Silver has been accompanying gold as a substitute of currency since the ancient times. In fact, for a good length of period, silver prices and returns generated over a period of time have been better than that of gold. Silver continues to rank high in the list of precious metals which are used as a store of monetary value. In cases of nations where traditional currency issued by the country's central bank is undergoing massive undervaluation, gold and silver are the traditional assets which people tend to put their investments in. Silver is looked upon as a hedge against the present world inflation. Companies operating in the silver business include those which are exploring, developing and mining the shiny metal from earth, or those which process and purify it for use in the required fields, or those which manufacture finished items like jewellery, decorative items and others using the silver metal. See also, List of Best Performing Gold Stocks, Palladium Stocks and Platinum Stocks. Additionally, there is the list of best performing Precious Metals Stocks.
This article provides a list of silver 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 silver stocks between the end of the previous and Dec 31, 2020, and the top 10 return generating silver stocks are listed below.
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The following list presents stocks of the companies which belong to the broader Silver sector or the stock market index, their corresponding prices as of given date, and the percentage gains realized: 1) Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (TRQ)
There's more... See price performance, YTD-gains, market-cap and other details of all the 52 Silver stocks with sorting features in a tabular format. Alternatively, one can also explore the List of Top Silver ETFs.
Here's a look at the basic details and how the above mentioned stocks fared during the period:
Turquoise Hill Resources
Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a mining company. The company explores for copper, gold, silver, and molybdenum deposits. It primarily develops and operates ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Turquoise Hill Resources. Based on the market-cap change from $1.47 billion to $2.49 billion during the given months of the year 2020 and the share price change from $0.74 per share to a price of $12.42 per share as of Dec 31, 2020, Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (TRQ) was successful in generating YTD returns of 1578.38 percentage. Standing at the number one rank in the top performing list of Silver stocks, the Canada-based Turquoise Hill Resources is categorized as the Precious Metals sub-sector business which falls under the larger Basic Industries sector.
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 two among the best performing stocks of Silver 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 Silver, the company is also in the business of Platinum, Palladium, 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.
Taseko Mines Limited is a mining company. The Company is principally engaged in the production and sale of metals, as well as related activities, including exploration and mine development, within the province of British Columbia, Canada and the State of Arizona, the United States. ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Taseko Mines. During the given months of the year 2020, Taseko Mines Limited (TGB) was successful in generating YTD returns of 175 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 Taseko Mines closed at a price of $0.48 per share, while it traded at a price of $1.32 per share as of Dec 31, 2020. The company's market cap changed from $116.17 million to $363.47 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.
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-based New Gold Inc. (NGD) belongs to the Basic Industries sector and is categorized as a Precious Metals company. The stock of New Gold ended the previous year at a price of $0.88 per share. As of Dec 31, 2020, the stock price has reached $2.19 apiece, which indicates a change of 148.86 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Silver for the year 2020 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $597.36 million. It has now changed to $1.46 billion as of writing.
Golden Minerals Company, incorporated on March 6, 2009, is a mining company. The Company owns the Velardena and Chicago precious metals mining properties and associated oxide and sulfide processing plants ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Golden Minerals. Rank number five in the coveted list is held by Golden Minerals Company (AUMN) for being among the top performing stocks of 2020. Headquartered in Colorado, CO, the Basic Industries sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Precious Metals. Since the start of the year 2020, stock of Golden Minerals has so far gained 145.16 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $0.31 per share and year-to-date price of $0.76 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $33.09 million to $115.15 million. The stock of Golden Minerals continues to be a major constituent of many leading stock indexes which include Wilshire 5000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.
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 six 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 $1.04 per share as of Dec 31, 2020. It translates to a change of 136.36 percentage. The Nevada, NV-headquartered Basic Industries sector company also saw its market value change from $11.21 million to $35.82 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.
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. Avino Silver (ASM) has moved by 124.14 percentage over the given period of 2020-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 $0.58 apiece to the price of $1.3 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Dec 31, 2020. The smart run of the Canada-based Precious Metals sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $44.31 million to $114.35 million over the same duration.
Endeavour Silver Corp., a mid-tier precious metals mining company, engages in the mining, evaluation, acquisition, exploration, development, extraction, processing, refining, and reclamation of silver ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Endeavour Silver. Endeavour Silver (EXK) generated percentage returns of 109.13 percent during the 2020 year-to-date. Its returns are based on the share price which moved from $2.41 per share from the previous year-end to the price of $5.04 per share as of Dec 31, 2020. The company's value, as indicated by the market-cap figure, changed from $337.18 million to $793.66 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 Silver sector also fared better than that of the returns generated by some of the closley tracked stock market indexes.
EMX Royalty Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, and evaluation of mineral properties. It explores for gold, silver, copper, molybdenum, lead, zinc, volcanogenic massive sulfide, and i ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Eurasian Minerals. The number nine spot in the list of top performing stocks of the Silver sector is taken by Eurasian Minerals Inc. (EMX). The company's stock price changed from $1.65 per share at the end of December of the previous year to the price of $3.35 per share as of writing. Overall, the stock managed to realized price change of 103.03 percent during the given time period. The corresponding change in the market capitalization value of the Canada-based Basic Industries sector company was from $137 million to $280.68 million. Being ranked in the top 10 best performing stocks of the Silver sector, the company also succeeded in outperforming the returns generated by some of the popular stock market indexes.
Fortuna Silver Mines
Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. is a Canada-based mining company engaged in silver mining and related activities in Latin America, including exploration, extraction and processing. The Company operates the Caylloma silver, lead, and zinc mine ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Fortuna Silver Mines. The Canada-based Basic Industries sector company Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (FSM) holds the number ten spot among the best performing stocks of the Silver sector. Classified as the Precious Metals business, the stock price of Fortuna Silver Mines ended the previous year at a price of $4.08 per share while it reached the level of $8.24 apiece as of Dec 31, 2020 translating to a percentage change in stock price of 101.96%. As of writing, the company's market-cap value stands at $1.51 billion.This page is updated every week/month. Bookmark this site to track the best performing stocks regularly.