Greatland, Centamin, Katoro, Galantas: FTSE gold stocks you can buy now

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Greatland, Centamin, Katoro, Galantas: FTSE gold stocks you can buy now

 Greatland, Centamin, Katoro, Galantas: FTSE gold stocks you can buy now
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Highlights

  • The demand for the precious metal is again gaining momentum with many investors focusing on the investment prospect of gold.
  • Gold demand in Q4 2021 saw an increase of nearly 50 per cent, which was a 10-quarter high.

Gold prices had risen higher during the pandemic as markets crashed and people resorted to the safe haven. Though, once the situation started improving, the yellow metal prices cooled down with the increase in risk appetite.

However, the demand for the precious metal is again gaining momentum, with many investors focusing on the investment prospect of gold amid rising geopolitical tension. According to data from the World Gold Council, the FY 2021 gold demand outlook (excluding OTC) rose to 4,021t, boosted by a rise in demand in Q4. Q4 demand saw an increase of nearly 50 per cent, which was a 10-quarter high.

Spot gold prices were at £1,343.35 per oz, up by 7.66 points or 0.57 per cent on 7 February.

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Given this context, let us take a look at 4 FTSE listed gold stocks and explore their investment opportunities:

  1. Greatland Gold PLC (LON: GGP)

Greatland Gold is a tier-1 gold and copper-focused exploration and development firm. It belongs to the FTSE AIM 100 index.

According to the company’s latest Havieron exploration update, it found significant results of 62.5m @ 5.9g/t Au and 0.30 per cent Cu from 1,546.5m including 49.4m @ 7.1g/t Au & 0.38 per cent Cu from 1,554.6m. The results were found on the outside of the Southeast Crescent Zone to date with HAD104

The company’s shares closed at GBX 14.70, down by 2.00 per cent on 7 February. The company has a market cap of £606.98 million as of Monday.

Greatland Gold 6-month share price and volume

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  1. Centamin PLC (LON: CEY)

Centamin is a gold mining firm. It is a part of the FTSE 250 index.

The company maintained its 2022 guidance, expecting gold production to be between 430,000 and 460,000 oz. It forecasts its cash costs to be in the range of US$ 900 to US$ 1,000/oz produced.

The company’s shares closed at GBX 93.32, up by 2.44 per cent on 7 February. The company has a market cap of £1,053.53 million as of Monday.

Centamin 6-month share price and volume

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  1. Katoro Gold PLC (LON: KAT)

Katoro Gold is a development and exploration firm with an explicit focus on gold and nickel projects. The company recently confirmed the deployment of the drill rig and the commencement of drilling at the 1000-meter Haneti Project Diamond Drill Programme.

The company’s shares closed at GBX 0.83, up by 3.13 per cent on 7 February. The company has a market cap of £3.68 million as of Monday.

Katoro Gold 6-month share price and volume

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  1. Galantas Gold Corporation (LON: GAL)

Galantas Gold Corporation owns and operates a producing open-pit gold mine located close to Omagh in Northern Ireland. It is a part of the FTSE Aim All-Share index.

The company intersected a 17.4 grams per tonne (g/t) A, 74.6 g/t Ag and 1.9 per cent Pb over 13.1 metres at its Omagh Project, according to a recent company note.

The company’s shares closed at GBX 31.50, down by 4.55 per cent on 7 February. The company has a market cap of £24.68 million and a one-year return of 50.38 per cent, as of Monday.

Galantas Gold 6-month share price and volume

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