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.

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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

"A highlight intercept from LGD's Goldstrike is 4.6m of 9.98 g/t Au."

— Chris Thompson, PI Financial (9/8/21)
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"During 2021 drilling, LGD discovered a new oxide gold zone, D-4."

— Chris Thompson, PI Financial (9/1/21)
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"Drilling confirms resource expansion potential at MAG's Juanicipio."

— Chris Thompson, PI Financial (8/5/21)
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"The resource confirms LGD's Black Pine hosts heap-leachable high grade."

— Chris Thompson, PI Financial (7/19/21)
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"Over 80% of LGD's Black Pine resource estimate is Indicated ounces."

— Chris Thompson, PI Financial (7/13/21)
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"One developer to watch is LGD for its Black Pine resource estimate."

— Chris Thompson, PI Financial (6/3/21)
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"LGD's core drill results contain significant oxidized intercepts."

— Chris Thompson, PI Financial (4/26/21)
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"GSV's recent highlight Pinion intercept is 61.1m grading 1.07 g/t Au."

— Chris Thompson, PI Financial (4/15/21)
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"LGD released a 4.15 Moz Au eq maiden resource estimate for TV Tower."

— Chris Thompson, PI Financial (4/6/21)
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"LGD will now focus on delivering the maiden resource for Black Pine."

— Chris Thompson, PI Financial (3/24/21)
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"We feel that GSV's project offers potential to not only generate significant free cash flow but also be the low-cost producer of choice in Nevada."

— Chris Thompson, PI Financial (2/5/21)
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"Q4/20 production at MAG's Juanicipio provided ~$5.2M in net revenue."

— Chris Thompson, PI Financial (1/27/21)
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"LGD released positive assay and metallurgy results from Black Pine."

— Chris Thompson, PI Financial (1/12/21)
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"New assays reflect the potential to expand LGD's Black Pine resource."

— Chris Thompson, PI Financial (12/22/20)
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"Construction of the MAG JV Juanicipio plant is progressing on schedule for commencement of commercial production in H2/21."

— Chris Thompson, PI Financial (10/21/20)
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"LGD is primed to keep adding value from the drill bit at Black Pine."

— Chris Thompson, PI Financial (7/28/20)
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"LGD has potential for resource growth and more Black Pine discoveries."

— Chris Thompson, PI Financial (6/30/20)
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"We are initiating coverage on LGD with a Buy rating. . .Black Pine's attractive jurisdiction plus development/exploration upside add to attractiveness."

— Chris Thompson, PI Financial (6/18/20)
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"Results of the updated PFS on GSV's Railroad-Pinion are positive."

— Chris Thompson, PI Financial (2/18/20)
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