The industrial metals sector's large caps have the highest dividends

Within the industrial metals sector, we see a low diversification of the 12-months returns. Since March last year the sector is around 9 percent lower. Among the winners we find Alacer Gold, Acacia Mining and Ariana Resources. Relatively big losses were for New Wei, Nyrstar NV and Rainbow Rare Earths.

Core figures industrial metals sector

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The winners in this sector are the megacaps, while smallcaps are mostly among the less performers.

Lowest PE-ratios industrial metals sector

fundamental research

Regarding the price/earnings-ratios we see a diversified palette. The megacaps are with the price/earnings-ratio of 611 the most expensive. The smallcaps are the cheapest and trade at 10 times the earnings per share. Tharisa, Ariana Resources and Hochschild Mining are the stocks with the highest ratios. Stocks with the lowest ratios are Corsa Coal, Jastrzebska Spolka Weglowa SA and Impexmetal SA.

Highest dividend yields industrial metals sector

financial analysis

The sector's average dividend yield is with 2,5 percent relatively high. Stocks now high dividend yields now are SunCoke Energy Partners LP, Eregli Demir ve Celik Fabrikalari TAS and AK Alrosa PAO.

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