|Bid||3.2100 x 0|
|Ask||3.3800 x 0|
|Day's Range||3.4000 - 3.4700|
|52 Week Range||2.5000 - 3.8700|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.17|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||8.10|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||0.75|
Gold Reserve Inc. (GRZ.V) (GDRZF) (“Gold Reserve” or the “Company”) is providing an update regarding its previously announced intention to return between US$90 and US$100 million in the aggregate to holders (the “Shareholders”) of its Class A common shares (the “Class A Shares”) pursuant to a return of capital transaction (the “Return of Capital Transaction”). Following the Government of Canada’s decision on April 15, 2019 to impose sanctions against 43 additional individuals under the Special Economic Measures (Venezuela) Regulations of the Special Economic Measures Act, Gold Reserve’s board of directors (the “Board”) has determined that it is in the best interests of the Company and its Shareholders to reduce the aggregate amount of capital to be returned to Shareholders pursuant to the Return of Capital transaction to approximately US$75 million, or approximately US$0.76 per Class A Share.
Gold Reserve Inc. (GRZ.V) (GDRZF) (“Gold Reserve” or the “Company”) today finalized its plan to distribute a portion of the funds received in connection with the July 2016 settlement agreement, as amended (the “Settlement Agreement”), pursuant to which the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (“Venezuela”) agreed to pay the Company $1.032 billion to satisfy the award (including interest) granted in the Company’s favour by the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes and to purchase mining data related to the Company’s Brisas Project. To date, the Company has received approximately $276 million under the terms of the Settlement Agreement with approximately $756 million remaining to be paid by Venezuela.
Gold Reserve Inc. (GRZ.V) (GDRZF) (“Gold Reserve” or the “Company”) reports that a trust account at Bandes Bank in Venezuela that holds approximately $21.5 million of the Company's funds has been blocked by the US Government under new US sanctions targeting certain Venezuelan financial institutions. On March 22, 2019, the US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Controls ("OFAC") designated Bandes Bank as a Specially Designated National ("SDN") pursuant to Executive Order 13850.
Gold Reserve Inc. (GRZ.V) (GDRZF) (“Gold Reserve” or the “Company”) reports that it currently has a cash balance of $167 million (including $21.5 million held in Bandes Bank and from the sale of Venezuelan sovereign debt received in 2018) with current liabilities of approximately $3 million. In July 2016, we signed a Settlement Agreement, subsequently amended, whereby Venezuela agreed to pay the Company $1.032 billion to satisfy its ICSID Award (including interest) and to purchase our mining data related to the Brisas Project. The ICSID Award has been recognized in courts of the United States, France and Luxembourg and is not appealable by Venezuela.
Gold Reserve Inc. (GRZ.V) (GDRZF) (“Gold Reserve” or the “Company”) today announced that for the nine months ended September 30, 2018 the Company had net earnings after tax of US$67.8 million or US$0.68 per share compared to US$81.8 million or US$0.89 per share in the same period of 2017. For the three months ended September 30, 2018 the Company had net earnings after tax of US$3.7 million or US$0.04 per share compared to US$34.3 million or US$0.36 per share in the same period of 2017. The Company has, on a cumulative basis, received US$187.5 million in cash and Venezuelan sovereign bonds with a market value of US$88.5 million for a total of US$276 million, paid pursuant to the Settlement Agreement with Venezuela.
Gold Reserve Inc. (GRZ.V) (GDRZF) (“Gold Reserve” or the “Company”) announced that in the course of completing its interim consolidated financial statements for the period ended September 30, 2018, it was determined that there was an estimated $6.6 million overstatement of income tax expense and understatement of net income reported in the Company’s Consolidated Statement of Operations for the six months ended June 30, 2018. The Company originally reported income tax expense of $19.1 million, net income of $57.5 million and earnings per share of $0.58 for the six months ended June 30, 2018 and a deferred tax liability of $9.3 million as of June 30, 2018. Based on the Company’s analysis, income tax expense, net income, earnings per share and deferred tax liability for the period are expected to be approximately $12.5 million, $64.1 million, $0.64 and $2.8 million, respectively.
Gold Reserve Inc. (GRZ.V) (GDRZF) (“Gold Reserve” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide an update on the transfer of funds from BANDES Bank associated with the Company’s Settlement Agreement with Venezuela. US $14.9 million has been transferred by BANDES Bank to the Company’s bank account in North America, leaving approximately US$22 million remaining in the Company’s trust account in Venezuela.
Gold Reserve Inc. (GRZ.V) (GDRZF) (“Gold Reserve” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide an update on the payments related to the previously announced Settlement Agreement with Venezuela (“Settlement Agreement”). Under the terms of the Settlement Agreement Venezuela agreed to pay Gold Reserve a total of approximately US $1.032 billion, comprised of approximately US $792 million in satisfaction of the arbitral ICSID Award granted in favor of the Company and US $240 million for the sale of the Company’s technical mining data related to the Siembra Minera Project.