The year of suffering: the big five gold stocks in 2013

The story is well known and lamentable: gold stocks have been decimated in 2013, even more so than the sinking price of bullion.

Here's a look at the share prices – halfway through 2013 – of gold's big five, measured by 2012 production.

Barrick Gold (in blue)
2012 production: 7.42 Moz
2013 stock value change to date: -53.89%

Newmont Mining (in red)
2012 production: 4.98 Moz
2013 stock value change to date: -38.99%

AngloGold Ashanti (in purple)
2012 production: 4.16 Moz
2013 stock value change to date: -57.89%

Gold Fields (in yellow)
2012 production: 3.3 Moz
2013 stock value change to date: -58.00%

Kinross Gold (in green)
2012 production: 2.62Moz
2013 stock value change to date: -47.70%

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(Google Finance)