The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX) dropped 2.41 percent last week–a loss of 19.27 points–to close the five-day period at 780.80 points.
However, a number of stocks were on the rise last week, with gains as high as over 400 percent over the five-day period.
In particular, the technology, energy and cannabis sectors had some of the top-gaining stocks.
The top five gainers for the week were:

  • Patriot One Technologies (TSXV:PAT)
  • Avanti Energy (TSXV:AVN)
  • Great Quest Fertilizer (TSXV:GQ)
  • Aurora Cannabis (TSXV:ACB)
  • Puma Exploration (TSXV:PUM)

Here’s a closer look at those companies:


Patriot One Technologies

First on last week’s top 5 TSXV stocks is Patriot One Technologies, who notes on its website that its quest is to commercialize a system to detect concealed weapons using radar technologies.
Over the five-day period, shares of Patriot One Technologies increased 408.11 percent to close the week at $0.94. Despite the increase, there was no company news regarding its share price.

Avanti Energy

Avanti Energy is a newly formed oil and gas company, with a focus to develop existing oil and gas reserves in “mature basins” of the world. Most recent company news came on September 15, when Avanti announced the completion of a $500,000 private placement.
Shares of the company increased 95 percent last week to end the week at $0.195.

Great Quest Fertilizer

Middle of the pack on last week’s top 5 TSXV stocks is Great Quest Fertilizer, whose shares jumped 72.50 percent over the five-day period to $0.345.
The company is focused on the development and manufacture of “farm ready” fertilizers from African mineral deposits for agricultural markets in Africa. The company has projects in the phosphate, potash, and gold sectors.
Great Quest Fertilizer did not have any other additional information regarding its share price increase.

Aurora Cannabis

Next on the list is Aurora Cannabis, a new company to the TSXV exchange. Last Wednesday, the company celebrated its first day on the exchange. That being said, the company’s shares increased 64.23 percent over the week to $2.25.
Aurora Cannabis’ focus is cultivating, harvesting and selling Canadian medicinal marijuana and has plans to open a new facility sometime in 2017.

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Puma Exploration

Last but not least on the top 5 TSXV stocks is Puma Exploration, with deposits in the gold, copper and zinc sectors. The company has two projects–the Turgeon and Ann’s Creek properties in New Brunswick.
On October 3, the company announced it had completed  its preliminary channeling program on the Red Brook Skarn property, returning samples  6.04 percent zinc over 3 meters.
Shares of Puma Exploration increased 38.46 percent last week to close the week at $0.09.
Data for 5 Top TSXV Stocks articles is retrieved each Friday after market close using The Globe and Mail’s market data filter. Only companies with a market capitalization greater than $10 million prior to the week’s gains are included. Companies within the mining and precious metals sectors are considered.
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Securities Disclosure: I, Jocelyn Aspa, hold no direct investment interest in any company mentioned in this article.
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Data for 5 Top TSXV Stocks articles is retrieved each Friday after market close using The Globe and Mail’s market data filter. Only companies with a market capitalization greater than $10 million prior to the week’s gains are included. Companies within the mining and precious metals sectors are considered.
Don’t forget to follow us @INN_Resource for real-time news updates!

Securities Disclosure: I, Jocelyn Aspa, hold no direct investment interest in any company mentioned in this article.
Top TSXV stocks in recent weeks:
5 Top TSXV Stocks: G4G Capital Tops the List For Second Week
5 Top TSXV Stocks: G4G Capital Tops the List
5 Top TSXV Stocks: Nemaska Lithium Tops the List
5 Top TSXV Stocks: Jayden Resources Leads the Way
5 Top TSXV Stocks: Stans Energy Rises 250 Percent
5 Top TSXV Stocks: Tango Mining Soars 75 Percent
5 Top TSXV Stocks: Almadex Minerals Rallies 95.26 Percent
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  • UK medical professionals may now earn CPD credits through Khiron’s medical cannabis education program
  • The Company has entered into a strategic partnership with Cellen Therapeutics, a leader in digital healthcare in the UK, to increase patient access via medical cannabis education
  • As a leading international medical cannabis educator, nearly 1,000 medical professionals in Latin America and the United Kingdom have registered for, or completed, Khiron Academy training

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