Fresnillo PLC is a precious metals mining company based in Mexico. The company mines, develops, and produces non-ferrous minerals in Mexico. Fresnillo PLC is the world’s leading producer of silver and Mexico’s largest producer of gold.
As a subsidiary of Industrias Peñoles, Fresnillo PLC has a history stretching back over a century. Its operating mines include Fresnillo, Saucito, Ciénega, Herradura, Soledad-Dipolos, Noche Buena and San Julián. The company’s development projects include the Pyrites Plant and Centauro Extension. Its exploration activities focus on Las Casas-Rosario and Cebollitas Cluster, Juanicipio, Centauro Deep, and Orisyvo, as well as various other long-term exploration prospects. The company is headquartered in Mexico City, Mexico.
Fresnillo PLC is the first Mexican company to have its primary listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The company is also a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index, consisting of the 100 companies on the LSE with the highest market capitalisation.
Fresnillo PLC Market Influences
Fresnillo PLC’s share price is influenced by a variety of different factors. These range from inflation and exchange rates, market sentiment, international politics and world crises, changes in governmental and economic policy, as well as internal developments within the company.