the first week of January 2004. The 7 stocks excluded from the portfolio computations because of insufficient price data are: CBAK, LIT, LAC.TO, ORL.TO, PPO, ROC and SQM.
Lithium Stocks - Return Results
|Minimum value occurred on Aug-09-2004|
|Maximum value occurred on Mar-10-2014|
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|Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date|
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