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Nickel mining stocks

Ready to invest in the nickel industry? Consider these 13 stocks.

The best nickel mining stocks depend on your portfolio and investment goals — while volatility can be ideal for day traders, long-term investors will want to look to stocks with steadier gains over time.

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. You’ll need personal and financial details, like your contact and bank information.
  3. Search for the stock you're interested in. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol, like SBSW or MTRN.
  4. Decide on how many to buy. Some brokers will allow you to purchase fractional shares, while others require you to purchase whole shares.
  5. Choose an order type. Invest in the nickel mining stocks now with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches your desired price.
  6. Buy the stock. Tap or click the Buy button on your brokerage account. Once you’ve invested in the nickel industry, track how your stock performs to decide when it’s time to sell.

Take a deeper dive into nickel mining stocks

We round up a selection of stocks in or related to the nickel industry, weighting the list more heavily towards popular mid- and large-cap US stocks.

1. Sibanye Stillwater (SBSW)

Sibanye Stillwater Limited operates as a precious metals mining company in South Africa, the United States, Zimbabwe, Canada, and Argentina. The company produces gold; platinum group metals (PGMs), including palladium, platinum, and rhodium; and by-products, such as iridium, ruthenium, nickel, copper, and chrome. It owns the East Boulder and Stillwater mines located in Montana, the United States; and Columbus metallurgical complex, which smelts the material mined to produce PGM-rich filter cake, as well as conducts PGM recycling activities.

Sibanye Stillwater stock opened the day at $16.33 after a previous close of $16.16. The latest price was $16.81 (25 minute delay). Sibanye Stillwater is listed on the NYSE, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD127.4 billion and employs 66,275 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $12,607,533,056
  • P/E ratio: 6.0141

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2. Materion Corporation (MTRN)

Materion Corporation manufactures and sells advanced engineered materials used in semiconductor, industrial, aerospace and defense, automotive, energy, consumer electronics, and telecom and data center markets in the United States, Asia, Europe, and internationally. It operates through Performance Alloys and Composites, Advanced Materials, and Precision Optics segments. The Performance Alloys and Composites segment provides copper and nickel products in plate, rod, bar, tube, strip, wire product forms, as well as other customized shapes; precision strip products; beryllium hydroxide; and beryllium products, such as beryllium composites, ceramics, and engineered clad and plated metal systems, as well as aluminum silicon carbide metal matrix.

Materion Corporation stock opened the day at $73.01 after a previous close of $71.93. The latest price was $73.97 (25 minute delay). Materion Corporation is listed on the NYSE, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.3 billion and employs 3,072 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $1,457,334,016
  • P/E ratio: 40.9346
  • PEG ratio: 2.35

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3. Nickel Mines (NIC)

Nickel Mines Limited produces and sells nickel pig iron used in the production of stainless steel. It holds an 80% interest in the Hengjaya Mineralindo Nickel Mine that covers an area of 5,983 hectares located in the Morowali Regency of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. It also holds 80% interest in Ranger Nickel project.

Nickel Mines stock opened the day at A$1.03 after a previous close of A$1.04. The latest price was A$0.99 (25 minute delay). Nickel Mines is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around AUD$523.5 million. All prices are listed in Australian Dollars.

  • Market capitalization: $2,628,206,336
  • P/E ratio: 13.5714

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4. Public Joint Stock Company Mining and Metallurgical Company Norilsk Nickel (GMKN)

Public Joint Stock Company Mining and Metallurgical Company Norilsk Nickel, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a metals and mining company in Europe, Asia, North and South America, Russia, and the CIS countries. The company operates through GMK Group, South Cluster, KGMK Group, NN Harjavalta, GRK Bystrinskoye, Other Mining, and Other Non-Metallurgical segments. It explores for, extracts, and refines ore and nonmetallic minerals; and sale of base and precious metals produced from ore.

Public Joint Stock Company Mining and Metallurgical Company Norilsk Nickel stock opened the day at ₽26,022.00 after a previous close of ₽26,104.00. The latest price was ₽25,792.00 (25 minute delay). Public Joint Stock Company Mining and Metallurgical Company Norilsk Nickel is listed on the MCX and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around RUBA$15.5 billion. All prices are listed in Russian Rouble.

  • Market capitalization: $3,997,585,113,088
  • P/E ratio: 15.0997
  • PEG ratio: 0

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5. Canada Nickel Company (CNC)

Canada Nickel Company Inc. explores and discovers nickel sulphide assets. Its flagship property is the 100% owned Crawford Nickel-Cobalt Sulphide Project located in northern Ontario, Canada.

Canada Nickel Company stock opened the day at C$3.52 after a previous close of C$3.52. The latest price was C$3.54 (25 minute delay). Canada Nickel Company is listed on the V. All prices are listed in Canadian Dollars.

  • Market capitalization: $288,018,464

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6. Poseidon Nickel (POS)

Poseidon Nickel Limited engages in the exploration, development, mining, and production of nickel and other mineral properties in Australia. It holds interests in the Mt Windarra, the Black Swan, and the Lake Johnston nickel projects located in Western Australia. The company was formerly known as Niagara Mining Limited and changed its name to Poseidon Nickel Limited in 2007.

Poseidon Nickel stock opened the day at A$0.11 after a previous close of A$0.11. The latest price was A$0.11 (25 minute delay). Poseidon Nickel is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around AUDC$87,000. All prices are listed in Australian Dollars.

  • Market capitalization: $379,270,368
  • PEG ratio: 0

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7. WisdomTree Nickel (NICK)

WisdomTree Nickel (1694) is designed to enable investors to gain an exposure to a total return investment in nickel by tracking the Bloomberg Nickel Subindex plus a collateral return. 1694 is an Exchange Traded Commodity (ETC) that can be created and redeemed on demand (by Authorised Participants). It trades on exchanges just like an equity and its pricing and tracking operates similarly to an Exchange Traded Fund.

WisdomTree Nickel stock opened the day at $17.02 after a previous close of $17.06. The latest price was $17.06 (25 minute delay). WisdomTree Nickel is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).

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    8. Vale S-A (VALE)

    Vale S. A. , together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells iron ore and iron ore pellets for use as raw materials in steelmaking in Brazil and internationally. The company operates through Ferrous Minerals, Base Metals, and Coal segments.

    Vale S-A stock opened the day at $22.10 after a previous close of $21.76. The latest price was $22.42 (25 minute delay). Vale S-A is listed on the NYSE, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$246.6 billion and employs 74,316 staff.

    • Market capitalization: $117,451,890,688
    • P/E ratio: 10.872
    • PEG ratio: 0.3782

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    9. Jinchuan Group International Resources CoLtd (2362)

    Jinchuan Group International Resources Co. Ltd, an investment holding company, engages in the mining operations. The company primarily explores for copper, cobalt, copper concentrates, and copper blisters.

    Jinchuan Group International Resources CoLtd stock opened the day at HK$1.17 after a previous close of HK$1.17. The latest price was HK$1.17 (25 minute delay). Jinchuan Group International Resources CoLtd is listed on the HK, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around HKD$531.5 million and employs 1,564 staff. All prices are listed in Hong Kong Dollar.

    • Market capitalization: $16,140,670,976
    • P/E ratio: 18.4053
    • PEG ratio: 5.2137

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    10. Glencore (GLEN)

    Glencore plc produces, refines, processes, stores, transports, and markets metals and minerals, and energy products in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Oceania. It operates through two segments, Marketing Activities and Industrial Activities. The company produces and markets copper, cobalt, nickel, zinc, lead, chrome ore, ferrochrome, vanadium, alumina, aluminum, tin, and iron ore.

    Glencore stock opened the day at 320.20p after a previous close of 320.05p. The latest price was 309.00p (25 minute delay). Glencore is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE), has a trailing 12-month revenue of around HK$142.3 billion and employs 87,822 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

    • Market capitalization: $43,037,491,200
    • PEG ratio: 0.5905

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    11. BHP Group (BHP)

    BHP Group engages in the natural resources business in Australia, Europe, China, Japan, India, South Korea, rest of Asia, North America, South America, and internationally. It operates through Petroleum, Copper, Iron Ore, and Coal segments. The company engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas properties; and mining of copper, silver, zinc, molybdenum, uranium, gold, iron ore, and metallurgical and energy coal.

    BHP Group stock opened the day at 2,177.50p after a previous close of 2,168.00p. The latest price was 2,262.00p (25 minute delay). BHP Group is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE), has a trailing 12-month revenue of around £46.3 billion and employs 31,589 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

    • Market capitalization: $117,145,403,392
    • P/E ratio: 23.1882

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    12. Red Rock Resources (RRR)

    Red Rock Resources plc produces and explores natural resources assets in the United Kingdom, Africa, Australia, and Canada. The company explores manganese, gold, copper, cobalt, lithium, and nickel, as well as oil and gas properties. It holds 100% economic interest in the Migori Gold project.

    Red Rock Resources stock opened the day at 0.84p after a previous close of 0.83p. The latest price was 0.83p (25 minute delay). Red Rock Resources is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 5 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

    • Market capitalization: $8,516,970
    • P/E ratio: 1.1667
    • PEG ratio: 0

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    13. Tesla (TSLA)

    Tesla, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, leases, and sells electric vehicles, and energy generation and storage systems in the United States, China, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Automotive, and Energy Generation and Storage.

    Tesla stock opened the day at $719.00 after a previous close of $709.67. The latest price was $706.72 (25 minute delay). Tesla is listed on the NASDAQ, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD£41.9 billion and employs 70,757 staff.

    • Market capitalization: $670,586,634,240
    • P/E ratio: 358.1967
    • PEG ratio: 3.2309

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    Bottom line

    While it’s possible to turn a profit investing in nickel mining stocks, keep in mind that — like any investment — nickel mining stocks are not immune to risk. These stocks are subject to fluctuating conditions — both in the market and in the nickel industry, so carefully vet your picks before you invest. And if you’re new to investing, or if it’s been awhile since you’ve taken a critical look at your investing accounts, compare brokers to make sure you’re getting the best features in your trading account.

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