Chens Top Picks for Q2 2022


Chen Lin

Asset supervisor and contributing author Chen Lin appears to the biotechnology and mining sectors for his high second quarter picks.

It began out as a troublesome yr for biotechs with the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index (NBI) down 12.51% since Jan. 1.

However asset supervisor Chen Lin mentioned he’s “excited” by the rebound he is seeing within the sector. The NBI has gone up 8.84% from March 14 to April 1.

Firstly of 2022, Chen supplied his high general alternatives for traders for the yr. Now, he is updating along with his high picks for the second quarter. They embrace a few biotechs, some miners and one power firm.

Axsome Therapeutics Inc.

 

Axsome Therapeutics Inc. (AXSM:NASDAQ), a biopharmaceutical firm that focuses on therapies for central nervous system situations, is awaiting selections by the Meals and Drug Administration on drug candidates for main depressive order and migraine.

The corporate additionally has introduced it should purchase the drug Sunosi from Jazz Prescribed drugs Plc (JAZZ:NASDAQ) for $53 million and royalty rights, making Axsome a commercial-stage firm. Sunosi improves wakefulness in adults with extreme daytime sleepiness from narcolepsy or obstructive sleep apnea.

“If you need the thrill, this one is it,” Chen informed Streetwise Reviews.

The FDA selections on each medication may come quickly, Chen mentioned. “I have been advising my (readers) to purchase.”

Axsome has a $1.61 billion market cap.

Amyris Inc.

 

Amyris Inc. (AMRS:NASDAQ) is the one Q2 decide that additionally made Chen’s general listing for 2022. The artificial biotechnology and renewable chemical firm operates within the specialty and efficiency chemical compounds, flavors and fragrances, cosmetics, prescribed drugs, and nutraceuticals markets.

The inventory has been a “wild one,” Chen mentioned, from the $3.30 per share he purchased it at in 2020 to $20.57 on April 1, 2021. On Friday, it was at $4.38. The corporate’s market cap is $1.38 billion.

The corporate and ImmunityBio Inc. (IBRX:NASDAQ) accomplished a three way partnership settlement in January to speed up commercialization of a next-generation COVID-19 vaccine, however the firms haven’t but accomplished human trials or acquired approval by regulators.

Chen mentioned he favored the way in which the corporate has tried to handle expectations in the course of the disaster. “I feel it is an excellent value at $4 and alter,” he mentioned.

Kinross Gold Corp.

 

On the mining aspect, Chen begins his picks with Kinross Gold Corp. (Ok:TSX; KGC:NYSE) The Toronto-based senior mentioned this week it’s negotiating with a third-party mining firm to try to promote 100% of its property in Russia after the invasion of Ukraine. It could possibly be the primary sale of an asset being left behind in Russia by a Western firm.

The Wall Road Journal reported this week that the negotiations have been with a “Russian-backed funding agency with pursuits in gold mining property.”

In February, Kinross mentioned it anticipated 13% of its world manufacturing to come back from Russia, the place it has operated for greater than 25 years.

Regardless of the setback, Chen sees the corporate as undervalued.

“For long-term traders, it is a excellent alternative,” Chen mentioned. “It is at all-time low, very, very low-cost.”

Kinross has a market cap of $7.61 billion.

Polymetal Worldwide Plc

 

One other decide by Chen that has been affected by the warfare in Ukraine is Polymetal Worldwide Plc (POYYF:OTCPK), a high 10 world gold producer and high 5 world silver producer that has property in Russia and Kazakhstan. Its market cap is $2.01 billion.

Due to the Russian affiliation, its inventory dropped greater than 90% at one level, however its share value has greater than doubled since final week. It is an incredible alternative for “these keen to take a bit of little bit of danger,” he mentioned.

Polymetal additionally has paid a dividend for the previous decade, Chen mentioned. “Proper now, that dividend charge is like 60% (of web underlying earnings).” Polymetal introduced it should pay a dividend of $0.52/share in early March for H2 2021, pending board approval.

Pan Orient Vitality Corp.

 

Lastly, one firm Chen mentioned is a favourite is Calgary-based oil and fuel exploration and manufacturing firm Pan Orient Vitality Corp. (POE:TSX.V)

The corporate is at present trying to promote its Thailand property as they’ve reached a mature stage. It simply paid a CA$0.40 per share particular distribution to shareholders.

Pan Orient mentioned it “hopes to be ready to announce a possible transaction late within the first half of 2022.”

The corporate must be “buying and selling a lot, a lot greater” than it’s, Chen mentioned.

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