Stock Warrants | Wikipedia

Stock warrants are defined on Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warrant_(finance): “In finance, a warrant is a security that entitles the holder to buy the underlying stock of the issuing company at a fixed price called exercise price until the expiry date. Warrants and options are similar in that the two contractual financial instruments allow the holder special rights to buy securities.” Common Stock Warrants provides a database of stock warrants trading in the United States and Canada in all industries and sectors. The service has been in existence since May 2005 and was initially named, PreciousMetalsWarrants.com. In 2013, services were expanded and the name was changed to CommonStockWarrants.com. CommonStockWarrants provides: A Database of all trading warrants in the U.S. and Canada A Listing of all trading warrants Ownership of CommonStockWarrants is the sole property and responsibility of Dudley Pierce Baker. Articles on stock warrants by Dudley Pierce Baker have appeared on many websites, including Kitco. 321Gold, Goldseek, TheMorganReport, 24HourGold, TalkMarkets, SeekingAlpha and many more. Videos and interviews have been done with BNN, FuturesMagazine, ResourceWorld, EllisMartinReports, KorelinEconomicReports, PalisadeRadio, TheGoldReport, TheFinancialSurvivalNetwork, JayTaylor and others. Books – In 2017, “The Stock Warrant Handbook, Your Personal Guide To Stock Warrants” was written by Dudley Pierce Baker and is a useful research tool to all investors: Chapter Titles: What is a Warrant? Background and History of Warrants Why You Should Consider Warrants A Warrant On What? Market Timing Portfolio Allocation Private Placements vs. Trading Warrants How I Determine Current Values Are You A U.S. or Canadian Investor? Brokerage Firms How to Place Your Trades The Stock … Continue reading

How to trade with warrants | Futures Magazine

April 1, 2010 By Dudley Pierce Baker Editors Note: This is a re-visit of an old, yet timeless, article on stock warrants. Nothing has changed with warrants and the opportunities are endless as we now have warrants trading in all industries and sectors including resources, marijuana/cannabis, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, etc., some with expiration dates of 5 years or more. My contact info which was on Futures Magazine in the original article has changed, but otherwise, all is correct. Read the entire article on Futures Magazine or below: Many traders are familiar with call options and have spent many years and study hours learning strategies to employ them in the markets. Warrants, however, are still a little known and little-understood investment vehicle, even after 80 years of availability. In 1949, Sidney Fried wrote “The Speculative Merits of Common Stock Warrants.” In it, he captures the profit potential of these instruments. He states: “Common stock warrants turn in the most spectacular performance of any group of securities…. The speculative potentialities of common stock warrants are enormous…. With potential profits and potential losses so great it is a source of wonder that so little understanding of the nature of common stock warrants exists not only among the investing public who might be forgiven this sin, but even among the many professionals of the business upon whom the public depends for information and guidance.” Sidney Fried’s observation in 1949 remains relevant today. Most investors and analysts do not take the time to understand the potential … Continue reading

Definition Of A Stock Warrant

Several years ago in New York at a Hard Assets Investment Conference, a newsletter writer with over 30 years in the business, asked me, “Dudley, what is a stock warrant?” After regaining my composure, I responded just like I am addressing you, by defining a warrant and why you should be interested. By definition, a warrant is a security, issued by a company, giving the holder the right, but not the obligation, to acquire the underlying shares, at a specific price and expiring on a specific date in the future. This definition is very similar to stock options or LEAPS, (Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities) except that warrants are actually issued by a company, whereas options and LEAPS are created/written by investors. Warrants are traditionally issued in connection with a company’s private placement or equity offering as additional incentive to get the deal done. Warrants are mostly a matter of common sense and arithmetic, so let’s not make this complicated. Stock warrants can be issued by companies for as little as 1 year or for 5 years or more. Obviously, the longer the term of the warrant (time until expiration) the better your chances of great success. However, just because a stock warrant has a 5 year life does not mean that you must hold the warrant for 5 years. With trading warrants you can buy the warrants one day and sell them the next day. Exercising a warrant should never be one of your considerations, as it makes no sense … Continue reading

The History Of Stock Warrants

Warrants have literally been available for investors for many decades but yet are very under appreciated and overlooked by most investors. As far back as the 1920s many large companies have had stock warrants trading, AT&T, Goldcorp, Bank of America, General Motors, Ford Motors and Agnico-Eagle Mines, among hundreds and hundreds of others. My extensive knowledge of warrants goes back to the 1970’s and my fascination with the writings of Sidney Fried and The R.H.M. Warrant Survey, a hard copy newsletter and a popular financial newsletter during the 1950s, 60s and 70s. (Fried, 1949) Sidney Fried passed away in 1991 at the age of 72 and to the best of my knowledge, his service stopped in the late 1970s or early 1980s around the time that options began to trade on the CBOE. Sidney Fried’s first book, ‘The Speculative Merits of Common Stock Warrants’ (1949) is a rare and timeless educational tool for warrants and is the core of knowledge used by me in my service. Since 2005 I have used this cumulative knowledge of warrants which I learned from the ‘master’ to educate and assist investors around the world and I have collected all of the writings of Sidney Fried. Even though these works are old, the information is timeless and only the examples used are out of date. One quote from Sidney Fried which I have used many times at investment conferences is very appropriate here: “With potential profits and losses so great it a source of wonder that so little understanding … Continue reading

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Hello Investors, The Stock Warrant Handbook is Now Available For FREE My exciting news for this week is that my book is now available, “The Stock Warrant Handbook”, Your Personal Guide to Trading Stock Warrants. All of you on my current email lists or current subscribers of our services will have the ability to download this Guide for FREE. The book is now available on Amazon.com in a print version for $19.95 and will soon be available as an ebook for free. To receive your FREE copy, please visit, http://CommonStockWarrants.com Recent Articles On Our Websites Get Ready for the Biggest Gold Move in Years Stock Warrant Databases and Great Articles Gold Set to Soar to $1,500 as Inflation Makes a Comeback NexGen Drill Results Continue Expansion Reminiscences of a Stock Operator (Jesse Livermore) KER Politics – Sat 22 Apr, 2017 Profitable investing to everyone, Dudley Pierce Baker http://CommonStockWarrants.com http://JuniorMiningNews.com … Continue reading

Stock Warrants – How To Calculate Leverage and Ratings

Our Stock Warrants Ratings October 22, 2015 Hello from Dudley Pierce Baker and Common Stock Warrants,     For our current subscribers and others interested in stock warrants I want to explain how we calculate and determine Our Current Rating on all of the stock warrants trading which we provide to subscribers in our databases. From day one with our services, we have followed the views and principles of Sidney Fried laid out in 1961 in his booklet, “The Speculative Merits of Common Stock Warrants”. Click Here to receive your free copy. Basically the determination of leverage is based upon the premise of “What If” What If, the price of the common shares rise by 100%, Then, what will the stock warrants do? Thus, if the price of the common shares doubles (100% gain) we are looking for a leverage of  1.7 or more, meaning we are looking for the stock warrants to greatly outperform the common shares which is exactly why investors look to purchase stock warrants. Leverage is a mathematical calculation and ignores any premiums associated with the price of the stock warrants trading in the markets. Most recently we have placed all of the leverage calculations and ratings in a database format providing us with an objective and mathematical determination to determine Our Current Rating. In our Learning Center we describe the basics and encourage you to review our comments. “Defining Over Valued, Fair Value and Under Valued We determine current warrant valuations as follows: After updating all prices … Continue reading