Alamos Gold (AGI) is a low-cost, open-pit gold miner in Mexico, while Aurizon Mines (AZK +2.1%)...

|About: Alamos Gold Inc (AGI)|By:, SA News Editor

Alamos Gold (AGI) is a low-cost, open-pit gold miner in Mexico, while Aurizon Mines (AZK +2.1%) is a higher-cost, underground gold miner in Quebec. With no obvious strategic fit, analysts were caught off-guard by AGI's hostile bid for AZK; a Raymond James analyst is concerned about operating issues at AZK’s Casa Berardi mine, while another at the same firm sees the mine as fairly valued.