Ins and outs of investing in silver mining stocks

Ins and outs of investing in silver mining stocks

Silver mining stocks and silver ETFs are a better way to invest in the precious metal than silver bullion.

Silver is sometimes known as “poor man’s gold,” because silver attracts a lot of interest as gold prices reach levels that seem too expensive for… Read More

Pat: Please provide me with your opinion on the following precious metal ETRs: Royal Canadian Mint Gold Reserves Exchange Traded Receipts and Royal Canadian Mint Silver Reserves Exchange Traded Receipts. Thanks.

Royal Canadian Mint Gold Reserves Exchange Traded Receipts (ETRs), $13.61, symbol MNT on Toronto (Receipts outstanding: 35.8 million; Market cap: $540.4 million; www.reserves.mint.ca), are receipts issued by the Royal Canadian Mint (the Crown corporation responsible for minting and distributing Canada’s circulation coins) that let investors… Read More

New mines could send these two higher

ENDEAVOUR SILVER $7.86 (Toronto symbol EDR: TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (1-877-685-9775; www.edrsilver.com; Shares outstanding: 99.5 million; Market cap: $782.1 million; No dividends paid) operates the Guanacevi and Bolanitos silver/gold mines in Mexico, as well as the recently acquired El Cubo project. In the three months ended… Read More

ENDEAVOUR SILVER $7.86 – Toronto symbol EDR

ENDEAVOUR SILVER $7.86 (Toronto symbol EDR: TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (1-877-685-9775; www.edrsilver.com; Shares outstanding: 99.5 million; Market cap: $782.1 million; No dividends paid) operates the Guanacevi and Bolanitos silver/gold mines in Mexico, as well as the recently acquired El Cubo project.

In the three months ended December… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, October 12, 2012

RUBY TUESDAY INC., $7.10, symbol RT on New York, reports that its revenue rose 0.8% in the three months ended September 4, 2012, to $332.9 million from $330.3 million a year earlier. Revenue rose even though the company closed 27 less-profitable restaurants. Same-restaurant sales rose… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, July 13, 2012

ALIMENTATION COUCHE-TARD, $48.20, symbol ATD.B on Toronto, reported sharply higher sales and earnings in the latest quarter.

The company is the largest convenience store operator in Canada, with over 2,000 outlets. It also has nearly 3,700 U.S. stores. The Canadian stores operate under the Couche-Tard and… Read More

Updating MOSAID TECHNOLOGIES INC., CHESAPEAKE ENERGY and HECLA MINING COMPANY

MOSAID TECHNOLOGIES INC. $42.27 (Toronto symbol MSD; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (613-599-9539; www.mosaid.com; Shares outstanding: 12.1 million; Market cap: $511.5 million; Dividend yield: 2.4%) received a hostile, $38.00-a-share, all-cash takeover offer from Wi-LAN Inc. (symbol WIN on Toronto) on August 17, 2011.

Mosaid Technologies mainly licenses… Read More