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Best Gold Stocks to Buy Now (2024)
Top gold stocks in 2024 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
Country
Market Cap
Shares
Institutional %
Insider %
Net Insider (L12M)
Net Insider (L3M)
GFI
GOLD FIELDS LTD
South Africa
$14.34B893,540,81318.75%0.00%
CGAU
CENTERRA GOLD INC
Canada
$1.50B214,361,40353.40%0.00%
AU
ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI (PTY) LTD
South Africa
$10.17B418,600,47330.97%0.00%
AEM
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTD
Canada
$33.73B498,193,01560.19%0.00%
GOLD
BARRICK GOLD CORP
Canada
$29.88B1,755,636,00054.62%0.00%
RGLD
ROYAL GOLD INC
United States
$8.45B65,733,06282.58%5.73%Net SellingNet Selling
AGI
ALAMOS GOLD INC
Canada
$6.59B396,956,98455.87%0.00%
KGC
KINROSS GOLD CORP
Canada
$9.91B1,227,837,97451.25%0.00%
EGO
ELDORADO GOLD CORP
Canada
$3.17B203,138,35166.38%0.00%
IDR
IDAHO STRATEGIC RESOURCES INC
United States
$118.23M12,740,3628.75%10.11%Net SellingNet Selling
WPM
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP
Canada
$25.56B453,069,25458.95%0.00%
CMCL
CALEDONIA MINING CORP PLC
Jersey
$198.09M19,194,52526.37%0.00%
OR
OSISKO GOLD ROYALTIES LTD
Canada
$3.02B185,761,00067.17%0.00%
TRX
TRX GOLD CORP
Canada
$126.49M279,235,6230.93%3.47%
SAND
SANDSTORM GOLD LTD
Canada
$1.73B297,829,74652.21%0.00%
THM
INTERNATIONAL TOWER HILL MINES LTD
Canada
$133.00M199,693,44238.63%61.37%Net Buying
IAG
IAMGOLD CORP
Canada
$1.99B496,600,00049.61%0.00%
ORLA
ORLA MINING LTD
Canada
$1.31B315,296,00042.83%0.00%
NEM
NEWMONT CORP
United States
$48.41B1,153,140,19566.50%0.50%Net Selling
FNV
FRANCO NEVADA CORP
Canada
$23.46B192,307,47767.47%0.00%
EQX
EQUINOX GOLD CORP
Canada
$1.84B329,803,14540.61%0.00%
FSM
FORTUNA SILVER MINES INC
Canada
$1.86B306,587,63034.74%0.00%
AUST
AUSTIN GOLD CORP
Canada
$12.74M13,271,7500.14%0.00%
PAAS
PAN AMERICAN SILVER CORP
Canada
$7.64B362,940,00051.54%0.00%
ARMN
ARIS MINING CORP
Canada
$593.06M141,880,42428.68%9.39%
PZG
PARAMOUNT GOLD NEVADA CORP
United States
$30.22M63,628,4114.44%18.86%
ODV
OSISKO DEVELOPMENT CORP
Canada
$171.61M84,123,41014.30%0.00%
SSRM
SSR MINING INC
United States
$1.10B202,089,81862.06%1.18%Net SellingNet Selling
BTG
B2GOLD CORP
Canada
$3.60B1,305,408,00046.19%0.00%
GLDG
GOLDMINING INC
Canada
$162.95M183,914,8536.27%0.00%
GAU
GALIANO GOLD INC
Canada
$464.30M253,716,78743.29%0.00%
CDE
COEUR MINING INC
United States
$2.17B399,320,53166.02%2.17%Net SellingNet Selling
NGD
NEW GOLD INC
Canada
$1.36B689,829,00038.53%0.00%
HYMC
HYCROFT MINING HOLDING CORP
United States
$82.34M23,063,7161.39%98.61%Net Selling
NG
NOVAGOLD RESOURCES INC
United States
$1.20B334,371,22346.55%53.45%Net BuyingNet Buying
NFGC
NEW FOUND GOLD CORP
Canada
$683.86M189,434,7023.39%0.00%
IAUX
I-80 GOLD CORP
United States
$346.38M314,888,67441.37%0.00%
DC
DAKOTA GOLD CORP
United States
$270.14M87,708,27536.32%23.63%Net Buying
GORO
GOLD RESOURCE CORP
United States
$45.85M90,791,43616.82%38.19%Net SellingNet Selling
USAU
US GOLD CORP
United States
$55.43M9,332,2777.82%61.01%Net BuyingNet Buying
VGZ
VISTA GOLD CORP
United States
$64.29M121,754,04525.50%24.00%Net SellingNet Selling
SA
SEABRIDGE GOLD INC
Canada
$1.28B86,853,77134.66%0.00%
SBSW
SIBANYE STILLWATER LTD
South Africa
$3.69B2,830,370,2513.48%0.00%
CTGO
CONTANGO ORE INC
United States
$195.23M9,631,68418.05%81.95%Net SellingNet Selling

Gold Stocks FAQ

What are the best gold stocks to buy right now in May 2024?

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

1. Gold Fields (NYSE:GFI)


Gold Fields (NYSE:GFI) is the top gold stock with a Zen Score of 51, which is 28 points higher than the gold industry average of 23. It passed 19 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Gold Fields has seen its stock return 8.89% over the past year, overperforming other gold stocks by 6 percentage points.

Gold Fields has an average 1 year price target of $15.00, a downside of -6.54% from Gold Fields's current stock price of $16.05.

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

2. Centerra Gold (NYSE:CGAU)


Centerra Gold (NYSE:CGAU) is the second best gold stock with a Zen Score of 45, which is 22 points higher than the gold industry average of 23. It passed 18 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Centerra Gold has seen its stock return 37.38% over the past year, overperforming other gold stocks by 35 percentage points.

Centerra Gold has an average 1 year price target of $10.33, an upside of 47.19% from Centerra Gold's current stock price of $7.02.

Centerra Gold stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 3 analysts covering Centerra Gold, 0% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 100% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Anglogold Ashanti (NYSE:AU)


Anglogold Ashanti (NYSE:AU) is the third best gold stock with a Zen Score of 44, which is 21 points higher than the gold industry average of 23. It passed 18 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Anglogold Ashanti has seen its stock return 1.72% over the past year, underperforming other gold stocks by -1 percentage points.

Anglogold Ashanti has an average 1 year price target of $28.50, an upside of 17.28% from Anglogold Ashanti's current stock price of $24.30.

Anglogold Ashanti stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 2 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.

What are the gold stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 14 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 5.43%, which is 3 percentage points higher than the gold industry average of 1.96%. 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 350% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

2. Newmont (NYSE:NEM)


Newmont (NYSE:NEM) has an annual dividend yield of 3.45%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the gold industry average of 1.96%. Newmont's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% three times in the last 10 years. Newmont's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Newmont's dividend payout ratio of -44.3% indicates that its dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

3. Gold Fields (NYSE:GFI)


Gold Fields (NYSE:GFI) has an annual dividend yield of 2.43%, which is the same as the gold industry average of 1.96%. Gold Fields's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% six times in the last 10 years. Gold Fields's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Gold Fields's dividend payout ratio of 49.4% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are gold stocks up?

Gold stocks were up 0.89% in the last day, and down -3.58% 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. Centerra Gold (NYSE:CGAU)


Centerra Gold (NYSE:CGAU) is the most undervalued gold stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Centerra Gold has a valuation score of 57, which is 44 points higher than the gold industry average of 13. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Centerra Gold's stock has gained 37.38% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the gold industry by 35 percentage points.

2. Eldorado Gold (NYSE:EGO)


Eldorado Gold (NYSE:EGO) is the second most undervalued gold stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Eldorado Gold has a valuation score of 43, which is 30 points higher than the gold industry average of 13. It passed 3 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Eldorado Gold's stock has gained 53.75% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the gold industry by 51 percentage points.

3. Paramount Gold Nevada (NYSEMKT:PZG)


Paramount Gold Nevada (NYSEMKT:PZG) is the third most undervalued gold stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Paramount Gold Nevada has a valuation score of 43, which is 30 points higher than the gold industry average of 13. It passed 3 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Paramount Gold Nevada's stock has gained 61.02% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the gold industry by 59 percentage points.

Are gold stocks a good buy now?

54.84% of gold stocks rated by analysts are a buy right now. On average, analysts expect gold stocks to rise by 15.62% 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 9.21x.
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