Top 5 Most Undervalued Gold Stocks

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Compiled by Luis Gonzalez: The following is a list of gold stocks that are undervalued relative to their competitors, when comparing the following ratios to their competitors:

- Trailing Twelve Months Price to Earnings Ratio
- Trailing Twelve Months Price to Sales Ratio
- Most Recent Quarter Price to Book Ratio
- Trailing Twelve Month Price to Cashflow
- Trailing Twelve Month Price to Free Cashflow

Is this a list of falling knives, or are there some hidden gems in this list? What do you think? Full details below.

Valuation data and industry comps sourced from Reuters, short float and performance data sourced from Finviz.

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1. Gold Fields Ltd. (GFI): Market cap of $11.57B. TTM Price/Earnings ratio at 25.94 vs. industry average at 30.91. TTM Price/Sales ratio at 2.6 vs. industry average at 87.51. Price/Book ratio at 1.92 vs. industry average at 3.26. TTM Price/Cashflow ratio at 9.41 vs. industry average at 18.25. TTM Price/FreeCashflow ratio at 65.25 vs. industry average at 25.47. Short float at 0.71%, which implies a short ratio of 1.38 days. The stock has gained 34.7% over the last year.

2. Goldcorp Inc. (GG): Market cap of $29.64B. TTM Price/Earnings ratio at 22.35 vs. industry average at 30.91. TTM Price/Sales ratio at 9.1 vs. industry average at 87.51. Price/Book ratio at 1.74 vs. industry average at 3.26. TTM Price/Cashflow ratio at 15.67 vs. industry average at 18.25. TTM Price/FreeCashflow ratio at 100.83 vs. industry average at 25.47. Short float at 0.94%, which implies a short ratio of 1.12 days. The stock has gained 9.61% over the last year.

3. Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC): Market cap of $19.13B. TTM Price/Earnings ratio at 15.65 vs. industry average at 30.91. TTM Price/Sales ratio at 6.86 vs. industry average at 87.51. Price/Book ratio at 1.44 vs. industry average at 3.26. TTM Price/Cashflow ratio at 13.93 vs. industry average at 18.25. TTM Price/FreeCashflow ratio at 42.94 vs. industry average at 25.47. Short float at 0.72%, which implies a short ratio of 1.34 days. The stock has lost -4.3% over the last year.

4. Newmont Mining Corp. (NEM): Market cap of $27.53B. TTM Price/Earnings ratio at 13.69 vs. industry average at 30.91. TTM Price/Sales ratio at 2.9 vs. industry average at 87.51. Price/Book ratio at 2.25 vs. industry average at 3.26. TTM Price/Cashflow ratio at 7.05 vs. industry average at 18.25. TTM Price/FreeCashflow ratio at 16.47 vs. industry average at 25.47. Short float at 2.68%, which implies a short ratio of 1.94 days. The stock has gained 26.77% over the last year.

5. Yamana Gold, Inc. (AUY): Market cap of $8.18B. TTM Price/Earnings ratio at 24.47 vs. industry average at 30.91. TTM Price/Sales ratio at 5.27 vs. industry average at 87.51. Price/Book ratio at 1.15 vs. industry average at 3.26. TTM Price/Cashflow ratio at 14.06 vs. industry average at 18.25. TTM Price/FreeCashflow ratio at 33.5 vs. industry average at 25.47. Short float at 0.79%, which implies a short ratio of 0.67 days. The stock has gained 3.18% over the last year.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



This article appears in: Investing , Investing Ideas , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: AUY , GFI , GG , KGC , NEM

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