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High River Gold Mines Limited Update 19th August 2010

HRG Chart 19 August 2010.JPG

Back by popular demand an update of the progress being made by High River Gold Mines Limited (HRG) sporting a nice upward spike in the stock price on heavy volume for HRG, however, the technical indicators have jumped into the overbought zone, at least for now.

Chris Charlwood has very kindly sent us this missive updating us on the current state of play over at High River Gold Mines Limited (HRG) which we hope that you find both interesting and informative.

HRG posted $114M in revenues, $49M in cash flow, $39M in profit and 87k ounces of production for Q2. At $.86/share, HRG is trading at a very low market cap of $722M. With its third party restricted shares (soon to be released), HRG has over $216M in cash and equivalents or $.26/share. Its debt is at $31.5M. Yesterday, Severstal exercised over 40M HRG warrants 3 years before expiry and now holds 70.4%.

Olma Investment Company put a new target price on HRG at $1.93. They get to this target price by discounting the values of Buryatzoloto by 50% and Prognoz by 25%. Hopefully, these discounts will be reduced or eliminated in future once the drill programs are completed in early 2011 for Buryatzoloto and once the Prognoz silver property goes through its bankruptcy procedure (7 month process). The completion of the Bissa (West Africa) feasability study, due at year end, should also help increase the target price with its 1.7M oz potential. 

Gold prices are predicted to increase through the fall and Severstal Gold is rumoured to do an IPO late year - both potentially applying upwards pressure on HRG's share price.
Olma Investment Report on HRG Q2
HRG Q2 results
Severstal warrant exercise
HRG Third Party Investments
Chris Charlwood

So there you go.

For what its worth we continue to hold onto our shares in HRG, but as always do the work and make your own investment decisions, after all you are unique.

Stay on your toes volatility will be the order of the day and have a good one.

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