Portfolio of Copper Mining Stocks

Stock prices of copper mining companies tend to follow the underlying prices of copper. Therefore, the prices of the mining stocks are quite volatile. Before you buy a copper stock, be sure you research the company and know where prices are in the copper price cycle.

8 Copper Mining Stocks

Stock Returns & Price Chart


Recent Prices &
Annualized Return

BHP BillitonBHP
Freeport McMoRan Copper & GoldFCX
Nevsun Resources Ltd.NSU
Rio TintoRIO
Southern CopperSCCO
Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd.TRQ
Western Copper and GoldWRN
Price data from Quandl as of most recent close.

To inspect the performance of the Copper Mining Stocks portfolio, see the chart below. Portfolio values are computed using monthly closes for stocks from Quandl.

All 8 stocks are included in the portfolio computations. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $1,250.00 was invested (total of $10,000) in each stock at its closing monthly price for the first date shown on the portfolio value chart below. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

The current value of a $10,000 investment is $8,933. The percent return is -10.67%. The annualized return is -1.21%.

Return Summary for Copper Mining Stocks
Start DateJun-30-2010
Start Investment$10,000.00
End DateSep-20-2019
Current Value of Investment$8,933.01
Total Return-10.67%
Annualized Return-1.21%
Min DateJan-29-2016
Min Price$4,103.93
Max DateFeb-28-2011
Max Price$18,945.99
# Values112
Number Returns6,216
Number Profitable Returns2,082
Percent Profitable Returns33.49%
Number Unprofitable Returns4,134
Percent Unprofitable Returns66.51%
Profitable to Unprofitable Returns Ratio0.50

NOTE: The stocks included in the tables and chart are representative of the industry. They are not recommendations.

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