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Best Performing Iron Stocks of 2019

Updated Mar 8, 2019
Iron has been the fundamental metal since the start of life. It is widely used across all metallic needs, uses and applications. It is also a key ingredient which is mixed with other metals or minerals to form useful alloys and compounds. Iron is available in earth in the form of iron ore which contains iron plus vast quantities of impurities like such as sand and clay. Iron ore mined from earth goes through the purification process to extract iron, which is then ready for use as required.
Many companies are in the business of iron ore mining, iron ore purification, manufacturing various forms or iron and related alloys and compounds, manufacturing finished and semi-finished products using iron, and working in the services of iron-based sector, like maintenance of facilities that are build with iron. Since iron is a key ingredient of steel which is widely used, there are many steel stocks that can be explored for investments in addition to considering iron-based stock investments.
This article presents a list of iron stocks - that is, stocks of the companies which operate in the iron metal related industry. List is presented in the year-to-date (YTD) performance as achieved by the stocks. The stock that generated maximum returns from December of the previous year till date of writing holds a higher rank. See related: List of best perfoming Steel Stocks.
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Top Iron Stocks With Highest Returns

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The following list presents stocks of the companies which belong to the broader Iron sector or the stock market index, their corresponding prices as of given date, and the percentage gains realized:
 1) Ferroglobe PLC (GSM) 2) Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (CLF) 3) Icahn Enterprises L.P. (IEP) 4) Mesabi Trust (MSB) 5) Rio Tinto Plc (RIO)
 6) BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) 7) Mechel PAO (MTL) 8) Gerdau S.A. (GGB) 9) China Natural Resources, Inc. (CHNR) 10) VALE S.A. (VALE)
There's more... See price performance, YTD-gains, market-cap and other details of all the 11 Iron stocks with sorting features in a tabular format. Alternatively, one can also explore the List of Top Iron ETFs.
Top 10 Iron Stocks All Iron Stocks All Iron ETFs Top Dividend-paying Iron Stocks

Performance of Top Iron Stocks

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

Ferroglobe

Ferroglobe PLC, formerly VeloNewco Limited, is engaged in silicon and specialty metals industry. The Company produces silicon metal and silicon- and manganese-based alloy, which serves customers in the chemical, aluminum, ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
At number one in the list of top stocks stands Ferroglobe PLC (GSM), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $1.59 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $2.43 per share as of Mar 8, 2019. It translates to a change of 52.83 percentage. The United Kingdom-headquartered Capital Goods sector company also saw its market value change from $273.45 million to $417.9 million.

Cliffs Natural Resources

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. operates as an iron ore mining company in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company operates four iron ore mines, including the Tilden mine in Michigan; and the ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
During the given months of the year 2019, Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (CLF) was successful in generating YTD returns of 27.18 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 Ohio, OH-based Cliffs Natural Resources closed at a price of $7.69 per share, while it traded at a price of $9.78 per share as of Mar 8, 2019. The company's market cap changed from $2.29 billion to $2.86 billion during the same period YTD. It ranks as a key constituent of major indexes that include Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators. The company is classified under the Basic Industries industry sector and further specialized as a Precious Metals sector business.

Icahn Enterprises

Icahn Enterprises L.P. (Icahn Enterprises), incorporated on February 17, 1987, is a holding company. The Companys segments include Investment, Automotive, Energy, Metals, Railcar, Gaming, Food Packaging, Mining, Real Estate and ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The New York, NY-based Icahn Enterprises L.P. (IEP) belongs to the Capital Goods sector and is categorized as a Auto Parts - OEM company. The stock of Icahn Enterprises ended the previous year at a price of $57.08 per share. As of Mar 8, 2019, the stock price has reached $70.15 apiece, which indicates a change of 22.9 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Iron for the year 2019 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $10.65 billion. It has now changed to $13.43 billion as of writing.

Mesabi Trust

Mesabi Trust, a royalty trust, engages in iron ore mining business in the United States. The company was founded in 1919 and is based in New York, New York. ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Mesabi Trust (MSB) has moved by 19.16 percentage over the given period of 2019-YTD, helping it gain a place at number four among the top performing stocks. The Basic Industries sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $23.69 apiece to the price of $28.23 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Mar 8, 2019. The smart run of the New York, NY-based Precious Metals sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $310.81 million to $370.38 million over the same duration.

Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto plc, a mining and metals company, explores for, develops, produces, and processes minerals and metals worldwide. It finds, mines, and processes mineral resources, including aluminum, copper, ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Rank number five in the coveted list is held by Rio Tinto Plc (RIO) for being among the top performing stocks of 2019. Headquartered in Australia, the Basic Industries sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Precious Metals. Since the start of the year 2019, stock of Rio Tinto has so far gained 12.75 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $48.48 per share and year-to-date price of $54.66 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $78.01 billion to $79.73 billion.

BHP Billiton

BHP Group discovers, acquires, develops, and markets natural resources worldwide. The company engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas properties; and mining of copper, s ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The Australia-based BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) belongs to the Basic Industries sector and is categorized as a Precious Metals company. The stock of BHP Billiton ended the previous year at a price of $46.3 per share. As of Mar 8, 2019, the stock price has reached $51.65 apiece, which indicates a change of 11.56 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Iron for the year 2019 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $166.5 billion. It has now changed to $189.37 billion as of writing.

Mechel PAO

Mechel PAO, together with its subsidiaries, engages in mining, steel, and power businesses in Russia, Asia, Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States, the Middle East, the United States, and internationall ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
At number seven in the list of top stocks stands Mechel PAO (MTL), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $1.98 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $2.15 per share as of Mar 8, 2019. It translates to a change of 8.59 percentage. The Moscow, -headquartered Basic Industries sector company also saw its market value change from $412.11 million to $447.49 million.

Gerdau

Gerdau S.A. provides steel-related products and services worldwide. It operates through four segments: Brazil Operations, North America Operations, South America Operations, and Special Steel Operatio ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Gerdau S.A. (GGB) has moved by 1.6 percentage over the given period of 2019-YTD, helping it gain a place at number eight among the top performing stocks. The Capital Goods sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $3.76 apiece to the price of $3.82 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Mar 8, 2019. The smart run of the Brazil-based Steel and Iron sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $5.88 billion to $6.24 billion over the same duration.

China Natural Resources

China Natural Resources, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration of metal properties in the People's Republic of China. The company primarily explores for lead, silver, copper, and ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Rank number nine in the coveted list is held by China Natural Resources, Inc. (CHNR) for being among the top performing stocks of 2019. Headquartered in Hong Kong, the Basic Industries sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Precious Metals. Since the start of the year 2019, stock of China Natural Resources has so far gained 1.04 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $1.69 per share and year-to-date price of $1.71 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $42.11 million to $42.54 million.

VALE SA

Vale S.A., together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells iron ore and iron ore pellets for use as raw materials in steelmaking in Brazil and internationally. It operates through Ferrous Minerals, ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
During the given months of the year 2019, VALE S.A. (VALE) was successful in generating YTD returns of -4.55 percentage which helped it gain the number ten 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 Brazil-based VALE SA closed at a price of $13.19 per share, while it traded at a price of $12.59 per share as of Mar 8, 2019. The company's market cap changed from $74.06 billion to $66.66 billion during the same period YTD. The company is classified under the Basic Industries industry sector and further specialized as a Precious Metals sector business.
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