Newcrest Mining (NCM)

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Newcrest Mining Limited (NCM), engaged in gold and copper exploration, development, mining and sales is now the largest producer of gold in Australia and one of the top 10 gold mining companies in the world when it comes to production, reserves and capitalisation in the market. NCM was listed on the Australian Stock Exchange on the 4th of June 1987. The average annual revenue of Newcrest Mining Limited reaches approximately $1 billion out of its issued capital of approximately $334 million.

US$1 Billion Corporate Bonds Issued by Newcrest Mining

Australia's largest gold mining company, Newcrest Mining (ASX:NCM) have issues US$1 billion in corporate bonds in a bid to repay the company's $2.5 billion debt.

  • Newcrest's bonds include $US750 million in senior unsecured notes, due 1 October 2022 with a coupon of 4.2 percent.
  • There was a further issue of $US250 million of senior unsecured notes, due 15 November 2041, with a coupon of 5.75 per cent.

Newcrest's Lihir Mine Production Down 25%

Australia's largest gold miner, Newcrest Mining (ASX:NCM) has production down 25 percent due to an electrical system problem.

  • Newcrest expects the plant to return to full capacity within 10 days.
  • A company statement said, "Newcrest's maintenance team and the equipment manufacturer are addressing the issue and are working to have the plant ready for restart in the coming few days."

Newcrest Profit Results

Gold miner, Newcrest Mining (NCM) has released its full year results.

  • Full year underlying profit slightly higher at $1.08 billion.
  • While gold prices were higher, there were production shortfalls.
  • Dividends increased with annual payments to increase by 17 percent.
  • Produced 2.28 million ounces of gold in the year. Guidance for 2013: 2.3 and 2.5 million ounces. 2017 production target of 3.5 million.

2012's First Week of the Best and Worst Traded Stocks

The holidays are over and companies are back in business to face the new year for the rollercoaster ride of share prices. The lists below are a record of the best and worst traded stocks in the ASX100, ASX200 and All Ordinaries in the Australian Securities Exchange in the first week of 2012, January 2-6, 2012.

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2011's Last Best and Worst Traded Stocks

As the year 2011 closed, share prices continued to fluctuate as companies and investors continue to trade stocks. This is a record of the best and worst traded stocks in the indices ASX100, ASX200 and All Ordinaries in the Australian Securities Exchange in the last week of 2011, December 26 to 30, 2011.

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Newcrest Shares Decline as Gold Production Falls

Shares in Newcrest Mining (NCM) have declined by 99 per cent at $30.08 yesterday after the market reacted to the downgrade in the company's gold production in Monday. The share prices were shortly below $30 before the day ended to its closing price, which is currently the lowest the company has plumbed in more than 27 months.

Best and Worst Traded Stocks for Dec. 5-9

The list below is a record of the top ten best and worst traded stocks in the ASX100, ASX200, and All Ordinaries of the Australian Stock Exchange in the 49th week of 2011, from December 5 to 9, 2011.

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  1. BlueScope Steel (BSL) closed its price at 43 cents adding $0.05 or 13.16%

Share Market Events for Thursday

There are no floats but there are a couple of ex-dividends scheduled for tomorrow and there are quite a few companies who are holding their Annual General Meeting on Thursday October 27, 2011.

Annual General Meetings

Here is a list of companies who have scheduled an AGM on Thursday:

The Australian Stock Market Diary Next Monday

The schedule is full next week with 4 companies that will hold their extraordinary general meeting and 33 stocks that will go on ex-dividend on September 26, 2011.


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