Vancouver, British Columbia – TheNewswire - November 23, 2021 - Majestic Gold Corp. (“Majestic” or the “Company”) (TSXV:MJS), (OTC:MJGCF), (FSE:MJT) reports its financial and operational results for the first nine months ended September 30, 2021. The following financial results are expressed in US dollars unless otherwise stated.
This release should be read in conjunction with the Company’s unaudited condensed consolidated interim financial statements for the nine-month period ended September 30, 2021 and associated Management Discussion and Analysis (“MD&A”) which are available on SEDAR www.sedar.com and on the Company’s website www.majesticgold.com.
Nine months ended September 30, 2021
Net incomewas $7.9 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2021, a decline of 30% from the FY2020 comparative period. The decrease in net income is due to the impact of the temporary suspension of all mining operations in the Shandong Province since January 27, 2021, pending the completion of mandated governmental safety inspections throughout the industry. The Songjiagou Open Pit resumed operations on August 12, 2021
Gold production decreased by 55% to 11,412 ounces, from 25,147 ounces produced forthe FY2020 comparative period. The decrease in production is due to the temporary suspension of mining operations since January 27, 2021;
Gold revenue was $24.4 million, a decrease of 35% from $37.4 million for the FY2020 comparative period. The decline in revenue is primarily due to the decrease in gold available for sale as result of the curtailment of the mining operations since January 27, 2021;
Gross profitfrom mining operations decreased by 33% to $12.7 million, from $19 million for the FY2020 comparative period due to the curtailment of the mining operations since January 27, 2021
Cash flow from operating activities decreased by 43% to $10.4 million, from $18.1 million for the FY2020 comparative period
Total cash costs and all-in sustaining costs (“AISC”) for the first nine months ended September 30, 2021, were $717 per ounce and $928 per ounce, compared to $587 per ounce and $706 per ounce for the FY2020 comparative period; For AISC computation details, refer to pages 15-17 of the MDA for this Non-IFRS financial measure;
Adjusted EBITDA for the first nine months ended September 30, 2021, was $10.7 million, compared to $21.1 million for the FY2020 comparative period. For EBITDA computation details, refer to pages 15-17 of the MDA for this Non-IFRS financial measure;
On June 15, 2021, the Company entered into a letter of intent (“LOI”) with Western Explorers PTY Ltd. (“Western Explorers”), a private Australian corporation, to acquire a 65% interest in four separate tenements located in Western Australia, an area with demonstrated potential for the discovery of lithium oxide mineralization.
Three months ended September 30,
Nine months ended September 30,
Gold produced (ozs)
Gold realized net of smelting fees (ozs)
Gold sold (ozs)
Average realized gold price ($/oz sold)
Total cash costs ($/oz sold) (1)
Total production costs ($/oz sold) (1)
All-in sustaining costs ($/oz sold) (1)
Gross profit (2)
Adjusted EBITDA (1)
Net income attributable to shareholders
Basic and diluted gain per share
Total current liabilities
(1)See “Additional Financial Measures” in the Company’s MDA on pages 15-17.
(2)“Gross profit” represents total revenues, net of cost of goods sold.
About Majestic Gold
Currently focused in China, Majestic Gold Corp. is a British Columbia based company engaged in commercial gold production at the Songjiagou Gold Mine in eastern Shandong Province, China, with exploration properties located in Australia, China and Canada. Additional information on the Company and its projects is available at www.sedar.com and on the Company’s website at www.majesticgold.com.
For further information, please contact:
Stephen Kenwood, P.Geo., President and CEO
Telephone: (604) 560-9060
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