U.S. Silver Corporation (TSX: USA, US OTCQX: USSIF, Frankfurt: QE2) (“US Silver” or “the Company”) announced today strong third quarter, 2011 financial results;
- Revenue of $28.3 million in the quarter, a 136% increase over the same period in 2010
- Net income of $5.2 million in the quarter, compared to $0.5 million for the same period in 2010
- Cash flow from operating activities of $5.4 million in the quarter, compared to $1.8 million for the same period in 2010
- Cash on hand of $27.5 million at September 30, 2011 and continuing to grow
- Silver production of 645,543 ounces in the quarter and 1,788,228 ounces year-to-date
“Strong operating performance and pricing continued through the 3rd quarter and we are pleased with the resulting financial performance for the Company,” stated Tom Parker, President and CEO. “These results have provided the Company with strong revenues and cash flows and a further strengthened balance sheet providing the resources to invest in and expand our asset base.”
|For the three months ended (US$ millions)||Q3 2011||Q2 2011||
|Cost of sales||17.1||18.5||10.9|
|General and administrative||1.1||1.1||0.7|
|Loss on hedge derivatives||1.6||1.3||0.6|
|Selling and marketing||0.1||0.0||0.1|
|Net income before tax||$7.6||$9.4||$6.1|
|Net income after tax||$5.2||$6.5||$4.2|
|Cash flow from operations||$5.4||$12.3||$7.2|
|Cash Costs ($/oz after by-product credits)||$17.57||$15.39||$17.97|
Conference Call Dial-In Details
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ABOUT U.S. SILVER CORPORATION
U.S. Silver, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, owns and/or operates the Galena, Coeur, Caladay and Dayrock silver-lead-copper mines in Shoshone County, Idaho, with the Galena mine being the second most prolific silver mine in US history. Total silver production from U.S. Silver's mining complex has exceeded 217 million ounces of silver production since 1953. U.S. Silver controls a land package now totaling approximately 14,000 acres in the heart of the Coeur d'Alene Mining District. U.S. Silver is focused on expanding the production from existing operations as well as exploring and developing its extensive Silver Valley holdings in the Coeur d'Alene Mining District.
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Certain information in this press release may contain forward-looking statements. This information is based on current expectations that are subject to significant risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict. Actual results might differ materially from results suggested in any forward-looking statements. The Company assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those reflected in the forward looking-statements unless and until required by securities laws applicable to the Company. Additional information identifying risks and uncertainties is contained in filings by the Company with the Canadian securities regulators, which filings are available at www.sedar.com.