Gold Miners' Low Correlation to Gold: Are They Cheap Enough Yet?

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"It's not exactly a well-kept secret that shares of gold mining stocks haven't kept pace with the price of gold. But it's just kind of odd that so many of the miners share some similar pricing characteristics."

Seeking Alpha, Richard Bloch

It's not exactly a well-kept secret that shares of gold mining stocks haven't kept pace with the price of gold, certainly not to the extent investors are accustomed to considering recent historical trends.

But it's just kind of odd that so many of the miner's share some similar pricing characteristics.

I was looking at shares of Goldcorp (GG) and plotted the price of the shares against the price of gold going back to early 2010.

Unfortunately, putting a regression line on a chart like this doesn't tell you much, especially when the correlation is so low. What's interesting is how Goldcorp has traded at the $35 level both when gold was around $1,100 per ounce and around $1,600. . .View Full Article

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