With an advance of 2.17%, Athabasca Minerals Inc. (CDX:ABM:CA) was one of the best performing basic material stocks listed on the TSX Venture on January 13. After closing the previous session at $0.23, shares of ABM:CA opened this morning at $0.235 and closed the day at $0.235. Throughout the day, about 9,000 shares changed hands, compared to an average 30-day volume of 76,434 for Athabasca Minerals Inc.. Shares moved as high as $0.24 and as low as $0.235 in today’s trading action.
The share appreciation gives the company a market capitalization of $7.66 million based upon 33.3 million shares outstanding.
In the past 52 weeks, shares of Athabasca Minerals Inc. have traded as low as $0.14 and as high as $0.32. Technical traders will take note that at $0.235, shares of ABM:CA are trading above their 50-day moving average (MA) at $0.184 and above their 200-day MA at above $0.21. Technical analysts pay close attention to these key moving averages because they often serve as technical support and resistance levels and because a move above them or holding over them is typically regarded as bullish.
Who is $Athabasca Mn?
Athabasca Minerals Inc is a Canadian mineral exploration and management company with operations near Fort McMurray, Alberta. The Company's focus is to explore, develop and manage mineral resources that exist in Western Canada. The company is led by its CEO Don Paulencu from its headquarters at 1319 – 91 Street SW.
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