Archive for the ‘Basic Materials’ Category

Great Panther Silver Limited (NYSE:AMEX-GPL) – Also known as (Great Panther) is a silver mining exploration company. This companies main activities are on the mining of precious and base metals from their wholly owned properties in Mexico. The Company has two primary mining properties: Topia Mine and Guanajuato Mine. The Company’s wholly owned subsidiaries include Minera Mexicana el Rosario, S.A. de C.V., Metalicos de Durango, S.A. de C.V. and Minera de Villa Seca, S.A. de C.V.

Over the past 52 weeks not only has this stock traded as high as $5.04 a share, since the New Year Great Panther Limited has climbed from $1.95 to just over $2.40 a share.  Not only do I feel this Stock will have gains the coming months ahead, any decent news out on this company could spike investors attentions. Currently I have Great Panther Silver (GPL) Rated a BUY, and as of 1/21/2011 have added (GPL) to the PoulTrend Alert List!

Dow Chemical Company logo

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The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) a diversified manufacturer/supplier of products used primarily as raw materials in the manufacture of customer products and services worldwide. Operates on 8 Segments providing services to a range of industries, including appliance, automotive, agricultural, building and construction, chemical processing, electronics, furniture, house wares, oil and gas, packaging, paints, coatings and adhesives, personal care pharmaceutical processed foods pulp and paper textile. Its portfolio includes specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses deliver a range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 160 countries. Section

Dow of which over the past 52 weeks has traded at a High of $42.23, and a low of $20.61 closed on Friday at $24.76. The Dow Chemical Company Currently has a $0.25 Dividend

Currently I am Calling a PoulTrend Alert on DOW, as I believe over the coming month ahead there is large upside potential.

Yamana Gold

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Watch for this week Gold to surpass its Previous high of $1913.00 this week.
Currently Gold at $1909 an ounce. If there is a sell of stocks this morning, watch for many to invest back into Gold, bringing gold over its 52 week high, and to new highs!!!
Watch List!
SPDR Gold Trust (ETF)  -GLD
Market Vectors ETF Trust – GDX
ETFS Gold Trust  -SGOL
iShares Gold Trust (ETF) –IAU
Randgold Resources Ltd. (ADR) -GOLD
Vista Gold Corp. -VGZ
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan

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Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (POT) – a company of which produces, and sells fertilizers and other related industrial and feed products of which are mostly sold in the United States, and Canada. Since mid May Potash (POT) has been trading near $50.00-$63.97. As of today 8/24/2011 Potash (POT) is trading below many analyst’s estimates. Potash (POT) has been given a target of $68.00 by many brokers, and a high target price close to $76.00. At close today $55.36  and with after-market trading of -$1.04, $54.28. With Potash (POT) dividend growth rate at 18% , and   anticipated earnings Growth rate to be in the range of 15%-17%, Potash (POT) is currently at a bargain levels. If Potash (POT) can Outperform analysis on EPS of which are anticipated to be in the range of $2.30 – $2.45 there could be a new high on the horizon.

Things to note!

  • 2011 Q2 earnings were reported to be $840 million, this being close to 96 cents per diluted share. In 2010 Q2 earnings were $480 million, close to 53 cents per share.  Over 40% increase year over year.
  • Margins increased from $411 million in 2010 to $793 million in 2011, mainly being from higher demands, and increase in prices. Over 45% increase year over year.
  • Sales in 2011 increased close to 61.6% or $2.3 billion.
  • Potash production also hit record highs increasing .4 million metric tons from previous year 2010 Q2.
  • Potash announced a $7.6 billion dollar expansion plan which will grow operational capacity at their main locations.  In the end this could increase operational capabilities to 17.1 million metric tons near or by 2015.
Currently Potash (POT) has a PoulTrend alert of which is being called for 8/25/2011.Potash(POT) is currently rated a BUY BUY BUY at under $54.50, and a HOLD HOLD HOLD.

Disclosure – Currently I do not hold a position  in Potash (POT) nor plan to initiate one in the next 72 hours.