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A Time for Caution, Though Gold Stocks Look Like Good Buys

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Published : January 10th, 2017
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24hGold - A Time for Caution, ... While fund manager Adrian Day believes investors should tread cautiously in the market right now, he is upbeat on some gold stocks.

24hGold - A Time for Caution, ...

Given our caution on the broad stock market, resulting from relatively high prices across the board, we have relatively few "buy" recommendations. Most of our buys are concentrated on the gold stocks, and even there, many of our limits are below current prices. I do not think one needs to be aggressive in the current environment.

Of course, so much depends on your personal circumstances—all the "financial planning" circumstances such as age, future financial obligations and so forth—as well as what your current portfolio looks like.

If, for example, you do not own very much in the gold space, I should certainly step up to the plate now; start with two major gold royalty companies, Franco-Nevada Corp. (FNV:TSX; FNV:NYSE; 61.27) and Royal Gold Inc. (RGLD:NASDAQ; RGL:TSX; 65.51), top buys on our current list. Both are solid buys now, particularly if you do not already own them. We could see both at lower prices in coming weeks, given the sharp runs they have both experienced over the past three weeks, Franco from $54.77 and Royal from $61.37. Prices half way between recent lows and the current price would be a fair target (i.e., $58.81 for Franco and $63.40 for Royal).

American Capital, Yamana and Sunridge Redux
The acquisition of American Capital Ltd. by another of our recommendations, Ares Capital Corp. (ARCC:NASDAQ), has now been completed. Shareholders received $10.13 cash plus 0.483 of a share of Ares. Most definitely, hold your Ares shares.

To add insult to injury, investors had a Canadian tax withholding taken on the receipt of the Yamana Gold Inc. (YRI:TSX; AUY:NYSE; YAU:LSE) purchase rights recently distributed. The rights were over 20 cents when distributed—the value on which the tax was based—even though, because of the convoluted procedure required for U.S. shareholders, they could not be sold at that time. By the time one large custodian finally had the rights free-trading in accounts, the price had fallen to far less than the minimum commission the custodian charges. Through a combination of a cavalier company with an ill-judged plan, a rapacious tax authority, and an incompetent custodian, many shareholders end up with a loss on the distribution of these rights.

Sunridge Gold Corp. added a touch of icing to its liquidation after its assets were acquired in a friendly takeover, with the distribution of a second tranche, of CA$0.03 per share. A third and final distribution will be made once a lawsuit is settled, expected by the middle of the year. It is estimated to be around another 3 cents, though could be higher or lower depending on any expenses.

1) Adrian Day: I, or members of my immediate household or family, own shares of the following companies mentioned in this article: Franco Nevada, Royal Gold and Ares Capital. I personally am, or members of my immediate household or family are, paid by the following companies mentioned in this article: None. My company has a financial relationship with the following companies mentioned in this article: None. Funds controlled by Adrian Day Asset Management hold shares of the following companies mentioned in this article: All of the companies mentioned. I determined which companies would be included in this article based on my research and understanding of the sector.
2) The following companies mentioned in this article are sponsors of Streetwise Reports: None. Streetwise Reports does not accept stock in exchange for its services. The information provided above is for informational purposes only and is not a recommendation to buy or sell any security.
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