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Portfolio of Platinum and Palladium Mining Stocks

Stock prices of the platinum group metals (PGMs) mining companies tend to follow the underlying prices platinum, palladium and rhodium (see price charts). PGMs are mined primarily in South Africa with lesser operations in Canada, Russia and the U.S.

The following 8 stocks are extremely volatile so study their chart patterns before buying or selling them.

PGMs Mining Stocks
Stock
Price Quote & Dividend
1-Year Price Chart
Dividend Chart*
Anglo American Platinum Limited
Aquarius
Atlatsa Resources Corporation
Eastern Platinum
Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd.
North American Palladium
Platinum Group Metals
Stillwater Mining
Click small charts (sparklines) to expand. * Uses 10 years or all years of prices, whichever is less.


To follow the progress of the PGMs Mining Stocks portfolio, check out the returns table and chart below. Portfolio values are computed using weekly closes for stocks from Yahoo! Finance.

The 6 stocks included in the portfolio computations are: AGPPY, ATL, IMPUY, PAL, PLG and SWC. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $1,666.67 was invested (total of $10,000) in each stock at its closing weekly price for the current date for 2006. AQP.AX and ELR.TO were excluded from the portfolio computations because of insufficient price data.


PGMs Mining Stocks - Return Results
Portfolio:
PGMs Mining Stocks
Start date:
Sep-18-2006
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Sep-18-2014
End value:
$6,907
Number prices
418
Minimum value occurred on Oct-20-2008
$4,081
Maximum value occurred on Oct-22-2007
$27,415
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
-30.93%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
-4.50%
Sharpe Ratio
-0.75
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$6,907
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
-16.13%
Number returns
87,153
Number profitable returns (Winners)
25,356
Percent profitable returns
29.09%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
61,797
Percent unprofitable returns
70.91%
Winners to losers ratio
0.41


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