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Portfolio of Iron Ore Mining Stocks

Iron ore mining stocks are cyclical and should be bought only on the price upside. Before you buy any of the following stocks, be sure to study the price pattern and do not buy at the top (look for a very steep upside) or on the downside.

Here is a table of 5 well-known iron ore mining stocks.

Iron Ore Mining Stocks
Stock
Price Quote & Dividend
1-Yr Price Chart
BHP Billiton
Cliffs Natural Resources
Mesabi Trust
Rio Tinto
Vale SA
Price and dividend data from Quandl.


To inspect the performance of the Iron Ore Mining Stocks portfolio, see the returns table and chart below. Portfolio values are computed using monthly closes for from Quandl.

All 5 are included in the portfolio computations. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $2,000.00 was invested (total of $10,000) in each at its closing weekly price for the current date in 2008.


Iron Ore Mining Stocks - Return Results
Portfolio:
Iron Ore Mining Stocks
Start date:
Apr-20-2008
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Apr-20-2018
End value:
$9,185
Number prices
121
Minimum value occurred on Jan-31-2016
$2,262
Maximum value occurred on Mar-31-2011
$13,054
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
-8.15%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
-0.85%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$9,185
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
1.82%
Number returns
7,260
Number profitable returns (Winners)
2,699
Percent profitable returns
37.18%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
4,561
Percent unprofitable returns
62.82%
Winners to losers ratio
0.59
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