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|Day's Range||19.97 - 20.27|
|52 Week Range||17.28 - 24.86|
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|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.51|
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Investing in the yellow metal is often tricky, particularly in turbulent markets. Here’s how investors can play the upside or the downside.
Of the analysts covering Kinross Gold (KGC), 42.0% recommended a “buy” and 58.0% recommended a “hold.” Ratings for the stock haven’t changed much in recent months. Its target price of $4.56 suggests a potential upside of 63.0% based on its current market price.
After outperforming its peers in the first half of 2018, Goldcorp’s (GG) stock slumped. Its second-quarter earnings were also a miss on market expectations, as were its first-quarter earnings. Moreover, the overall sentiment on gold and gold stocks turned extremely negative starting April, hurting GG stock as well.
Analysts’ Views: Is It Time to Look at Gold Miners? Currently, 20 Wall Street analysts are tracking Goldcorp (GG) stock. About 65.0% of these analysts are recommending a “buy,” 30.0% are recommending a “hold,” and 5.0% are recommending a “sell.” Its current target price of $9.90 implies an upside potential of 65.0% based on its current market price.
In October, fund managers rotated to energy and material stocks while divesting growth and cyclical stocks. The overweight position in technology stocks declined significantly. As we highlighted in As Tech Leads the Market Decline, What are Investors Eyeing, tech stocks were the frontrunners in the sell-off as they are the same companies that have seen huge upward runs in 2018.
According to Thomson Reuters, of the 19 analysts covering Newmont Mining (NEM), 58.0% recommended a “buy,” 37.0% recommended a “hold,” and 5.0% recommended a “sell.” Its target price implies an upside of 38.0% based on its current market price of $30.10. Analysts’ ratings for NEM stock haven’t changed much in the last few months.
As gold and the related exchange traded products struggled for much of the first nine months of 2018, eager short sellers piled in, establishing extreme levels of bearish positioning in the yellow metal. ...
Barrick Gold (ABX) has significantly underperformed its peers in 2018. Its stock performance has, however, improved after the announcement of its merger with Randgold Resources (GOLD). Year-to-date, its stock has declined by 13.1%, which is similar to the decline seen by the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX).
Analysts’ Views: Is It Time to Look at Gold Miners? Of the 21 analysts covering Barrick Gold (ABX), only 14.0% recommend a “buy” for the stock, the lowest percentage of “buy” recommendations among the senior miner stocks (GDX). The decline in analysts’ optimism is mainly due to consistent issues at some of its mines.
This year started on a lukewarm note for gold and gold miners, and things started worsening after April. Gold prices have failed to draw a bid in 2018 despite many market uncertainties, including trade war tensions, the emerging market (EEM) currency crisis, and other geopolitical concerns.
Gold is glittering this October - and miners are proving to be one of the best ways to play the trend. Since bottoming back in the middle of September, the average gold mining stock has surged around 15% higher, vs. a 3.3% stumble in the S&P 500 over that same time frame.
Gold, Miners Have Surged on the Market Rout—What’s the Upside? In the current sell-off, technology companies (XLK) (SMH) are leading the decline. Investors’ stretched valuation concerns have been especially acute in the US tech space, meaning that tech stocks are much more vulnerable to higher interest rates.
Usually, gold miners are a leveraged play on gold prices, meaning that when gold prices rise, gold miners outperform the underlying commodity, and vice versa.
Gold, Miners Have Surged on the Market Rout—What’s the Upside? The Commodity Futures Trading Commission reports the positions of major players in the futures market in its COT (Commitment of Traders) report. It’s released every Friday and shows the open interest recorded on the previous Tuesday.
Gold prices have failed to draw a bid in 2018 despite many market uncertainties, including trade war tensions, the emerging market (EEM) currency crisis, and other geopolitical concerns. Year-to-date, gold prices have fallen 6.4%, and they’re currently down 9.6% from their April peak. The SPDR Gold Shares ETF (GLD), a proxy for physical gold’s price, rose 2.6% yesterday, bringing gold’s gains in the last three days to ~3.0%.
Precious metal stocks are percolating. It turns out all the sector needed was a hold-me-mommy crash in stocks to re-ignite interest. This morning’s 4%-plus rip in the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDX) has spectators taking note. And if technical developments are any indication, then gold stocks have bottomed.
While gold and the related exchange traded funds are struggling this year, some investors remain fond of the yellow metal and some ETF issuers are rewarding that faith with lower expenses. BAR debuted in August with an annual fee of 0.20 percent, or $20 on a $10,000 investment. At the time, BAR was the least expensive gold ETF on the market.
Stocks Spooked, Yields Collapse On Market Selloff By now the stock market selloff is old news. The good news is that bond yields (NYSEARCA:TLT) had a reprieve overnight as panic out of equities climaxed. Starting at 1:45pm yesterday just under 3 hours before market close, Treasury yields began to fall, reaching lows of 3.142% as […] The post Market Morning: Fed “Crazy”, Stock Market Crash, FAANGS Flabbergasted, Inflation Stats Due appeared first on Market Exclusive.
Gold prices dropped for the sixth straight month in September, which is gold’s longest monthly losing streak since January 1997. Year-to-date, gold prices are down by 9%, and they are down 12% from their April peak. Gold’s price decline is especially puzzling given the presence of many factors that would have usually supported its safe-haven appeal and thus its price.
Based on analytics tool Kensho, we have highlighted a few ETFs that have outshined and lagged when the 10-year Treasury note yield rose 25 basis points or more over a span of 30 days.
In the world of physically backed gold ETFs, the SPDR Gold Shares ( GLD) is the world's largest. As is often the case when gold declines, shares of gold miners overshoot the commodity's decline. The VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX), the largest gold miners ETF, is down 20.9% this year.
Most gold companies have ample flexibility to weather a slump in gold prices. Debt has been reduced to levels that are manageable at lower gold prices and many companies have no net debt. Mining costs exclude exploration, capital projects, and other administrative costs.
Kinross Gold has underperformed its peers YTD (year-to-date), returning -31.9% as of September 24. The VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) has returned -19.1%, and the SPDR Gold Trust (GLD), which tracks gold’s physical price, has returned -8.2%. Kinross Gold’s second-quarter results were in line, but its lower revenues due to lower production disappointed investors.
According to the consensus compiled by Thomson Reuters, Harmony Gold (HMY) has “buy” ratings from only 30% of the analysts covering the stock. While its percentage of “buy” ratings are in the bottom five for gold miners, analysts’ optimism for the stock has improved in the last year. A year ago, HMY stock had only 10% “buy” recommendations.
Eldorado Gold (EGO) stock has seen rapidly deteriorating analyst sentiments in the past year. Currently, only 17% of the 13 Wall Street analysts covering the stock rate it a “buy.” That stands in sharp contrast to the ~50% “buy” ratings it had almost a year ago. Eldorado stock has lost 38.4% of its value year-to-date as of September 24.