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Top 5 Marijuana Stocks

Top 5 performing marijuana stocks in the last 3 months (based on percentage change). Learn a little about each company and also find out their current Market Cap., market price, and how many shares outstanding they have as of today; February 15, 2021. REMEMBER THIS INFO CHANGES EVERY DAY. This is not financial advice, it's only for educational purposes.

By The Home VlogPublished 3 years ago 5 min read

1) Sundial Growers

Sundial Growers run as a Canadian pharmaceutical company, which produces and distributes a variety of cannabis derivative products like pre-rolls, vapes, and a diversity of many strains. It was founded in 2006 by Stanley J. Swiatek who kept the company private until august 6, 2019, when it became public at a starting price of $13.01 on Robinhood. Three months after Sundial Growers became an IPO its CEO, Stanley, resigned after 13 years of being the head of the company. Eventually, Zachary Ryan George was named the new CEO of Sundial Growers on November 27, 2019. Moreover, the headquarters of the company is located in Calgary, Canada. Additionally Sundial Growers has two main locations for cultivation, which are located in Olds, Alberta, and Merritt, British Columbia; together they total an area of 448,000 square feet.

At the moment it’s only been around 1 year and 6 months since Sundial Growers started trading public. In that period of time, the company has gone down to $2.05, losing about 84.25% of its initial value, which was $13.01. With this in mind, we can assume that Sundial Growers has around 1,121,951,219.5 shares outstanding based on the current price of $2.05 and its Market Cap. of 2.30 billion. Remember, a company’s number of shares outstanding is not static, it can change every day. Over the last 3 months, Sundial Growers has increased $1.7 5 (590.24%)

2) Tilray

Tilray is a Canadian company mainly focused on medical cannabis research, cultivation, processing, and distribution of multiple cannabis products. It was founded in 2013 by Brendan Kennedy who is the current CEO, Christian Groh, and Michael Blue. The company was private at the time but a few years later in July 2018, Tilray became available for the public after debuting on the Nasdaq at an open price of $23.05 on Robinhood. With this Tilray made history, becoming the first cannabis company to ever trade public on a major U.S. stock exchange. New doors opened for the new trending cannabis company and they took advantage of it. Tilray managed to distribute its products in countries like Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Portugal, and other countries in Latin America, in total Tilray distributes to 12 different countries as of today. Despite this Tilray’s headquarters remain where it all started, back in Nanaimo, Canada. Furthermore, Tilray’s cultivation area located in Canada is around 850,000 square feet, in addition, the company is looking to expand into Europe adding another 250,000 square feet. In total Tilray has 1.1 million square feet for cultivation purposes.

Currently, It’s been almost three years since Tilray started trading public and at the moment there are around 340,863,115.3 million shares outstanding. With a closing price of $29.66 as of today (February 15, 2021) and a Market Cap. of $10.11 billion. ( To get the number of shares outstanding, simply divide the Market Cap. by the current price of the stock). Important to mention, “a company's number of shares outstanding is not static and may fluctuate wildly over time,” said James Chen. Over the last 3 months, Tilray has increased $21.92 (282.20%).

3) Organigram

Organigram is a company, which first started as a medical cannabis provider. As of today the company mainly focuses on producing high-quality strains, which are grown indoors and are used for medical and recreational purposes in Canada. It was founded on July 5, 2010, by Jim Laffoley according to CrunchBase. And only two years after on January 5, 2012, the company became public, but it wasn’t until November 7, 2019, that it was introduced to Robinhood with a starting price of $3.33. Going back in time on March 13, 2017, Gregory Engel was named the new CEO of Organigram after Laffoley left for unknown motives. Despite Engel being original from the United States, the headquarters of Organigram remain in Moncton, Canada. Also, Organigram keeps its only cultivation facility in Moncton, Canada, which is around 500,000 square feet. Having only one facility makes it easier “to adjust its supply needs, expensing, and production to meet consumer demand,” said Sean Williams.

As of today, Organigram is trading at a price of $3.88. This means it has gained $0.55 (+16.52%) since it was first listed on Robinhood. This gives the company a Market Cap. of 1.39 billion, which translates into 358,247,422.7 shares outstanding, approximately. Over the last 3 months, Organigram has gone by $2.27 (231.62%).

4) Aphria

Aphria is a company that specializes in producing medical cannabis products. Some of the products sold by the company are CBD & THC oil, 510 cartridge, battery kit, THC & CBD soft gels, THC & CBD oral spray, and strains like Skywalker Kush, Exodus Cheese, sour kush, and granddaddy purple. All of Aphria’s products are high quality since they work hand to hand with companies like Tetra Biopharma, Medlab, Cannpal Animal Therapeutics, and Hospital de Pediatria Garrahan for research purposes. Aphria was founded in 2011 by Cole Cacciavillani and John Cervini. The company was listed on Robinhood 4 years later at a starting price of $12.15. One year after its listing on Robinhood former CEO, Vic Neufeld, stepped down granting power to Irwin D. Simon, who was named the new CEO on March 1, 2019. Simon was born in Canada, the same country where Aphrira keeps its headquarters, more specifically in Leamington, Canada. Furthermore, Aphria has more than 2,400,000 square feet of cultivation area, which allows the company to produce over 255,000 Kg per year. This allowed Aphria to expand into more than 10 different countries across 5 continents.

Currently, Aphria is trading at a price of $17.35 on Robinhood; That’s $5.21 (+42.86%) more than its initial price of $12.15. Its current Market Cap. is 8.33 billion, which translates into 480,115,273.8 shares outstanding. Over the last 3 months, Aphria has gone up by $11.83 (214.03%).

5) Aurora Cannabis

Aurora Cannabis is a company that engages in the production, distribution, and sale of cannabis-based products. Not to mention that it also sells hemp-related food products. Some of the products the company sells are THC & CBD oil, vapes, edibles, and different types of strains. Aurora Cannabis was founded in 2006 according to Robinhood. The company was founded by Terry Booth who was the former CEO, Steve Dobler, Dale Lesack, and Chris Mayerson. In 2020 Terry Booth stepped down as CEO, opening the doors for Miguel Martin who became the new CEO of the company on September 8, 2020. Given that Aurora Cannabis is a Canadian company its headquarters are located in Edmonton, Canada. At the moment, the company has 11 facilities for cultivation, which together add up to a total cultivation area of 4,602,200 square feet, being able to produce over 700,000 Kg per year.

At the moment, Aurora Cannabis is trading at a price of $12.60 with a Market Cap. of 3.37 billion, and 267,460,317.5 shares outstanding. Over the last 3 months, Aurora Cannabis has gone up by $5.71 (71.42%).


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