Sector Expert: Cosmos Chiu

CIBC World Markets

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Cosmos Chiu, director of Precious Metals Equity Research, CIBC World Markets, joined CIBC in June 2006 to provide coverage of development and production-stage companies in the gold sector, as well as royalty companies. Chiu has a specific focus on mining assets in North America, Europe and Africa, covering companies with market capitalizations ranging from $200 million to $10 billion. He was ranked fifth overall best stock picker by Starmine in 2010. He is consistently ranked in the top 10 in the Brendon Wood International survey for the Precious Metals—Small/Mid Cap sector.



Recent Interviews

Cosmos Chiu: Assessing Gold Mines in Far-Flung Places (2/3/14)

Cosmos Chiu, executive director of precious metals equity research at CIBC World Markets, doesn't just stick to mining companies in North America. About one-third of gold comes from Africa, Chiu says in this interview with The Gold Report, so he likes to dedicate a similar amount of coverage to companies there. But knowing what to look for in intriguing districts around the world is what sets Chiu apart—that and his decidedly bullish forecast for the gold price.

Cosmos Chiu Finds Mining Opportunities Around the World (11/2/12)

Cosmos Chiu, a director and research analyst with CIBC in Toronto, focuses on midtier gold producers, but his coverage gives him a leg up on truly understanding royalty companies' assets. In this interview with The Gold Report, Chiu talks about how much longer royalty companies could continue to outperform the rest of the market, while also discussing companies he follows in some of his favorite jurisdictions.

Recent Quotes

"Stillwater being low cost could positively impact WPM's stream."

— Cosmos Chiu, CIBC World Markets (9/30/18)
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"WPM is acquiring streams on palladium and gold from Stillwater."

— Cosmos Chiu, CIBC World Markets (7/16/18)
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"WPM's stream from Voisey's Bay could generate $75M/year as of 2021."

— Cosmos Chiu, CIBC World Markets (6/11/18)
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"WPM offers a high-quality portfolio generating significant cash flow."

— Cosmos Chiu, CIBC World Markets (5/10/18)
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"LGD's initial Goldstrike resource of 1.139 Moz is a solid foundation."

— Cosmos Chiu, CIBC World Markets (2/8/18)
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"WPM's restructured agreement at Sam Dimas is accretive to NAV by 2%."

— Cosmos Chiu, CIBC World Markets (1/15/18)
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"Of SLW's $198M Q1/17 revenue, 46% was from silver, 54% from gold."

— Cosmos Chiu, CIBC World Markets (5/10/17)
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"Importantly, SLW's proposed name change to Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. reflects an ongoing focus for future acquisitions."

— Cosmos Chiu, CIBC World Markets (3/22/17)
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"TAHO continues to track towards the high end of 2016 silver production guidance."

— Cosmos Chiu, CIBC World Markets (11/7/16)
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