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2017 OTCQX Best 50 Companies

The OTCQX Best 50 is an annual ranking of the top 50 U.S. and international companies traded on the OTCQX Best Market based on an equal weighting of one-year total return and average daily dollar volume growth. This is the third annual ranking since OTC Markets Group launched the OTCQX Best 50 on May 13, 2015.
 
RANKING METHOD
OTC Markets Group applied the following criteria to the 399 companies traded on OTCQX on December 31, 2016 to determine which companies would qualify for the 2017 OTCQX Best 50:
  • traded on OTCQX on December 31, 2016
  • closing share price of $0.25 or greater on December 31, 2016
  • closing share price on December 31, 2016, greater than on December 31, 2015
  • traded equal to or greater than $500,000 in dollar volume in 2016
  • not a “penny stock” on December 31, 2016, as defined under SEC Rule 3a51-1 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
  • traded at least one day in 2015
  • member of the OTCQX Composite Index as of December 31, 2016.
 
2017 OTCQX Best 50 Companies
Rank Company Ticker Market Cap 52 Week
High / Low Price
Change in Avg
Daily $ Volume
2016 Total Return
1 Cordoba Minerals Corp. CDBMF $47,655,737 $0.78 / $0.11 2,324.65% 465.88%
2 Midas Gold Corp MDRPF $113,188,095 $0.91 / $0.17 2,211.42% 182.22%
3 First Federal of Northern Michigan Bancorp, Inc. FFNM $30,865,264 $8.25 / $5.97 2,265.02% 29.07%
4 GoldMining Inc. GLDLF (GOLWF) $182,330,478 $2.43 / $0.27 1,917.25% 359.70%
5 First Mining Finance Corp. FFMGF $339,629,530 $0.94 / $0.25 1,510.00% 154.46%
6 Red Eagle Mining Corp. RDEMF $127,956,558 $0.75 / $0.19 1,441.98% 173.48%
7 Minco Silver Corp. MISVF $45,145,209 $1.50 / $0.27 1,408.14% 152.17%
8 Millrock Resources Inc. MLRKF $15,295,075 $0.47 / $0.14 1,340.72% 118.16%
9 Nemaska Lithium, Inc. NMKEF $287,807,147 $1.41 / $0.26 1,107.03% 178.79%
10 Terra Tech Corp. TRTC $174,792,397 $0.58 / $0.09 955.61% 241.40%
11 Nexgen Energy Ltd. NXGEF $400,160,988 $2.25 / $0.50 792.70% 238.78%
12 Electrovaya Inc. EFLVF $137,428,811 $3.22 / $0.47 570.89% 214.15%
13 Endeavour Mining Corporation EDVMF $1,404,044,254 $20.41 / $4.85 574.45% 174.08%
14 Callinex Mines Inc. CLLXF $25,388,323 $0.50 / $0.18 601.76% 98.64%
15 Suncrest Bank (Visalia, CA) SBKK $52,764,863 $11.60 / $7.00 656.82% 43.44%
16 Singing Machine Company, Inc. (The) SMDM $25,991,846 $0.76 / $0.18 343.60% 267.57%
17 Village Farms International Inc. VFFIF $37,279,051 $1.36 / $0.55 537.82% 57.38%
18 Mason Graphite Inc. MGPHF $107,517,006 $1.13 / $0.20 250.19% 287.75%
19 Balmoral Resources Ltd BALMF $67,895,049 $0.94 / $0.24 443.91% 72.68%
20 Highlands Bankshares, Inc. (VA) HLND $48,785,413 $7.00 / $4.55 469.69% 22.68%
21 Lion One Metals Ltd. LOMLF $42,423,804 $0.90 / $0.23 294.32% 196.47%
22 Chesapeake Gold Corp. CHPGF $125,236,386 $5.00 / $1.25 347.02% 115.24%
23 Caledonia Mining Corp PLC CALVF $60,075,068 $1.82 / $0.54 303.55% 88.34%
24 Capital Properties, Inc. CPTP $89,098,812 $13.60 / $9.55 367.64% 22.17%
25 Bitcoin Investment Trust GBTC $219,286,290 $135.00 / $41.00 286.47% 93.10%
26 Excelsior Mining Corp. EXMGF $62,534,522 $0.51 / $0.12 154.60% 199.01%
27 Alkane Resources Ltd. ANLKY (ALKEF) $125,210,397 $4.90 / $1.22 277.57% 54.60%
28 Columbus Gold Corp. CBGDF $64,408,803 $0.70 / $0.23 260.91% 70.55%
29 Trevali Mining Corp. TREVF $335,798,866 $1.04 / $0.24 176.41% 129.54%
30 Citba Financial Corp. CBAF $40,786,988 $46.00 / $33.55 264.90% 31.00%
31 H20 Innovation Inc. HEOFF $52,336,012 $1.81 / $0.72 226.05% 61.35%
32 Crystal Peak Minerals Inc CPMMF $66,100,996 $0.34 / $0.13 161.23% 124.40%
33 Lithium Americas Corp. LACDF $178,849,652 $0.84 / $0.20 141.87% 129.78%
34 First West Virginia Bancorp, Inc. FWVB $33,710,235 $22.00 / $17.12 254.95% 16.00%
35 Marlin Gold Mining Ltd. MLNGF $73,926,600 $0.52 / $0.10 55.30% 192.81%
36 Living Cell Technologies Ltd. LVCLY (LVCLF) $4,558,236 $0.82 / $0.22 154.29% 72.75%
37 Fortescue Metals Group Ltd FSUGY (FSUMF) $13,038,448,348 $10.24 / $1.99 5.13% 220.06%
38 Lapolla Industries, Inc. LPAD $65,398,888 $0.57 / $0.17 85.95% 125.53%
39 Deep Down, Inc. DPDW $21,690,704 $1.40 / $0.45 5.84% 204.35%
40 Smith-Midland Corp. SMID $26,314,660 $5.35 / $2.28 142.18% 64.11%
41 Continental Gold Inc CGOOF $468,881,425 $3.46 / $0.90 2.80% 188.70%
42 Avita Medical Ltd. AVMXY (AVMXF) $48,991,873 $2.46 / $1.35 153.18% 24.27%
43 Community Capital Bancshares, Inc. ALBY $10,194,995 $1.64 / $1.03 141.17% 35.59%
44 Pure Multi-Family REIT LP PMULF $344,201,593 $6.58 / $4.35 147.44% 22.59%
45 Franklin Financial Services Corp. FRAF $122,960,466 $28.90 / $20.35 141.78% 25.19%
46 Learning Tree International, Inc. LTRE $34,383,307 $2.85 / $0.61 (89.29%) 256.16%
47 Independent Alliance Banks, Inc. IALB $154,599,316 $40.00 / $25.75 120.71% 40.99%
48 First Choice Bank Cerritos CA FCBK $118,410,603 $17.95 / $14.42 153.47% 3.88%
49 Wellgreen Platinum Ltd. WGPLF $58,370,029 $0.42 / $0.12 57.09% 99.31%
50 adidas AG ADDYY (ADDDF) $31,451,014,211 $88.65 / $45.08 89.71% 63.25%
 
 
 
 
Data current as of December 31, 2016. Historical share prices have been adjusted for dividends and/or stock consolidations. Total return is inclusive of dividends. Securities listed in parentheses are included for reference but not part of the OTCQX Best 50 calculation. OTC Markets Group exercises discretion when determining qualified companies. Sources: OTC Markets Group, Factset and Bloomberg. The OTCQX Best 50 is for informational purposes only. Neither OTC Markets Group Inc. nor its affiliates makes any recommendation to buy or sell any security or any representation about the financial condition of any company. Investors should undertake their own due diligence and carefully evaluate companies before investing.
 

 

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