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Sector Ranking Ticker Company Name Listing Date Share Price ($) 31-Dec-10 Share Price ($) 31-Dec-11 Share Price Change 2011 52 Week High/Low Market Cap (M$) 31-Dec-10 Market Cap (M$) 31-Dec-11 Market Cap Change Number of Shares O/S 31-Dec-11 (million) 2011 trading Volume (millions) Analyst Coverage
1 PEA Petrolia Inc.
http://www.petroliagaz.com/index_en.php
16-Feb-05 0.52 1.45 179% 2.55/0.47 26.0 79.5 205% 54.8 102.44 -
2 AZA Azabache Energy Inc.
http://www.azaenergy.com/
08-Aug-07 0.29 0.65 124% 0.77/0.26 10.5 75.0 614% 115.3 60.85 1
3 WZR WesternZagros Resources Ltd.
http://www.westernzagros.com/
22-Oct-07 0.48 0.67 41% 0.93/0.42 98.5 248.7 152% 371.2 167.87 7
4 BOE Americas Petrogas Inc.°
http://americaspetrogas.com/
17-Oct-08 1.45 2.98 106% 3.00/1.45 207.1 511.3 147% 171.6 97.87 4
5 ARW Aroway Energy Inc.
http://www.arowayenergy.com/
05-Feb-09 0.52 0.73 40% 0.75/0.27 9.8 39.4 301% 53.9 54.02 -
6 POP Petro One Energy Corp.
http://www.petrooneenergy.com/main/home.php?page_id=1
26-Apr-10 0.38 0.62 65% 2.17/0.33 17.1 31.0 81% 50.0 79.01 -
7 CPO Compass Petroleum Ltd.* 31-May-10 1.50 1.65 10% 2.30/1.05 17.1 85.5 399% 51.8 39.69 3
8 PPY.A Painted Pony Petroleum Ltd.
http://paintedpony.ca/
23-May-07 8.74 11.20 28% 14.18/8.40 445.9 769.7 73% 68.7 53.16 6
9 MMT Mart Resources Inc.
http://www.martresources.com/
18-Sep-95 0.69 0.90 30% 0.92/0.42 231.5 303.0 31% 336.7 127.98 -
10 OYL CGX Energy Inc.
http://cgxenergy.ca/Home.aspx
24-Dec-98 1.06 1.05 -1% 1.23/0.47 205.0 342.5 67% 326.2 139.63 2
°Went public via Capital Pool Company© Program
*Plan of arrangement with Whitecap Resources Inc. (TSX:WCP) closed on February 10 2012
Ranking Method

Starting with 2,250 TSX Venture Exchange listed companies as of December 31, 2011, the following filters were applied:

  • - Listed on TSX Venture Exchange (not NEX) on December 31, 2011
  • - Market Capitalization greater than C$5 million on December 31, 2011
  • - Closing share price greater than C$0.25 on December 31, 2011
  • - Share price of at least C$0.10 on December 31, 2010
  • - Listed on TSX Venture Exchange more than one year as of December 31, 2011

This left a remaining 535 companies that qualified for the 2012 TSX Venture 50 ranking. These companies were ranked based on an equally weighted (25%) formula with four criteria:

  • 1. Share Price: one-year share price change as of December 31, 2011
  • 2. Trading: one-year trading volume as of December 31, 2011
  • 3. Market Capitalization: one-year market capitalization ((issued-escrow shares) x price) change as of December 31, 2011
  • 4. Analyst Coverage: number of analysts covering the companies as at December 31, 2011

Historical share prices have been adjusted for dividends and/or stock consolidations. All currencies reported in Canadian dollars. TSX Venture Exchange considered companies' compliance with Exchange Requirements and exercises discretion when determining qualified candidates.

Data Sources

  • Share Prices and Market Capitalization: TMX Group
  • Trading Volume: TMX Group
  • Analyst Coverage: Capital IQ
  • Dividends/Stock Splits: Capital IQ

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