Ironbark Zinc Ltd

( ASX:IBG ) - Materials


Zinc Shortage Good News For Ironbark

Ironbark Zinc (ASX: IBG, Share Price: $0.12, Market Cap: $51m) is the first pure zinc exposure that we have incorporated into our Portfolio since we began way back in December 2010. The rationale for this has been quite clear – zinc has until recently been a poor-performer from a pricing perspective – hence there has been no sound reason to this point to recommend zinc equities. Nevertheless, we have covered zinc extensively from a sector perspective and we have consistently highlighted the looming supply gap that would emerge. We are now approaching a critical point in terms of declining supplies from existing zinc sources, which we believe justifies the introduction of a world-class emerging zinc producer.

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