St. Helia, Jersey, February 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Caledonia Mining Corporation Plc (“Caledonia” or “Company”) (NYSE AMERICAN: CMCL; AIM: CMCL; VFEX: CMCL) has signed a zero-cost contract. For the five months from March to July 2022, a cap-and-color hedging agreement will hedge approximately 25% of 2022’s target gold production with 20,000 ounces of gold.
Hedge contracts are capped at $ 1,940 and collars are $ 1,825. That is, Caledonia will receive a valid gold price of $ 1,825 or more or $ 1,940 or more per ounce for 4,000 ounces of gold per month for that period. Effective spot gold price between these two levels.
Steve Curtis, CEO of Caledonia, commented on the announcement, saying:
“Hedging gold production is not an easy decision for gold miners, as investors usually want to maximize their exposure to gold prices. However, as gold production increases, equipment Given that tiered investment adjustments will weigh heavily in the first half of 2022, the Board considers it wise to take advantage of current strong gold prices to protect the balance sheet at this high level. Capital investment to hedge part of production for 5 months. “
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