SLV - iShares Silver Trust

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
13.45
+0.05 (+0.37%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous close13.40
Open13.41
Bid0.00 x 1000
Ask0.00 x 3100
Day's range13.36 - 13.46
52-week range13.11 - 16.64
Volume9,186,691
Avg. volume8,155,381
Net assets4.83B
NAV13.78
PE ratio (TTM)3.07
Yield0.00%
YTD return-14.63%
Beta (3y)0.54
Expense ratio (net)0.50%
Inception date2006-04-21
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  • Barrick Gold’s Balance Sheet Looks Strong after Q2 2018
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Barrick Gold’s Balance Sheet Looks Strong after Q2 2018

    When precious metal prices (GLD)(SLV) started sliding, stocks with high financial leverage such as Barrick Gold (ABX), Newmont Mining (NEM), and Kinross Gold (KGC) declined. Most of those assets were subsequently written off due to poor economics, infrastructure issues, and weaker precious metal prices. Barrick Gold has been focusing on reducing its debt.

  • MarketWatch2 months ago

    Gold ends lower, cuts weekly price gain

    Gold futures settled lower Friday, but still notched a slight gain for the week, after a mostly upbeat U.S. jobs report was seen keeping the Federal Reserve on a path toward gradually higher interest rates. Beyond the day’s data, the latest lobs in the trade spat between the U.S. and China took effect Friday as expected, casting a somewhat cautious tone across riskier financial markets including U.S. stocks, yet again failing to gin up the typical demand that historically would have flowed into haven gold. For the week, the gold futures contract gained roughly 0.1%.

  • MarketWatch3 months ago

    Gold prices mark fourth decline for longest losing streak in nearly 5 months

    Gold futures finish lower Thursday to suffer a fourth consecutive loss, as the precious metal continued to be walloped by recent momentum in the U.S. dollar. The most popular exchange-traded fund that tracks gold, the SPDR Gold Shares (GLD), has fallen 1.8% so far this week and was looking at a 4% drop in June, along with a 4.4% year-to-date retreat. “The gold market has a feeling of being oversold, but persistent strong U.S. dollar is keeping a lid on any modest recovery rally in face of ‘so-so;’ economic news” Thursday, which should have been support for the precious metal, said Jeff Wright, executive vice president at GoldMining Inc.

  • Should You Buy Selvita SA. (WSE:SLV) At This PE Ratio?
    Simply Wall St.4 months ago

    Should You Buy Selvita SA. (WSE:SLV) At This PE Ratio?

    Selvita SA. (WSE:SLV) trades with a trailing P/E of 39.1x, which is lower than the industry average of 39.6x. While SLV might seem like an attractive stock to buy, itRead More...

  • How Economic Numbers and the US Dollar Downplayed Precious Metals
    Market Realist4 months ago

    How Economic Numbers and the US Dollar Downplayed Precious Metals

    The US Dollar Index (or DXY), which prices the dollar against a basket of six major world currencies, was up 0.36% on the day, and it’s risen almost 3.3% in the last month. The US dollar (UUP) remains a core determinant for gold and other precious metals. During the last month, gold and silver have fallen 2.5% and 1.4%, respectively.

  • US Dollar at a 5-Month High, Gold at 5-Month Low
    Market Realist4 months ago

    US Dollar at a 5-Month High, Gold at 5-Month Low

    Besides overall market volatility, the most important determinant of precious metal prices, especially gold’s (IAU) (SLV), is the US dollar. As gold prices reached a five-month low, the US dollar reached a five-month high against a basket of six major world currencies. The US dollar (UUP), as represented by the DXY Currency Index, has risen ~3.6% over the last month.

  • Is a Rebound in the Cards for Gold?
    Market Realist4 months ago

    Is a Rebound in the Cards for Gold?

    Ray Dalio Is Holding on to Gold: Are You? After the massive slump in gold prices as US Treasury yields rose, the trading range for gold seems to have corrected lower. The relative strength index for gold has also fallen considerably to 28.2, which suggests that there could soon be a revival in the price of gold.

  • Your first trade for Thursday, May 17
    CNBC4 months ago

    Your first trade for Thursday, May 17

    The "Fast Money" traders share their first moves for the market open.

  • What Sparked Precious Metals’ Revival
    Market Realist4 months ago

    What Sparked Precious Metals’ Revival

    All four precious metals appreciated on May 10, as forecast by RSI (relative strength index) scores the previous day. Gold rose 0.73% to $1,320.80 per ounce. Silver rose ~1.4% to $16.70, platinum rose 0.98% to $926.50, and palladium rose 2.4% to $1,002. Technicals and macroeconomic events boosted precious metals.

  • How Are Miners’ Correlations Moving in May?
    Market Realist4 months ago

    How Are Miners’ Correlations Moving in May?

    In this part of the series, we’ll look at the correlation between gold and four mining stocks: New Gold (NGD), Newmont Mining (NEM), Hecla Mining (HL), and Kinross Gold (KGC). For the most part, mining stocks move in tandem with gold prices. Among these four miners, Newmont has shown the highest correlation with gold this year, while Hecla has shown the lowest correlation.

  • A Quick Look at the Technicals of the 4 Precious Metals
    Market Realist4 months ago

    A Quick Look at the Technicals of the 4 Precious Metals

    Gold’s price dipped 0.13% to $1,312.8 per ounce on May 9. The fall in gold was extended for a number of reasons, including a decrease in overall volatility and rising US Treasury rates. We’ll discuss these factors at length in the next few articles.

  • The Correlation of Miners over the Last Few Years
    Market Realist5 months ago

    The Correlation of Miners over the Last Few Years

    In this final part of the series, we’ll look at the correlation between gold and four mining stocks: B2Gold (BTG), Royal Gold (RGLD), New Gold (NGD), and Newmont Mining (NEM). For the most part, mining stocks move with gold prices. Among these four miners, Newmont has shown the highest correlation with gold this year, while B2Gold has the lowest correlation year-to-date.

  • A Quick Look at the Relationship between Gold and Silver
    Market Realist5 months ago

    A Quick Look at the Relationship between Gold and Silver

    Silver has fallen 4.3% in the past week, and gold has fallen 2.3% during the same timeframe. Movements in gold and silver are reflected in the iShares Gold Trust ETF (IAU) and the iShares Silver Trust ETF (SLV). IAU and SLV were down 0.32% and 0.19%, respectively, on April 26. The comparative performances of these metals can be seen via the gold-silver ratio, which is a measure of the number of silver ounces it takes to invest in a single ounce of gold.

  • All 4 Precious Metals in the Red: Is There Hope for Revival?
    Market Realist5 months ago

    All 4 Precious Metals in the Red: Is There Hope for Revival?

    Precious metals had yet another down day on Wednesday, slumping for the second day in a row. Gold was down 0.77% on Wednesday to close at $1,321.2 an ounce. It touched its lowest mark of $1,320, and its RSI level was at 48.6. The implied volatility in gold remained at 10.3%. Silver was also down 1.2%. Silver’s losses have exceeded gold’s losses in the last few days. The RSI level for silver was at 53.3, and its volatility was at 17.1%.

  • Precious Metals Bled on Monday: Why?
    Market Realist5 months ago

    Precious Metals Bled on Monday: Why?

    The last few days have been choppy for precious metals. On Monday, April 23, gold futures for April expiration fell 1.1% and closed at $1,322.50 per ounce. Its RSI (relative strength index) level fell to 45, and its implied volatility was 11.2%. Silver slumped more than gold, falling a whopping 3.4% and ending the day at $16.60 per ounce. The RSI for silver was 54.6, and its implied volatility was 20.2%.

  • The 3 Top Silver ETFs
    Motley Fool5 months ago

    The 3 Top Silver ETFs

    These exchange-traded funds offer two very different ways to get exposure to silver in your investment portfolio.

  • How Gold and Silver Performed amid Geopolitical Tensions
    Market Realist5 months ago

    How Gold and Silver Performed amid Geopolitical Tensions

    The past one month has been good for precious metals with the exception of platinum. Gold, silver, and palladium have increased a whopping 3%, 6.4%, and 4.4%, respectively, during the last 30 trading days. Platinum has dropped about 0.97% during the same timeframe.

  • Why Silver ETFs May Outshine Gold ETFs
    Zacks5 months ago

    Why Silver ETFs May Outshine Gold ETFs

    Inside the recent rise of silver ETFs and its likely precedence over gold ETFs.

  • How Precious Metals and Miners Moving in April?
    Market Realist5 months ago

    How Precious Metals and Miners Moving in April?

    Precious metals had another up day as gold futures for April expiration rose 0.48% on Friday, April 13, closing at $1,344.80 per ounce. Silver rose 1.1%, ending the day at $16.60 per ounce.

  • How Fall of the Dollar Is Impacting Precious Metals and Miners
    Market Realist5 months ago

    How Fall of the Dollar Is Impacting Precious Metals and Miners

    One of the market indicators for gold that has been consistently playing a significant role in the determination of the directional move for precious metals is the US dollar, depicted by the Dollar Index (or DXY). The other three precious metals have fallen. The above chart shows the inverse relationship between the dollar and VXY over the past month. The relationship between precious metals (IAU) (SLV) and the US dollar (UUP) remains negative.

  • What Lies Ahead for Precious Metal ETFs?
    Zacks5 months ago

    What Lies Ahead for Precious Metal ETFs?

    A comparison of four popular precious metal ETFs and the latest trends in the space.

  • How Is the Dollar Affecting Precious Metals?
    Market Realist5 months ago

    How Is the Dollar Affecting Precious Metals?

    The US dollar, depicted by the DXY Currency Index, was down 0.30% on Monday, April 9. The US dollar and gold tend to be inversely related to each other. The below chart shows the relationship between gold (IAU) (SLV) and the US dollar over the past one month.

  • Are US-China Jitters Affecting Precious Metals?
    Market Realist5 months ago

    Are US-China Jitters Affecting Precious Metals?

    Gold, silver, platinum, and palladium increased 0.33%, 1%, 2.4%, and 4.2%, respectively, on Monday. Gold futures for April expiration were trading at $1,336.3 an ounce on Monday, April 9. The volatility in gold was at 10.4%, while its RSI level was at 59.7. Silver futures for April expiration closed at $16.5 per ounce. Silver’s volatility was at 17.4% and its RSI level was at 58. Platinum and palladium were at $933.9 and $933.5 an ounce, respectively. These two metals are once again at the same level, so it will be interesting to see which one picks up from here.