The top performing Canadian juniors on our list today have seen their stock prices more than double year to date (YTD)
SmallCapPower | March 13, 2017: Today we found some top performing Canadian juniors that have doubled, if not tripled, in value since the start of 2017. Backed by a rally supported by heavier-than-normal trading volume, the companies on our list could still have further room to run.
Aurion Resources Ltd. (TSXV: AU) – $2.04
Aurion Resources Ltd. (Aurion) is a Canada-based exploration-stage company engaged in the evaluation, acquisition and exploration of mineral properties in Canada, Mexico, the United States and Finland. The Company’s Bull property is located in White Pine County, east-central Nevada, which is approximately 30 kilometers southeast of Eureka, lies on the southern extension of the gold-prolific Battle Mountain-Eureka Trend. The Bull property consists of approximately 360 unpatented claims. Its Ahvenjarvi project is located approximately 30 kilometers South-Southwest (S-SW) of the Kittila Gold deposit.
- Market Cap: $124.7 million
- YTD Price PCT Change: 436.8%
- Avg Volume (12 months): 102,578
- Avg Volume last (30 days): 140,153
Mobi724 Global Solutions Inc. (CSE: MOS) – $0.35
Business Support Services
Mobi724 Global Solutions Inc, formerly Hybrid Paytech World Inc, is a Canada-based company engaged in digital incentives, such as card-linked offers and digital marketing; payment solutions, including mobile payment; loyalty programs, and data analytics. The Company’s operates through two segments: Payment solution and E-couponing. Its solutions enable retailers, manufacturers, offer providers, mobile operators and card issuers to create, manage, deliver, and track and measure incentive campaigns to various mobile devices and allow its redemption at various points of sales.
- Market Cap: $46.3 million
- YTD Price PCT Change: 400.0%
- Avg Volume (12 months): 142,912
- Avg Volume last (30 days): 355,568
Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (TSX: AUP) – $10.51
Biotechnology & Medical Research
Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a Canada-based clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company operating in the field of nephrology and autoimmunity. The Company’s primary business is the development of a therapeutic drug to treat autoimmune diseases, in particular lupus nephritis (LN). It is focused on the development of its lead compound voclosporin, a therapeutic immunomodulating drug candidate, which is a second-generation calcineurin inhibitors (CNI) to treat patients afflicted with LN.
- Market Cap: $555.7 million
- YTD Price PCT Change: 271.4%
- Avg Volume (12 months): 70,365
- Avg Volume last (30 days): 208,474
Nexoptic Technology Corp. (TSXV: NXO) – $2.32
NexOptic Technology Corp., formerly Elissa Resources Ltd. is a Canada-based technology company that invests in the area of optical and lens technologies. It focuses on exercising its options to acquire, in the aggregate, 100% of Spectrum Optix Inc. (Spectrum), which owns Blade Optics. Spectrum is developing technologies relating to imagery and light concentration for lens and image capture based systems. The Blade Optics is a lens technology that makes use of flat lenses.
- Market Cap: $150.2 million
- YTD Price PCT Change: 236.2%
- Avg Volume (12 months): 194,495
- Avg Volume last (30 days): 262,150
Peak Positioning Technologies Inc. (CSE: PKK) – $0.13
Peak Positioning Technologies Inc. is a development-stage Information Technology portfolio management company that operates through the Information Technology segment. The Company develops and operates financial technology platforms that digitize, automate and bring the supply chain management of China’s industrial business sectors, including financial technology, e-commerce and cloud computing to the Web. The platforms allow for the tracking, recording and analysis of every transaction associated with the movement and storage of raw materials, work-in-process inventory, and finished goods from point of origin to point of consumption.
- Market Cap: $55.0 million
- YTD Price PCT Change: 169%
- Avg Volume (12 months): 590,983
- Avg Volume last (30 days): 1,419,094