5 Zinc Juniors Surging as the Metal Price Shines

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With the zinc price up more than 70% YTD, the zinc juniors on our list have been top performers thus far

SmallCapPower | December 2, 2016: Mine closures have had a big impact on the zinc price, sending the metal up more than 70% year to date. That being said, the zinc juniors on our list today are benefitting from the rise in the zinc price, as all have seen at least a 26% climb in stock value since we last wrote about zinc on October 18, 2016.

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callinex-logoCallinex Mines Inc. (CVE:CNX) – $0.61
Diversified Mining

Callinex Mines Inc. (Callinex) is a Canada-based company, which is engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of exploration and evaluation of assets. The Company operates through the exploration and evaluation of its exploration and evaluation assets in Canada segment. It focuses on carrying out exploration activities on the Flin Flon and Pine Bay properties, for the purpose of identifying copper and zinc rich volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) deposits. Its additional properties include Sneath Lake Project, Gossan Gold Project, Neuron Project, Herblet Lake Project, Coles Creek Project and Fox River Project.

  • Market Cap: $35.79(mm)
  • Price Close (2016/10/17, CAD): $0.36
  • YTD Price PCT Change: 74.3%
  • Percent Change Since October 17th, 2016: 69%callinex-graph

trevali-logoTrevali Mining Corp. (TSE:TV) – $1.37
Diversified Mining

Trevali Mining Corporation is a Canada-based natural resource company that is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production from mineral properties. The Company holds approximately four properties in Canada and has an interest in a property in Peru with an option on a second Peruvian property. The Company, through its subsidiary Trevali Peru S.A.C., operates the Santander underground metallurgical plant and mine located in Peru. It is producing zinc and lead-silver concentrates. In Canada, the Company owns through its subsidiaries, the Caribou mine and mill, the Halfmile mine and the Stratmat polymetallic deposit all located in northern New Brunswick.

  • Market Cap: $545.02(mm)
  • Price Close (2016/10/17, CAD): $0.94
  • YTD Price PCT Change: 168.6%
  • Percent Change Since October 17th, 2016: 46%trevali-graph

canada-logoCanada Zinc Metals Corp. (CVE:CZX) – $0.43
Specialty Mining & Metals

Canada Zinc Metals Corp. is a mineral exploration company that is engaged in exploration and development of mineral properties in Canada. It has mining interests in properties located in British Columbia. Its projects include Akie property and Kechika Regional project. The Akie Property is located approximately 260 kilometers north-northwest of the town of Mackenzie in northeastern British Columbia. The Akie zinc-lead-silver property is situated within the Kechika Trough, the southernmost extension of the regionally extensive Paleozoic Selwyn Basin.

  • Market Cap: $65.47(mm)
  • Price Close (2016/10/17, CAD): $0.31
  • YTD Price PCT Change: 218.5%
  • Percent Change Since October 17th, 2016: 39%canada-graph

nevada-logoNevada Zinc Corp. (CVE:NZN)- $0.45
Mining

Nevada Zinc Corporation, formerly Goldspike Exploration Inc., is a Canada-based mineral exploration company engaged in mineral exploration in Nevada, the United States and Yukon, Canada. The Company focuses on the Lone Mountain zinc property, which consists of approximately 180 claims and is located in Eureka County, Nevada, the United States. In addition, the Company holds interest in a number of mineral claims through the VIP Property, and throughout other parts of the Yukon Territory.

  • Market Cap: $29.65(mm)
  • Price Close (2016/10/17, CAD): $0.35
  • YTD Price PCT Change: 48.3%
  • Percent Change Since October 17th, 2016: 27%nevada-graph

canadian-logoCanadian Zinc Corp. (TSE:CZN) – $0.29
Specialty Mining & Metals

Canadian Zinc Corporation (Canadian Zinc) is an exploration-stage company that is engaged in the business of exploration and, when warranted, development of natural resource properties. The Company’s principal focus is the development of the Prairie Creek property in the Northwest Territories, Canada and the exploration of base metal properties in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. The Prairie Creek Property contains a zinc/lead/silver mineral resource located approximately 500 kilometers west of Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories, Canada. Canadian Zinc also owns a mineral land package in central Newfoundland covering approximately three volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) projects with known mineral deposits and exploration potential.

  • Market Cap: $74.39(mm)
  • Price Close (2016/10/17, CAD): $0.23
  • YTD Price PCT Change: 176.2%
  • Percent Change Since October 17th, 2016: 26%canadian-graph