On Stockhead today, Venturex Resources’ AJ on making the well-timed leap into copper production, how one successful Shark Tank start-up is planning to make it big and Tim Boreham ponders SomnoMed’s chances in the multi-billion sleep apnoea market.

But first here’s what you need to know.

 

The week ahead

Most economic data in Australia this week is about quarterly construction work done on Wednesday and building approvals on Friday.

But the CBA will be releasing spending intentions on Tuesday and APRA statistics on Friday.

In the US everyone will be looking for economic growth for the June quarter due on Thursday.

Back Down Under earnings season continues. Among the companies due to release earnings today are Amaysim (ASX:AYS), National Veterinary Care (ASX:NVL), Adairs (ASX:ADH) and Monash IVF (ASX:MVF).

You can view a full list of upcoming earnings here.

Company news

The following companies are due out of trading halts in the next 48 hours.

Due out Monday:

Gateway Mining (ASX:GML) – capital raising

Bryah Resources (ASX:BYH) – capital raising

Saturn Metals (ASX:STN) – capital raising

G Medical Innovations (ASX:GMV) – NASDAQ update

Due out Tuesday: 

American Pacific Borate (ASX:ABR) – project financing

Twenty Seven Co (ASX:TSC) – capital raising

Markets

Gold: $US1,544.41 ($2,305.52) +1.15%

Silver: $US17.60 +1.22%

Oil (Brent): $US58.55 -1.53%

Oil (WTI): $US53.23 -1.94%

Coal: $US67.30 +0.07%

Iron ore 62pc FE: $US92.88 0.16%

AUD/USD: $US0.6697 -0.87%

Bitcoin: $US10,065.64 -1.34%

What got you talking last week

In our small cap Facebook chat group (which you can join here) members talked last week about the future potential of Nearmap (ASX:NEA) and the plant-based meat industry, both generally and Roots’ (ASX:ROO) investment into it.

Our markets snapped a 2-week losing streak last week. The ASX Small Ords gained 1.65 per cent while the ASX 200 finished the week up 1.8 per cent.

These were the five most discussed stocks among ASX investors on Friday:

$CGB – Cann Global

$RAP – Resapp

$PLS – Pilbara Minerals

$STX – Strike Energy

$AGY – Argosy Minerals

 

Here’s how our sectors performed yesterday:

Communications: +1.01%

Consumer discretionary: +0.67%

Consumer staples: -0.05%

Energy: +0.04%

Financials: +0.10%

Healthcare: -0.36%

Industrials: +0.60%

IT: +0.07%

Materials: -0.08%

Utilities: +0.27%

 

Last week’s winners

Code Name Price last Friday Price this Friday 1 Week Return Market Cap
AJL AJ LUCAS GROUP LTD 0.110 0.250 127 $ 187,524,304.00
BPH BPH ENERGY LTD 0.001 0.002 100 $ 5,680,555.50
APG AUSTPAC RESOURCES NL 0.001 0.002 100 $ 5,817,230.00
CAZ CAZALY RESOURCES LTD 0.025 0.051 92 $ 13,817,384.00
HHM HAMPTON HILL MINING NL 0.016 0.025 56 $ 7,370,134.50
RAC RACE ONCOLOGY LTD 0.065 0.100 51 $ 9,382,110.00
KPO KALINA POWER LTD 0.018 0.025 50 $ 19,578,862.00
TMR TEMPUS RESOURCES LTD 0.140 0.210 50 $ 7,665,000.00
GGX GAS2GRID LTD 0.002 0.003 50 $ 3,771,773.50
TOM TOMIZONE LTD 0.002 0.003 50 $ 1,275,602.00
SRO SHAREROOT LTD 0.001 0.001 50 $ 4,273,598.00
MAY MELBANA ENERGY LTD 0.008 0.012 50 $ 22,537,090.00
TPD TALON PETROLEUM LTD 0.002 0.003 50 $ 5,330,368.50
SMD SYNDICATED METALS LTD 0.006 0.012 50 $ 5,989,431.50
DVL DORSAVI LTD 0.041 0.060 46 $ 12,445,024.00
BSX BLACKSTONE MINERALS LTD 0.100 0.150 45 $ 23,338,442.00
S2R S2 RESOURCES LTD 0.140 0.190 43 $ 49,583,036.00
SCN SCORPION MINERALS LTD 0.007 0.010 43 $ 1,770,245.25
RMI RESOURCE MINING CORP LTD 0.005 0.007 40 $ 2,073,871.38
TNR TORIAN RESOURCES LTD 0.010 0.013 40 $ 3,790,915.50
SPQ SUPERIOR RESOURCES LTD 0.008 0.011 37 $ 8,199,606.00
MCX MARINER CORP LTD 0.020 0.027 35 $ 370,928.22
AKN AUKING MINING LTD 0.002 0.002 33 $ 1,865,168.88
NWE NORWEST ENERGY NL 0.003 0.004 33 $ 13,528,371.00
TMX TERRAIN MINERALS LTD 0.003 0.004 33 $ 2,574,928.00
BC8 BLACK CAT SYNDICATE LTD 0.425 0.560 33 $ 40,709,216.00
ICS ICSGLOBAL LTD 0.905 1.195 32 $ 12,647,903.00
LAA LATAM AUTOS LTD 0.045 0.059 31 $ 31,173,556.00

Last week’s losers

Code Name Price last Friday Price this Friday 1 Week Return Market Cap
VRT VIRTUS HEALTH LTD 5.050 4.000 -21 $ 320,750,080.00
AVL AUSTRALIAN VANADIUM LTD 0.014 0.012 -21 $ 21,712,282.00
PPY PAPYRUS AUSTRALIA LTD 0.009 0.007 -22 $ 1,646,046.63
ARM AURORA MINERALS LTD 0.018 0.014 -22 $ 3,279,732.00
FIJ FIJI KAVA LTD 0.075 0.058 -23 $ 4,043,760.00
GMR GOLDEN RIM RESOURCES LTD 0.017 0.014 -24 $ 11,741,871.00
NVU NANOVEU LTD 0.059 0.045 -24 $ 5,963,859.00
OLH OLDFIELDS HOLDINGS LTD 0.050 0.038 -24 $ 3,122,695.50
SIL SMILES INCLUSIVE LTD 0.105 0.079 -25 $ 5,263,204.00
AHK ARK MINES LTD 0.040 0.030 -25 $ 1,819,635.25
ROG RED SKY ENERGY LTD 0.002 0.002 -25 $ 1,879,774.88
AUH AUSTCHINA HOLDINGS LTD 0.004 0.003 -25 $ 4,177,472.00
NOR NORWOOD SYSTEMS LTD 0.004 0.004 -25 $ 6,229,531.00
ALT ANALYTICA LTD 0.004 0.003 -25 $ 10,558,837.00
ECT ENVIRONMENTAL CLEAN TECHNOLO 0.004 0.003 -25 $ 14,401,549.00
KEY KEY PETROLEUM LTD 0.004 0.003 -25 $ 5,023,386.50
GPP GREENPOWER ENERGY LTD 0.002 0.001 -25 $ 3,003,368.00
CAD CAENEUS MINERALS LTD 0.002 0.002 -25 $ 3,211,890.50
CAQ CAQ HOLDINGS LTD 0.012 0.009 -25 $ 6,460,076.50
MVF MONASH IVF GROUP LTD 1.415 1.015 -27 $ 245,217,312.00
DDT DATADOT TECHNOLOGY LTD 0.007 0.005 -29 $ 4,053,031.75
IPB IPB PETROLEUM LTD 0.028 0.020 -29 $ 4,612,795.00
PSZ PS&C LTD 0.065 0.053 -29 $ 11,590,162.00
ICU ISENTRIC LTD 0.010 0.007 -30 $ 1,285,585.25
SG1 SAGON RESOURCES LTD 0.040 0.028 -30 $ 3,942,278.50
VPR VOLT POWER GROUP LTD 0.002 0.001 -33 $ 8,244,533.50
GLA GLADIATOR RESOURCES LTD 0.002 0.002 -33 $ 1,469,334.13
LKO LAKES OIL NL 0.002 0.001 -33 $ 33,365,950.00
VMG VDM GROUP LTD 0.003 0.002 -33 $ 13,855,322.00
MTB MOUNT BURGESS MINING NL 0.003 0.002 -33 $ 1,040,258.81
DNA DONACO INTL LTD 0.110 0.076 -34 $ 60,122,272.00
SF1 STEMIFY LTD 0.090 0.025 -72 $ 3,798,024.00