3 TSX Stocks with Notable April Insider Buying

The Canadian small cap TSX stocks we’ve found have seen share purchases from company insiders over the past week

SmallCapPower | April 25, 2022: Insiders are defined as company management or individuals or institutions that own more than 10% of a company’s shares. Today we have found three Canadian TSX stocks with significant insider buying over the past seven days. The insiders we have identified are institutional investors, company directors or board members, which have added to their positions.

*Share price data and other metrics as of April 22, 2022

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Aris Gold Corp. (TSX:ARIS) – $1.90
Gold Mining

Aris Gold is a Canada-based mining company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and operation of the Marmato gold properties in Colombia. It also focuses on advanced-stage exploration property Juby in Ontario, Canada. The Company derives key revenue from the Marmato project.

  • Market Cap: $261.5M
  • 7-Day Return:  +6.5%
  • 30-Day Return: 0.0%
  • 30-Day Average Trading Volume: 188,543
  • Insider Name:  Robert Eckford
  • Insider Role: Senior Officer of Issuer
  • Purchase Date: April 22, 2022
  • Number of Shares: 20,000
  • Share Price Paid: $1.99
  • Total Transaction Value: $39,800

Gold Standard Ventures Corp. (TSX:GSV) – $0.57
Gold Mining

Gold Standard Ventures is an advanced stage gold exploration company. The firm engages in acquiring and exploring mineral projects, in and around Nevada for gold and other minerals. Gold Standard focuses on obtaining discoveries at the Railroad-Pinion gold project located within Nevada’s Carlin Trend and Lewis gold project located in Lander County. It also operates mining projects names Bald Mountain, North Bullion, Dark Star and Pinion in Nevada.

  • Market Cap: $218.9M
  • 7-Day Return:  0.0%
  • 30-Day Return: +1.8%
  • 30-Day Average Trading Volume: 71,733
  • Insider Name:  Sun Valley Gold LLC
  • Insider Role: 10% Security Holder of Issuer
  • Purchase Date: April 20, 2022
  • Number of Shares: 285,000
  • Share Price Paid: $0.49
  • Total Transaction Value: $139,650

Valens Company Inc. (TSX:VLNS) – $1.43

The Valens Co is a developer and manufacturer of cannabinoid-based products. The Company’s extraction methods are CO2, ethanol, hydrocarbon, solvent-less, and terpene extraction. Its products are Tinctures, Capsules, Beverages, and Vape cartridges among others. Its reportable segments are Cannabis operations, Analytical testing, and Corporate. Valens has a business presence in Canada and other countries, and it generates a majority of revenue from the Cannabis operations segment.

  • Market Cap: $111.5M
  • 7-Day Return:  -15.3%
  • 30-Day Return: -53.3%
  • 30-Day Average Trading Volume: 710,107
  • Insider Name:  Tyler Robson
  • Insider Role: CEO and Founder
  • Purchase Date: April 19, 2022
  • Number of Shares: 10,000
  • Share Price Paid: $1.36
  • Total Transaction Value: $13,600


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