Canstar Resources Inc. (ROX) Is Yet to See Trading Action on Dec 19

December 19, 2017 - By Hazel Jackson

Shares of Canstar Resources Inc. (CVE:ROX) closed at 0.04 yesterday. Canstar Resources Inc. currently has a total float of 102.81 million shares and on average sees 66,609 shares exchange hands each day. The stock now has a 52-week low of 0.04 and high of 0.23.

TSX: Leading Canada’s Growth

The equity market is a reliable indicator of any nation’s economic condition. Because of it, investors are able to determine the future of the economy and make investments based on logical numbers.

Canada has one of the world’s fastest growing economies’ thanks to its flourishing equity market that has withstood the toughest of times and still remains thriving until today.

The Canadian Equity Market

The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) is the main stock exchange in Canada. The benchmark index weighing its stocks is the S&P/TSX Composite Index, which makes up 70% of the total market capitalization of the TSX.

More than 1,500 companies are listed on the TSX as of October 2014. In May, the total market capitalization of the TSX was seen at nearly $3 trillion.
More than 200 companies are included in the S&P/TSX Composite Index, 36% of which belong to the Financials sector alone. The Energy sector is the second largest sector in the S&P/TSX Composite Index, making up 20% of it, followed by the Materials sector, Industrial sector, and Consumer Discretionary sector in the top five.

The S&P/TSX Composite Index has an all-time low of 217.50 and an all-time high of 15,657.63. Canstar Resources Inc. trades on the exchange.

Trading on the TSX starts and ends at 9:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., respectively. Meanwhile, post-market trading starts and ends at 4:15 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., respectively.

How It Works

The S&P/TSX Composite Index measures stocks based on market capitalization with respect to share price. Such is the case to make sure that only the most actively traded stocks represent one of the world’s closely watched indices, providing accurate, real-time manifestations of the Canadian economy. This means that stocks held by the government, company insiders, and venture capitalists are not weighted on the S&P/TSX Composite Index.

For stocks to be included in the S&P/TSX Composite Index, they must first be listed on the TSX under the mandate of the Canadian government. They must make up at least 0.05% of the S&P/TSX Composite Index. This requirement guarantees a harmonious and perfectly balanced index. Canstar Resources Inc. complies with the rules for listing.

Liquidity is also an important consideration in maintaining the S&P/TSX Composite Index. The trading volume of each stock must compose at least 0.025% of the total trading volume of all stocks eligible for inclusion. In terms of price, each stock must have a minimum average trading price of C$1 in the three months immediately preceding the review date. It must also have a minimum trading price of C$1 in the three trading days immediately preceding the rebalancing.

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has finally decided to minimize oil production as an answer to the long-time problem of oversupply. This means that crude oil prices are set to bounce back from the turmoil, lifting the TSX further. Consequently, investing on TSX stocks is just reasonable for investors nowadays. Professional analysts might be interested how this will affect Canstar Resources Inc..

More notable recent Canstar Resources Inc. (CVE:ROX) news were published by: Marketwatch.com which released: “Canstar Resources Inc.” on May 01, 2011, also Marketwired.com with their article: “Canstar Resources Announces Management Change and Investor Call” published on November 27, 2017, Marketwired.com published: “Canstar Resources Intersects 1.1 g/t Gold Over 11.2 meters on Kenora Gold Project” on November 15, 2017. More interesting news about Canstar Resources Inc. (CVE:ROX) were released by: Marketwired.com and their article: “Canstar Resources Inc. Increases Financing by Up to $100000” published on April 12, 2016 as well as Marketwired.com‘s news article titled: “Canstar Resources Inc. Announces Completion of Share Consolidation and Share …” with publication date: January 24, 2017.

Canstar Resources Inc., a junior resource company, focuses primarily on the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral properties in Canada. The company has market cap of $4.11 million. The firm primarily explores for zinc, silver, lead, copper, gold, and other base metal deposits. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s principal properties include the Mary March property comprising 92 staked claims, 5 licenses, 1 lease, and 2 patented lots totaling 4,129 hectares; and the Mary March Extension property comprising 34 claims located in Newfoundland.

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