Ben Kramer-Miller
Gold & precious metals, macro, research analyst, deep value

Royal Gold Should Divest Its Pascua Lama Royalty

A few weeks ago I wrote an article suggesting that investors consider a position in Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD) given that production had commenced at Thompson Creek's (TC) Mt. Milligan project. Royal Gold is entitled to slightly more than half of the gold produced there at just $435/ounce, and this royalty is expected to add a sizeable amount of free cash flow to Royal Gold's portfolio at a time when its potential clients--gold miners with development projects in need of capital--are in need of cash. This is still the case. Towards the end of that article I suggested that there were risks that potential investors should be aware of, one of which being its royalty agreement with Barrick Gold...

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