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|52 Week Range||6.71 - 9.87|
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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. Over the last one-month, outflows of investor capital in ETFs holding CDE totaled $132 million.
As the Fed’s June 12–13 meeting minutes were released yesterday, the US dollar softened, giving buoyancy to precious metals, which are dollar-denominated assets. With a cheaper US dollar, the assets are more affordable for foreign buyers and their demand surges.
Its stock price, analysts’ estimates, and its multiple took a severe hit after the Guatemalan government’s decision to suspend its Escobal mine license in July 2017. A favorable resolution to this mining issue could lead to a re-rating of the stock. Coeur Mining (CDE) and First Majestic Silver (AG) have the same forward multiples of 7.9x.
YTD (year-to-date), Coeur Mining (CDE) has underperformed its closest peers. Its return of 2.3% as of June 26 is still higher than the returns of -3.9% for the iShares Silver Trust (SLV) and -11.3% for the Global X Silver Miners ETF (SIL). Among Coeur Mining’s peers (SIL), Pan American Silver (PAAS), Hecla Mining (HL), Silver Standard Resources (SSRI), and Newmont Mining (NEM) are also trying to increase production at the lowest possible cost.
As of June 26, the SPDR Gold Shares ETF (GLD), which tracks gold prices, has fallen 3%. During that same period, the iShares Silver Trust ETF (SLV), which tracks silver prices, has fallen 3.9%. Because silver typically acts as a leveraged play on gold prices, it usually follows gold but with greater intensity.
With the revival of the US dollar, the precious metal and mining stocks have tumbled significantly over the last few months. The Global X Silver Miners ETF (SIL) and the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) have also been heavily impacted. These two funds have declined ~1.8% and ~4.6%, respectively, during the last month, and they saw respective YTD losses of 5.6% and 11.3%.
Although palladium has been the strongest among the four precious metals over the last month, it has fallen 9.8% year-to-date. Like silver, palladium often depends on industrial sentiment. It sometimes reacts more closely to the broader equity markets than its precious metal status.
Following the revival of the US dollar, precious metals and mining stocks have tumbled significantly over the last few months. Among the top precious metal mining funds, the Global X Silver Miners ETF (SIL) and the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) have also been impacted. These two funds have fallen about 7.6% and 1.8%, respectively, during the last month. They also have respective YTD (year-to-date) losses of 13.1% and 5.6%.
Despite the choppy trading pattern in the equity markets, precious metals saw downward price movement on June 25. Gold was down ~0.26% and was trading at $1,266.00 per ounce on June 25.
Moody's Investors Service, ("Moody's") changed Coeur Mining, Inc.'s (Coeur) outlook to positive from stable and affirmed the B1 Corporate Family Rating (CFR), the B1-PD Probability of Default rating, and the B1 senior unsecured notes rating. The acquisition of the Silvertip mine in October 2017, is viewed as positive, given its anticipated contribution in terms of production, earnings and the overall favorable impact on the cost structure of the company.
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.
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.
With continuing downward sentiment in precious metals, it’s important to look at what large traders and hedge funds are doing with their positions in metals. This article focuses on silver, which is predominantly a precious metal and acts as a buffer along with gold during market unrest. Silver was trading at $16.4 per ounce as of 9:00 AM. The resistance level for silver is at a 50-day moving average of $16.55.
Whereas palladium has been the strongest among the four precious metals over the last month, it has fallen 7.2% year-to-date, possibly due lower car demand in China. Palladium was trading at $1,002 on May 10, while gold was trading at $1,321. Like silver, palladium often leans more toward its industrial use than its precious-metal status. Palladium, which is used as a catalyst in diesel engines, was supported by demand for diesel vehicles rising in 2017.
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%.
All four precious metals appreciated on May 10, as forecast by RSI (relative strength index) scores the previous day. Gold rose 0.73% to $1,320.80 per ounce. Silver rose ~1.4% to $16.70, platinum rose 0.98% to $926.50, and palladium rose 2.4% to $1,002. Technicals and macroeconomic events boosted precious metals.
In this final part of the series, we’ll look at the correlation between gold and four mining stocks: Randgold Resources (GOLD), Yamana Gold (AUY), Coeur Mining (CDE), and Barrick Gold (ABX). Mining stocks generally move with gold prices. Among these four miners, Yamana Gold has shown the highest correlation with gold this year, while Randgold has the lowest correlation on a year-to-date basis.
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.
Depressed platinum prices are a major concern for platinum miners in Africa. Platinum, like palladium, is used to cut down carbon monoxide emissions and as an autocatalyst in vehicle engines. The platinum market has been in short supply for the last few years.
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.
Out of all the factors that can closely affect gold and other precious metals, the US dollar is the most crucial one. The US dollar, depicted by the US Dollar Index (or DXY), rose 0.45% on Wednesday. It has risen 1.7% in the five days to Wednesday. During the same time, gold fell 2.2%, and silver fell 4.3%. The dollar and precious metals move in opposite directions most of the time. On a YTD (year-to-date) basis, gold has risen 1.2%, while the dollar has fallen 1%.
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