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Note: This article was first published on my SA Marketplace service on March 24, 2017, so the stock prices and data are as of that date.
The following slide deck was published by Umicore SA in conjunction with their 2016 Q4 earnings call.
A critical point to understand when investing in cobalt companies is the impact of associated metals such as copper and nickel (or molybdenum) prices have on the cobalt producer.
Many experts see cobalt as the next critical element set to boom. The cobalt price has risen about 50% so far this year.
Gold-backed Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) are a product class that has grown strongly in scale and popularity over the last decade.
The following slide deck was published by Umicore SA in conjunction with their 2016 Q3 earnings call.
The following slide deck was published by Umicore SA in conjunction with their 2016 Q2 earnings call.
Company specific catalysts such as the road advancing, and the mine funding will propel the stock higher. Massive gold reserves will act as a large margin of safety.
The lithium-ion battery requires lithium, cobalt and graphite. All three of these critical elements will likely go into supply shortage or deficit due to rapid rising demand from the electric vehicle industry in the coming years, as you can read about here.
Umicore SA (OTCPK:UMICF) Q4 2015 Earnings Conference Call February 05, 2016 03:30 AM ET Executives Marc Grynberg - CEO Filip Platteeuw - CFO Analysts Tony Jones