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Shares of Eurasia Mining plc (LON: EUA) recently broke below the support level identified in my last article as sellers remained firmly in control of the miner’s share price despite rising global palladium prices.
With the majority of its operations in Russia, the mining company has not benefitted from the recent rally in palladium prices driven by the metal’s global supply shortage amid rising demand from manufacturers.
Eurasia Mining’s shares fell from their all-time highs starting in early December before bottoming in January and have been trading sideways since then with a significant bearish bias. The shares recently broke below the lower support level depicted on the chart below and could be headed much lower.
One of the main factors behind Eurasia Mining’s share price decline is its quest for a buyer, which has not yielded any firm offers for the company to date.
Since last year, the mining company has been looking for a suitable buyer and has not reported any firm offers from potential suitors.
Eurasia Mining recently announced that it was ending the official sale process after delays occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic lockdowns that hindered site visits by various interested parties that had submitted initial proposals.
Regardless, the company continues to progress on different fronts, including raising $20 million at the end of May to fund some of its joint projects with Rosgeo, a Russian state entity with which it has partnered on several projects.
Eurasia Mining shares are likely to rally once there is clarity on the way forward for the miner once it outlines the assets likely to be sold after ending the official sale process to focus on asset sales that reduce its overall footprint.
As a trader, I would be looking for swing trade opportunities once the miner’s shares are back within the trading range by buying at the bottom and selling at the top.
Long-term investors may be best served exercising caution with the miner, given that its valuation will likely be lower in future once it begins the asset sale process.
*This is not investment advice.
Eurasia Mining share price.
Eurasia Mining shares are down 33% in 2021 despite rising Palladium prices as sellers remain in control.
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