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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
AU
ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD
NYSE
Gold
$7.51B$17.981.35%$934.00M12.15x0.97
SBSW
SIBANYE STILLWATER LTD
NYSE
Gold
$8.59B$12.23-0.08%$3.14B4.21x0.90
GFI
GOLD FIELDS LTD
NYSE
Gold
$10.44B$11.760.68%$1.32B13.21x0.81
CMCL
CALEDONIA MINING CORP PLC
NYSEMKT
Gold
$164.78M$12.841.90%$42.28M8.18x0.18
BTG
B2GOLD CORP
NYSEMKT
Gold
$4.47B$4.221.20%$681.73M10.55x0.20
GAU
GALIANO GOLD INC
NYSEMKT
Gold
$89.93M$0.40-2.20%$57.58M1.54x0.02
EQX
EQUINOX GOLD CORP
NYSEMKT
Gold
$1.79B$5.912.60%$691.89M3.63x0.52
SSRM
SSR MINING INC
NASDAQ
Gold
$4.37B$20.541.03%$582.71M11.54x0.31
NGD
NEW GOLD INC
NYSEMKT
Gold
$947.07M$1.393.73%$367.20M7.72x1.61
AEM
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTD
NYSE
Gold
$25.04B$55.042.38%$1.76B28.08x0.44
FNV
FRANCO NEVADA CORP
NYSE
Gold
$27.11B$141.601.14%$1.19B36.31x0.03
WPM
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP
NYSE
Gold
$19.27B$42.752.10%$1.00B25.66x0.02
RGLD
ROYAL GOLD INC
NASDAQ
Gold
$7.54B$114.800.82%$538.09M26.33x0.06
AUY
YAMANA GOLD INC
NYSE
Gold
$5.17B$5.393.65%$1.01B35.93x0.71
NEM
NEWMONT CORP
NYSE
Gold
$54.78B$69.022.36%$4.71B52.69x0.85
ORLA
ORLA MINING LTD
NYSEMKT
Gold
$1.01B$4.06-1.34%$7.30M202.75x0.92
GORO
GOLD RESOURCE CORP
NYSEMKT
Gold
$173.14M$1.961.55%$40.61M15.08x0.75
GOLD
BARRICK GOLD CORP
NYSE
Gold
$37.92B$21.312.80%$5.60B19.55x0.61
OR
OSISKO GOLD ROYALTIES LTD
NYSE
Gold
$2.20B$11.902.32%$47.33M-72.56x0.42
HL
HECLA MINING CO
NYSE
Gold
$2.54B$4.720.00%$186.61M181.54x0.59
GLDG
GOLDMINING INC
NYSEMKT
Gold
$188.06M$1.25-7.41%$86.31M2.35x0.14
CGAU
CENTERRA GOLD INC
NYSE
Gold
$2.48B$8.351.46%-$361.03M-5.35x0.29
AAU
ALMADEN MINERALS LTD
NYSEMKT
Gold
$37.74M$0.280.00%-$1.17M-17.19x0.09
USAU
US GOLD CORP
NASDAQ
Gold
$33.22M$4.440.23%-$14.98M-2.55x0.09
IDR
IDAHO STRATEGIC RESOURCES INC
NYSEMKT
Gold
$82.33M$6.994.02%-$1.13M-33.29x0.21
PZG
PARAMOUNT GOLD NEVADA CORP
NYSEMKT
Gold
$23.20M$0.504.40%-$7.00M2.62x0.14
EGO
ELDORADO GOLD CORP
NYSE
Gold
$1.57B$8.491.68%-$94.46M-3.32x0.39
GSV
GOLD STANDARD VENTURES CORP
NYSEMKT
Gold
$136.32M$0.382.70%-$7.25M-16.52x0.02
AGI
ALAMOS GOLD INC
NYSE
Gold
$3.04B$7.762.65%$82.80M-23.52x0.32
AUST
AUSTIN GOLD CORP
NYSEMKT
Gold
N/A$1.76-3.83%-$398.25k-44.00x0.02
IAUX
I-80 GOLD CORP
NYSEMKT
Gold
N/A$2.730.37%$109.81M4.55x0.61
KGC
KINROSS GOLD CORP
NYSE
Gold
$5.99B$4.622.44%$619.00M-12.83x0.74
THM
INTERNATIONAL TOWER HILL MINES LTD
NYSEMKT
Gold
$134.77M$0.69-0.72%-$5.56M-34.50x0.01
SA
SEABRIDGE GOLD INC
NYSE
Gold
$1.15B$14.431.12%$4.62M-1,803.75x0.45
VGZ
VISTA GOLD CORP
NYSEMKT
Gold
$95.96M$0.810.37%-$12.41M-7.39x0.13
SAND
SANDSTORM GOLD LTD
NYSEMKT
Gold
$1.29B$6.702.92%N/AN/A0.05
CTGO
CONTANGO ORE INC
NYSEMKT
Gold
$150.29M$22.200.09%-$18.40M-8.22x0.24
NG
NOVAGOLD RESOURCES INC
NYSEMKT
Gold
$1.94B$5.832.64%-$36.44M-44.85x1.75
DC
DAKOTA GOLD CORP
NYSEMKT
Gold
N/A$3.23-1.82%N/AN/A0.18
NFGC
NEW FOUND GOLD CORP
NYSEMKT
Gold
$972.33M$5.92-2.31%N/A-17.21x0.23
TRX
TANZANIAN GOLD CORP
NYSEMKT
Gold
$89.16M$0.332.85%-$6.06M-13.54x0.27
CDE
COEUR MINING INC
NYSE
Gold
$1.05B$3.742.19%$152.54M-37.40x1.02
IAG
IAMGOLD CORP
NYSE
Gold
$1.11B$2.313.13%$46.10M-4.44x0.76

Gold Stocks FAQ

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

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

1. ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI (NYSE:AU)


ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI (NYSE:AU) is the top gold stock with a Zen Score of 59, which is 29 points higher than the gold industry average of 30. It passed 23 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI has seen its stock lose -28.34% over the past year, underperforming other gold stocks by -14 percentage points.

ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI has an average 1 year price target of $22.00, an upside of 22.36% from ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI's current stock price of $17.98.

ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 4 analysts covering ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI, 50% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 50% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. SIBANYE STILLWATER (NYSE:SBSW)


SIBANYE STILLWATER (NYSE:SBSW) is the second best gold stock with a Zen Score of 58, which is 28 points higher than the gold industry average of 30. It passed 21 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. SIBANYE STILLWATER has seen its stock lose -32.8% over the past year, underperforming other gold stocks by -19 percentage points.

SIBANYE STILLWATER has an average 1 year price target of $24.67, an upside of 101.69% from SIBANYE STILLWATER's current stock price of $12.23.

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

3. CALEDONIA MINING (NYSEMKT:CMCL)


CALEDONIA MINING (NYSEMKT:CMCL) is the third best gold stock with a Zen Score of 57, which is 27 points higher than the gold industry average of 30. It passed 19 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. CALEDONIA MINING has seen its stock lose -14.34% over the past year.

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. SIBANYE STILLWATER (NYSE:SBSW)


SIBANYE STILLWATER (NYSE:SBSW) has an annual dividend yield of 8.51%, which is 6 percentage points higher than the gold industry average of 2.29%. SIBANYE STILLWATER's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% five times in the last 10 years. SIBANYE STILLWATER's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

SIBANYE STILLWATER's dividend payout ratio of 35.8% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

2. CALEDONIA MINING (NYSEMKT:CMCL)


CALEDONIA MINING (NYSEMKT:CMCL) has an annual dividend yield of 4.28%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the gold industry average of 2.29%. 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 35% 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 3.79%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the gold industry average of 2.29%.

B2GOLD's dividend payout ratio of 40% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are gold stocks up?

Gold stocks were up 1.43% in the last day, and up 3.08% over the last week.

We couldn't find a catalyst for why gold stocks are up.

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 45 points higher than the gold industry average of 26. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

B2GOLD's stock has dropped -21.12% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the gold industry by -7 percentage points.

2. GALIANO GOLD (NYSEMKT:GAU)


GALIANO GOLD (NYSEMKT:GAU) is the second most undervalued gold stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. GALIANO GOLD has a valuation score of 71, which is 45 points higher than the gold industry average of 26. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

GALIANO GOLD's stock has dropped -69.85% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the gold industry by -56 percentage points.

3. EQUINOX GOLD (NYSEMKT:EQX)


EQUINOX GOLD (NYSEMKT:EQX) is the third most undervalued gold stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. EQUINOX GOLD has a valuation score of 71, which is 45 points higher than the gold industry average of 26. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

EQUINOX GOLD's stock has dropped -36.38% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the gold industry by -22 percentage points.

Are gold stocks a good buy now?

47.06% of gold stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect gold stocks to rise by 37.66% 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 19.26x.
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