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Best Performing Precious Metals Stocks of 2019

Updated Jul 3, 2019
Since centuries, human beings have had an affinity as well as a requirement to securely store value for the bad times. Precious metals offer that possibility, where different kinds of metals of high value have been used as a medium of storage for monetary value. Even today, gold and silver bars are used by modern day banks as well as regulators as reliable storage units. Gold, Silver, Platinum and Palladium are the most popular forms of precious metals. Gold and silver have been used since ages, while platinum and palladium have been gaining popularity recently. Hundreds of companies all across the different regions work in the business of precious metals. Instead of purchasing the physical metal, purchasing stocks of such companies is preferred by many investors as it takes away the headaches of safe storage. However, such investments also come with the stock specific risks of a particular company stock.
Among the various Precious Metals companies whose stocks are listed on stock exchanges, which ones generated the top returns this year? Which of those figured among the winners in the long list of Precious Metals stocks?
This article provides a list of Precious Metals stocks which have generated top returns in the year 2019 so far till date of writing. The list is prepared based on the percentage returns generated by the individual Precious Metals stocks between the end of the previous year and Jul 3, 2019, and the top 10 return generating Precious Metals stocks are listed below.
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Top Precious Metals Stocks With Highest Returns

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The following list presents stocks of the companies which belong to the broader Precious Metals 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) Trilogy Metals Inc. (TMQ) 4) Alamos Gold Inc. (AGI) 5) Sibanye Gold Limited (SBGL)
 6) General Moly, Inc (GMO) 7) Western Copper and Gold Corporation (WRN) 8) Gold Fields Limited (GFI) 9) Vista Gold Corporation (VGZ) 10) MAG Silver Corporation (MAG)
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Performance of Top Precious Metals 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.
The Canada-based Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corporation (TRX) belongs to the Basic Industries sector and is categorized as a Precious Metals company. The stock of Tanzanian Royalty Exploration ended the previous year at a price of $0.35 per share. As of Jul 3, 2019, the stock price has reached $1.08 apiece, which indicates a change of 208.57 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Precious Metals for the year 2019 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $46.39 million. It has now changed to $153.57 million as of writing.

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.
Rank number two in the coveted list is held by Eldorado Gold Corporation (EGO) 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 Eldorado Gold has so far gained 116.67 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $2.88 per share and year-to-date price of $6.24 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $453.93 million to $989.88 million.

Trilogy Metals

Trilogy Metals Inc., a base metals exploration company, explores for and develops mineral properties in the United States. It principally holds interests in the Upper Kobuk mineral projects that include the Arc ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The Vancouver, BC-based Basic Industries sector company Trilogy Metals Inc. (TMQ) holds the three spot among the best performing stocks of the Precious Metals sector. Classified as the Precious Metals business, the stock price of Trilogy Metals ended the previous year at a price of $1.73 per share while it reached the level of $3.09 apiece as of Jul 3, 2019 translating to a percentage change in stock price of 78.61%. As of writing, the company's market-cap value stands at $427.06 million.

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.
The Canada-headquartered company Alamos Gold Inc. (AGI) is ranked number four among the best performing stocks of Precious Metals of 2019. The Basic Industries sector business falls under the Precious Metals industrial sub-sector. Since the start of the year 2019, the stock price of Alamos Gold has changed by 68.89 percent, which is calculated based on the previous year's closing price of $3.6 per share and year-to-date closing price of $6.08 per share as of writing. The market value of the company as indicated by its market-cap changed from $1.41 billion to $2.33 billion during the same period. Along with Precious Metals, the company is also in the business of Gold, Silver, Basic Industries, Basic Materials, among other usual products and services.

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.
During the given months of the year 2019, Sibanye Gold Limited (SBGL) was successful in generating YTD returns of 63.6 percentage which helped it gain the number five 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 South Africa-based Sibanye Gold closed at a price of $2.83 per share, while it traded at a price of $4.63 per share as of Jul 3, 2019. The company's market cap changed from $1.61 billion to $3.02 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.

General Moly

General Moly, Inc., incorporated on August 22, 2007, is engaged in the business of the exploration, development and mining of properties containing molybdenum. The Company, through its subsidiary, Eureka Moly, ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Based on the market-cap change from $30.81 million to $47.12 million during the given months of the year 2019 and the share price change from $0.22 per share to a price of $0.34 per share as of Jul 3, 2019, General Moly, Inc (GMO) was successful in generating YTD returns of 55.73 percentage. Standing at the number six rank in the top performing list of Precious Metals stocks, the Colorado, CO-based General Moly is categorized as the Precious Metals sub-sector business which falls under the larger Basic Industries sector. It is also a part of few famous stock indexes that are used to track the overall performance of the stock market. They include Wilshire 5000 index, and a few more broader-level indexes that are actively tracked in the market.

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.
Western Copper and Gold Corporation (WRN) has moved by 48.38 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 $0.45 apiece to the price of $0.67 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 $44.72 million to $70.83 million over the same duration.

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.
At number eight in the list of top stocks stands Gold Fields Limited (GFI), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $3.52 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $5.18 per share as of Jul 3, 2019. It translates to a change of 47.16 percentage. The South Africa-headquartered Basic Industries sector company also saw its market value change from $2.9 billion to $4.3 billion.

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.
The number nine spot in the list of top performing stocks of the Precious Metals sector is taken by Vista Gold Corporation (VGZ). The company's stock price changed from $0.53 per share at the end of December of the previous year to the price of $0.78 per share as of writing. Overall, the stock managed to realized price change of 46.96 percent during the given time period. The corresponding change in the market capitalization value of the Colorado, CO-based Basic Industries sector company was from $52.57 million to $78.31 million. Being ranked in the top 10 best performing stocks of the Precious Metals sector, the company also succeeded in outperforming the returns generated by some of the popular stock market indexes.

MAG Silver

MAG Silver Corp. focuses on acquiring, exploring, and development of mineral properties in Canada. It explores for copper, gold, silver, lead, and zinc deposits. The company primarily holds interests ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
MAG Silver (MAG) generated percentage returns of 44.66 percent during the 2019 year-to-date. Its returns are based on the share price which moved from $7.3 per share from the previous year-end to the price of $10.56 per share as of Jul 3, 2019. The company's value, as indicated by the market-cap figure, changed from $624.63 million to $905.94 million during the same period.
The company is categorized as a Basic Industries speciality business with further classification in the Precious Metals sub-category. Based in Canada, the YTD performance of the Precious Metals sector also fared better than that of the returns generated by some of the closley tracked stock market indexes.
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