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If we look at the historical performance of precious metals to markets, we see that gold has been closely tracking market volatility. The recent upheaval in the markets, led by Syria tensions, supported precious metals. Also, the earlier trade war fears with China lifted precious metals higher.
Usually, precious-metal-mining companies follow precious metals. Precious metals have risen over the past few days, supporting mining companies.
The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. Index (PMI) data, output in the Basic Materials sector is rising.
Zillow Group Inc (NASDAQ:AG) is expanding its home retail options to buying and flipping homes. This change will have the company buying homes in the Phoenix and Las Vegas areas from sellers. Once the person chooses to sell the property, Zillow will repair and update it before listing it on the market again.
Usually, precious metals mining companies follow precious metals. When precious metals rose on April 11, 2018, miners followed suit. Most miners saw an up day on April 11, though that may not always be the case.
Recently, the unrest in the markets has had a big effect on precious metals and the US dollar. The US dollar has a big impact on dollar-denominated precious metals and also on mining companies. In this part of the series, we’ll look at miners’ RSI (relative strength index) scores and implied volatility. The miners we’ve selected for our analysis are First Majestic Silver (AG), B2Gold (BTG), Royal Gold (RGLD), and Goldcorp (GG).
When considering the performance of precious metals and precious metal mining companies, it’s important to analyze their interrelationship by way of ratios. There has been a significant up-and-down movement in the precious metals since the beginning of 2018. Silver has been weak compared to gold over the past few months.
Short interest is moderate for AG with between 5 and 10% of shares outstanding currently on loan. The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. ETFs that hold AG had net inflows of $1.77 billion over the last one-month.
Among the stocks we’ve discussed throughout this series, Tahoe Resources (TAHO) is trading at the lowest forward EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value to earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) multiple of 4.7x. The stock is trading at a huge discount of 60% to its trailing-five-year average. Tahoe Resources’ stock price, as well as analysts’ corresponding estimates, took a severe dive after the Guatemalan government’s decision to suspend its Escobal mine license on July 5, 2017. Its valuation multiple has also fallen 27% since July.
Pan American Silver (PAAS) stock has outperformed its peers (SIL) as well as silver prices (SLV) YTD (year-to-date). PAAS has fallen 1.4% YTD, and SLV and SIL have fallen 3.8% and 8.1%, respectively, YTD as of March 16, 2018. PAAS’s strong operational performance in 2017 is the major reason behind the stock’s outperformance.
First Majestic Silver’s (AG) stock price has seen the highest fall among its peers (SIL) YTD (year-to-date) in 2018. Analysts expect First Majestic Silver to see revenue of $347.7 million in 2018, which implies a YoY (year-over-year) rise of 37.8%. Analysts’ estimates for 2019 imply another rise of 26.1% YoY.
Short interest is moderate for AG with between 5 and 10% of shares outstanding currently on loan. The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. The net inflows of $1.90 billion over the last one-month into ETFs that hold AG are not among the highest of the last year and have been slowing.
Mining stocks’ correlations with gold are crucial because gold is the big brother of precious metals. The movements in the remaining three precious metals—silver, platinum, and palladium—mostly depend on gold’s movements. For our correlation analysis, we’ll look at First Majestic Silver (AG), B2Gold (BTG), Royal Gold (RGLD), and Goldcorp (GG). Mining-based funds also have high correlations with precious metals.
First Majestic Silver Corp’s (TSX:FR): First Majestic Silver Corp. engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of mineral properties with a focus on silver projects in Mexico. On 31Read More...