Sierra Metals Inc

10:03 AM EST - Sierra Metals Inc : Announces first-quarter 2021 production results featuring 4.5% growth of consolidated ore throughput. Highlights: Silver production of 1.0 million ounces; a 1% increase from Q1 2020. Copper production was 7.9 million pounds; a 33% decrease from Q1 2020; mainly due to a temporary shift from copper-rich zones to lower-grade polymetallic areas at Yauricocha caused by temporary operational challenges. Lead production was nine million pounds; a 1% decrease from Q1 2020 Zinc production of 24.1 million pounds; an 11% increase from Q1 2020. Gold production was 2,636 ounces; a 28% decrease from Q1 2020. Copper equivalent production was 25.5 million pounds; an 18% decrease from Q1 2020. Sierra Metals Inc shares T.SMT are trading down $0.02 at $3.70.

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