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Crypto Analyst Bullish on Bitcoin Mining Stocks As Halving Nears

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Updated by Kyle Baird
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In Brief

  • Analyst Jason A. Williams predicts a positive turn for Bitcoin miners as the April 2024 halving approaches.
  • Describing mining stocks as an "easy win," Williams suggests a less ruthless and more favorable environment for miners.
  • Block fees are anticipated to surpass the block reward, signaling a significant change in the experience for BTC holders.
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As April 2024 draws near and the Bitcoin halving approaches, one analyst is redirecting attention to explore its potential impact on the stock prices of Bitcoin mining companies amid widespread speculation about the cryptocurrency’s price.

“Mining stocks seem like an easy win,” he stated.

Crypto Analyst Has Positive Outlook for Bitcoin Miners

According to crypto analyst Jason A. Williams, Bitcoin holders can expect an entirely different experience following the upcoming halving compared to previous cycles. Williams believes it could be a turn of tables and could be positive for Bitcoin miners:

“The event, not as ruthless. Not as unforgiving to inefficient miners. Block fees are at or exceeding the block reward.”

However, Statista data up to November 2022 indicates a significant decline in the profit growth of Bitcoin mining over the years.

Mining profitability of Bitcoin per day from July 2015 to November 14, 2022. Source: Statista
Mining profitability of Bitcoin per day from July 2015 to November 14, 2022. Source: Statista

This comes amid news that Bitcoin miners are stocking up on new mining machines ahead of the halving in April 2024.

Read more: How To Mine Cryptocurrency: A Step-by-Step Guide

Investors Pouring Millions into Bitcoin Mining Equipment

On December 11, BeInCrypto reported that major crypto mining companies had spent $747 million on facilities and equipment in December alone, ahead of next year’s Bitcoin halving.

Meanwhile, some of the bigger companies are keeping their eye on smaller companies to potentially acquire them. It was noted that Marathon Digital is holding around $700 million for acquisitions.

Several crypto execs believe Bitcoin could rise significantly in 2024. Michael Saylor, chairman of MicroStrategy and Bitcoin maximalist, told CNBC in November that Bitcoin’s price could increase by 10x. He recently said:

“One day, we will all brag about buying five-figure Bitcoin.”

Read more: How To Build a Mining Rig: A Step-by-Step Guide

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Ciaran Lyons
Ciaran is a cryptocurrency journalist based in Sydney, Australia. He particularly enjoys writing about CBDC developments and the practical implementations of cryptocurrency in real-world scenarios. He has also appeared across major television networks in Australia including Channel Ten, Channel Nine and SBS TV. Prior to his foray into cryptocurrency, Ciaran worked as a presenter on national radio station Triple J.