Thursday , 5 December 2019

Be Prepared: An Interest Rate Cut Would Benefit These 4 Junior Gold Stocks

Today we’ve dug up 4 junior gold stocks that are benefiting from the U.S. Federal Reserve’s hint at potentially cutting interest rates.

After the U.S. Federal Reserve hinted at future cuts in the federal funds interest rate if the economic outlook does not improve in the coming months, the S&P 500 hit a new intraday record as stocks began to rally. With this news of lower interest rates, investors have started to look for returns from different assets…Today we have unearthed four TSX/TSXV listed junior gold stocks that have experienced increased price and volume momentum, with a 30-day share price return greater than 30%. Price and volume momentum are a good indicator of bullishness, as increased share prices on larger volumes show heightened investor interest in a stock.

1. Eldorado Gold Corporation (TSX:ELD) – Metals and Mining

 

 

Eldorado Gold is a gold and base metals producer with mining, development, and exploration operations in Turkey (2 open pit mines), Canada (1 underground mine), Greece (2 polymetallic mines), Brazil (1 open pit iron ore mine) and operations in Romania and Serbia… In Q1/19 the Company had a total cash cost $652/ozt, and an all-in sustaining cost $1,132/ozt…

  • Market Cap: $950.2 Million
  • 30 Day Return: 36.4%
  • 30-Day Average Trading Volume (1,000): 1,051
  • 90-Day Average Trading Volume (1,000): 923

2. SEMAFO Inc. (TSX:SMF) – Metals and Mining

 

 

SEMAFO is a Canada-based, intermediate gold producer. The Company builds and operates two mines in Burkina Faso, western Africa…In Q1/19, the Company had a consolidated gold production cost between $390-$420/ozt and an all-in-sustaining cost ($/ozt) between $685-$735/ozt…

  • Market Cap: $1,685.9 Million
  • 30 Day Return: 34.1%
  • 30-Day Average Trading Volume (1,000): 1,117
  • 90-Day Average Trading Volume (1,000): 805

3. Gran Colombia Gold (TSX:GCM) – Metals and Mining

 

 

Gran Colombia is based in Canada and is a mid-tier gold producer with multiple underground mines in operation…in Colombia…In Q1/19, the Company had total cash costs of $621/ozt, and all-in-sustaining costs of $832/ozt…

  • Market Cap: $217.8 Million
  • 30 Day Return: 32.7%
  • 30-Day Average Trading Volume (1,000): 164
  • 90-Day Average Trading Volume (1,000): 149

4. Equinox Gold Corp. (TSXV:EQX) – Metals and Mining

 

 

Equinox Gold is a Canada-based company that focuses on the acquisition, exploration and development of gold, copper, and silver deposits. The Company has a 100%-owned producing open pit Mesquite Gold Mine in California, USA, a 100%-owned commissioning-stage open pit Aurizona Gold Mine in Maranhão, Brazil, and a 100%-owned pre-feasibility stage heap leach Castle Mountain Gold Mine in California, USA…In Q1/19, the Company had a total cash cost of $766/ozt, and an all-in-sustaining cost of $873/ozt…

  • Market Cap: $746.8 Million
  • 30 Day Return: 31.8%
  • 30-Day Average Trading Volume (1,000): 1,499
  • 90-Day Average Trading Volume (1,000): 795
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