ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Altius Minerals Corporation (“Altius” or the “Company”) (TSX:ALS), a
base metals and bulk commodities royalty company, today reports the
change of its fiscal year-end to December 31 from its current fiscal
year-end of April 30.
This change will better align the Company’s financial reporting periods
to that of peer royalty and streaming companies as well as diversified
miners who operate the mines where Altius holds royalty and streaming
interests, and is a step toward facilitating better investor and analyst
interaction and market assessment. The change has received Board and
lender approvals, and will be effective after a transitional fiscal year
ending December 31, 2017.
The Company will report the audited results for its eight-month
transitional fiscal year (May 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017) in March
2018. Thereafter, Altius will revert to a customary quarterly reporting
calendar based on a December 31st financial year-end, with fiscal
quarters ending on the last day in March, June, September and December
At the beginning of calendar 2018, the Company will provide revised
guidance parameters for the new 2018 financial year which will run from
January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018.
The notice for the change in fiscal year end required under National
Instrument 51-102 – Continuous Disclosure Obligations has been
filed under the Company’s profile at www.sedar.com.
Altius directly and indirectly holds
diversified royalties and streams that generate revenue from 15
operating mines. These are located in Canada and Brazil and produce
copper, zinc, nickel, cobalt, iron ore, potash and thermal (electrical)
and metallurgical coal. The portfolio also includes numerous
pre‐development stage royalties covering a wide spectrum of mineral
commodities and jurisdictions. In addition, Altius holds a large
portfolio of exploration stage projects which it has generated for deal
making with industry partners that results in newly created royalties
and equity and minority interests.
Altius celebrated its 20th anniversary this fall and has 43,187,291
shares issued and outstanding that are listed on Canada’s Toronto Stock
Exchange. It is a member of both the S&P/TSX Small Cap and S&P/TSX
Global Mining Indices.
Altius Minerals Corporation
Chad Wells, 1-877-576-2209