|Bid||13.95 x 0|
|Ask||13.97 x 0|
|Day's Range||13.90 - 14.33|
|52 Week Range||12.74 - 19.32|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.00|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||42.18|
|Earnings Date||Oct 24, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.10 (0.75%)|
|1y Target Est||16.81|
Canadian investors can construct their own permanent portfolio by using ETFs like the iShares S&P/TSX 60 ETF (TSX:XIU) and a gold stock or two like Goldcorp Inc. (TSX:G)(NYSE:GG).
Analysts’ Views: Is It Time to Look at Gold Miners? As we discussed in Could Investors’ Rotation amid the Sell-Off Benefit Gold Miners? gold miners have started looking inexpensive compared to broader equities. The average ratio of the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index (GDX) and the S&P 500 Index (SPY) is 0.20 compared to the ten-year average of 0.68. Among the gold mining companies under review (GDX), Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM) and Goldcorp (GG) meet most of these criteria.
Analysts’ Views: Is It Time to Look at Gold Miners? According to the consensus compiled by Thomson Reuters, 71% of analysts covering Yamana Gold (AUY) stock have recommended a “buy,” while 15% have recommended a “hold.” AUY’s target price represents an upside potential of 54% based on its current market price. Yamana’s “buy” ratings have improved to the current level of 71% from nearly 31% a year ago.
Agnico Eagle Mines’ (AEM) operating performance in 2017 was quite strong. Rising 10.0%, its stock almost matched the benchmark gold miners’ index’s (GDX) performance. In 2018, however, it has been weaker.
Kinross Gold (KGC) has underperformed its peers YTD (year-to-date), returning -31.5%. The VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) has returned -14.5%. The SPDR Gold Trust ETF (GLD), which tracks gold’s physical price, has returned -6.4%. Geopolitical concerns have kept the pressure on KGC in 2018.
According to Thomson Reuters, of the 19 analysts covering Newmont Mining (NEM), 58.0% recommended a “buy,” 37.0% recommended a “hold,” and 5.0% recommended a “sell.” Its target price implies an upside of 38.0% based on its current market price of $30.10. Analysts’ ratings for NEM stock haven’t changed much in the last few months.
Gold stocks like Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd. (TSX:AEM)(NYSE:AEM) have rallied in the face of market uncertainty. Consider adding gold stocks to your portfolio in the face of increasing market risks.
Barrick Gold (ABX) has significantly underperformed its peers in 2018. Its stock performance has, however, improved after the announcement of its merger with Randgold Resources (GOLD). Year-to-date, its stock has declined by 13.1%, which is similar to the decline seen by the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX).
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Analysts’ Views: Is It Time to Look at Gold Miners? Of the 21 analysts covering Barrick Gold (ABX), only 14.0% recommend a “buy” for the stock, the lowest percentage of “buy” recommendations among the senior miner stocks (GDX). The decline in analysts’ optimism is mainly due to consistent issues at some of its mines.
This year started on a lukewarm note for gold and gold miners, and things started worsening after April. Gold prices have failed to draw a bid in 2018 despite many market uncertainties, including trade war tensions, the emerging market (EEM) currency crisis, and other geopolitical concerns.
White Gold Corp. (TSX.V: WGO, OTC – Nasdaq Intl: WHGOF, FRA: 29W) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that a new shallow zone of gold mineralization has been discovered on trend with the Golden Saddle deposit at the Golden Saddle West (“GS West”) target on its White Gold property, Yukon. The GS West target is located approximately 750m west of the Golden Saddle deposit, along a structural trend containing several other targets, including the high-grade Ryan’s Showing discovery announced September 6, 2018. Step out and infill drilling at Golden Saddle has also continued to return significant results, expanding the footprint and definition of the deposit.
Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX)(NYSE:ABX) and other gold equities could be the big beneficiaries of a return to volatility in October.
Usually, gold miners are a leveraged play on gold prices, meaning that when gold prices rise, gold miners outperform the underlying commodity, and vice versa.
Gold, Miners Have Surged on the Market Rout—What’s the Upside? While gold miners have been out of favor for a long time, that may be about to change. As uncertainty in the market is increasing, gold prices are poised to rise.
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Gold stocks companies like Goldcorp Inc. (TSX:G)(NYSE:GG) face near-term headwinds, but are ridiculously cheap and could roar higher as the quality of their businesses continues to improve.
Most gold companies have ample flexibility to weather a slump in gold prices. Debt has been reduced to levels that are manageable at lower gold prices and many companies have no net debt. Mining costs exclude exploration, capital projects, and other administrative costs.
Kinross Gold has underperformed its peers YTD (year-to-date), returning -31.9% as of September 24. The VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) has returned -19.1%, and the SPDR Gold Trust (GLD), which tracks gold’s physical price, has returned -8.2%. Kinross Gold’s second-quarter results were in line, but its lower revenues due to lower production disappointed investors.