Here are the five best performing silver mining stocks, taken from companies with a market capitalization over $300 million.

1. Silvercorp Metals Inc., up 5.56 percent

2. Pan American Silver Corp., up 2.15 percent

3. Fortuna Silver Mines Inc., up 1.13 percent

4. Hecla Mining Co., up 0.92 percent

5. Coeur d'Alene Mines Corp., up 0.28 percent.