TMCNet:  Lowest Forward Earnings Yield in the Precious Metals & Minerals Industry Detected in Shares of Silver Standard Resources (SSRI, HL, SWC, HWD, AG)

[December 26, 2012]

Lowest Forward Earnings Yield in the Precious Metals & Minerals Industry Detected in Shares of Silver Standard Resources (SSRI, HL, SWC, HWD, AG)

Dec 26, 2012 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Below are the three companies in the Precious Metals & Minerals industry with the lowest forward earnings yields. Using projected earnings for the current fiscal year, the forward earnings yield is useful to compare a stock's return vs. owning a similar stock or other yield assets (e.g. bonds). Generally, the higher the earnings yield, the more undervalued the stock.Silver Standard Resources ranks lowest with a forward earnings yield of 0.4%. Following is Hecla Mining with a forward earnings yield of 1.9%. Stillwater Mining ranks third lowest with a forward earnings yield of 2.5%.


Harry Winston Diamond follows with a forward earnings yield of 3.6%, and First Majestic Silver rounds out the bottom five with a forward earnings yield of 4.7%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of First Majestic Silver on November 15th, 2012 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $21.21. Since that call, shares of First Majestic Silver have fallen 4.2%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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