Portfolio of Gold and Silver Mining Stocks

Stock prices of gold and silver mining companies tend to follow the underlying prices of gold and silver. Therefore, the prices of the mining stocks are quite volatile.

Before you buy a gold or silver stock, be sure you know about the company and where prices are in the gold and silver price cycle.

Small mining companies that depend on one or a few mines can be quite risky. Some large companies pay modest dividends.

Here is a table of 20 well-known gold and silver mining stocks.

20 Gold and Silver Mining Stocks

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Recent Prices &
Annualized Return

Agnico-Eagle MinesAEM
AngloGold AshantiAU
Barrick GoldGOLD
Coeur MiningCDE
Endeavour SilverEXK
Freeport McMoran Copper & GoldFCX
Gold FieldsGFI
Gold Resource CorpGORO
Great Panther Silver LimitedGPL
Harmony Gold MiningHMY
Hecla MiningHL
Kinross GoldKGC
Newmont MiningNEM
NovaGold Resources NG
Pan American Silver PAAS
Royal Gold RGLD
Yamana GoldAUY
Price data from Quandl as of most recent close.

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

All 20 stocks are included in the portfolio computations. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $500.00 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 $12,197. The percent return is 21.97%. The annualized return is 2.01%.

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

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