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Best Performing Gold Stocks of 2019

Updated Jul 3, 2019
Gold has been the leading precious metal since the start of economic activities in the human life. In fact, it was used as the default currency for a very long period before other metal-based coins and paper-based currency notes came into circulation. Centuries later, gold still finds the top rank among metals which hold investment value. To prevent the risk of inflation and erosion of value, individuals and even institutions like banks store money-equivalents in gold holdings making gold an attractive choice for investments. A lot of individuals like to purchase stocks of companies which are deriving their business and revenue from gold and gold-linked activities. They include stocks of companies which are in gold mining, gold purification, gold processing, gold items manufacturing like jewellery, companies offering loan against gold and even those which are offering safe deposits and vaults for storing gold. While there is a long List of Gold ETFs which allow investors the convenience of investing in a basket of several gold stocks, one can always pick and choose individual stocks from the gold industry for investments.
This article provides a list of gold stocks which have generated the highest returns in the year 2019 till date of writing. The list is prepared based on the percentage returns generated by the individual gold stock between the end of the previous and Jul 3, 2019, and the top 10 return generating gold stocks are listed below.
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Top Gold Stocks With Highest Returns

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The following list presents stocks of the companies which belong to the broader Gold sector or the stock market index, their corresponding prices as of given date, and the percentage gains realized:
 1) Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corporation (TRX) 2) Eldorado Gold Corporation (EGO) 3) Alamos Gold Inc. (AGI) 4) Sibanye Gold Limited (SBGL) 5) Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. (KL)
 6) Western Copper and Gold Corporation (WRN) 7) Gold Fields Limited (GFI) 8) Vista Gold Corporation (VGZ) 9) Novagold Resources Inc. (NG) 10) DRDGOLD Limited (DRD)
There's more... See price performance, YTD-gains, market-cap and other details of all the 49 Gold stocks with sorting features in a tabular format. Alternatively, one can also explore the List of Top Gold ETFs.
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Performance of Top Gold Stocks

Here's a look at the basic details and how the above mentioned stocks fared during the period:

Tanzanian Royalty Exploration

Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corporation engages in the exploration and development of mineral property interests in the United Republic of Tanzania. The company primarily explores for gold deposits. ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corporation (TRX) has moved by 208.57 percentage over the given period of 2019-YTD, helping it gain a place at number one among the top performing stocks. The Basic Industries sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $0.35 apiece to the price of $1.08 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Jul 3, 2019. The smart run of the Canada-based Precious Metals sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $46.39 million to $153.57 million over the same duration.

Eldorado Gold

Eldorado Gold Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, development, and mining of gold properties in Turkey, Greece, Brazil, Serbia, Canada, and Romania. The company ho ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
During the given months of the year 2019, Eldorado Gold Corporation (EGO) was successful in generating YTD returns of 116.67 percentage which helped it gain the number two spot in the list of the top performing stocks which generated maximum returns during year 2019 till date. As of December of the previous year, the stock of the Canada-based Eldorado Gold closed at a price of $2.88 per share, while it traded at a price of $6.24 per share as of Jul 3, 2019. The company's market cap changed from $453.93 million to $989.88 million during the same period YTD. The company is classified under the Basic Industries industry sector and further specialized as a Precious Metals sector business.

Alamos Gold

Alamos Gold Inc. is a Canada-based company, which is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and extraction of precious metals. The Companys segments include Young-Davidson, Mulatos, El Chanate and Corporate/other. ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Rank number three in the coveted list is held by Alamos Gold Inc. (AGI) for being among the top performing stocks of 2019. Headquartered in Canada, the Basic Industries sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Precious Metals. Since the start of the year 2019, stock of Alamos Gold has so far gained 68.89 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $3.6 per share and year-to-date price of $6.08 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $1.41 billion to $2.33 billion.

Sibanye Gold

Sibanye Gold Limited (Sibanye), incorporated on December 12, 2002, is a South Africa-based mining company. The Company owns and operates gold and uranium operations, and projects throughout the Witwatersrand Basin. ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Rank number four in the coveted list is held by Sibanye Gold Limited (SBGL) for being among the top performing stocks of 2019. Headquartered in South Africa, the Basic Industries sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Precious Metals. Since the start of the year 2019, stock of Sibanye Gold has so far gained 63.6 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $2.83 per share and year-to-date price of $4.63 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $1.61 billion to $3.02 billion.

Kirkland Lake Gold

Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. engages in the exploration and development of gold properties. The company owns and operates four underground gold mines, including the Macassa mine, the Holt mine, and the Taylor mine i ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The Toronto, ON-based Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. (KL) belongs to the Basic Materials sector and is categorized as a company. The stock of Kirkland Lake Gold ended the previous year at a price of $26.32 per share. As of Jul 3, 2019, the stock price has reached $42.64 apiece, which indicates a change of 62.01 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Gold for the year 2019 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $5.47 billion. It has now changed to $9.05 billion as of writing.

Western Copper and Gold

Western Copper and Gold Corporation, an exploration stage company, engages in the exploration and development of mineral properties in Canada. The company explores for gold, silver, copper, and molybd ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
During the given months of the year 2019, Western Copper and Gold Corporation (WRN) was successful in generating YTD returns of 48.38 percentage which helped it gain the number six spot in the list of the top performing stocks which generated maximum returns during year 2019 till date. As of December of the previous year, the stock of the Canada-based Western Copper and Gold closed at a price of $0.45 per share, while it traded at a price of $0.67 per share as of Jul 3, 2019. The company's market cap changed from $44.72 million to $70.83 million during the same period YTD. The company is classified under the Basic Industries industry sector and further specialized as a Precious Metals sector business.

Gold Fields

Gold Fields Limited operates as a gold producer with reserves and resources in South Africa, Ghana, Australia, and Peru. It holds interests in 7 operating mines with an annual gold-equivalent producti ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Gold Fields Limited (GFI) has moved by 47.16 percentage over the given period of 2019-YTD, helping it gain a place at number seven among the top performing stocks. The Basic Industries sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $3.52 apiece to the price of $5.18 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Jul 3, 2019. The smart run of the South Africa-based Precious Metals sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $2.9 billion to $4.3 billion over the same duration.

Vista Gold

Vista Gold Corp., incorporated on June 11, 2013, is engaged in the gold mining industry. The Company focuses on the evaluation, acquisition, exploration and advancement of gold exploration. The Company ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
At number eight in the list of top stocks stands Vista Gold Corporation (VGZ), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $0.53 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $0.78 per share as of Jul 3, 2019. It translates to a change of 46.96 percentage. The Colorado, CO-headquartered Basic Industries sector company also saw its market value change from $52.57 million to $78.31 million.

Novagold Resources

NovaGold Resources Inc. primarily explores for and develops gold mineral properties in Canada and the United States. Its principal asset is the Donlin Gold property covering an area of 71,420 acres lo ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The Canada-based Novagold Resources Inc. (NG) belongs to the Basic Industries sector and is categorized as a Precious Metals company. The stock of Novagold Resources ended the previous year at a price of $3.95 per share. As of Jul 3, 2019, the stock price has reached $5.66 apiece, which indicates a change of 43.29 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Gold for the year 2019 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $1.28 billion. It has now changed to $1.91 billion as of writing.

DRDGOLD

DRDGOLD Limited, a gold mining company, engages in surface gold tailings retreatment business in South Africa. The company's activities include exploration, extraction, processing, and smelting. It re ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
At number ten in the list of top stocks stands DRDGOLD Limited (DRD), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $2.08 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $2.95 per share as of Jul 3, 2019. It translates to a change of 41.83 percentage. The South Africa-headquartered Basic Industries sector company also saw its market value change from $142.91 million to $199.43 million.
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