Lithium Americas: EV Battery Play
Updated - Dec. 22
Lithium Americas testing the $20 lows with this brutal market and concerns about EV demand.
Update - Dec. 20
In no surprise, Lithium Americas agreed to acquire the remaining interest in Arena Minerals. The company already owned a 19.9% position plus warrants. For a $3 billion market cap, Lithium Americas has a large lithium project list now.
-Lithium Americas (NYSE:LAC) -2.5% said Tuesday it would buy Arena Minerals (OTCQX:AMRZF) for an implied equity value of $227 million (C$311 million), in a move to boost its dominance in the Pastos Grandes basin in Argentina.
Under terms, Arena’s shareholders will receive 0.0226 of a Lithium Americas common share for each Arena Share held, which translates to Lithium Americas paying C$0.67 for every Arena share.
-“The significant synergies between our two projects and a better understanding of the basin will enable us to advance development planning and maximize our growth pipeline in Argentina," LAC president and CEO Jonathan Evans said.
Original article posted on Dec. 16
- Lithium Americas is quickly moving from a lithium story stock to a production story.
- The lithium miner has multiple projects in the works in both the U.S. and Argentina while lithium faces possibly supply shortages due to massive EV demand.
- The stock appears cheap based on the current valuation and the potential profits produced from LCE sold at prices far above original expectations.
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The lithium sector has been red hot, yet demand for lithium has only started as electric vehicle production ramps up. Lithium Americas () is a pre-revenue lithium producer working on constructing multiple mines around the world. My