11.16 -0.06 (-0.53%)
After hours: 6:55PM EDT
|Bid||11.14 x 800|
|Ask||11.16 x 1200|
|Day's Range||10.58 - 11.38|
|52 Week Range||6.13 - 16.41|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||-1.01|
|Expense Ratio (net)||1.17%|
Which Gold Mining Stocks Could Have Upside Potential in 2019?(Continued from Prior Part)Long-term production growth The production growth for most miners (GDX) (JNUG) is either declining or flat at best. As the discoveries have become rarer, miners
Can Kinross Gold Stock Rise above Its Issues in 2019?(Continued from Prior Part)Analysts’ recommendations for Kinross GoldOf the 20 analysts covering Kinross Gold (KGC) as per the consensus compiled by Thomson Reuters, 40% have given it “buy”
The Dow Jones Industrial Average could close the trading week with its fifth straight losing session on Friday, but defensive-minded investors are taking action through precious metals and miners. The ...
The Dow could record its fifth straight losing session today, but defensive-minded investors are taking action through gold, other precious metals and miners.
Can Newmont Mining Outperform Its Peers in 2019?(Continued from Prior Part)Cost performance in the fourth quarter Newmont Mining’s (NEM) AISC (all-in sustaining costs) for the fourth quarter was $845 per ounce, which implies a fall of 9% compared
Buffett versus Dalio on Gold: Whose Advice Should You Take?Warren Buffett and gold Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-B) chair Warren Buffett’s disdain for gold is well known. He has been quite vocal about how gold does not yield anything in terms of value.
In 2018, rising interest rates that coincided with an extended bull run in U.S. equities for most of the year fueled a strong dollar, tamping down gains for gold. Gold has long been used as a safe haven asset, particularly when the value of the dollar declines. Furthermore, it provides a hedge for inflation since its price typically rises in conjunction with consumer prices.
Strong Case for Gold over Bonds and Stocks? Bernstein Thinks SoGold’s gains Gold’s price (GLD) saw its fourth consecutive positive monthly return in January. It rose ~3% in the month after its rise of 4.9% in December. The major driver of
What to Look For in Barrick Gold’s Q4 Earnings(Continued from Prior Part)Factors affecting Barrick’s estimates As we’ve seen previously in the series, Barrick Gold (GOLD) has underperformed its peers year-to-date. Most of the analysts are
Digging into Gold Miners' Performances ahead of Their Q4 Results(Continued from Prior Part)The fewest “buy” ratings Among senior and intermediate miners (GDX) (JNUG), New Gold (NGD), Barrick Gold (GOLD), Eldorado Gold (EGO), and Kinross Gold
Do These Factors Point to a Strong Start for Gold in 2019?(Continued from Prior Part)Gold-backed ETFsAccording to the World Gold Council, holdings in gold-backed ETFs and similar products rose by 69 tons in 2018, equivalent to $3.4 billion worth of
Which Gold Stocks Are Looking Attractive in 2019?(Continued from Prior Part)Gold miners’ leveraged performancesGold miners are usually a leveraged play on gold prices. Even in 2018, as gold prices (GLD) fell 1.9%, the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners
Gold’s Long-Term Outlook Is Upbeat despite Short-Term Headwinds(Continued from Prior Part)Jeffrey Gundlach recommends gold The so-called “bond king” and the CEO of DoubleLine Capital, Jeffrey Gundlach, said during Barron’s 2019 Roundtable
Which Five Gold Stocks Are Analysts Loving So Far in 2019?(Continued from Prior Part)Gold miners’ leveraged performance Gold miners are usually a leveraged play on gold prices. Even in 2018, as gold prices (GLD) fell 1.9%, the VanEck Vectors Gold
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 300 points on Tuesday, giving safe-haven assets like gold a boost through leveraged exchange-traded funds (ETFs) like the Direxion Daily Jr Gold Miners Bull 3X ETF ...
Could the Newmont-Goldcorp Merger Form ‘The Go-To Gold Equity’?(Continued from Prior Part)Focused on value Newmont Mining (NEM) and Goldcorp (GG) held a conference call on January 14 to brief investors and analysts on their merger. The
On Friday, inflation data met expectations, which kept the U.S. dollar in check and allowed leveraged gold ETFs like the Direxion Daily Jr Gld Mnrs Bull 3X ETF (JNUG) and Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bull 3X ETF (NUGT) to post gains. The consumer price index for December came in line with expectations--down 0.1 percent from November and up 1.9 percent, year-on-year--marking the first decline in nine months. “Overall, inflation risks remain well in check and are well down the list of potential concerns for both the capital markets and the economy,” said Jim Baird, chief investment officer at Plante Moran Financial Advisors.
Is Barrick Worth a Look after Its Merger with Randgold? (Continued from Prior Part) ## Factors affecting Barrick’s estimates Barrick Gold (GOLD) significantly outperformed its peers in 2018. Its stock performance improved after the announcement of its merger with Randgold Resources. Most analysts are positive about the new company’s prospects following the merger. However, they’re waiting for the combined entity’s execution on its stated priorities and its resolution of other matters, such as its Tanzanian tax issues. ## Analysts’ revenue estimates Wall Street analysts expect Barrick to see revenue of $7.3 billion in 2018, implying a 13.0% fall YoY (year-over-year). The company expects its production to fall 11.0% between 2017 and 2018. This expected fall in production has been the main driver of analysts’ lower revenue estimates for the company in 2018. For 2019 and 2020, however, analysts expect Barrick’s revenue to rise 11.9% and 1.0%, respectively, due to the merger of Barrick and Randgold. Prior to the merger, Barrick’s revenue profile was on the decline. Among Barrick’s close peers (GDX) (JNUG), Newmont Mining (NEM), Goldcorp (GG), Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM), and Kinross Gold (KGC) have strong production growth profiles. ## Earnings estimates Analysts expect rather impressive growth in EBITDA for Barrick post-2018 due to merger synergies. While the company’s expected EBITDA for 2018 is $2.97 billion, implying a fall of 26% YoY, its growth in 2019 and 2020 is expected to be 11.1% and 10.2%, respectively, higher mainly due to the expectation of cost improvements in the new company. Continue to Next Part Browse this series on Market Realist: * Part 1 - Is Barrick Worth a Look after Its Merger with Randgold? * Part 2 - Will the GOLD Merger Expedite the Tanzania Dispute’s Resolution? * Part 3 - Barrick Could Emerge Leaner and Stronger after an Asset Review
Is Barrick Worth a Look after Its Merger with Randgold? The merger of Barrick Gold (GOLD) and Randgold Resources will be a step toward improving the combined entity’s shareholder returns. To achieve these returns, the new Barrick will undergo a critical review of its asset base and decide whether to dispose of some of its assets.
Gold ended 2018 on a torrid pace, lifting shares of miners and the related exchange traded funds (ETFs) in the process. The MVIS Global Junior Gold Miners Index (MVGDXJTR), a widely followed benchmark ...
Is Gold Ready to Fly in the New Year?(Continued from Prior Part)The US dollar and the Fed’s approach Like the Fed’s policies, the strong US dollar (UUP) impacted gold prices (GLD) this year. Key factors supporting the dollar this year were the Fed’s interest rate hikes and outlook, trade war concerns, and US markets’ (SPY) (QQQ) outperformance of other markets.
Bulls versus Bears on Wall Street: Time to Buy Gold in 2019? Unlike other banks, BNP Paribas has a negative bias for gold going into 2019. Harry Tchilinguirian, global head of commodity markets strategy at BNP Paribas, is negative on gold (SGOL)(GLD) and other precious metals (JNUG) in 2019 and prefers holding Treasuries (TLT) to gold and silver.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) is overweight on precious metals going into 2019. In its preview for 2019, BAML strategist Michael Widmer and his team noted that the market is close to extremely bearish on the metal. BAML uses four variables to forecast gold prices (GLD)(JNUG): the US dollar (UUP), US real interest rates (TLT), cross-asset volatility (VIX), and oil prices (USO).
For a large part of the year, gold prices (GLD) have languished due to a strong US dollar (UUP), hawkish Fed rate hike outlook, and rising equity markets. For the last few months, though, some of these factors seem to be reversing their course. Equity markets, for one, have remained quite fragile and volatile (VIX) since October. As of December 24, the S&P 500 (SPY), the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DIA), and the NASDAQ Composite (QQQ) have lost 18.9%, 16.1%, and 21.6%, respectively, since hitting their highs in mid-September.
For most of the year, gold prices (GLD) have languished, thanks to a strong US dollar (UUP), hawkish Fed rate hike outlook, and strength in the equity markets. For the last few months, though, some of these factors seem to be reversing course. Equity markets, for one, have remained quite fragile and volatile (VIX) since October.