Seeking Alpha

Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ -2%) is lower after reporting a Q4 loss of $0.17/share and...

Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ -2%) is lower after reporting a Q4 loss of $0.17/share and revenues of $41M, results that fell well short of analysts expectations. TRQ says first concentrate at the Oyu Tolgoi mine was produced Jan. 31, and commercial production is expected to start by the end of June subject to the resolution of issues being discussed with Mongolia's government.
Comments (3)
  • Bob Johnson
    , contributor
    Comments (3039) | Send Message
    That's quite a caveat. Production will start, "subject to the resolution of issues being discussed with Mongolia's government."
    26 Mar 2013, 11:49 AM Reply Like
  • marpy
    , contributor
    Comments (707) | Send Message
    this news release is a joke and shows total ignorance on the part of the writer and any analyst having earnings expectations. They are not in production yet so the numbers and the release is meaningless.
    26 Mar 2013, 12:05 PM Reply Like
  • jayinbaker
    , contributor
    Comments (9) | Send Message
    You’re right, what kind of dysfunctional analyst would expect anything different? Oyu Tolgoi hasn’t started, SouthGobi has been shut down the last 8 months, and Ivanhoe Australia has only recently started up. The new 2013 Technical report showing increased reserves was just disclosed. Get real.


    WOW! The stock is down 2%. The fact that 93% of the outstanding is controlled by RIO, Friedland, Caisse, FMR, Temasek, Janus, and numerous others, and there is only 7% actually being traded. So, a drop of 2% by a handful of small traders is of no worry. I can assure you that none of the 93% have any intention of selling anywhere close to the current PPS.


    Mark my word, the greed of a handful of politicians will eventually backfire on the Mongolian people. To think that a 2 trillion dollar operation has a cap of 6 billion is ridiculous.


    On top of that, the idiots at Yahoo have blocked any meaningful information or discussions with their absence of a message board which in turn eliminates any real disclosure of the facts..
    26 Mar 2013, 01:05 PM Reply Like
DJIA (DIA) S&P 500 (SPY)
ETF Tools
Find the right ETFs for your portfolio:
Seeking Alpha's new ETF Hub
ETF Investment Guide:
Table of Contents | One Page Summary
Read about different ETF Asset Classes:
ETF Selector

Next headline on your portfolio: