After spending much of the past year at a four-star rank, General Moly
Many CAPS members are bullish on the outlook for molybdenum demand. The deal that General Moly recently cut with Chinese firm Hanlong Mining to secure funding for its Mt. Hope project has many investors more confident that General Moly can ramp up production of the high-strength steel component.
The Mt. Hope project in Nevada has a massive amount of molybdenum reserves and is expected to produce around 40 million pounds for the first five years, putting General Moly's production between that of top producer Freeport McMoRan's
General Moly expects strong cash flows from Mt. Hope deals already in place with companies such as ArcelorMittal
China's soaring demand for metals has been a big positive for iron ore miners like Vale
Molybdenum's price has seen increasing strength in recent quarters and is forecast to continue rising over the next couple of years, according to JPMorgan analysts. Molybdenum producers Thompson Creek Metals
With its Mt. Hope project expected to add a large amount of value to General Moly and the company aiming to be a top pure-play moly producer, CAPS members like the possibilities for above-average growth in the stock.
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Fool contributor Dave Mock dreams of upgrading his bicycle frame with molybdenum alloy so he can use it in his piano moving business. He owns no shares of companies mentioned here. The Fool's disclosure policy named its cat Ms. Princess Molly Darling.