Insights

Why the Grange Resources (ASX:GRR) share price is up 7% today

The last quarter proved to be a good one for the mineral resource developer and iron ore miner…
The post Why the Grange Resources (ASX:GRR) share price is up 7% today appeared first on The Motley Fool Australia. –

The Grange Resources Limited (ASX: GRR) share price is gaining today after the company released its latest quarterly report.

Within the report, Grange Resources said the average price it received for its iron ore products increased by 25.5% over the quarter ended 30 June 2021 and its operations were unhindered by COVID-19.

Currently, the Grange Resources share price is 86.5 cents. That’s 7.45% higher than its previous close of 81 cents.

Let’s take a closer look at today’s news from the mineral resource developer and iron ore miner.

Financial and operational performance

The quarterly report stated the average price Grange Resources received for its products increased to US$287.15 per tonne over the June quarter. That’s up from US$228.52 per tonne in the quarter prior.

Its production of concentrate materials also increased to 677 kilotons. That’s up from 529 kilotons in the March quarter.

The company’s pellet sales also increased to 653 kilotons for the quarter – 97 kilotons more than it sold in the March quarter.

On top of increased sales and prices, the company’s operating costs decreased by 20% to $90.16 per tonne.

Grange Resources has ended the period with cash and liquid investments valued at $416.4 million.

What else has Grange been up to?

Over the quarter just been, Grange has been working towards upgrading and developing its operations in northern Tasmania.

It also received environmental approval to mine the remaining area of its centre pit and installed safety controls to minimise rockfalls at its north pit.

Over the June quarter, Grange Resources upgraded its rougher magnetic separators for the first time in 53 years.

Finally, the company spent $10.1 million on equipment and upgrades over the 3 months just gone.

Grange Resources share price snapshot

Today’s gains have boosted the Grange Resource share price even higher.

Right now, shares in Grange Resources are up 188% year to date. They’re also 246% higher than they were this time last year.

The company has a market capitalisation of around $931 million, with approximately 1.1 billion shares outstanding.

The post Why the Grange Resources (ASX:GRR) share price is up 7% today appeared first on The Motley Fool Australia.

Should you invest $1,000 in Grange Resources right now?

Before you consider Grange Resources, you’ll want to hear this.

Motley Fool Investing expert Scott Phillips just revealed what he believes are the 5 best stocks for investors to buy right now… and Grange Resources wasn’t one of them.

The online investing service he’s run for nearly a decade, Motley Fool Share Advisor, has provided thousands of paying members with stock picks that have doubled, tripled or even more.* And right now, Scott thinks there are 5 stocks that are better buys.

*Returns as of May 24th 2021

More reading

Why the Grange Resources (ASX:GRR) share price is up 27% in a week

Motley Fool contributor Brooke Cooper has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia’s parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Bruce Jackson.

Trade The World Anywhere & Anytime!

Mobile app platform with over 50,000 global listed securities across 12 markets (over 70% global market capitalisation), right from your Android or iOS device.

Integrated with exclusive trading idea and investment analysis tools to help you find actionable insight on virtually every financial instrument across our 12 global markets, to help you optimise your trading strategies.

Refer Your Friends

Tell your friends about Monex and gift them FREE access to our trading tools.

We respect your privacy and will only send this one email notification to your friends. 

Share With Your Friends

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

Monex Trading Tools Access and Usage Terms

The Monex Trading Tools (referred to as ‘tools’ hereafter) are available to you inside your client portal;


To activate access to the tools, you must have a verified and approved trading account and have made a deposit of at least AUD $1000.


An active and funded account with a positive trading balance is required to continue to have access to the tools;


Although the tools are available to you indefinitely, Monex Securities may at it’s discretion disable access to the tools in the future;


Monex securities reserves the right to change these terms and conditions from time to time, as it sees fit, without notice.

Important Notice
iOS & Android App - 12 International Markets & Over 70% Global Market Cap. $0 Brokerage On US Trades. Click Here!