The lustrous, rare, silvery-white metal Palladium has become popular among investors as well as jewelery enthusiasts as a robust choice in addition to other precious metals like gold, silver and platinum. Because of its harder metal properties, higher resitance to scratch and usual wear and tear, it has also gained prominence as a jewelry substitute. Though its main uses are in industrial applications, its low-cost compared to platinum has helped palladium become popular choice for gems and jewelery making. Its industrial uses include as a catalyst for hydrogenation and dehydrogenation reactions, in dental fillings and dental crowns, and as a three-way catalytic converters in vehicle exhaust systems. Its mining process is a bit complex and includes mining of several other metals. Palladium occurs along with deposits of other metals - like platinum, nickel, copper, silver and gold - and is obtained as a byproduct of mining such metals. See also, List of Best Performing Gold Stocks, Silver Stocks, and Platinum Stocks. Additionally, there is the list of best performing Precious Metals Stocks. Companies operating in the Palladium business include those which are exploring, developing and mining the shiny precious metal, or those which process and purify it for use in the required fields, or those which manufacture finished items like jewellery, dental and decorative items. This article provides a list of Palladium 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 Palladium stocks between the end of the previous and Dec 31, 2020, and the top 10 return generating Palladium stocks are listed below.
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The following list presents stocks of the companies which belong to the broader Palladium sector or the stock market index, their corresponding prices as of given date, and the percentage gains realized: 1) A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc. (AMRK)
Here's a look at the basic details and how the above mentioned stocks fared during the period:
A-Mark Precious Metals
A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a precious metals trading company worldwide. The company offers gold, silver, platinum, and palladium in the form of bars, pla ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of A-Mark Precious Metals. The California, CA-headquartered company A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc. (AMRK) is ranked number one among the best performing stocks of Palladium of 2020. The Basic Industries sector business falls under the Other Specialty Stores industrial sub-sector. Since the start of the year 2020, the stock price of A-Mark Precious Metals has changed by 210.16 percent, which is calculated based on the previous year's closing price of $8.27 per share and year-to-date closing price of $25.65 per share as of writing. The market value of the company as indicated by its market-cap changed from $58.15 million to $181.86 million during the same period. Along with Palladium, the company is also in the business of Silver, Platinum, Basic Industries, Specialty Stores, Financial Services, Capital Markets, Wilshire 5000, Russell 2000, among other usual products and services. A-Mark Precious Metals continues to be a leading constituent of many major stock market indexes like Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and a few other larger indexes which are part of the stock market.
Platinum Group Metals Ltd. engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of platinum and palladium properties. It explores for platinum, palladium, rhodium, gold, ruthenium, iridium, copper ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Platinum Metals. During the given months of the year 2020, Platinum Group Metals Ltd. (PLG) was successful in generating YTD returns of 174.56 percentage which helped it gain the number two 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 Platinum Metals closed at a price of $1.69 per share, while it traded at a price of $4.64 per share as of Dec 31, 2020. The company's market cap changed from $103.92 million to $330.74 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.
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, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Sibanye Gold. The South Africa-based Sibanye Gold Limited (SBGL) belongs to the Basic Industries sector and is categorized as a Precious Metals company. The stock of Sibanye Gold ended the previous year at a price of $9.93 per share. As of Dec 31, 2020, the stock price has reached $12.26 apiece, which indicates a change of 23.46 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Palladium for the year 2020 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $6.53 billion. It has now changed to $7.89 billion as of writing.
DGSE Companies, Inc. (DGSE), incorporated on October 17, 1965, buys and sells jewelry, diamonds, fine watches, rare coins and currency, precious metal bullion products, scrap gold, silver, platinum and palladium, ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of DGSE Companies. Rank number four in the coveted list is held by DGSE Companies, Inc. (DGSE) for being among the top performing stocks of 2020. Headquartered in Texas, TX, the Consumer Services sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Consumer Specialties. Since the start of the year 2020, stock of DGSE Companies has so far gained -100 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $1.4 per share and year-to-date price of $0 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $37.97 million to $0 million.This page is updated every week/month. Bookmark this site to track the best performing stocks regularly.