Compañia de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (“Buenaventura” or
“the Company”) (NYSE: BVN; Lima Stock Exchange: BUE.LM), Peru’s
largest publicly-traded precious metals mining company, today
announced results for the third quarter (3Q22) and nine-month
period ended September 30, 2022. All figures have been prepared in
accordance with IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards)
on a non-GAAP basis and are stated in U.S. dollars (US$).
Third Quarter 2022 Highlights:
- 3Q22 EBITDA from direct operations was US$ 22.2 million,
compared to US$ 39.5 million reported in 3Q21.
- 3Q22 Operating Cash Flow reached US$ 16.1 million, compared to
US$ -464.3 million in 3Q21. The 3Q21 Operating Cash Flow figures
include a US$ 544.2 million payment to SUNAT, the Peruvian tax
- 3Q22 net loss was US$ 19.8 million, compared to a US$ 91.9
million net loss for the same period in 2021.
- 3Q22 exploration at operating units increased to US$ 20.7
million, compared to US$ 17.1 million in 3Q21. This increase was
aligned with the Company’s revised strategy to increase its focus
on exploration in order to extend LOM.
- Buenaventura’s cash position reached US$ 288.0 million as of
September 30, 2022. Net Debt decreased to US$ 448.1 million with an
average maturity of 3.6 years.
- 3Q22 capital expenditures were US$ 37.2 million, compared to
US$ 23.9 million for the same period in 2021. 3Q22 CAPEX includes
US$ 5.2 million related to the San Gabriel Project and US$ 7.3
million related to the Yumpag Project.
- Construction related activities at San Gabriel are gradually
and progressively resuming. Buenaventura has therefore updated its
CAPEX guidance for San Gabriel and now expects this to reach
approximately US$ 65.0 million by year end 2022.
Financial Highlights (in millions of US$, except EPS
EBITDA Direct Operations
EBITDA Including Affiliates
(*) As of September 30, 2022, Buenaventura had a weighted
average number of shares outstanding of 253,986,867.
For a full version of Compañía de Minas Buenaventura Third
Quarter 2022 Earnings Release, please visit:
Compañia de Minas Buenaventura will host a conference call on
Friday, October 28, 2022 to discuss these results at 11:00 a.m.
Eastern Time / 10:00 a.m. Peru Time
To participate in the conference call, please dial:
Toll Free US: +1-844-282-4460
Toll International: +1-412-317-5611
Passcode: Ask to be joined into the
Compañía de Minas Buenaventura’s call.
If you would prefer to receive a call rather than dialing in,
please register via the following link. Please use this option
10-15 minutes prior to conference call start time:
Call Me Link:
Participants who do not wish to be interrupted to have their
information gathered may have Chorus Call dial out to them by
clicking on the above link, filling in the information, and
pressing the green phone button at the bottom. The phone number
provided will be automatically called and connected to the
conference without any interruption to the participant. (Please
note: Participants will be joined directly to the conference and
will hear hold music until the call begins. No confirmation message
will be played when joined.)
Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. is Peru’s largest,
publicly traded, precious metals company and a major holder of
mining rights in Peru. The Company is engaged in the mining,
processing, development and exploration of gold and silver and
other metals via wholly owned mines as well as through its
participation in joint exploration projects.
Buenaventura currently operates several mines in Peru:
Tambomayo*, Orcopampa*, Uchucchacua*, Julcani*, La Zanja*, El
Brocal and Coimolache.
The Company owns 19.58% of Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde, an
important Peruvian copper producer.
For a printed version of the Company’s 2021 Form 20-F, please
contact the investor relations contacts on page 1 of this report or
download the PDF format file from the Company’s web site at
(*) Operations wholly owned by Buenaventura
Note on Forward-Looking Statements
This press release and related conference call contain, in
addition to historical information, forward-looking statements
including statements related to the Company’s ability to manage its
business and liquidity during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, the
impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Company’s results of
operations, including net revenues, earnings and cash flows, the
Company’s ability to reduce costs and capital spending in response
to the COVID-19 pandemic if needed, the Company’s balance sheet,
liquidity and inventory position throughout and following the
COVID-19 pandemic, the Company’s prospects for financial
performance, growth and achievement of its long-term growth
algorithm following the COVID-19 pandemic, future dividends and
This press release may also contain forward-looking information
(as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995) that involve risks and uncertainties, including those
concerning the Company’s, Cerro Verde’s costs and expenses, results
of exploration, the continued improving efficiency of operations,
prevailing market prices of gold, silver, copper and other metals
mined, the success of joint ventures, estimates of future
explorations, development and production, subsidiaries’ plans for
capital expenditures, estimates of reserves and Peruvian political,
economic, social and legal developments. These forward-looking
statements reflect the Company’s view with respect to the
Company’s, Cerro Verde’s future financial performance. Actual
results could differ materially from those projected in the
forward-looking statements as a result of a variety of factors
discussed elsewhere in this Press Release.
version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221027006192/en/
Contacts in Lima: Daniel Dominguez, Chief Financial
Officer (511) 419 2540
Gabriel Salas, Head of Investor Relations (511) 419 2591 /
Contact in NY: Barbara Cano (646) 452-2334 /
Company Website: www.buenaventura.com
Compania De Minas Buenav... (NYSE:BVN)
Historical Stock Chart
From Feb 2023 to Mar 2023
Compania De Minas Buenav... (NYSE:BVN)
Historical Stock Chart
From Mar 2022 to Mar 2023