7 Gold Mining Stocks That Are Strong Buys Right Now

One of the best performing industries thus far in 2016 has been that of the gold miners, with many members of the industry seeing their stocks soar. The industry is still highly ranked by Zacks, ranking in the top 3% of all industries heading into the second half of the year. The industry is full of stocks that have Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) ratings that investors should keep an eye on, and here are a few that we have picked out.

Anglogold Limited AU

AngloGold Limited is the largest gold producer at 7 million ounces a year, with reserves of 126 million ounces. The company has operations in six countries on three continents, some of which are joint ventures, as well as exploration activities in ten countries. A Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) stock, AU is up over 196% year-to-date.

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B2Gold Corp. BTG

B2Gold Corp. is involved in the exploration and development of gold. The company’s assets are situated in Nicaragua, Colombia, Namibia, and Uruguay. BTG is headquarter in Vancouver, Canada, and has seen its shares increase over 175% so far this year.

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Goldcorp Inc. GG

Goldcorp Inc. has operations in Canada, the US, Mexico, and Central and South America. The company produces gold, in addition to copper and silver. A Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), GG is up 58.39% thus far this year. Goldcorp also offers a dividend yield of .44%.

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Golden Star Resources, Ltd.GSS

Golden Star Resources Ltd. is an unhedged gold producer.  They own the Wassa gold project in Ghana and control a number of number of gold exploration properties in West Africa. The company has become a producing gold company by consolidating a long-lived production base at Bogoso/Prestea in Ghana. Also a top-ranked stock at Zacks, GSS is up a whopping 488% so far in 2016.

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