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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
Recent Dividends
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 quarterly closes from Quandl.

All 5 stocks 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 quarterly price for the current date in 2007.


Iron Ore Mining Stocks - Return Results
Portfolio:
Iron Ore Mining Stocks
Start date:
Aug-16-2007
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Aug-16-2017
End value:
$7,762
Number prices
41
Minimum value occurred on Dec-31-2015
$3,175
Maximum value occurred on Mar-31-2011
$17,366
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
-22.38%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
-2.44%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$7,762
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
-6.10%
Number returns
820
Number profitable returns (Winners)
257
Percent profitable returns
31.34%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
563
Percent unprofitable returns
68.66%
Winners to losers ratio
0.46
See Multiyear Chart of Monthly Portfolio Values



See Portfolio of SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF Stocks.


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