Announcing the 2017 OTCQX Best 50 
Average total return of 130%.

Los Angeles, February 22, 2017. - This month, The OTC unveiled the 2017 OTCQX Best 50, its annual ranking of top performing U.S and international companies on the OTCQX market last year.  This is the  third annual ranking since OTC launched the OTCQX Best 50 in 2015 and it’s one we look forward to every year.
The #1 ranked company on the list this year was Cordoba Minerals Corp. (TSX-V: CDB; OTCQX: CDBMF), a Canada-based mineral exploration company, which had a total return of 466% in 2016.  Nearly half of all companies were Canadian metals and mining companies, reflecting the resurgence in the resource sector last year.

The top performing U.S. based company at #3 was First Federal of Northern Michigan Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQX: FFNM), a community bank serving Northern Michigan. Nine community banks made the ranking this year.

Five companies that were ranked on last year's OTCQX Best 50 remained on the list in 2017: adidas AG (Frankfurt Stock Exchange: ADS; OTCQX: ADDYY/ADDDF), Citba Financial Corp. (OTCQX: CBAF), Nemaska Lithium, Inc. (TSX-V: NMX; OTCQX: NMKEF), Nexgen Energy (TSX-V: NXE; OTCQX: NXGEF) and Pure Multi-Family REIT LP (TSX-V: RUF.U; OTCQX: PMULF).

2017 OTCQX Best 50 companies traded an aggregate $3.4 billion in dollar volume in 2016. The companies delivered an average total return of 130% For the full ranking and more details, visit Congratulations to all the 2017 OTCQX Best 50 companies on a stellar performance! We wish you continued growth and success in the new year.

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