TSX Venture Exchange Announces the 2014 TSX Venture 50®

Feb 12, 2014, 09:12 ET from TSX Venture Exchange

TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - 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)
Oil & Gas       Alexander Energy Ltd. (ALX)
Technology & Life Sciences       Stellar Biotechnologies Inc. (KLH)

The 2014 TSX Venture 50 are:

Clean Technology: Diversified Industries:
Questor Technology Inc. Macro Enterprises Inc.
Clean Seed Capital Group Ltd. Kelso Technologies Inc.
ZENN Motor Company Inc. XPEL Technologies Corp.
H2O Innovation Inc. Loyalist Group Limited
Natcore Technology Inc. Raise Production Inc.
Greenbriar Capital Corp. Gemini Corporation
Solarvest BioEnergy Inc. Iplayco Corporation Ltd.
HTC Purenergy Inc. NXT Energy Solutions Inc.
PyroGenesis Canada Inc. RIFCO Inc.
CRS Electronics Inc. ENTREC Corporation

Mining: Oil & Gas:
Zenyatta Ventures Ltd. Alexander Energy Ltd.
Azincourt Uranium Inc. Madalena Energy Inc.
Reservoir Minerals Inc. Storm Resources Ltd.
Kennady Diamonds Inc. Yangarra Resources Ltd.
Callinex Mines Inc. Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd.
Mason Graphite Inc. Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited
Atlatsa Resources Corporation Africa Oil Corp.
Arianne Phosphate Inc. PRD Energy Inc.
Cancana Resources Corp. Iona Energy Inc.
Probe Mines Limited 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
BioSyent Inc.
QHR Corporation
Opsens Inc.

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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