Dacian shares poised to play catch-up as countdown to ‘commercial production’ begins

Barry FitzGerald

Dacian missed the gold sector’s recent run – which means there is upside to be had as its production ramp-up gains pace. And Rio is still trying to lock-down more acreage in the red-hot Paterson Province, which may explain its ongoing refusal to shed light on its Winu copper ‘discovery’... Show More

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Kirkland’s imminent reserve update puts spotlight on its leveraged neighbours

Barry FitzGerald

The promise of a big reserve increase at the rich Fosterville mine has investors salivating. Little wonder, given its grade of ~20gpt and costs of around US250/oz. And now the anticipation is spilling into nearby juniors such as Chalice, which is among those set to drill for the next Fosterville.... Show More

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Kumova’s Alderan gives a glimpse of the good stuff as copper-gold assays beckon

Barry FitzGerald

The Alderan rollercoaster has taken shaken shareholders back to where the journey began a year ago. But a picture of drilling core in this week’s ASX release suggests they may be onto something. And is a marriage of Capricorn and Eastern Goldfields being sought by the pair’s large common shareholder? Show More

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Spring air brings a whiff of takeover fever to the junior gold sector

Barry FitzGerald

This week’s bid for gold mining hopeful Explaurum has stoked speculation about which explorers could be targeted next as producers look to capitalise on their strong cash generating capacity. Plus, analysts warm to Venturex as Northern Star lends a hand and Kairos shows nuggets are news again in the Pilbara. Show More

Fast-growing gold explorers could provide an opportunity in an oversold space

Barry FitzGerald

Backing the right gold explorer can be a rewarding strategy. Expanding inventories, such as those unveiled recently by Breaker Resources and Bellevue Gold, combined with growing evidence that a discovery will be economic and therefore become a mine, allows investors to ride a wave of strong value creation. Show More

FNArena Reporting Season Monitor: Week 3

Rudi Filapek-Vandyck

Welcome to the FNArena Reporting Season Monitor for the August result season 2018. The Monitor reports ratings and consensus price target changes, along with brief summaries of the collective responses, from FNArena database brokers for each of the 300+ stocks. Week 3 is now available with coverage of 213 stocks. Show More

Australian Results Season: Resurrection or Crucifixion?

Marcus Padley

Here is the ASX 200 results calendar - the results season is still a couple of weeks away. As usual, it is a best endeavours calendar, some companies simply don’t set a reliable date. The big companies generally do. Show More

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Just 2 ASX stocks pass the Benjamin Graham filter

Nathan Bell

With valuations for high quality businesses currently near or at an extreme, we thought we’d run a screen based on Graham’s Stock Selection Criteria to see if it produced any overlooked, inexpensive stocks. Ben Graham is regarded as the father of value investing, having authored Security Analysis and its friendlier... Show More

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