Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (ADR)(NYSE:BVN) declared results for the first quarter (1Q15).

First Quarter 2015 Highlights:

  • In 1Q15, EBITDA from direct operations was US$49.3 million and adjusted EBITDA (counting associated companies) was US$142.9 million.
  • Total attributable production in 1Q15 was 194k gold ounces and 5.6 million silver ounces (contrast to 190k gold ounces and 4.1 million silver ounces in 1Q14).
  • Yanacocha´s CAS in 1Q15 was US$479/oz, a decrease of 56% when contrast to US$1,087/oz in 1Q14 due to lower ore treated, higher grade and lower stripping ratio.
  • At the Tambomayo project, construction permits are predictable to be ready in 2Q15. Production should start in 2Q16 at 1,000 TPD (110-120K gold ounces and 3.0 million silver ounces per year).
  • At the San Gabriel (Chucapaca) project, construction of the ramp is predictable to start in May 2015. The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the project´s construction is predictable to be presented in 3Q15.

Operating Revenues

During 1Q15, net sales were US$242.9 million, a 11% decrease contrast to the US$272.9 million stated in 1Q14. This was explained by the lower gold, silver and copper prices despite higher silver and zinc volume sold.

Royalty income raised 13%, to US$9.1 million in 1Q15 contrast to the US$8.0 million stated in 1Q14. This was due to higher revenues at Yanacocha (15% higher QoQ).

Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (ADR)(NYSE:BVN) started its trading session with the price of $ 10.36 and closed at $ 10.53 by scoring + 0.48% and traded with total volume of 1.40M shares, During last trade its minimum price was $ 10.34 and it gained the highest price of $ 10.65. Its market capitalization was $ 2.88B.

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