Here are the five best performing silver mining stocks, taken from companies with a market capitalization over $5 billion.

1. Silvercorp Metals Inc., up 1.54 percent

2. Mag Silver Corp., down 0.51 percent

3. Pan American Silver Corp., down 1.36 percent

4. Silver Standard Resources Inc., down 1.5 percent

5. Coeur d'Alene Mines Corp., down 1.65 percent