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Jared Scharf, CEO, Desert Gold Ventures Inc.

Jared Scharf
CEO | Desert Gold Ventures Inc.
4770 72nd St,, V4K 3N3 Delta (CAN)

jared.scharf@desertgold.ca

Desert Gold Ventures CEO Jared Scharf on West Africa and its potential


Stephan Dorfmeister, Finance Department, Deep Nature Project GmbH

Stephan Dorfmeister
Finance Department | Deep Nature Project GmbH
Untere Hauptstraße 168, 7122 Gols (AT)

office@deep-nature.at

+43 681 10139055

Like Aurora Cannabis and Canopy Growth, Deep Nature Project GmbH focuses on value chain


Alison Coutts, Executive Chairman, Memphasys Ltd.

Alison Coutts
Executive Chairman | Memphasys Ltd.
30 Richmond Road, 2140 Homebush West (AUS)

alison.coutts@memphasys.com

+61 2 8415 7300

Memphasys Executive Chairman Alison Coutts on in vitro fertilisation (IVF)


09. December 2019 | 07:40 CET

Aphria, Aurora Cannabis, Canopy Growth - What Investors Need to Know in December

  • Cannabis

Investors around the globe have become acquainted with a new industry in recent years: cannabis. It is actually an old plant, but the effects attributed to it have sparked a new trend and brought a variety of applications in various products to market. From Canada, the hype was significantly supported and from there producers have conquered the world - provided that the legal framework for the production, processing or distribution of cannabis products has already been created. After a long phase of rising share prices, the last thing to follow was a hangover mood. Why is December a special month?

time to read: 1 minutes by Mario Hose


 

Sales at the end of the year 2019

The shares of Aphria have traded between CAD 4.76 and CAD 14.37 over the past 12 months. On Friday, the stock was traded at 6.22 CAD on the Toronto Stock Exchange and recovered significantly from its low around four weeks ago. The stock market value of the cannabis company Aphria at the end of the previous week was CAD 1.57 billion.

At Aurora Cannabis the price development tends to be comparable. The company's shares have been traded between CAD 2.82 and CAD 13.67 since December 2018. Their shares also reached its low for the year around four weeks ago. On Friday, the shares were traded at CAD 3.21 and gave the company a market value of CAD 3.50 billion.

Second row enticing with potential

Canopy Growth, with a market capitalization of CAD 8.61 billion, is the heavyweight among the listed companies in the cannabis industry. Canopy Growth shares have traded from CAD 18.23 to CAD 70.98 over the past 12 months. The indication that the lowest level was reached in the past four weeks is a mere formality. On Friday, the Canopy Growth shares were trading at 24.72 CAD.

There are also exciting second-tier companies that do not yet have to defend a billion-dollar valuation, but are working towards the big breakthrough next year. The developer of cannabis drinks, BevCanna Enterprises, currently has less than CAD 20 million market capitalization and the producer of cannabis in Africa, EXMceuticals, less than CAD 30 million. The two newcomers have promising and scalable business models.

End of the year offers bargains

Investors wishing to position themselves in cannabis may have a particularly interesting window of opportunity for their exposure in the current month of December. Tax Loss Season is a term for experienced investors that stands for tax optimization. The phenomenon of shareholders throwing their loss positions onto the market is a recurring year-end ritual, especially in Canada.

This development is clear in the case of listed companies that have suffered greater price losses in recent months. The chart trend of a loss in value often ends in a panicky sell-off in December. As is well known, the profits lie in purchasing and bargain hunters can get their money's worth with low limits.


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In accordance with §34b WpHG we would like to point out that Apaton Finance GmbH as well as partners, authors or employees of Apaton Finance GmbH may hold shares in the aforementioned companies and that there may therefore be a conflict of interest. Further details can be found in our Conflict of Interest & Risk Disclosure.


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19. May 2020 | 15:02 CET

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  • Cannabis

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Aurora Cannabis, Bayer, EXMceuticals - ready for the time after Corona

  • Cannabis

The cannabis hype was over and then came the corona crisis. Investors who believed in the active ingredient of cannabis and put money into the shares of companies in this industry are now likely to be sitting on a huge loss in most cases. It all started with the idea of a few companies to make one of the oldest medicinal plants in the world acceptable for general use within the framework of legalization. However, high margins and a large market soon led to competition and a brokerage industry was earning a lot of money - soon several hundred cannabis companies were listed on the stock exchange.

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25. February 2020 | 13:38 CET

Aurora Cannabis, Canopy Growth, EXMceuticals - who will be the best turnaround story?

  • Cannabis

Cannabis shares are not in demand at the moment. About a year ago the growth potential and possibilities of the rediscovered historical medicinal plant seemed to be endless. Today it is different, there is a hangover mood. The hype back then led to a buyer's market. Investors underbid each other with purchase orders and shareholders surrendered their shares in a nervous mood in order to set off for new shores. This or something similar may be the current situation in the environment of numerous cannabis companies. But experienced investors also know that consolidation phases are the foundation for success stories.

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