Gold Stocks Definition: A host of factors are supporting the current bull market in gold (e.g. trade war, pandemic, protests, geo-political issues, etc.). So, which gold stocks have outperformed? The following table answers that question. Our Best Gold Stocks list presents the 12 best performing gold stocks from the beginning of the current leg of the gold rally on September 27th, 2018 to July 28th, 2020. The resulting list contains stocks that have gained 83% to 452% during that period. The following table is limited to companies with a market cap of over $5 billion.
Gold Stocks Description: The following table includes and can be sorted on: company name, dividend yield, market cap, stock price, and the intraday stock price percent change. This live table is updated throughout the trading day. Don’t miss out on important revisions to our Gold Stocks list. Get our free Dogs of the Dow Newsletter.
Gold Stocks FAQ
What are the best gold stocks?
Based on price gains between September 27th, 2018 and July 28th, 2020, the top 10 gold stocks are AngloGold Ashanti, B2Gold, Barrick Gold, Franco-Nevada, Gold Fields, Kinross Gold, Kirkland Lake Gold, Newmont, Wheaton Precious Metals, and Yamana Gold with price gains ranging between 83% and 452%.
Is there a Gold Index?
Yes. The three common gold indices in the US are the XAU Index (the PHLX Gold/Silver Index), the HUI Index (the NYSE Arca Gold Basket of Unhedged Gold Stocks or NYSE Arca Gold BUGS) and the GOX (the Chicago Board Options Exchange/CBOE Gold Index). Internationally, two other indices are the JSE Gold Index which trades on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and the S&P TSX Gold Index which trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
What are the largest gold mining stocks?
Based on market capitalization alone, the top 10 largest gold mining stocks are Agnico Eagle Mines, AngloGold Ashanti, Barrick Gold, Franco-Nevada, Gold Fields, Kinross Gold, Kirkland Lake Gold, Newmont, Royal Gold, and Wheaton Precious Metals. Note that with the exception of Agnico Eagle Mines, these large gold mining stocks all made our Best Gold Stocks list.
Do gold stocks pay dividends?
Some do — though most gold stock dividend yields are relatively low. In fact, all but one of our top 12 gold stocks pay dividends with dividend yields ranging between 0.25% and 1.45%.
Are there Gold ETFs?
There are several gold ETFs. The first U.S.-traded gold ETF is SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) which was created on November 18, 2004. It is physically backed by gold bullion.