The BMR Top 50 Opportunities List finished with a gain of 118% at the end of 2016, vastly outperforming the markets. By comparison, for the same time frame after the Top 50 List was unveiled in early December 2015, the Venture surged 47%, the TSX climbed 14.4%, the Dow was up 10.7% and the NASDAQ added 4.7%. Gold rose 6%.
Individual category performances (comprising 50 stocks) are as follows:
PRODUCERS: Up 69%
NEAR-PRODUCERS: Up 146%
EXPLORERS: Up 129%
EXPLORER SLEEPERS UNDER A NICKEL: Up 229%
NON-RESOURCE: Up 78%
In tonight’s report is an updated performance review of each category through December 30, 2016, and comments on the “best of the bunch” for 2017. We will be introducing a new 2017 list and format in the near future.
Overall, 38 or 76% of the 50 picks increased in value while 12 were down. Twenty-two out of 50 stocks gained 100% or more, including 15 or 30% that advanced by >200%.
The top 10 performing stocks were as follows:
Cordoba Minerals (CDB, TSX-V): Up 461%
Lithium X Energy (LIX, TSX-V): Up 451%
Kiska Metals (KSK, TSX-V): Up 400%
Pure Gold Mining (PGM, TSX-V): Up 395%
Cannabix Technologies (BLO, CSE): Up 363%
Adventure Gold (merged with Probe Metals, PRB, TSX-V): Up 342%
Walker River Resources (WRR, TSX-V): Up 320%
Aphria Inc. (APH, TSX-V): Up 294%
Gold Standard Resources (GSV, TSX): Up 290%
Goldmining Inc. (GOLD, TSX-V), formerly Brazil Resources): Up 288%
The best-performing resource stock on the Top 50 List for the 4th quarter of 2016 was Garibaldi Resources (GGI, TSX-V) with a 93% gain following game-changing recent confirmation of the first magmatic Ni-Cu-PGE-AU-Co massive sulphide system in northwest British Columbia’s prolific Golden Triangle, 10 miles southwest of Eskay Creek and 20 miles west of Pretium Resources (PVG, TSX) high-grade Brucejack Gold mine slated for commercial production later this year.
The top non-resource plays on the Top 50 List for the 4th quarter were Cannabix Technologies, up 138%, and Canopy Growth (CGC, TSX), up 126%.
Not included in the above statistics is a second category of 50 additions (New Additions) to the Top 50 List during the course of 2016. Combined, that group posted an impressive 19% gain (higher on an annualized basis) with the top 5 performers as follows:
Almadex Resources (AMZ, TSX-V): Up 160%
Ascendant Resources (ASND, TSX-V, formerly Morumbi Resources): Up 156%
Canadian Zeolite (CNZ, TSX-V): Up 149%
Dolly Varden Silver (DV, TSX-V): Up 140%
Savary Gold (SCA, TSX-V): Up 100%
Note: Past performance does not guarantee future results. You should not rely on any past performance as a guarantee of future investment performance. Our stock coverage is for informational and entertainment purposes only and must not be viewed or interpreted as “buy”, “sell” or “hold” recommendations. No investment opinion or other advice is being rendered on any stock or company. We strongly recommend that you consult with a qualified investment adviser, one licensed by appropriate regulatory agencies in your legal jurisdiction, and do your own due diligence and research before making any investment decisions. The stocks we cover, by definition, are highly speculative and potentially very volatile. Investors are cautioned that they may lose all or a portion of their investment if they make a purchase or short sale in these speculative stocks. We are not Registered Securities Advisers. Our opinions can only be construed as a solicitation to buy and sell securities when they are subject to the prior approval and endorsement of a Registered Securities Adviser operating in accordance with the appropriate regulations in your area of jurisdiction.
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