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Jocelyn August

Sagient Research

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Jocelyn August is currently the senior analyst and product manager for CatalystTracker, a proprietary research product focused on identifying and analyzing the future events that will materially impact publicly traded companies. In her five years at Sagient, she has developed expertise in the highly event-driven medical device and diagnostic sector. In addition, she spearheaded the development of a new Natural Resource Industry product within the CatalystTracker product line with the publication of the Catalyst Impact Study: Natural Resources Sector. Outside of Sagient, August was named the director of communications for the San Diego Professional Chapter of MBA Women International. August received a Master of Business Administration from the Rady School of Management at University of California, San Diego and graduated cum laude from the University of California, San Diego, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology.




Recent Interviews

Eight Catalyst-Driven Biotechs Ready to Advance: Michael Hay and Jocelyn August (11/26/13) Investors are attracted to small- and micro-cap biotech stocks because their life cycles are filled with share-moving milestones. Michael Hay and Jocelyn August of Sagient Research handicap those milestones and calculate the probabilities that drugs in development will be approved and successful in the marketplace. In this interview with The Life Sciences Report, Hay and August set a table investors can be thankful for, naming companies with upcoming catalysts and real potential for upside.

Eight Catalysts That Can Move Your Mining Stocks: Jocelyn August (8/6/13) Catalysts can move mining equities substantially up or down, so being aware of upcoming news and events is key to portfolio management. Sagient Research's Jocelyn August advises investors to look for miners with good management teams that are transparent in their announcements and consistently meet their deadlines. In this interview with The Metals Report, August outlines the eight biggest catalysts in the mining space and discusses companies with anticipated near-term catalysts.

Jocelyn August: Top Five Catalysts for Small-Cap Energy Equities (7/30/13) Catalysts are a little like earthquakes: They shake things up. These announcements of drill results, production starts and resource estimates can influence stock prices, sometimes for the better, sometimes for the worse. In this interview with The Energy Report, Jocelyn August, senior analyst and product manager for Sagient Research's CatalystTracker, explains which catalysts have the biggest effect on small- and large-cap companies and identifies upcoming events that could move the needle in the oil and gas and uranium spaces.

Recent Quotes

"We expect FDA approval in the near termŚlikely by the end of the yearŚfor OCLS' Microcyn Hydrogel device." (11/26/13) Oculus Innovative Sciences Inc. - The Life Sciences Report Interview with Jocelyn August Moreá>

"CSI's Serra Pelada project is expected to go into production by the end of the year." (8/6/13) Colossus Minerals Inc. - The Metals Report Interview with Jocelyn August Moreá>

"We are also looking at two catalysts this quarter for CTG, an updated resource estimate and a PEA." (8/6/13) Global Minerals Ltd. - The Metals Report Interview with Jocelyn August Moreá>

"We expect several near-term catalysts for SVB's Sierra Mojada project." (8/6/13) Silver Bull Resources Inc. - The Metals Report Interview with Jocelyn August Moreá>

"EXXI's Davy Jones is an interesting project because no other companies have tried to go that deep in the Gulf of Mexico." (7/30/13) Energy XXI - The Energy Report Interview with Jocelyn August Moreá>

"Good news on production tests at the Tuchola-3K well put FXEN's shares up almost 19%." (7/30/13) FX Energy Inc. - The Energy Report Interview with Jocelyn August Moreá>

"SVB has upcoming catalysts and is definitely able to fund the Sierra Mojada silver project for the time being." (2/27/13) Silver Bull Resources Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Jocelyn August Moreá>

"Because of the size of the Island project, it will be interesting to see what RIC is able to do." (2/27/13) Richmont Mines Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Jocelyn August Moreá>

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"PZG's PEA could definitely be a share-moving event." (2/27/13) Paramount Gold and Silver Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Jocelyn August Moreá>

"MAG has a lot of catalysts upcoming in the near term." (2/27/13) MAG Silver Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Jocelyn August Moreá>

"GPR has a near-term, Q1/13 catalyst, which is another permit completion." (2/27/13) Great Panther Silver Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Jocelyn August Moreá>

"BRD's YOY growth in production is 39%, with a YOY decline of cash costs by 38%." (2/27/13) Brigus Gold Corp. taken over by Primero Mining - The Gold Report Interview with Jocelyn August Moreá>

"BRI is an interesting company because of its strategy of acquiring advanced-stage properties to reduce exploration risk." (2/27/13) Brazil Resources Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Jocelyn August Moreá>

"A lot of people are looking forward to seeing what else AMM is going to do with Ixtaca." (2/27/13) Almaden Minerals Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Jocelyn August Moreá>

"MAG has not put all of its eggs in one basket. As a result, there is less risk in Cinco de Mayo." (11/19/12) MAG Silver Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Jocelyn August Moreá>

"This will be a big quarter for BRD." (11/19/12) Brigus Gold Corp. taken over by Primero Mining - The Gold Report Interview with Jocelyn August Moreá>

"UEC is expecting Goliad to be producing by March 2013. That's going to mean a much larger revenue stream for the company." (8/2/12) Uranium Energy Corp. - The Energy Report Interview with Jocelyn August Moreá>

"FXEN is expecting results from multiple wells this quarter. These could mean some very positive moves for the company." (8/2/12) FX Energy Inc. - The Energy Report Interview with Jocelyn August Moreá>

"VGZ is working on some really good projects with upcoming catalysts." (8/1/12) Vista Gold Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Jocelyn August Moreá>

"I think MAG is prepared for some large upward movement if it has some good news." (8/1/12) MAG Silver Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Jocelyn August Moreá>

"XG jumped 50% after announcing that YRI acquired it." (8/1/12) Extorre Gold Mines Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Jocelyn August Moreá>

"ARZ definitely has a lot of projects going on." (8/1/12) Aurizon Mines Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Jocelyn August Moreá>

"Expanding the approved SAPIEN market would be a great step forward for EW." (5/3/12) Edwards Lifesciences Corp. - The Life Sciences Report Interview with Jocelyn August Moreá>

"Through its option agreement, ARZ can earn an additional 50–65%." (5/2/12) Aurizon Mines Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Jocelyn August Moreá>

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