The S&P/TSX Composite index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) was down last week, dropping 0.24 percent to 14,566.26 points.
On Friday, the Toronto Star reported that the TSX and loonie were both down as a result of investors “appearing lukewarm” to the latest jobs figures.
All that being said, a number of stocks still saw weekly gains over the five-day period.
Companies that were up for the week included:
- Coro Mining (TSX:COP)
- eCobalt Solutions (TSX:ECS)
- Euromax Resources (TSX:EOX)
- Paladin Energy (TSX:PDN,ASX:PDN)
- Atlatsa Resources (TSX:ATL)
Here’s a look at those companies:
Coro Mining is the first on last week’s top 5 TSX stocks, whose shares increased 15.38 percent to close the five-day period at $0.15.
The company notes that it is a new copper producer in Chile, with a number of operations and exploration and development projects, including: the SCM Berta Operation, the Marimaca Copper Oxide Deposit, the Planta Prat project and Liancahue copper project.
Coro Mining announced on October 4 results of a further seven reverse circulation on its Maricama Copper Oxide Deposit.
The company’s latest news was announced on September 22, wherein it reported the feasibility study “maintains a critical path.”
Last week, shares of eCobalt Solutions increased 14.75 percent to reach $0.70.
Euromax Resources is focused on building and operating the Ilovica-Shtuka copper-gold project in Macedonia, and notes its excitement to be progressing a pipeline of gold and base metal assets, all at different developmental stages.
Shares of Euromax increased 9.09 percent last week to finish the five-day period at $0.60.
Paladin Energy is a uranium production company with assets in Australia and two mines in Africa. The company notes it has a strategy to become a “major uranium mining house.”
Shares of the company increased 6.67 percent last week, finishing the week at $0.16.
Last but not least on last week’s 5 top TSX stocks is Atlatsa Resources, whose shares increased 5 percent to $0.105.
Atlatsa is a platinum group metals producing and exploration company and controls the Bokoni Platinum Mines. Furthermore, the company maintains a controlling interest in the Kwanda Projects.
Most recent news from Atlatsa came in August, when it announced the financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2016.
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Data for 5 Top TSX Stocks articles is retrieved each Friday after market close using The Globe and Mail’s market data filter. Only companies with a market capitalization greater than $50 million prior to the week’s gains are included. Companies within the mining and precious metals sectors are considered.
Securities Disclosure: I, Jocelyn Aspa, hold no direct investment interest in any company mentioned in this article.
Editorial Disclosure: eCobalt Solutions is a client of the Investing News Network. This article is not paid for content.