February 12, 2014 (TORONTO) – TSX Venture Exchange today announced the 2014 TSX Venture 50.
The TSX Venture 50 is an annual ranking of strong performing companies from five sectors: Clean Technology, Diversified Industries, Mining, Oil & Gas, and Technology & Life Sciences.
"TSX Venture Exchange provides a unique venue for small-cap, early-stage companies to access the capital they need to launch or expand – a market opportunity that is unparalleled globally," said John McCoach, President, TSX Venture Exchange. "We are delighted to recognize the success of these companies."
The 2014 TSX Venture 50 was determined based on equal weighting of the following measures: market capitalization growth, share price appreciation, trading volume and analyst coverage.
The top ranked company across all sectors is Stellar Biotechnologies Inc. (KLH), a California-based life sciences company that listed on TSXV in 2010.
The top performing companies from each industry sector are:
|Clean Technology||Questor Technology Inc. (QST)|
|Diversified Industries||Macro Enterprises Inc. (MCR)|
|Mining||Zenyatta Ventures Ltd. (ZEN)|
|Clean Technology||Alexander Energy Ltd. (ALX)|
|Technology & Life Sciences||Stellar Biotechnologies Inc. (KLH)|
The 2014 TSX Venture 50 are:
|Clean Technology:Questor Technology Inc.
Clean Seed Capital Group Ltd.
ZENN Motor Company Inc.
H2O Innovation Inc.
Natcore Technology Inc.
Greenbriar Capital Corp.
Solarvest BioEnergy Inc.
HTC Purenergy Inc.
PyroGenesis Canada Inc.
CRS Electronics Inc.
|Diversified Industries:Macro Enterprises Inc.
Kelso Technologies Inc.
XPEL Technologies Corp.
Loyalist Group Limited
Raise Production Inc.
Iplayco Corporation Ltd.
NXT Energy Solutions Inc.
|Mining:Zenyatta Ventures Ltd.
Azincourt Uranium Inc.
Reservoir Minerals Inc.
Kennady Diamonds Inc.
Callinex Mines Inc.
Mason Graphite Inc.
Atlatsa Resources Corporation
Arianne Phosphate Inc.
Cancana Resources Corp.
Probe Mines Limited
|Oil & Gas:Alexander Energy Ltd.
Madalena Energy Inc.
Storm Resources Ltd.
Yangarra Resources Ltd.
Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd.
Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited
Africa Oil Corp.
PRD Energy Inc.
Iona Energy Inc.
Contact Exploration Inc.
|Technology & Life Sciences:Stellar Biotechnologies Inc.
LX Ventures Inc.
Sphere 3D Corporation
FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd.
BSM Technologies Inc.
Zecotek Photonics Inc.
Wanted Technologies Corporation
The 2,141 companies listed on TSX Venture Exchange as of December 31, 2013 were screened through the following filters to determine which companies would qualify as potential 2014 TSX Venture 50 candidates:
- listed on TSX Venture Exchange more than one year as of December 31, 2013
- listed on TSX Venture Exchange on December 31, 2013
- market capitalization greater than C$5 million on December 31, 2013
- closing share price greater than C$0.25 on December 31, 2013
- share price of at least C$0.10 on December 31, 2013
This is not an invitation to purchase securities listed on TSX Venture Exchange. TMX Group and its affiliates do not endorse or recommend any of the referenced securities or investment advisors. Please seek professional advice to evaluate specific securities.
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