Casa Minerals Inc. (CASA:TSX.V) is a relatively unknown gold stock that is likely to get more known and more appreciated as the sector comes back into favor again after years in the wilderness.
Yesterday, the company's stock gapped higher on very strong record volume on news of a gold discovery at one of its properties. We can see this move on the latest 1-year chart for the stock which shows how it has been stuck in a rectangular consolidation pattern from the start of this year. We can also see how yesterday's sharp gain failed to break the price out of the top of the pattern, since it closed at the resistance at the top of it.
However, what is most important to observe is the large gap combined with very heavy record volume accompanying the move – this is very bullish and indicates a high probability that the stock will soon proceed to break above the resistance at the top of the Rectangle to enter a new bull market, and in this it should be assisted by the sector as a whole advancing, which it is now in position to do. Note that we could see a minor reaction back from the resistance first before it breaks out, which would not be a problem.
Casa Minerals is therefore rated an immediate speculative buy, and especially on any minor reaction. The company has a reasonable 36.4 million shares in issue. Note that this stock is only traded on the Toronto Venture exchange.
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Casa Minerals Inc, CASA.V, closed at C$0.215 on 16th October 2018.
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