Ever-Shining High Quality Gold Stocks
Gold has been long considered a safe haven asset that would be a safer investment in uncertain times. In the last three months, gold has risen over 20%. It’s a sign that investors are looking for surer investments and changing their strategy to more defensive assets. Analysts are bullish on gold prices long-term. Volatility usually means higher gold prices and right now, there is momentum.
Gold Investment is always considered to be safe haven.🥇
When the Currency ($) value falls, it drastically affects all parts of the Stock market except the yellow-metal. The price of this yellow-metal skyrocketed after the Financial Crisis of 2008 or any decline in the Currency rates. People find it as a hedge against Inflation.
During such bad financial times, Investors are seen to divest their stocks and invest in Gold. They wave back again into cheaper stocks, once Gold prices no more shoot up, rather reverts to stability.
Here we bring in 12 Gold Stocks which are highly recommended …
Agnico-Eagle Mines (AEM-T)
A Canadian based gold producer with operations in Finland and Mexico. It has moved up along with others. They have safe assets in stable countries.
Gold price has been strengthening, probably because the USD is weakening, an inverse relationship. Should do well with inflation, but it didn't. Inflation has peaked and will probably turn down this year. If you were desperate for exposure, she'd go with a larger producer in a safe region with multiple projects, such as AEM.
Detour Gold (DGC-T)
A Canadian intermediate gold mining company with a flagship mine in Detour Lake, Ontario. They are a low cost producer, with an asset that has a big reserve.
They are in the process of being taken over by KL-T. The chart for DGC-T looks fairly bullish otherwise. He would buy it here unless you thought another buyer would come along.
Alamos Gold Inc (AGI-T)
They are a junior gold producer with cash flow that comes from a mine in Mexico. The stock will benefit form rising gold prices, and moving averages are pointing for it to rise. It may be over bought recently.
May be starting to break out of its long sideways trend. Doing lots of exploration within current deposits, has expanded its high quality gold reserves. 1x book value. Yield is 1.13%. (Analysts’ price target is $13.38)
Eldorado Gold (ELD-T)
A Canadian mid-cap gold miner with operations across the world. This stock runs well ahead of the group, so it may be a little overvalued. The gold cycle is picking up so it could go higher still.
Stockchase Research Editor: Michael O'Reilly Trading under book value, this is good value for a gold producer. We like that cash reserves are increasing as they are paying down debt. Cash operating costs are $803 per oz. They signed a credit facility with Greek Banks to fund 80% of their new investment in Greece. We…
Yamana Gold Inc. (YRI-T)
A Canadian based gold producer. It does carry a lot of debt, but the stock price is improving, and it recently broke through an important resistance level.
With market volatility, gold stocks tend to be more volatile than the overall market and than gold itself. In this choppy period, he'd take it off the table right now. Deal completion risk and market volatility risk.
Goldex Resources Corp. (GDX-X)
A U.S. listed gold miner stock that is a play on volatility. The stock’s seasonal strength is from the end of June to October. In a difficult market, it is a good stock to have.
It's range-trader. During flight-to-safety periods (as he expects in the next few years when market become unglued), gold will shine again with a good rally. He's added to his position. GDX is US-listed gold miners. Gold stocks vs. gold price are 35-year lows, and gold stock vs. the S&P 500 are as cheap pre-Recesssion (2005-6).…
Barrick Gold (ABX-T)
The largest gold mining company in the world, headquartered in Toronto. They are currently currying costs out of an acquisition.
An aggressively run company. The gold market is interest now with Newmont buying Newcrest. Owning a gold position isn't bad during inflationary times. The valuation here is reasonable.
Kinross Gold (K-T)
A gold and silver mining company and one of the largest producers of it. It’s broken out of resistance recently, even though they have been facing some challenges from local government regulation.
Late-December to mid-February is gold seasonality. Kinross has corrected with the sector, but it can do well. Let it run and see if it performs well. If not, then exit.
Kirkland Lake Gold (KL-T)
A go-to name in this gold rally. The valuation is a little inflated but the company is in a good position, especially as interest rates decline. One of the best gold companies.
(A Top Pick Feb 25/21, Up 15.3%)Stockchase Research Editor: Michael O’Reilly With the recent completed acquisition by AEM now official, we now consider this position closed. When combined with the previous recommendation to cover half the position, this results in a net investment gain of 22%.
New Gold Inc. (NGD-T)
A multinational mining company active in gold, silver and copper mining. Analysts have confidence in management and doesn’t expect it to be taken over soon.
Doesn't think there will be a take-over soon. The CEO used to be the CEO of Richmond Mines. They now have an operator. On their watch list and he has confidence in management.
Premier Gold Mines (PG-T)
The company has good managers and low cost of production. They are well located in a safer part of the world as well. They also have a join venture with Barrick.
Hold until sale to Equinox, or buy more? He holds both to benefit from long-term effects of inflation. He thinks the takeout is great. EQX is well run, a buy, with a $12 price target.
Centerra Gold Inc (CG-T)
A Canadian company based in Toronto. It has good volume and is one of the fastest growing producers in the world. It also has a good management team.
(A Top Pick Feb 07/20, Up 28%) Still on track for production. They will probably continue to do well. Still good upside for the company. The company trades at a discount due to its geographic location. Well-ranked by model.