Below are the top five companies in the Precious Metals & Minerals industry as measured by relative performance. This analysis was compiled based on yesterday's trading activity as we search for stocks that have the potential to outperform.
Silver Standard Resources (NASDAQ:SSRI) ranks first with a gain of 3.99%; Silver Wheaton (NYSE:SLW) ranks second with a gain of 1.91%; and Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) ranks third trading unchanged.
Pan American Silver (NASDAQ:PAAS) follows with a loss of 0.11% and Stillwater Mining (NYSE:SWC) rounds out the top five with a loss of 0.31%.
Silver Standard Resources Inc. is a silver exploration company focused on acquiring and developing silver resources on a global basis. The Company has projects in Argentina, Peru, Mexico, Canada, Chile, the United States and Australia.