NCM, PRU, EVN, NST: ASX gold stocks garnering investors' attention today

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NCM, PRU, EVN, NST: ASX gold stocks garnering investors' attention today

 NCM, PRU, EVN, NST: ASX gold stocks garnering investors' attention today
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Highlights: 

  • The S&P/ASX 200 Materials sector is the best performing sector on the ASX today (as of 2:10 PM AEST).
  • The sector has marked a gain of 2.307% or 336.1 points to 14907.7 on the ASX today.
  • All the significant ASX-listed gold stocks buzzed in the green territory today.

The gold mining industry is one of the most flourished sectors in Australia. The Australian gold mining industry has always played an important role in replenishing the country's economy. Today, the price of gold in Australia is AU$82.07643 per gram.

This article primarily features four significant ASX-listed gold stocks - Newcrest Mining, Perseus Mining, Evolution Mining and Northern Star Resources and their respective performances on the ASX today (14 July).

Meanwhile, the S&P/ASX 200 Materials sector (INDEXASX: XMJ) is the best performing sector on the ASX as of 2:10 PM AEST. The Materials sector marked a gain of 2.307% to 14907.7 after gaining 336.1 at 2:10 PM AEST on the ASX today (14 July).

Newcrest Mining Limited (ASX:NCM)

The first ASX-listed gold stock on our list is Newcrest Mining Limited (ASX:NCM). Today, the shares of Newcrest were buzzing in the green territory during the afternoon trading hours. Newcrest's share price was up 1.237% at AU$19.225 per share at 3:21 PM AEST on the ASX today (14 July).

Newcrest shares have significantly dropped by almost 28% on the ASX in last one year. On Y-T-D-basis, the share price has slid almost by 22% (as of 3:19 PM AEST on the ASX today).

Perseus Mining Limited (ASX:PRU) 

The next significant gold stock listed on the ASX is Perseus Mining Limited (ASX:PRU). Perseus shares went up to gain more than 3% during the middle of the day however, the stock was 2.3% higher at AU$1.612 per share at 3:21 PM AEST on the ASX today (14 July).

Perseus shares have portrayed a satisfactory performance on the ASX in last 12 months. In a year's time, Perseus' share price has gained almost by 6% on the ASX. However, on a Y-T-D basis, Perseus' share price lost by 2.30% (as of 3:22 PM AEST on the ASX today, 14 July).

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Evolution Mining Limited (ASX:EVN)

Another significant ASX-listed gold stock on our list today is Evolution Mining Limited (ASX:EVN). Just like the above-mentioned gold stocks, Evolution shares are also traded in the green territory today. Evolution's share price gained significantly by 3.463% to AU$2.39 per share at 1:36 PM AEST on the ASX today (14 July).  

However, the gold mining company's share price performance on the ASX in the last one year tells us a disappointing story. Evolution's share price lost almost by 50% on the ASX in the past one year. Similarly, Evolution's Y-T-D share price also fell almost by 41% (as of 1:36 PM AEST on the ASX today, 14 July).

Northern Star Resources Ltd (ASX:NST) 

Lastly, we will talk about Northern Star Resources Ltd (ASX:NST) in our article today. The shares of this notable ASX gold stock were trading marginally higher by 0.578% to AU$6.96 per share at 1:42 PM AEST on the ASX today (14 July).

Similar to Evolution Mining, Northern Star's share price performance on the ASX over the last 12 months paints a sad story to us. Northern Star's shares marked a loss of around 35% on the ASX in a year's time. Similarly, on the Y-T-D basis, NST's shares have registered a loss of around 26% (as of 1:42 PM AEST on the ASX today, 14 July).  

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