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Best Performing Gold Stocks of 2020

Updated Sep 15, 2020
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.
See also, List of Best Performing Silver Stocks, Palladium Stocks and Platinum Stocks. Additionally, there is the list of best performing Precious Metals Stocks.

This article provides a list of gold stocks which have generated the highest returns in the year 2020 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 Sep 15, 2020, and the top 10 return generating gold stocks are listed below.
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Top Gold Stocks With Highest Returns

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) Comstock Mining, Inc. (LODE) 2) DRDGOLD Limited (DRD) 3) International Tower Hill Mines Ltd (THM) 4) Gold Fields Limited (GFI) 5) New Gold Inc. (NGD)
 6) Avino Silver (ASM) 7) Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC) 8) ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited (ASA) 9) Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (HMY) 10) B2Gold Corp (BTG)
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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:

Comstock Mining

Comstock Mining Inc. engages in the exploration, development, and production of gold and silver in Nevada. The company operates through Mining and Real Estate segments. The Mining segment owns and con ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Comstock Mining.
At number one in the list of top stocks stands Comstock Mining, Inc. (LODE), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $0.44 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $1.29 per share as of Sep 15, 2020. It translates to a change of 193.18 percentage. The Nevada, NV-headquartered Basic Industries sector company also saw its market value change from $11.21 million to $41.71 million. The Precious Metals specialist also managed to outperform some of the major stock market indexes of which it is a part of. They include the Wilshire 5000 index, and a handful of other multi-capitalization indexes.

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, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of DRDGOLD.
Rank number two in the coveted list is held by DRDGOLD Limited (DRD) for being among the top performing stocks of 2020. 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 2020, stock of DRDGOLD has so far gained 163.55 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $5.13 per share and year-to-date price of $13.52 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $338.31 million to $1.18 billion.

International Tower Hill Mines

International Tower Hill Mines Ltd., a mineral exploration company, acquires and explores for mineral properties Canada and the United States. It holds or has rights to acquire ownership or leasehold ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of International Tower Hill Mines.
During the given months of the year 2020, International Tower Hill Mines Ltd (THM) was successful in generating YTD returns of 157.41 percentage which helped it gain the number three spot in the list of the top performing stocks which generated maximum returns during year 2020 till date. As of December of the previous year, the stock of the Canada-based International Tower Hill Mines closed at a price of $0.54 per share, while it traded at a price of $1.39 per share as of Sep 15, 2020. The company's market cap changed from $101.28 million to $269.68 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, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Gold Fields.
During the given months of the year 2020, Gold Fields Limited (GFI) was successful in generating YTD returns of 119.39 percentage which helped it gain the number four spot in the list of the top performing stocks which generated maximum returns during year 2020 till date. As of December of the previous year, the stock of the South Africa-based Gold Fields closed at a price of $6.6 per share, while it traded at a price of $14.48 per share as of Sep 15, 2020. The company's market cap changed from $5.51 billion to $12.53 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.

New Gold

New Gold Inc., an intermediate gold mining company, engages in the development and operation of mineral properties. It primarily explores for gold, silver, and copper deposits. The company's operating ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of New Gold.
The Canada-headquartered company New Gold Inc. (NGD) is ranked number five among the best performing stocks of Gold of 2020. The Basic Industries sector business falls under the Precious Metals industrial sub-sector. Since the start of the year 2020, the stock price of New Gold has changed by 110.23 percent, which is calculated based on the previous year's closing price of $0.88 per share and year-to-date closing price of $1.85 per share as of writing. The market value of the company as indicated by its market-cap changed from $597.36 million to $1.25 billion during the same period. Along with Gold, the company is also in the business of Silver, Basic Industries, Precious Metals, Basic Materials, among other usual products and services.

Avino Silver

Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the production and sale of silver, gold, and copper; and the acquisition, exploration, and advancement of mineral properties. ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Avino Silver.
Rank number six in the coveted list is held by Avino Silver (ASM) for being among the top performing stocks of 2020. Headquartered in Canada, the Basic Industries sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Precious Metals. Since the start of the year 2020, stock of Avino Silver has so far gained 96.55 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $0.58 per share and year-to-date price of $1.14 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $44.31 million to $99.48 million.

Kinross Gold

Kinross Gold Corporation is a gold mining company. The Company is engaged in gold mining and related activities, including exploration and acquisition of gold-bearing properties, the extraction and processing of ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Kinross Gold.
At number seven in the list of top stocks stands Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $4.74 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $9.3 per share as of Sep 15, 2020. It translates to a change of 96.2 percentage. The Canada-headquartered Basic Industries sector company also saw its market value change from $5.93 billion to $11.71 billion.

ASA Gold and Precious Metals

ASA Limited, incorporated on April 29, 2003, is a closed-end management investment company. The Company invests in the companies engaged in the exploration, mining or processing of gold, silver, platinum, ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of ASA Gold and Precious Metals.
ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited (ASA) has moved by 75.72 percentage over the given period of 2020-YTD, helping it gain a place at number eight among the top performing stocks. The Finance sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $13.63 apiece to the price of $23.95 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Sep 15, 2020. The smart run of the California, CA-based Investment Managers sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $262.92 million to $461.99 million over the same duration.

Harmony Gold Mining

Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited, incorporated on August 25, 1950, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in gold mining and related activities, including exploration, extraction and processing. The Companys segments include ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Harmony Gold Mining.
The South Africa-headquartered company Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (HMY) is ranked number nine among the best performing stocks of Gold of 2020. The Basic Industries sector business falls under the Precious Metals industrial sub-sector. Since the start of the year 2020, the stock price of Harmony Gold Mining has changed by 75.21 percent, which is calculated based on the previous year's closing price of $3.63 per share and year-to-date closing price of $6.36 per share as of writing. The market value of the company as indicated by its market-cap changed from $1.89 billion to $3.74 billion during the same period. Along with Gold, the company is also in the business of Silver, Basic Industries, Precious Metals, Basic Materials, among other usual products and services.

B2Gold

Canada-based gold producer with approximately four operating mines and one mine under construction. The Company has a portfolio of other evaluation and exploration projects in various countries, including Mali, Colombia, Burkina Faso, Finland, Chile and Nicaragua. ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of B2Gold.
B2Gold Corp (BTG) has moved by 73.82 percentage over the given period of 2020-YTD, helping it gain a place at number ten among the top performing stocks. The Basic Industries sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $4.01 apiece to the price of $6.97 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Sep 15, 2020. The smart run of the Canada-based Precious Metals sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $4.11 billion to $7.29 billion over the same duration.
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