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Though most of the time, mining companies are known to closely track the fluctuations in gold and silver, on May 23, while precious metals fell, most miners stayed afloat.
Usually, precious metals mining companies follow precious metals. Precious metals seem to be in doldrums lately over the strength in the US dollar and the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise interest rates. The recent slump in demand for haven assets has also affected mining stocks.
Kinross Gold (KGC) produced 654,000 gold equivalent ounces in 1Q18, a 2.7% fall YoY (year-over-year). KGC’s 1Q18 production fell YoY mainly for the following reasons: the completion of mining activities at Kettle River–Buckhorn during 2Q17 lower production at Kupol due to grade declines fewer ounces recovered from heap leach pads at Maricunga lower production at Fort Knox due to grade declines
IAMGOLD (IAG) reported significant progress at its operations in its Essakane mine. This mine achieved record production of 109,000 ounces for 1Q18 after the delivery of record annual production of 389,000 ounces in 2017.
Could Newmont Mining Outshine Peers in 2018? Newmont Mining (NEM) has one of the best project pipelines in the sector (GDX)(GDXJ)—it may be stronger than Kinross Gold’s (KGC), Barrick Gold’s (ABX), and AngloGold Ashanti’s (AU). Newmont is poised to overtake Barrick as the world’s largest gold producer in 2018.
Usually, precious metal mining companies follow precious metals. Precious metals seem to be in the doldrums over the strength of the US dollar and the Fed’s decision to raise interest rates. The recent slump in demand for haven assets has also affected mining stocks.
Yamana Gold’s (AUY) valuation multiple has varied widely between 4.3x and 9.8x over the last five years. Valuation multiples signify what investors are willing to pay for a stock based on analyst estimates. Yamana is currently trading at a forward EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value to earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) multiple of 5.6x. This multiple implies a discount of 13.6% to its intermediate peers (GDXJ), including Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM), Eldorado Gold (EGO), IAMGOLD (IAG), and New Gold (NGD).
There are several reasons for the underperformance: A lack of interest in safe-haven3 investments: While volatility has returned to markets this year, it has yet to reach worrying levels that might motivate investors to hedge their exposure. RBC Capital Markets reports the six-month trailing beta to gold of the VanEck Vectors® Gold Miners ETF has declined to 1.5x, compared to a historical average of 2.0x. The corresponding betas for the VanEck Vectors® Junior Gold Miners ETF is 1.7x and 2.2x, respectively. ...
Physical demand in India has been weak for a couple of years now due to import restrictions, taxation, and currency changes. While we wait for favorable developments from India, the positive trend in prices has been driven by investment demand for gold bullion exchange traded products (ETPs). According to the WGC (World Gold Council), though gold (SGOL) demand in India increased 9% in 2017 to 727 tons, it was much less than the average five-year demand of 810 tons.
Usually, precious metals miners’ shares follow movements in precious metals. Precious metals have risen over the past few days, supporting mining companies.
In this part of our series, we’ll be looking at the correlation of gold to four mining stocks: AngloGold Ashanti (AU), Hecla Mining (HL), Kinross Gold (KGC), and Eldorado Gold (EGO). Mining stocks mostly move with gold prices but not always. Among these four miners, AngloGold has shown the highest correlation to gold, while Eldorado Gold has had a negative correlation to gold on a YTD (year-to-date) basis.
Gold subsequently traded as high as $1,361 an ounce, before giving up most of that gain — including another $14 in trading on Monday of this week alone. Consider the average recommended gold market exposure level among short-term gold timers I monitor (as represented by the Hulbert Gold Newsletter Sentiment Index, or HGNSI).
Usually, precious metal mining companies follow precious metals for price direction. Precious metals increased on Monday, April 16, 2018, as did most mining stocks.
IAMGOLD (IAG) was the best-performing gold stock of 2017, returning 51.4% for the year. It significantly outperformed the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) as well as the SPDR Gold Shares (GLD). In 2018, however, the equation has somewhat reversed. Its stock has returned -4.5% year-to-date as of April 17.
At extreme levels, these ratings could even signal a change in direction, so it’s important for investors to track this data. In the senior and intermediate gold miner space (GDX)(GDXJ), analysts are the most bullish on Goldcorp (GG), assigning it 65% “buy” and 5% “sell” ratings.
Usually, precious-metal-mining companies follow precious metals. Precious metals have risen over the past few days, supporting mining companies.
The recent unrest in the markets has had a significant effect on precious metals and mining companies. The US dollar has a prominent role in influencing dollar-denominated precious metals and mining stocks.
The VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEArca: GDXJ), the second-largest exchange traded fund tracking gold miners equities, is 3.4% over the past week and some market observers believe the small-cap miners ...
Recently, the unrest in the markets has had a significant effect on precious metals and the US dollar. The US dollar has a prominent role in influencing dollar-denominated precious metals and mining stocks.
Barrick Gold (ABX) has underperformed senior and intermediate peers (GDX) (GDXJ) as well as the broader benchmark index (GDX). Barrick has guided for production of 4.5 million–5.0 million ounces of gold in 2018, which implies a ~11% fall from the midpoint of its actual production in 2017. Barrick Gold raised its all-in sustaining cost guidance for 2018 to $765–$815 per ounce.
Usually, precious metal mining companies follow precious metals. Gold, platinum, and palladium had an up-day on Monday, April 9. Though the mining companies tend to closely react to miners, they showed a mixed performance on Monday.
Stocks are enjoying a relief rally to open the week on Monday but make no mistake: the volatility that’s been in play in recent weeks isn’t going anywhere. This looks and feels like a very short-lived reprieve ahead of more fireworks.
Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre joins Seana Smith from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss the trading debut of Spotify. Under the ticker, SPOT, it would eventually open at 12:43 pm ET at 165.90.