There are many different methods for investing in gold, as we have outlined previously.

Gold streaming and royalty companies are a unique investment. They offer a distinct set of advantages and disadvantages in their exposure to gold.

Mining streaming and royalty companies offer a number of benefits to investors that differ significantly from more traditional mining co’s.

Before we get into the specifics, let’s outline how they differentiate with more traditional gold stocks.

To kick things off, here is a list of publicly gold streaming stocks and royalty companies.

CompanyTickerMarket Cap.Share PriceVolumeCurrency
Franco - NevadaTSE:FNV19,137,010,000$102.22367,024CAD
Wheaton Precious MetalsTSE:WPM8,943,272,144$27.04679,098CAD
Royal GoldNASDAQ:RGLD5,544,273,809$84.62328,334USD
Osisko Gold RoyaltiesTSE:OSK753,986,000$2.87145,373CAD
Sandstorm GoldTSE:SSL1,253,125,000$7.02855,480CAD
TNR Gold Corp.CVE:TNR3,925,410$0.031,000CAD
Strategic MetalsCVE:SMD26,827,550$0.3014,500CAD
Abitibi RoyaltiesCVE:RZZ158,963,700$12.751,000CAD
Royal Roads MineralsCVE:RYR34,726,340$0.201,981,299CAD
Royal NickelTSE:RNX186,674,200$0.38343,825CAD
Rainy Mountain RoyaltyCVE:RMO1,088,920$0.02153,000CAD
Metalla Royalty and StreamingCVE:MTA129,022,200$1.0711,400CAD
Golden Valley MinesCVE:GZZ42,207,980$0.3260,762CAD
Globex Mining EnterprisesTSE:GMX18,719,050$0.375,500CAD
Fancamp ExplorationCVE:FNC15,395,160$0.10799,000CAD
Sailfish RoyaltyCVE:FISH39,141,030$1.02400CAD
Evrim ResourcesCVE:EVM24,496,100$0.295,500CAD
EMX RoyaltyCVE:EMX134,256,200$1.6416,000CAD
ELY Gold RoyaltiesCVE:ELY14,896,880$0.16167,000CAD
Altius MineralsTSE:ALS539,630,000$12.5937,556CAD
Maverix MetalsCVE:MMX591,556,900$2.7429,605CAD

For the purposes of this article, we make no distinction between streaming and royalty companies, but in reality, there are differences.