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 & 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 of portfolio 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 current date in 2009. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

The current value of a $10,000 investment is $26,577. The percent return is 165.77%. The annualized return is 10.27%.

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

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