Stephen Simpson, CFA
Long only, growth at reasonable price, value, research analyst

Execution Helping Hudbay Minerals Get Its Due

I wrote about Hudbay Minerals (NYSE:HBM) as a Top Idea almost a year ago to the day, and in that time, the stock is up 56% - not quite matching fellow Top Idea First Quantum (OTCPK:FQVLF) over that time (up 70%), but still doing pretty well amidst a better environment for copper miners (with Lundin Mining (OTCPK:LUNMF) and Freeport McMoRan (NYSE:FCX) also up nicely over the past year). This performance comes without a huge improvement in copper prices and with Hudbay still facing some significant financing needs to get its growth projects up and running.

While I still like Hudbay quite a lot in terms of it being a quality mining...

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