Sector Expert: Eric Coffin

HRA Advisory

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Eric Coffin is the editor of the HRA (Hard Rock Analyst) family of publications. Responsible for the "financial analysis" side of HRA, Coffin has a degree in corporate and investment finance. He has extensive experience in merger and acquisitions and small-company financing and promotion. For many years, he tracked the financial performance and funding of all exchange-listed Canadian mining companies and has helped with the formation of several successful exploration ventures. Coffin was one of the first analysts to point out the disastrous effects of gold hedging and gold loan-capital financing in 1997. He also predicted the start of the current secular bull market in commodities based on the movement of the U.S. dollar in 2001 and the acceleration of growth in Asia and India. Coffin can be reached at hra@publishers-mgmt.com or the website www.hraadvisory.com.

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Companies Commented On

  • Adamera Minerals Corp.
  • Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd.
  • Arena Minerals Inc.
  • Barrick Gold Corp.
  • Claude Resources Inc.
  • Energy Fuels Inc.
  • Excelsior Mining Corp.
  • First Majestic Silver Corp.
  • Fission Uranium Corp.
  • Goldcorp Inc.
  • GoldQuest Mining Corp.
  • Kaminak Gold Corp.
  • Mariana Resources Ltd.
  • Mirasol Resources Ltd.
  • Nevsun Resources Ltd.
  • Newmont Mining Corp.
  • NexGen Energy Ltd.
  • NovaCopper Inc.
  • Richmont Mines Inc.
  • Roughrider Exploration Ltd.
  • SilverCrest Metals Inc.
  • Sunridge Gold Corp.
  • True Gold Mining Inc.
  • Victoria Gold Corp.


Recent Interviews

Eric Coffin Can See the End of the Gold Bear Market and This Is What He Is Doing About It (2/23/16)
Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners 1-Year Chart

When the New York markets run out of steam, the gold market gets hot. HRA Editor Eric Coffin has been watching the companies with the best assets, waiting for just this moment. In this interview with The Gold Report, he shares the names of the best in the gold, silver, copper and uranium spaces and tells you where you can go to talk to the CEOs.

Eric Coffin Calls Out the Fed's Biggest Mistake and What You Can Do to Protect Your Portfolio (12/17/15)
S&P 500 and High Yield Index

Eric Coffin, editor of HRA Journal, writes one of the must-read newsletters in the junior mining sector. In this interview with The Gold Report, Coffin implores gold equity investors to ask: Is the project financeable in this market? And he discusses some companies he covers in the HRA Journal with the know-how to find funds, as well as a couple of uranium names that would benefit from utilities re-entering the market to find long-term delivery deals. But Coffin gets rolling by questioning U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen's timing, warning investors about the growing divergence between equity and higher yield markets, and shooting down the accepted theory that the U.S. dollar index is heading to 120.

Eric Coffin Calls Out the Fed's Biggest Mistake and Gives Uranium Names That Can Boost Your Portfolio (12/17/15)

Eric Coffin, editor of HRA Journal, one of the must-read newsletters in the junior mining sector, questions Fed Chair Janet Yellen's timing, warns investors about the growing divergence between equity and higher yield market and discusses which companies are poised to profit from uranium's mined supply deficit.

Recent Quotes

"ADZ has received its Washington State minerals leases; I know the outlines of the story and felt it was compelling enough to recommend the stock earlier this year."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (10/17/16)
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"The bull market has finally allowed ADZ management to have the project scale it's always desired."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Advisory (9/6/16)
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"EFR is the best play for a potential increase in uranium prices."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Advisory (9/6/16)
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"VIT continues to successfully position itself as a short list candidate for potential merger or takeover."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Advisory (7/26/16)
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"VIT's drill results included several notable high-grade sections."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Advisory (7/12/16)
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"ADZ is increasing its mineral tenure through a combination of claim staking, state mineral land leasing and agreements with local landholders."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (6/5/16)
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"If you want uranium exposure I think EFR represents the best leverage for the dollar."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (6/5/16)
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"VIT is well positioned as a potential take over target"

— Eric Coffin, HRA Advisory (6/5/16)
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"All in all, ADZ has a good set of established/developing targets."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Advisory (5/18/16)
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"VIT would feature on any list of potential near-term takeover targets."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Advisory (5/18/16)
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"EFR owns the only conventional uranium mill in the U.S. and can take advantage of a uranium price move."

The Gold Report Interview with Eric Coffin (2/23/16)
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"NXE has one of the most impressive uranium discoveries in history."

The Gold Report Interview with Eric Coffin (2/23/16)
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"EFR has more upside, mostly if the uranium price gets some traction."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (12/31/15)
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"EFR is one of the few companies in a position to write long-term sales contracts and deliver into them at several times its current production rate."

The Gold Report Interview with Eric Coffin (12/17/15)
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"EFR's expansion potential makes it most interesting."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (12/2/15)
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"CGT had a good month, responding well to higher gold prices."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (10/21/15)
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"With a mining agreement now signed and things starting to move quickly, SGC is a Strong Buy."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Advisory (9/11/15)
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"Considering management's recent moves, it looks like SGC's licensing progress is going well."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Advisory (8/17/15)
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"CGT is sitting on a good, valuable asset that should help underpin the stock."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (7/16/15)
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"SGC entered discussions about a mining agreement for Asmara."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (6/28/15)
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"CGT should be one of the better supported stocks through the summer."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (6/28/15)
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"PRG commenced an airborne geophysical survey at Juan de Herrera."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (6/28/15)
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"CGT's Eastside is one of the larger drill programs planned anywhere this year."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (6/9/15)
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"CGT closed a financing intended for this year's Eastside program."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (5/25/15)
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"CGT put out a new resource estimate on its flagship Paul Isnard gold project."

The Gold Report Interview with Eric Coffin (5/14/15)
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"R's stock looks undervalued to me at current levels."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (5/8/15)
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"CGT substantially increased the average grade of the Paul Isnard resource."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (5/6/15)
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"The market excitement for SGC centers on the upcoming mining permit."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (4/15/15)
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"MIN has a very salable story."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (4/15/15)
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"CGT has little trouble raising funds."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (4/15/15)
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"SGC's shareholders have a lot of good things to look forward to in the near future."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Advisory (4/2/15)
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"MIN still is one of the more obvious buys in the junior space."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (3/31/15)
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"We could see the PEA on CGT's Paul Isnard before the end of April."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (3/31/15)
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"Accumulate CGT on gold price weakness."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (3/9/15)
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"PRG is exactly the sort of high-potential speculative resource stock traders look for."

— Eric Coffin, Golden Opportunities (3/2/15)
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"MIN is extremely undervalued relative to the NPV of Gunnison."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (2/12/15)
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"CGT has already signed a drill contract for Eastside."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (2/12/15)
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"PRG's anomaly is now much larger and stronger, and the best portions are still to be drilled."

The Gold Report Interview with Eric Coffin (1/19/15)
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"MIN's Gunnison project has extremely good logistics."

The Gold Report Interview with Eric Coffin (1/19/15)
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"VIT is focused on discovering new near-surface zones that would have the biggest impact on project economics."

The Gold Report Interview with Eric Coffin (1/19/15)
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"ADZ's old Echo Bay holes reported some very impressive intercepts."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Advisory (1/15/15)
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"MIN has potential to be a bottom-of-the-cost-curve producer."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Advisory (1/15/15)
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"CGT's test work was generally good, with 97%+ gold recovery."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Advisory (1/15/15)
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"I still like MIN as a value development-level play."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (1/4/15)
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"Accumulate shares of CGT on gold price weakness."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (1/4/15)
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