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Perpetua Resources exec sells shares worth over $278,000

Published 04/16/2024, 06:52 PM

In a recent transaction, Alan Douglas Haslam, VP of Permitting at Perpetua Resources Idaho, Inc., a subsidiary of Perpetua Resources Corp. (NASDAQ:PPTA), sold a total of 46,500 shares of the company. The shares were sold at a price of $5.99 each, amounting to a total value of $278,535.

This transaction occurred on April 12, 2024, alongside other transactions which included the acquisition of shares. Haslam acquired 21,500 shares at $4.51 per share and another 25,000 shares at $2.54 per share, totaling $160,465 for all acquired shares based on the reported prices.

It's noteworthy that the prices for both the acquisition and sale of shares have been converted from Canadian dollars to U.S. dollars based on the daily average exchange rate as reported by the H.10 statistical release of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System on the transaction date.

The transactions have resulted in Haslam's direct ownership of 65,571 common shares following the sales. These moves are in accordance with the terms and conditions of the issuer's 2011 Evergreen Incentive Stock Option Plan, as detailed in the footnotes of the filing.

The sale of shares by a company executive often attracts the attention of investors, as it may provide insights into the executive’s perspective on the company's current valuation and future prospects. However, it is important to note that such transactions can be influenced by a variety of personal financial considerations and not necessarily reflect the executive's view on the company's future performance.

Perpetua Resources Corp., previously known as Midas Gold (NASDAQ:PPTA) Corp., is engaged in the exploration of gold and silver ores. The company is incorporated in Canada with a fiscal year ending on December 31.

InvestingPro Insights

Perpetua Resources Corp. (NASDAQ:PPTA), while attracting attention due to executive share transactions, presents a mixed financial outlook according to the latest metrics and analysis. The company, with a market capitalization of $391.22 million, has been trading at a high Price / Book multiple of 5.51 as of the last twelve months ending Q4 2023. This valuation metric can be a point of consideration for investors looking at the company's market value relative to its book value.

InvestingPro Tips indicate that Perpetua Resources Corp. is not expected to be profitable this year, as analysts have projected. Moreover, the company has been operating with a moderate level of debt, which could be a concern for investors considering the financial leverage and its impact on future earnings. Notably, Perpetua Resources has shown a strong return over the last month, with a price total return of 57.25%, and an even more impressive three-month price total return of 106.91%.

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