Sector Expert: Chris Thompson

PI Financial

Chris Thompson, PGeo, is an analyst for PI Financialss specializing in precious metals. He worked previously for Raymond James and Haywood Securities. He holds a Bachelor of Science in mining and exploration geology, a Master of Science in mineral economics and a graduate diploma in mining engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. He was awarded the 2011 StarMine Top Analyst Award for Stock Picker in the Metals and Mining sector.



Recent Interviews

Avoid Dodos and Find Gold and Silver Miners that Can Soar, Says Raymond James' Chris Thompson (2/11/15)
Soaring bird

Chris Thompson, mining analyst with Raymond James, is looking for companies that can continue to deliver real growth and shareholder upside—companies that can "fly"—regardless of metal prices. The high-flyers with upside, Thompson says, have good management, strong cash flow at current metal prices, organic growth potential and are undervalued relative to their peers offering those same attributes. In this interview with The Gold Report, Thompson offers some precious metal names that could soar.

Chris Thompson: Gold and Silver Miners that Can Make Money Now (8/13/14)

Gold and moneyAs much as we'd all like significantly higher silver and gold prices, Chris Thompson of Raymond James doesn't expect them. The good news, he argues, is that the relative stability now characterizing the market permits investors to make informed decisions about which companies can build value and demonstrate cash flows at today's prices. In this interview with The Gold Report, Thompson lists a handful of gold and silver miners prepared to do just that.

New Royalty Scheme a Leveler in the Mexican Silver Space (12/31/13)

We may be headed into a new year, but Chris Thompson, mining analyst with Raymond James, expects more of the same in the precious metals prices: volatility. In this Mining Report interview, he advises investors to play that volatility. He details why—despite its higher royalty tax—Mexico remains a silver powerhouse, and which companies will feel the royalty pinch most.

Recent Quotes

"There is exploration upside offered at GSV's Dark Star."

— Chris Thompson, PI Financial (9/12/19)
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"GSV's PFS is a positive step in the advancement of Railroad."

— Chris Thompson, PI Financial (9/10/19)
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"We urge investors to add to positions in GSV."

— Chris Thompson, PI Financial (8/14/19)
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"We anticipate MAG will be fully financed to Juanicipio production."

— Chris Thompson, PI Financial (4/11/19)
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"The discovery of MAG's Venadas opens the door to upside potential."

— Chris Thompson, PI Financial (3/5/19)
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"VIT now expects to load first ore to the pad at Eagle by July."

— Chris Thompson, PI Financial (2/26/19)
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"VIT offers potential to rerate as an emerging gold producer."

— Chris Thompson, PI Financial (2/13/19)
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"We see plant performance at AKG's Asanko improving with adjustments."

— Chris Thompson, Raymond James (11/14/17)
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"We anticipate a positive construction decision on MAG's Juanicipio."

— Chris Thompson, Raymond James (11/8/17)
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"AKG reported Q3/17 financial results ahead of expectations."

— Chris Thompson, Raymond James (11/3/17)
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"AKG is anticipating first ore at the Dynamite Hill deposit in Q4/17."

— Chris Thompson, Raymond James (10/19/17)
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"VIT's phase 1 construction program at Eagle is well underway."

— Chris Thompson, Raymond James (10/11/17)
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"AKG is on track to meet its revised production guidance for the year."

— Chris Thompson, Raymond James (9/22/17)
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"VIT began a CA$40M, phase 1 construction program at the Eagle mine."

— Chris Thompson, Raymond James (9/19/17)
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