NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Barrick Gold ( ABX), Newmont Mining ( NEM), Royal Gold ( RGLD), Kinross Gold ( KGC), and Goldcorp ( GG) have continued to top the list of high-dividend-yield precious metal stocks since our last report on May 25.The above-mentioned stocks have a dividend yield of 0.96%, 0.84%, 0.80%, 0.63% and 0.45%, respectively. These stocks continue to trade at low-betas (less than 1) making them even more attractive and less vulnerable to a market correction. Barrick and Newmont are two stocks that have outperformed the S&P 500, since our last report. These stocks have gained 1.3% and 10%, respectively, compared to a 1% increase in the index. Gold prices, on the other hand, have lost 1.3% during the same period. During the last week or so, Barrick has been assigned either a buy or outperform rating by eight brokerages. The company is scheduled to report second-quarter results on July 29. On June 7, top gainer Newmont's wholly owned subsidiary Newmont Mining Corp. of Canada acquired 2 million shares of Eurasian Minerals by way of a private placement. Newmont paid CAD $2.20 per share, thereby paying a total purchase consideration of CAD $4.4 million. On July 19, Credit Suisse ( CS) assigned an outperform rating to the stock with a price target of $70, implying a 19% upside over current levels. Newmont is expected to report second-quarter earnings on July 28 and is one of our picks for the earnings season. On July 15, Royal Gold announced it has agreed to acquire 25% of the payable gold produced from the Mt. Milligan copper-gold project in British Columbia from Thomson Creek Metals ( TC) concurrent with the closing of Thompson Creek's proposed acquisition of Terrane Metals. On July 19, RBC Capital Markets assigned an outperform rating to Royal Gold's stock with a price target of $63, implying 44% upside over current levels. One new entrant in the high-yield club is Yamana Gold ( AUY). The stock has a dividend yield of 0.48% and a beta of 1. On July 14, Yamana's Board of Directors paid a second-quarter dividend of $0.015 cents per share, implying an annualized dividend of 6 cents per share, a 50% increase over prior levels. Recently, UBS rated the stock a buy with a price target of $13, implying a 38% upside over current levels.