The World’s Top 100 Mining Stocks

Some of the world’s top mining company stocks such as Vale(VALE), BHP Billiton(BBL, BHP), etc. have handsomely rewarded long-term investors. After falling heavily in 2008, mining stocks rallied hard last year. For example, BHP Billiton’s London stock price more than doubled last year. Lesser known companies like Teck have seen their share price increase by more than 1,500% in past 12 months.

The Top 100 Mining Stocks of the World are listed below.The tickers are listed if they are traded in the US organized exchanges.


Source: ROME WASN’T BUILT IN A DAY, Top 100 Mining Companies: What a difference a year makes  by Barry Sergeant, Mineweb

The top three global mining companies by market caps are BHP Billiton with around US$209B,Vale with US$166B and Rio Tinto at US$136B.US mining giant Alcoa(AA) now ranks at number 26 with market cap of just $17B.

NMDC, Hindustan Zinc, Sterlite, Sesa Goa, National Aluminium, Neyveli Lignite are some of the largest mining companies in India. Chinese miners listed here include Guizhou Panjiang, Shenhua, Qinghai, Zhongjin Gold and Yanzhou Coal.


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