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Best Performing Gold Stocks of 2019

Updated Sep 9, 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 Sep 9, 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) Eldorado Gold Corporation (EGO) 2) Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corporation (TRX) 3) Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (HMY) 4) DRDGOLD Limited (DRD) 5) Alamos Gold Inc. (AGI)
 6) Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. (KL) 7) Sibanye Gold Limited (SBGL) 8) Novagold Resources Inc. (NG) 9) Vista Gold Corporation (VGZ) 10) AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU)
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:

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.
Eldorado Gold Corporation (EGO) has moved by 199.31 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 $2.88 apiece to the price of $8.62 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Sep 9, 2019. The smart run of the Canada-based Precious Metals sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $453.93 million to $1.37 billion over the same duration.

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.
During the given months of the year 2019, Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corporation (TRX) was successful in generating YTD returns of 121 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 Tanzanian Royalty Exploration closed at a price of $0.35 per share, while it traded at a price of $0.77 per share as of Sep 9, 2019. The company's market cap changed from $46.39 million to $114.66 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.

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 and Dividend History.
Rank number three in the coveted list is held by Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (HMY) 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 Harmony Gold Mining has so far gained 84.92 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $1.79 per share and year-to-date price of $3.31 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $982.71 million to $1.9 billion.

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.
Rank number four in the coveted list is held by DRDGOLD Limited (DRD) 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 DRDGOLD has so far gained 82.21 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $2.08 per share and year-to-date price of $3.79 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $142.91 million to $289.84 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-based Alamos Gold Inc. (AGI) belongs to the Basic Industries sector and is categorized as a Precious Metals company. The stock of Alamos Gold ended the previous year at a price of $3.6 per share. As of Sep 9, 2019, the stock price has reached $6.48 apiece, which indicates a change of 80 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 $1.41 billion. It has now changed to $2.68 billion as of writing.

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.
During the given months of the year 2019, Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. (KL) was successful in generating YTD returns of 77.81 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 Toronto, ON-based Kirkland Lake Gold closed at a price of $26.32 per share, while it traded at a price of $46.8 per share as of Sep 9, 2019. The company's market cap changed from $5.47 billion to $10.12 billion during the same period YTD. The company is classified under the Basic Materials industry sector and further specialized as a sector business.

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.
Sibanye Gold Limited (SBGL) has moved by 70.32 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 $2.83 apiece to the price of $4.82 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Sep 9, 2019. The smart run of the South Africa-based Precious Metals sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $1.61 billion to $3.51 billion over the same duration.

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.
At number eight in the list of top stocks stands Novagold Resources Inc. (NG), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $3.95 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $6.59 per share as of Sep 9, 2019. It translates to a change of 66.84 percentage. The Canada-headquartered Basic Industries sector company also saw its market value change from $1.28 billion to $2.37 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 Colorado, CO-based Vista Gold Corporation (VGZ) belongs to the Basic Industries sector and is categorized as a Precious Metals company. The stock of Vista Gold ended the previous year at a price of $0.53 per share. As of Sep 9, 2019, the stock price has reached $0.86 apiece, which indicates a change of 63.19 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 $52.57 million. It has now changed to $93.47 million as of writing.

AngloGold Ashanti

AngloGold Ashanti Limited operates as a gold mining company. It also produces silver, uranium, and sulphuric acid; and dóre bars. The company operates 14 mines and 3 projects in 10 countries in South ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
At number ten in the list of top stocks stands AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $12.55 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $20.37 per share as of Sep 9, 2019. It translates to a change of 62.31 percentage. The South Africa-headquartered Basic Industries sector company also saw its market value change from $5.18 billion to $9.23 billion.
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