|Bid||0.00 x 800|
|Ask||0.00 x 800|
|Day's Range||23.96 - 24.61|
|52 Week Range||23.84 - 36.36|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.65%|
Whenever the market experiences its cyclical cataclysms of heady ups and downs, leery investors turn to precious metals. While stocks have had a great run recently, uncertainty regarding domestic and international events continues to draw attention in the new year.
The Dow is trying to make it five up sessions in a row, while gold heads in the other direction. The metal’s retreat has hampered gold mining shares, but our call of the day from a “True Contrarian” suggests sticking with those stocks.
Of the silver miners (SIL) we’re covering in this series, Hecla Mining (HL) has the fewest “buy” ratings. Only 40% of analysts are recommending a “buy” for the stock. Tahoe Resources (TAHO) has “buy” ratings from 47% of the analysts covering the stock.
As we’ve discussed in this series, gold tends to be the strongest influence on the movement of precious metals miners. In this article, we’ll focus on the correlations of selected miners with gold. Gold is the most influential among the precious metals, and silver, platinum, and palladium are known to follow its movement.
Will Gold Be an Inflation Hedge or Tumble on the Fed's Decisions? As we’ve been discussing in this series, gold tends to influence the movements of precious metals miners. Gold also tends to dominate the precious metals: silver, platinum, and palladium are known to closely track its movements.
In this part of the series, we’ll analyze the correlation of the mining stocks to gold. Gold is the most dominant of the four precious metals, and silver, platinum, and palladium are known to closely track the movement in gold. Also, precious metals, though they belong to the equity segment of the market, are more dependent on where precious metals move, especially gold.
After reviving compared to their previous losses, the four precious metals are in negative territory again. The revival of the US dollar had a negative impact on precious metals and mining stocks during the past few weeks. The settling of the market’s unrest could have also caused a withdrawal of haven bids.
Markets were full of geopolitical tensions in April, boosting precious metals and miners’ stock prices. However, the US dollar later strengthened and the market unrest subsided, impacting precious metals and mining stocks.
When analyzing precious metals and precious metal mining companies, it’s essential to analyze the relationship between precious metals. There have been considerable ups and downs in precious metals since the beginning of 2018. Year-to-date, gold has risen 1.1%, and silver has fallen 2.2%.
Miners are usually a leveraged play on metals, rising by a higher proportion when metal prices rise and falling harder when metal prices weaken. This trend hasn’t been visible lately as company-specific factors exerted more influence on stock prices. In 2018, the iShares Silver Funds ETF (SLV), which tracks spot silver prices, has fallen 2.8%.
Gold rose 0.62% on Thursday, May 3, after a flat day on Wednesday. Gold futures for May expiration closed at $1,312.10 per ounce. Its RSI level was 30.9, which indicates that there could be a possible rebound in price.
During the last month, the market unrest had a significant effect on precious metals, which caused them to rise. However, the previous week was choppy for precious metals, and the US dollar rebounded substantially, which had a negative impact. Most mining companies also faced the adverse effects of the precious metals slump.
In this part of our series, we’ll be looking at the correlation of gold to four mining stocks: Pan American Silver (PAAS), Coeur Mining (CDE), Kinross Gold (KGC), and Eldorado Gold (EGO). Mining stocks mostly move with gold prices but not always.
Usually, precious metal mining companies follow precious metals. Precious metals have risen over the past few days, supporting mining companies.
Gold prices and the related exchange traded funds have been mostly flat over the past few days, but silver ETFs are taking off. The iShares Silver Trust (NYSEArca: SLV) and ETFS Physical Silver Shares ...
Unrest in Syria played a role in precious metals rising on Friday, April 13. The day before, Donald Trump discussed how to address a recent Syrian poison gas attack. He threatened missile strikes, which were eventually carried out, on Saturday.
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).
In this part of our series, we’ll analyze the correlation between gold and four mining stocks: Hecla Mining (HL), Kinross Gold (KGC), Eldorado Gold, (KGC), and Alacer Gold (ASR). Mining stocks tend to move with gold prices. Among these four miners under discussion, Kinross Gold has shown the highest correlation with gold while Eldorado is indicating a negative correlation to gold on a YTD or year-to-date basis.
April showers can bring May flowers, but the fourth month of the year can also be rough on silver. That could be bad news for the iShares Silver Trust (NYSEArca: SLV) and ETFS Physical Silver Shares (NYSEArca: SIVR), ...
Even as their gold counterparts rally, the iShares Silver Trust (NYSEArca: SLV) and ETFS Physical Silver Shares (NYSEArca: SIVR) and other silver exchange traded products are scuffling this year. SLV and ...