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Senior Producers, Larger-Cap Near-Term Production

Aluminum   Price Shrs O/S Mkt Cap Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Cash Flow Per Share  Price/Cash Flow EV/EBITDA Div Yld
Symbol Rating 12-Dec-14 (MM) (US$MM) 2013 2014E 2015E 2014E 2015E 2013 2014E 2015E 2014E 2015E 2014E %
Alcoa Inc AA 2.1 US$14.87 1179 $17,529 0.33 0.82 1.04 18.0 14.3 1.48 1.61 1.93 9.2 7.7 7.8
Alumina Ltd AWC 2.9 US$1.36 2806 $3,806 (0.00) 0.01 0.08 98.5 17.9 0.02 0.03 0.09 42.2 15.6 -- --
Aluminum Corp China Ltd (ADR) ACH 3.6 CNY$2.71 3944 $1,728 (0.58) (0.45) (0.19) -- -- 0.61 0.28 0.41 9.8 6.5 -- --
Century Aluminum CENX 2.1 US$22.18 89 $1,973 (0.71) 1.10 2.84 20.2 7.8 0.21 2.17 3.99 10.2 5.6 9.7 --
United Company Rusal Ltd (HK) 486 2.1 US$0.66 15193 $9,976 (0.03) 0.04 0.09 16.5 7.4 0.03 0.04 0.08 16.1 8.1 14.6 --
Average                 38.3 11.8       17.5 8.7 10.7  
Iron Ore                                   
China Vanadium Titano Mag (HK) 893 3.0 HK$0.65 2075 $220 0.09 0.04 0.03 16.4 21.8 0.01 0.17 0.15 3.9 4.4 -- 2.7%  
Cliffs Natural Resources CLF 3.5 US$6.74 153 $1,033 2.37 0.06 (0.29) NM -- 6.57 2.52 3.16 2.7 2.1 6.8 8.9%
Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (AU) FMG 2.8 US$2.00 3114 $6,233 -- -- 0.36 -- 5.5 -- -- 0.59 -- 3.4 -- 8.3%
Kumba Iron Ore Ltd (SA) KIO 3.4 ZAR$237.24 322 $6,625 48.02 34.19 25.53 6.9 9.3 71.59 48.17 37.92 4.9 6.3 -- 16.9%
Labrador Iron Ore Royalty (CN) LIF 2.3 C$17.20 64 $959 2.33 1.77 1.63 9.7 10.6 1.91 1.82 1.56 9.5 11.0 -- 5.8%
Mount Gibson Iron Limited (AU) MGX 3.2 AUD$0.22 1091 $200 -- -- (0.04) -- -- -- -- 0.00 -- NM -- 18.2%
Average                 11.0 11.8       5.2 5.4 6.8  
 
Note:  Currency shown is that used by the company for financial reporting.  Currency does not always reflect the country/market in which the company/stock symbol trades.  GAAP may differ between stocks due to countries and markets.
The tables are compiled from the Thomson One Analytics database of consensus Ratings & Estimates of equity analysts. The historicals and estimates of earnings and cash flows exclude non-operating, special items.
Thomson Consensus Rating System: Buy (1.0), Buy/Hold (2.0), Hold (3.0), Sell/Hold (4.0), Sell (5.0) 
Base Metals & Diversified
Large Cap   Price Shrs O/S Mkt Cap Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Cash Flow Per Share  Price/Cash Flow EV/EBITDA Div Yld
Symbol Rating 12-Dec-14 (MM) (US$MM) 2013 2014E 2015E 2014E 2015E 2013 2014E 2015E 2014E 2015E 2014E %
Anglo American PLC (UK) AAL 2.9 US$17.87 1397 $24,959 2.09 1.71 1.82 10.5 9.8 5.31 4.63 4.74 3.9 3.8 -- 5.0%
Antofagasta PLC (UK) ANTO 2.7 US$11.04 986 $10,879 0.67 0.74 0.80 14.9 13.8 -- 1.69 1.81 6.5 6.1 -- 9.2%
BHP Billiton Ltd BHP 2.2 US$23.54 3212 $75,601 -- -- 2.21 -- 10.7 -- -- 3.88 -- 6.1 -- 4.6%
First Quantum Minerals (CN) FM 2.2 US$14.25 601 $8,559 0.96 0.89 1.47 15.9 9.7 1.54 1.92 2.89 7.4 4.9 9.7 0.9%
Freeport McMoran C&G FCX 2.1 US$21.78 1039 $22,632 2.66 2.13 2.19 10.2 9.9 6.04 6.71 6.66 3.2 3.3 5.5 5.7%
Glencore International PLC (UK) GLEN 2.4 US$4.53 13161 $59,624 0.33 0.33 0.43 13.9 10.5 0.83 0.81 0.92 5.6 4.9 -- 3.8%
Grupo Mexico (MX) GMEXICOB 2.4 US$2.97 7805 $23,166 0.23 0.22 0.25 13.8 11.9 0.38 0.30 0.32 10.0 9.4 7.0 2.3%
Hindustan Zinc (IN) HZ 1.8 INR$163.65 4225 $11,134 -- -- 19.13 -- 8.6 -- -- 19.29 -- 8.5 5.7 2.3%
MMC Norilsk Nickel (RU) GMKN 2.5 US$153.21 158 $24,245 4.73 18.48 21.84 8.3 7.0 26.64 24.88 26.50 6.2 5.8 -- 12.2%
Rio Tinto PLC (UK) RIO 2.2 US$42.20 1414 $59,667 5.53 4.91 4.38 8.6 9.6 8.16 7.06 7.21 6.0 5.9 -- 5.1%
Sesa Sterlite Ltd (ADR) SSLT 2.5 INR$215.90 2965 $10,306 -- -- 26.11 -- 8.3 -- -- 77.28 -- 2.8 -- 1.5%
Southern Copper Corp SCCO 2.4 US$27.69 818 $22,655 1.92 1.63 1.85 17.0 14.9 2.21 1.79 2.12 15.5 13.0 9.2 1.7%
Teck Resources Ltd TCK 2.6 C$12.82 567 $6,329 1.74 0.81 1.24 15.7 10.3 4.98 3.33 3.80 3.8 3.4 5.6 7.0%
Vale SA (ADR) VALE 2.8 US$7.19 3225 $23,189 2.38 1.12 1.01 6.4 7.1 2.87 2.65 1.96 2.7 3.7 2.5 17.1%
Average                 12.3 10.2       6.4 5.8 6.5  
Mid Cap
                                 
Assore Ltd (SA) ASR 3.7 ZAR$140.08 140 $1,696 -- -- 17.11 -- 8.2 -- -- 17.08 -- 8.2 -- 5.7%
Aurubis AG (GR) NDA 2.2 EUR$44.38 45 $2,484 -- 1.95 3.88 22.8 11.4 -- 7.52 6.11 5.9 7.3 7.7 2.5%
Boliden AB (SW) BOL 2.3 SEK$119.90 274 $4,355 6.43 6.49 11.92 18.5 10.1 12.81 18.25 23.22 6.6 5.2 6.8 1.5%
Eramet (FR) ERA 2.1 EUR$76.74 27 $2,535 (2.82) (2.26) 4.34 -- 17.7 6.14 9.10 15.23 8.4 5.0 -- --
Exxaro  Resources Ltd (SA) EXX 2.8 ZAR$100.00 358 $3,105 14.59 13.76 11.02 7.3 9.1 6.06 13.27 11.25 7.5 8.9 -- 5.8%
Hudbay Minerals HBM 2.1 C$9.00 230 $1,800 (0.02) 0.06 0.83 NM 10.8 0.84 0.23 1.40 38.5 6.4 23.5 0.2%
Iluka Resources Ltd (AU) ILU 2.2 AUD$5.81 419 $2,023 0.14 0.04 0.32 NM 18.4 0.30 0.54 0.82 10.8 7.1 -- 1.5%
Jiangxi Copper Co "H" (HK) 358 2.9 CNY$10.63 1387 $2,389 1.03 0.80 0.80 13.3 13.4 1.39 1.62 1.36 6.6 7.8 -- 4.7%
Kazakhmys PLC (UK) KAZ 2.9 US$3.93 447 $1,755 0.37 0.16 0.22 24.0 17.9 0.55 0.87 0.48 4.5 8.2 -- --
KGHM Polska Miedz (PO) KGH 2.8 PLN$112.00 200 $6,676 15.09 12.37 12.67 9.1 8.8 24.63 19.22 16.86 5.8 6.6 -- 4.5%
Lundin Mining Corp (CN) LUN 1.8 US$4.44 718 $3,192 0.23 0.24 0.67 18.9 6.7 0.26 0.41 1.10 10.9 4.0 10.6 --
MMG Ltd (HK) 1208 2.2 US$0.32 5290 $1,679 0.02 0.02 0.01 20.0 37.2 -- 0.12 0.11 2.7 2.8 -- 3.2%
Outokumpu (FN) OUT1V 2.1 EUR$4.28 416 $2,218 (3.67) (0.79) 0.13 -- 32.4 0.17 (0.26) 0.71 -- 6.0 20.0 --
Sumitomo Metal Mining (JP) 5713 2.2 JPY$1,821 582 $8,988 -- 177.86 207.63 10.2 8.8 -- -- 281.09 -- 6.5 6.3 2.4%
Turquoise Hill Resources TRQ 2.9 US$3.05 2012 $6,131 (0.09) 0.09 0.12 34.1 25.2 (0.49) 0.26 0.30 11.9 10.1 -- --
Vale Indonesia Tbk PT (ID) INCO 1.5 US$0.31 9936 $3,102 0.01 0.02 0.03 17.4 11.5 0.03 0.03 0.04 12.0 8.5 7.7 4.0%
Vedanta Resources PLC (UK) VED 2.7 US$9.23 268 $2,479 -- -- 1.03 -- 9.0 -- -- 14.26 -- 0.6 -- 7.5%
Average                 17.8 15.1       10.2 6.4 11.8  
Small Cap   Price Shrs O/S Mkt Cap Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Cash Flow Per Share  Price/Cash Flow EV/EBITDA Div Yld
Symbol Rating 12-Dec-14 (MM) (US$MM) 2013 2014E 2015E 2014E 2015E 2013 2014E 2015E 2014E 2015E 2014E %
Capstone Mining Corp (CN) CS 1.8 US$1.55 382 $594 0.02 0.15 0.19 10.2 8.4 0.23 0.53 0.51 2.9 3.0 3.9 --
China Molybdenum Co Ltd (HK) 3993 2.6 CNY$3.93 1311 $834 0.23 0.35 0.31 11.2 12.8 0.27 0.37 0.39 10.8 10.1 16.2 3.6%
Independence Group NL (AU) IGO 2.4 AUD$4.13 234 $805 -- -- 0.48 -- 8.7 -- -- 0.79 -- 5.2 -- 1.0%
Mechel OAO (ADR) MTL 3.9 US$0.54 416 $225 (3.77) (1.17) (1.05) -- -- 0.78 0.57 0.72 0.9 0.8 -- --
Mitsui Mining & Smelting (JP) 5706 2.3 JPY$290 573 $1,410 -- 7.51 35.94 38.6 8.1 -- -- 81.23 -- 3.6 7.2 1.4%
Nevsun Resources Ltd NSU 2.3 US$3.73 199 $744 0.06 0.55 0.55 6.8 6.8 0.08 1.05 0.97 3.6 3.8 1.7 3.8%
Nyrstar NV (BE) NYR 2.3 EUR$2.84 340 $1,201 (0.64) (0.29) 0.04 -- 67.5 1.51 0.81 0.77 3.5 3.7 -- --
Oz Minerals (AU) OZL 2.3 AUD$3.14 303 $793 (0.18) 0.01 0.04 NM 84.2 0.59 0.75 1.20 4.2 2.6 -- 6.4%
PanAust Ltd (AU) PNA 1.9 US$1.18 637 $750 0.12 0.08 0.11 14.8 10.8 0.29 0.27 0.32 4.3 3.7 -- 4.2%
Philex Mining Corp (PH) PX 3.0 PHP$8.20 4940 $909 0.31 0.41 0.42 20.2 19.6 0.60 0.63 0.71 13.0 11.6 11.2 0.6%
Sandfire Resources NL (AU) SFR 2.3 AUD$4.21 156 $546 -- -- 0.72 -- 5.9 -- -- 1.42 -- 3.0 -- --
Sherritt International (CN) S 1.8 C$2.26 297 $585 (0.21) (0.78) 0.18 -- 12.6 0.34 0.38 0.84 6.0 2.7 -- 1.8%
Taseko Mines Ltd TGB 2.8 C$1.18 222 $228 (0.07) (0.06) 0.05 -- 24.1 0.35 0.24 0.31 4.9 3.8 8.3 --
Thompson Creek Metals TC 2.8 US$1.40 214 $299 (0.13) 0.31 0.12 4.4 11.3 0.26 0.78 0.54 1.8 2.6 3.8 --
Volcan Cia Ninera VOLABC1 3.0 US$0.27 2443 $659 0.05 0.04 0.06 6.7 4.3 -- -- -- -- -- 4.8 3.6%
Western Areas NL (AU) WSA 2.1 AUD$3.67 233 $710 -- -- 0.51 -- 7.2 -- -- 0.92 -- 4.0 -- 1.4%
Average                 14.1 19.5       5.1 4.3 7.1  
Note:  Currency shown is that used by the company for financial reporting.  Currency does not always reflect the country/market in which the company/stock symbol trades.  GAAP may differ between stocks due to countries and markets.
The tables are compiled from the Thomson One Analytics database of consensus Ratings & Estimates of equity analysts. The historicals and estimates of earnings and cash flows exclude non-operating, special items.
Thomson Consensus Rating System: Buy (1.0), Buy/Hold (2.0), Hold (3.0), Sell/Hold (4.0), Sell (5.0) 
Gold
Large Cap   Price Shrs O/S Mkt Cap Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Cash Flow Per Share  Price/Cash Flow EV/EBITDA Div Yld
Symbol Rating 12-Dec-14 (MM) (US$MM) 2013 2014E 2015E 2014E 2015E 2013 2014E 2015E 2014E 2015E 2014E %
Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd AEM 2.2 US$24.24 215 $5,210 0.88 1.02 0.92 23.8 26.5 2.54 3.17 3.29 7.7 7.4 -- 1.3%
Barrick Gold Corp ABX 2.8 US$11.47 1165 $13,359 2.51 0.68 0.88 16.9 13.0 4.15 2.20 2.43 5.2 4.7 -- 1.7%
Franco-Nevada FNV 2.2 US$49.42 147 $7,288 0.94 0.95 1.00 51.9 49.3 1.69 2.14 2.34 23.1 21.1 16.4 1.6%
Goldcorp Inc GG 2.2 US$18.82 814 $15,311 0.78 0.76 0.89 24.8 21.2 1.18 1.69 2.39 11.2 7.9 -- --
Newcrest Mining Ltd (AU) NCM 2.9 AUD$10.72 767 $6,834 -- -- 0.55 -- 19.3 -- -- 1.57 -- 6.8 -- --
Newmont Mining NEM 3.0 US$19.05 499 $9,502 2.49 0.96 1.03 19.8 18.5 3.13 3.35 4.18 5.7 4.6 8.5 0.5%
Polyus Gold International (UK) PGIL 3.6 US$2.84 3032 $8,609 0.17 0.14 0.16 19.9 18.3 0.14 0.23 0.22 12.4 13.2 -- --
Randgold Resources (ADR) GOLD 2.0 US$64.45 93 $5,972 2.98 2.75 3.26 23.5 19.8 5.04 4.80 6.25 13.4 10.3 11.8 0.8%
Average                 25.8 23.2       11.2 9.5 12.2  
Mid Cap                                  
African Barrick Gold Ltd (UK) ABG 2.3 US$3.92 410 $1,610 0.26 0.23 0.27 16.9 14.4 0.46 0.68 0.72 5.8 5.5 -- 0.9%
AngloGold Ashanti Ltd AU 3.0 US$8.21 404 $3,316 0.31 0.56 0.87 14.8 9.4 3.07 3.31 4.03 2.5 2.0 -- 0.6%
B2Gold Corp BTG 1.8 US$1.74 918 $1,601 0.10 0.04 0.08 45.9 21.5 0.22 0.18 0.25 9.6 7.0 12.0 --
Buenaventura (ADR) BVN 2.5 US$9.65 275 $2,653 (0.40) 0.65 0.89 14.8 10.9 1.65 0.84 1.20 11.6 8.0 9.1 0.4%
Detour Gold Corp (CN) DGC 2.2 US$7.97 158 $1,258 (0.55) (0.48) 0.15 -- 52.1 0.18 0.73 1.17 10.9 6.8 15.9 --
Eldorado Gold Corp EGO 2.4 US$6.41 716 $4,592 0.28 0.20 0.20 32.6 32.8 0.53 0.48 0.50 13.2 12.7 10.9 0.3%
Gold Fields Ltd (ADR) GFI 2.5 US$4.29 775 $3,326 0.08 0.11 0.32 39.0 13.4 0.69 1.00 1.26 4.3 3.4 5.9 0.9%
Kinross Gold Corp KGC 2.6 US$2.96 1145 $3,388 0.28 0.14 0.11 21.7 27.6 0.69 0.82 0.79 3.6 3.8 -- --
New Gold Inc NGD 2.2 US$4.37 504 $2,199 0.13 0.09 0.16 48.5 26.9 0.35 0.59 0.65 7.4 6.7 8.8 --
Polymetal International PLC (UK) POLY 2.7 US$9.36 421 $3,939 0.30 0.59 0.54 15.8 17.5 1.19 1.25 1.22 7.5 7.7 -- 1.7%
Royal Gold Inc RGLD 2.1 US$67.48 65 $4,374 -- 1.21 1.38 55.7 49.0 -- 2.74 3.36 24.6 20.1 17.7 1.3%
Sibanye Gold Ltd (SA) SGL 2.8 ZAR$21.06 899 $1,641 3.48 2.40 2.32 8.8 9.1 9.57 6.65 6.35 3.2 3.3 0.0 5.9%
Yamana Gold Inc AUY 2.1 US$3.96 881 $3,488 0.36 0.10 0.20 38.2 19.6 0.87 0.72 0.87 5.5 4.5 8.0 1.5%
Zijin Mining Group (HK) 2899 2.8 CNY$1.68 5842 $1,586 0.10 0.11 0.11 15.2 15.0 0.41 0.29 0.27 5.8 6.3 11.6 4.8%
Average                 28.3 22.8       8.2 7.0 10.0  
Small Cap   Price Shrs O/S Mkt Cap Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Cash Flow Per Share  Price/Cash Flow EV/EBITDA Div Yld
Symbol Rating 12-Dec-14 (MM) (US$MM) 2013 2014E 2015E 2014E 2015E 2013 2014E 2015E 2014E 2015E 2014E %
Alacer Gold Corp (CN) ASR 2.3 US$2.22 290 $645 0.39 0.16 0.11 13.6 21.0 0.64 0.40 0.30 5.6 7.5 3.1 0.9%
Alamos Gold AGI 2.0 US$7.07 127 $901 0.56 0.08 0.13 90.4 54.8 0.68 0.45 0.45 15.6 15.9 9.0 2.8%
Argonaut Gold Ltd (CN) AR 2.1 US$1.35 154 $207 0.18 0.08 0.11 17.5 12.6 0.17 0.33 0.40 4.1 3.4 2.9 --
AuRico Gold Inc  AUQ 2.4 US$3.32 249 $824 0.05 (0.15) (0.04) -- -- 0.24 0.27 0.40 12.5 8.4 13.3 0.3%
Centamin Egypt (CN) CEE 3.0 US$0.82 1152 $940 0.21 0.08 0.09 10.1 8.9 0.22 0.12 0.16 6.6 5.2 -- --
Centerra Gold (CN) CG 2.8 US$4.71 236 $1,114 0.64 0.25 0.29 18.7 16.5 2.04 1.47 1.31 3.2 3.6 2.1 3.0%
Dundee Precious Metals (CN) DPM 2.0 US$2.53 141 $355 0.23 0.21 0.40 12.2 6.3 0.70 0.62 0.74 4.1 3.4 4.9 --
Harmony Gold Mining Ltd HAR 3.5 ZAR$19.86 436 $751 -- (0.55) (0.48) -- -- -- -- 6.01 -- 3.3 2.3 --
Hochschild Mining PLC (UK) HOC 2.9 US$1.44 367 $527 (0.15) (0.07) 0.07 -- 19.2 0.19 0.25 0.37 5.8 3.9 -- --
Iamgold Corp IAG 3.0 US$2.57 377 $969 0.36 0.08 0.04 33.9 69.1 0.65 0.72 0.61 3.6 4.2 4.4 --
Kirkland Lake Gold (CN) KGI 2.5 C$3.21 72 $202 -- 0.16 0.44 20.6 7.3 -- 0.85 1.10 3.8 2.9 5.9 --
Lake Shore Gold LSG 2.6 C$0.83 422 $305 (0.02) 0.07 0.06 11.3 13.0 0.17 0.27 0.24 3.1 3.5 3.8 --
Nord Gold NV (UK) NORD 3.0 US$1.50 378 $567 0.31 0.33 0.16 4.6 9.5 0.82 0.81 0.75 1.9 2.0 -- 6.1%
Oceanagold Corp (AU) OGC 2.3 US$1.74 302 $524 0.50 0.27 0.18 6.4 9.5 0.53 0.69 0.58 2.5 3.0 2.8 --
Primero Mining Corp PPP 1.6 US$3.85 160 $617 0.36 (0.04) 0.08 -- 46.7 0.64 0.46 0.71 8.4 5.5 8.0 --
Real Gold  Mining Ltd (HK) 246 -- CNY$7.01 909 $1,032 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Regis Resources Ltd (AU) RRL 2.4 AUD$1.59 500 $661 -- -- 0.20 -- 8.1 -- -- 0.29 -- 5.4 -- --
Rio Alto Mining (CN) RIO 1.9 US$2.41 331 $800 0.26 0.23 0.20 10.4 12.3 0.43 0.35 0.31 7.0 7.9 0.0 --
Semafo (CN) SMF 2.1 US$2.60 277 $720 0.04 0.10 0.22 27.1 11.8 0.28 0.39 0.51 6.7 5.1 5.5 --
Torex Gold Resources (CN) TXG 1.8 C$1.21 785 $827 (0.11) (0.05) (0.03) -- -- (0.09) (0.05) (0.01) -- -- -- --
Zhaojin Mining Industry Co Ltd (HK) 1818 3.4 CNY$3.18 874 $450 0.25 0.22 0.20 14.7 15.9 0.30 0.55 0.65 5.7 4.9 -- 3.1%
Average                 20.8 20.2       5.9 5.2 4.9  
Note:  Currency shown is that used by the company for financial reporting.  Currency does not always reflect the country/market in which the company/stock symbol trades.  GAAP may differ between stocks due to countries and markets.
The tables are compiled from the Thomson One Analytics database of consensus Ratings & Estimates of equity analysts. The historicals and estimates of earnings and cash flows exclude non-operating, special items.
Thomson One Analytics Rating System: Buy (1.0), Buy/Hold (2.0), Hold (3.0), Sell/Hold (4.0), Sell (5.0) 
Silver   Price Shrs O/S Mkt Cap Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Cash Flow Per Share  Price/Cash Flow EV/EBITDA Div Yld
Symbol Rating 12-Dec-14 (MM) (US$MM) 2013 2014E 2015E 2014E 2015E 2013 2014E 2015E 2014E 2015E 2014E %
Coeur Mining Corp CDE 3.2 US$4.49 103 $464 (0.78) (1.05) (1.15) -- -- 1.16 0.75 0.55 6.0 8.2 7.8 --
Endeavour Silver Corp EXK 2.8 US$2.24 102 $227 0.15 0.00 (0.06) NM -- 0.77 0.44 0.35 5.1 6.3 4.4 --
First Majestic Silver Corp AG 2.4 US$4.82 118 $566 0.56 0.14 0.29 35.3 16.4 1.17 0.63 0.90 7.7 5.3 8.2 --
Fortuna Silver Mines FSM 2.3 US$4.37 127 $557 0.07 0.16 0.21 27.3 20.8 0.36 0.46 0.41 9.4 10.6 7.6 --
Fresnillo (UK) FRES 2.5 US$11.52 737 $8,491 0.38 0.26 0.39 44.5 29.3 0.61 0.68 0.83 16.9 13.9 -- 1.1%
Gold Resource Corp GORO 2.0 US$3.27 54 $177 0.00 0.37 0.60 8.8 5.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Great Panther Resources GPL 3.0 C$0.80 139 $97 0.00 (0.06) 0.04 -- 20.0 0.06 0.03 -- 23.4 -- 21.0 --
Hecla Mining Co HL 3.0 US$2.56 367 $940 (0.04) (0.02) (0.02) -- -- 0.08 0.26 0.29 9.8 8.7 9.4 0.4%
Mandalay Resources (CN) MND 1.6 US$0.73 408 $298 0.09 0.06 0.06 13.2 12.8 0.21 0.17 0.16 4.4 4.6 0.0 3.5%
Pan American Silver PAAS 3.2 US$9.76 152 $1,479 (0.32) (0.08) 0.02 -- NM 1.43 0.90 0.94 10.8 10.4 -- 5.1%
Silver Standard SSRI 2.5 US$5.29 81 $427 (0.84) (0.23) 0.30 -- 17.5 0.24 0.38 1.22 13.8 4.4 7.2 --
Silver Wheaton SLW 1.9 US$20.59 364 $7,502 1.08 0.80 0.86 25.9 23.9 1.50 1.25 1.38 16.4 14.9 -- 1.2%
Silvercorp SVM 2.0 US$1.29 171 $221 -- 0.11 0.07 11.8 19.5 -- -- 0.19 -- 6.8 4.7 1.3%
SilverCrest Mines SVLC 2.1 US$1.35 119 $161 0.15 0.06 0.10 22.6 13.2 0.11 0.12 0.21 11.8 6.4 7.4 --
Tahoe Resources TAHO 2.2 US$12.52 147 $1,845 (0.45) 0.74 0.77 16.8 16.3 (0.45) 1.10 1.12 11.4 11.2 9.4 --
Average                 22.9 17.7       11.3 8.6 7.9  
Platinum Group Metals                                
African Rainbow Minerals (SA) ARI 2.3 ZAR$112.35 217 $2,118 -- -- 14.19 -- 7.9 -- -- 20.52 -- 5.5 -- 5.3%
Anglo Platinum Ltd (SA) AMS 2.7 ZAR$316.25 270 $7,394 5.56 7.04 22.84 44.9 13.8 23.29 23.65 36.80 13.4 8.6 -- --
Aquarius Platinum Ltd (UK) AQP 2.4 US$0.21 1465 $305 -- (0.10) 0.03 -- 6.3 -- -- 0.04 -- 4.9 6.8 --
Impala Platinum (SA) IMP 2.9 ZAR$70.56 632 $3,868 -- -- 5.44 -- 13.0 -- -- 8.82 -- 8.0 -- --
Ivanhoe Mines Ltd (CN) IVP 1.7 US$0.72 692 $499 (0.19) (0.19) (0.19) -- -- (0.36) (0.24) (0.17) -- -- 0.0 --
Lonmin PLC (UK) LMI 2.5 US$2.47 584 $1,441 -- -- 0.18 -- 13.9 -- -- 0.43 -- 5.7 -- --
Northam Platinum Ltd (SA) NHM 2.7 ZAR$35.90 398 $1,238 -- -- 2.42 -- 14.8 -- -- 3.46 -- 10.4 -- --
Platinum Group Metals Ltd PLG 2.0 C$0.58 551 $279 -- (0.02) 0.00 -- NM -- -- 0.03 -- 19.9 -- --
Stillwater Mining Co SWC 2.1 US$14.13 120 $1,698 0.47 0.60 0.84 23.5 16.9 1.26 1.53 2.03 9.2 7.0 8.3 --
Average                 34.2 12.4       11.3 8.7 5.1  
Fertilizers   Price Shrs O/S Mkt Cap Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Cash Flow Per Share  Price/Cash Flow EV/EBITDA Div Yld
Symbol Rating 12-Dec-14 (MM) (US$MM) 2013 2014E 2015E 2014E 2015E 2013 2014E 2015E 2014E 2015E 2014E %
Agrium Inc AGU 2.5 US$91.53 144 $13,154 6.94 5.60 7.64 16.3 12.0 11.98 9.70 11.42 9.4 8.0 -- 3.4%
Arab Potash Co (JR) APOT 4.0 JOD$19.93 83 $2,347 1.57 1.17 1.24 17.0 16.1 -- 1.76 1.58 11.4 12.6 11.3 7.5%
CF Industries CF 2.5 US$248.80 50 $12,374 23.60 18.84 20.80 13.2 12.0 24.78 23.80 29.86 10.5 8.3 6.9 2.4%
Compass Minerals  CMP 2.8 US$81.83 34 $2,749 3.80 4.35 5.53 18.8 14.8 7.13 6.13 7.49 13.4 10.9 10.9 2.9%
Incitec Pivot Ltd (AU) IPL 2.6 AUD$2.98 1655 $4,102 -- -- 0.23 -- 12.8 -- -- 0.39 -- 7.7 -- 3.6%
Intrepid Potash IPI 3.2 US$12.96 76 $985 0.31 0.08 0.13 NM 99.0 0.86 1.47 1.44 8.8 9.0 12.0 --
Israel Chemical (IS) ICL 2.6 US$7.05 1271 $8,958 0.64 0.54 0.67 13.0 10.6 0.88 0.72 0.99 9.8 7.1 9.0 3.6%
K & S Aktiengesellschaft (GR) SDF 2.7 EUR$23.05 191 $5,490 2.27 1.87 1.78 12.3 12.9 3.95 2.99 2.83 7.7 8.2 5.4 1.1%
Mosaic Co MOS 2.7 US$44.60 371 $16,561 2.83 2.39 3.30 18.6 13.5 4.76 5.50 5.54 8.1 8.1 8.3 2.2%
Potash Corp POT 2.7 US$34.17 830 $28,353 2.09 1.81 2.11 18.9 16.2 3.68 2.91 3.01 11.8 11.4 -- 4.1%
Sociedad Quimica Minera (ADR) SQM 3.3 US$22.25 120 $2,678 1.77 1.18 1.36 18.9 16.3 -- 2.53 2.15 8.8 10.3 6.4 5.7%
Uralkaliy (RU) URKA -- US$4.65 2936 $13,652 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1.8%
Yara International ASA (NO) YAR 3.0 NOK$309.60 276 $11,942 24.79 28.30 27.31 10.9 11.3 43.69 39.01 39.60 7.9 7.8 6.2 3.2%
Average                 15.8 20.6       9.8 9.1 8.5  
Note:  Currency shown is that used by the company for financial reporting.  Currency does not always reflect the country/market in which the company/stock symbol trades.  GAAP may differ between stocks due to countries and markets.
The tables are compiled from the Thomson One Analytics database of consensus Ratings & Estimates of equity analysts. The historicals and estimates of earnings and cash flows exclude non-operating, special items.
Thomson One Analytics Rating System: Buy (1.0), Buy/Hold (2.0), Hold (3.0), Sell/Hold (4.0), Sell (5.0) 
Uranium   Price Shrs O/S Mkt Cap Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Cash Flow Per Share  Price/Cash Flow EV/EBITDA Div Yld
Symbol Rating 12-Dec-14 (MM) (US$MM) 2013 2014E 2015E 2014E 2015E 2013 2014E 2015E 2014E 2015E 2014E %
Cameco Corp CCJ 2.4 C$17.78 396 $6,129 1.12 0.80 0.92 22.1 19.4 1.34 1.12 1.34 15.9 13.3 14.3 2.2%
Denison Mines DNN 2.1 US$0.96 506 $487 (0.08) (0.05) (0.03) -- -- (0.05) (0.03) (0.02) -- -- -- --
Energy Resources Australia (AU) ERA 3.7 AUD$1.20 518 $517 (0.23) (0.40) (0.29) -- -- (0.03) (0.05) 0.01 -- 90.0 -- --
Paladin Resources Ltd (AU) PDN 2.9 US$0.26 1667 $427 -- (0.09) (0.03) -- -- -- -- 0.00 -- 57.3 40.8 --
Uranium Participation Corp (CN) U 1.9 C$5.08 117 $517 -- (0.29) 0.45 -- 11.3 -- -- (0.03) -- -- -- --
Average                 22.1 15.3       15.9 53.5 27.6  
Coal
Large - Mid Cap   Price Shrs O/S Mkt Cap Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Cash Flow Per Share  Price/Cash Flow EV/EBITDA Div Yld
Symbol Rating 12-Dec-14 (MM) (US$MM) 2013 2014E 2015E 2014E 2015E 2013 2014E 2015E 2014E 2015E 2014E %
Adaro Energy TBK (ID) ADRO 2.6 US$0.08 31986 $2,655 0.01 0.01 0.01 8.4 9.2 0.01 0.02 0.02 4.4 4.6 4.9 2.5%
Banpu Public Co Ltd (TH) BANPU 2.7 THB$24.60 2582 $1,939 1.22 1.36 1.59 18.1 15.4 5.11 4.78 4.86 5.1 5.1 -- 4.9%
China Coal Energy Co (HK) 1898 3.4 CNY$3.97 4107 $2,638 0.29 0.11 0.14 35.9 27.4 0.51 0.66 0.81 6.0 4.9 -- 2.0%
China Shenhua Energy Co (HK) 1088 2.1 HK$18.00 3399 $9,905 2.27 2.01 2.04 8.9 8.8 2.73 3.46 3.50 5.2 5.1 5.4 5.1%
Consol Energy CNX 2.1 US$34.33 230 $7,902 2.54 0.91 1.24 37.7 27.7 2.86 4.01 4.50 8.6 7.6 10.2 0.7%
Fushan Int'l Energy Group (HK) 639 3.0 HK$1.71 5302 $1,170 0.21 0.06 0.12 28.5 14.6 -- 0.23 0.26 7.4 6.7 -- 5.1%
Neyveli Lignite Corp (IN) NLC 1.0 INR$81.10 1678 $2,191 -- -- 10.31 -- 7.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- 3.5%
New Hope Corp Ltd (AU) NHC 2.8 AUD$2.33 831 $1,610 -- -- 0.06 -- 39.4 -- -- 0.13 -- 17.8 -- 3.4%
Peabody Energy BTU 2.4 US$7.37 271 $2,001 0.34 (1.40) (0.50) -- -- -- 1.22 2.16 6.0 3.4 9.6 4.6%
PT Tambang Batubara Bukit (ID) PTBA 2.4 IDR$12,950 2304 $2,419 822.00 879.17 910.00 14.7 14.2 923.84 778.71 924.06 16.6 14.0 10.6 3.6%
Yanzhou Coal Mining Co Ltd (HK) 1171 3.5 CNY$5.15 1958 $1,633 0.16 0.32 0.33 16.3 15.7 (0.45) 1.47 1.50 3.5 3.4 -- 0.4%
Average                 21.1 18.0       7.0 7.3 8.1  
 
Small Cap                                  
Alpha Natural Resources ANR 3.1 US$1.52 222 $337 (2.15) (2.63) (2.65) -- -- 0.49 (0.93) 0.27 -- 5.7 17.3 --
Arch Coal ACI 3.1 US$1.61 212 $342 (1.08) (1.89) (1.44) -- -- 0.26 0.01 0.23 NM 7.1 17.8 0.6%
Cloud Peak Energy CLD 2.2 US$9.12 61 $556 0.73 (0.01) (0.14) -- -- 2.96 1.69 1.75 5.4 5.2 5.2 --
New World Resources (UK) NWRN 3.5 EUR$0.02 6659 $129 (0.29) (0.05) (0.02) -- -- (0.05) 0.00 (0.00) 10.5 -- NM --
PT Bumi Resources (ID) BUMI 3.8 US$0.01 36627 $208 (0.03) (0.01) (0.00) -- -- -- 0.01 0.01 0.6 0.6 11.7 --
SouthGobi Resources (CN) SGQ 3.8 US$0.49 219 $106 (0.52) (0.28) (0.26) -- -- 0.04 (0.12) (0.04) -- -- 27.5 --
Walter Energy WLT 3.1 US$1.80 68 $123 (3.37) (6.65) (4.70) -- -- (0.43) (0.71) (0.39) -- -- 71.6 2.2%
Average                           5.5 4.7 25.2  
Limited Partnership                                  
Alliance Resource Partners LP ARLP 2.2 US$41.81 74 $3,096 3.63 4.76 5.03 8.8 8.3 9.54 7.32 7.57 5.7 5.5 4.5 6.1%
Natural Resource Partners LP NRP 2.4 US$9.22 122 $1,127 1.54 1.21 1.40 7.6 6.6 2.25 1.91 2.16 4.8 4.3 7.0 15.2%
Penn Virginia Resource Prtns LP PVR 1.9 US$4.84 72 $346 (0.49) (0.34) (0.24) -- -- 4.20 3.97 4.69 1.2 1.0 -- --
Rhino Resources Inc RNO 2.8 US$2.31 29 $67 0.44 (1.00) (0.82) -- -- 1.84 0.07 2.03 33.0 1.1 7.2 8.7%
Average                 8.2 7.5       11.2 3.0 6.2  
Note:  Currency shown is that used by the company for financial reporting.  Currency does not always reflect the country/market in which the company/stock symbol trades.  GAAP may differ between stocks due to countries and markets.
The tables are compiled from the Thomson One Analytics database of consensus Ratings & Estimates of equity analysts. The historicals and estimates of earnings and cash flows exclude non-operating, special items.
Thomson One Analytics Rating System: Buy (1.0), Buy/Hold (2.0), Hold (3.0), Sell/Hold (4.0), Sell (5.0) 
Recent and Forecast Commodity Prices
Cash Price (12-Dec-14) 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014E 2015E 2016E 2017E 2018E
Aluminum ($0.98 / lb) $0.99 $1.09 $0.92 $0.84 $0.87 $0.92 $0.97 $1.02 $1.13
Copper ($2.96 / lb) $3.43 $4.00 $3.61 $3.33 $3.13 $3.14 $3.21 $3.27 $3.30
Lead ($0.89 / lb) $0.97 $1.09 $0.94 $0.97 $0.98 $1.00 $1.02 $1.01 $1.01
Nickel ($7.41 / lb) $9.91 $10.38 $7.95 $6.81 $8.00 $8.99 $9.11 $8.92 $9.15
Zinc ($0.99 / lb) $0.98 $1.00 $0.88 $0.87 $0.99 $1.07 $1.14 $1.16 $1.17
Gold ($1222 / oz) $1,226 $1,571 $1,668 $1,411 $1,286 $1,284 $1,306 $1,283 $1,286
Palladium ($812 / oz) $528 $733 $643 $725 $814 $853 $876 $862 $905
Platinum ($1225 / oz) $1,611 $1,719 $1,549 $1,485 $1,471 $1,515 $1,570 $1,569 $1,550
Silver ($17.04 / oz) $20.24 $35.29 $31.13 $23.82 $20.10 $20.00 $20.41 $20.45 $20.26
Uranium ($37.75 / lb) $45.97 $56.32 $48.97 $40.42 $34.41 $43.70 $51.75 $59.07 $65.00
Base metal prices are LME cash prices quoted in US$ per lb.  Precious metal prices are London spot prices quoted in US$ per oz.         

Bill Matlack is associated with Scarsdale Equities LLC, a registered broker/dealer and member FINRA, SIPC.

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