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Best Gold Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top gold stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best gold stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the gold industry.

Industry: Gold
Ticker
Company
Exchange
Industry
Zen Score
Market Cap
Price
1d %
EBITDA
P/E
D/E
CMCL
CALEDONIA MINING CORP PLC
NYSEMKT
Gold
$116.27M$9.06-5.92%$46.80M4.04x0.14
GFI
GOLD FIELDS LTD
NYSE
Gold
$6.35B$7.15-6.78%$1.32B8.03x0.81
BTG
B2GOLD CORP
NYSEMKT
Gold
$3.17B$2.98-4.49%$674.34M8.05x0.20
SBSW
SIBANYE STILLWATER LTD
NYSE
Gold
$5.74B$8.18-7.67%$3.14B2.81x0.90
AU
ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD
NYSE
Gold
$5.08B$12.16-6.75%$934.00M8.22x0.97
SSRM
SSR MINING INC
NASDAQ
Gold
$2.84B$13.60-3.82%$517.78M7.51x0.29
SAND
SANDSTORM GOLD LTD
NYSEMKT
Gold
$1.07B$5.59-8.06%$122.76M17.47x0.07
CGAU
CENTERRA GOLD INC
NYSE
Gold
$904.54M$4.11-5.08%$505.07M3.16x0.23
RGLD
ROYAL GOLD INC
NASDAQ
Gold
$5.79B$88.20-4.01%$512.28M21.05x0.06
WPM
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP
NYSE
Gold
$13.57B$30.04-4.39%$980.13M18.46x0.01
AEM
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTD
NYSE
Gold
$17.81B$39.07-5.01%$2.03B21.83x0.43
AGI
ALAMOS GOLD INC
NYSE
Gold
$2.64B$6.73-5.34%$282.40M51.77x0.33
FNV
FRANCO NEVADA CORP
NYSE
Gold
$21.85B$114.13-3.45%$1.21B28.46x0.03
NEM
NEWMONT CORP
NYSE
Gold
$32.74B$41.25-2.94%$4.13B41.67x0.85
ORLA
ORLA MINING LTD
NYSEMKT
Gold
$783.19M$3.030.33%$28.35M151.50x0.92
NGD
NEW GOLD INC
NYSEMKT
Gold
$538.87M$0.79-9.20%$330.70M5.64x1.30
IDR
IDAHO STRATEGIC RESOURCES INC
NYSEMKT
Gold
$60.53M$5.050.00%-$1.60M-18.04x0.22
GORO
GOLD RESOURCE CORP
NYSEMKT
Gold
$137.86M$1.56-6.02%$46.90M11.14x0.70
OR
OSISKO GOLD ROYALTIES LTD
NYSE
Gold
$1.75B$9.46-3.67%$80.87M-411.30x0.29
GOLD
BARRICK GOLD CORP
NYSE
Gold
$25.64B$14.48-3.92%$5.59B12.81x0.59
AUY
YAMANA GOLD INC
NYSE
Gold
$3.88B$4.04-6.26%$1.01B14.96x0.72
TFPM
TRIPLE FLAG PRECIOUS METALS CORP
NYSE
Gold
N/A$12.09-3.71%$111.71M38.98x0.01
GAU
GALIANO GOLD INC
NYSEMKT
Gold
$103.02M$0.46-5.57%-$74.83M-1.35x0.02
AAU
ALMADEN MINERALS LTD
NYSEMKT
Gold
$30.19M$0.22-4.35%-$1.49M-9.57x0.09
PZG
PARAMOUNT GOLD NEVADA CORP
NYSEMKT
Gold
$13.79M$0.30-4.52%-$7.00M1.56x0.14
EQX
EQUINOX GOLD CORP
NYSEMKT
Gold
$969.42M$3.19-6.45%$323.96M11.81x0.54
EGO
ELDORADO GOLD CORP
NYSE
Gold
$983.21M$5.35-7.12%-$15.96M-2.26x0.40
USAU
US GOLD CORP
NASDAQ
Gold
$30.23M$3.62-6.94%-$12.22M-2.19x0.13
HL
HECLA MINING CO
NYSE
Gold
$1.97B$3.63-8.79%$167.26M-726.00x0.52
THM
INTERNATIONAL TOWER HILL MINES LTD
NYSEMKT
Gold
$90.82M$0.47-6.44%-$4.58M-23.25x0.00
AUST
AUSTIN GOLD CORP
NYSEMKT
Gold
N/A$1.04-5.79%-$398.25k-26.05x0.02
KGC
KINROSS GOLD CORP
NYSE
Gold
$4.30B$3.31-6.76%$428.50M-6.90x0.74
NFGC
NEW FOUND GOLD CORP
NYSEMKT
Gold
$545.29M$3.32-10.03%-$73.54M-7.02x0.25
SA
SEABRIDGE GOLD INC
NYSE
Gold
$887.96M$11.06-10.95%$9.98M356.77x0.41
ODV
OSISKO DEVELOPMENT CORP
NYSE
Gold
$348.44M$4.61-5.73%N/AN/A0.21
NG
NOVAGOLD RESOURCES INC
NYSEMKT
Gold
$1.44B$4.31-2.93%-$40.68M-30.79x2.21
VGZ
VISTA GOLD CORP
NYSEMKT
Gold
$63.79M$0.54-0.92%-$13.08M-4.91x0.08
TRX
TRX GOLD CORP
NYSEMKT
Gold
$104.91M$0.38-9.74%-$4.50M-25.33x0.25
CTGO
CONTANGO ORE INC
NYSEMKT
Gold
$202.39M$29.870.23%-$23.24M-8.56x1.81
GLDG
GOLDMINING INC
NYSEMKT
Gold
$126.15M$0.82-5.20%-$6.30M-21.58x0.12
DC
DAKOTA GOLD CORP
NYSEMKT
Gold
$208.78M$2.90-2.36%N/AN/A0.05
CDE
COEUR MINING INC
NYSE
Gold
$780.81M$2.78-7.33%$35.76M-5.45x1.17
IAG
IAMGOLD CORP
NYSE
Gold
$483.79M$1.01-10.62%$55.50M-1.91x0.82
IAUX
I-80 GOLD CORP
NYSEMKT
Gold
$391.80M$1.63-6.32%N/AN/A0.71

Gold Stocks FAQ

What are the best gold stocks to buy right now in Sep 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best gold mining stocks to buy right now are:

1. Caledonia Mining (NYSEMKT:CMCL)


Caledonia Mining (NYSEMKT:CMCL) is the top gold stock with a Zen Score of 64, which is 33 points higher than the gold industry average of 31. It passed 22 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Caledonia Mining has seen its stock lose -25.19% over the past year, underperforming other gold stocks by -7 percentage points.

2. Gold Fields (NYSE:GFI)


Gold Fields (NYSE:GFI) is the second best gold stock with a Zen Score of 63, which is 32 points higher than the gold industry average of 31. It passed 24 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Gold Fields has seen its stock lose -11.73% over the past year, overperforming other gold stocks by 7 percentage points.

Gold Fields has an average 1 year price target of $13.77, an upside of 92.55% from Gold Fields's current stock price of $7.15.

Gold Fields stock has a consensus Hold recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 3 analysts covering Gold Fields, 0% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 33.33% have issued a Buy, 66.67% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. B2gold (NYSEMKT:BTG)


B2gold (NYSEMKT:BTG) is the third best gold stock with a Zen Score of 62, which is 31 points higher than the gold industry average of 31. It passed 23 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. B2gold has seen its stock lose -13.87% over the past year, overperforming other gold stocks by 5 percentage points.

B2gold has an average 1 year price target of $6.00, an upside of 101.34% from B2gold's current stock price of $2.98.

B2gold stock has a consensus Sell recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 2 analysts covering B2gold, 0% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 50% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 50% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the gold stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 20 gold stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 gold stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Caledonia Mining (NYSEMKT:CMCL)


Caledonia Mining (NYSEMKT:CMCL) has an annual dividend yield of 6.18%, which is 3 percentage points higher than the gold industry average of 3.21%. Caledonia Mining's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Caledonia Mining's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Caledonia Mining's dividend payout ratio of 25% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

2. Centerra Gold (NYSE:CGAU)


Centerra Gold (NYSE:CGAU) has an annual dividend yield of 5.37%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the gold industry average of 3.21%.

Centerra Gold's dividend payout ratio of 17.1% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. B2gold (NYSEMKT:BTG)


B2gold (NYSEMKT:BTG) has an annual dividend yield of 5.37%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the gold industry average of 3.21%.

B2gold's dividend payout ratio of 43.2% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are gold stocks down?

Gold stocks were down -4.26% in the last day, and down -4.89% over the last week. Seabridge Gold was the among the top losers in the gold industry, dropping -10.95% yesterday.

Shares of precious metals companies are trading lower as gold futures drop amid a gain in the US dollar index. Recent Fed rate hikes this year have aimed to curb inflation, which could also drive a rotation out of inflationary hedge assets such as gold and silver.

What are the most undervalued gold stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued gold stocks right now are:

1. B2gold (NYSEMKT:BTG)


B2gold (NYSEMKT:BTG) is the most undervalued gold stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. B2gold has a valuation score of 71, which is 46 points higher than the gold industry average of 25. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

B2gold's stock has dropped -13.87% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the gold industry by 5 percentage points.

2. Anglogold Ashanti (NYSE:AU)


Anglogold Ashanti (NYSE:AU) is the second most undervalued gold stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Anglogold Ashanti has a valuation score of 71, which is 46 points higher than the gold industry average of 25. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Anglogold Ashanti's stock has dropped -20.05% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the gold industry by -2 percentage points.

3. Ssr Mining (NASDAQ:SSRM)


Ssr Mining (NASDAQ:SSRM) is the third most undervalued gold stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Ssr Mining has a valuation score of 71, which is 46 points higher than the gold industry average of 25. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Ssr Mining's stock has dropped -7.17% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the gold industry by 11 percentage points.

Are gold stocks a good buy now?

44.74% of gold stocks rated by analysts are a buy right now. On average, analysts expect gold stocks to rise by 70.75% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the gold industry?

The average P/E ratio of the gold industry is 9.93x.
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