3 ASX 200 gold mining shares that shone today

Today has been great for ASX 200 gold miners. Gold is at its highest price since February and these 3 ASX 200 gold miners are sparkling.

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It’s been a great day’s trade for ASX 200 gold miners. Gold itself is sitting at its highest price since February, while the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) has gained 0.13% today.

Right now, an ounce of gold will cost a buyer US$1,853.40 after today’s 0.83% gain.  

These 3 ASX 200 gold mining shares are glowing from today’s good news.

The ASX 200’s golden children

De Grey Mining Limited (ASX: DEG)

The De Grey Mining share price shot up by 8.73% today to close at $1.43 per share. De Grey shares are up 28% year to date, and up a whopping 256% over the last 12 months.

Currently, De Grey Mining’s focus is on its Mallina Gold Project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. 

De Grey has a market capitalisation of around $1.6 billion, with approximately 1.2 billion shares outstanding.  

Northern Star Resources Ltd (ASX: NST)

Despite not being the biggest mover out of the ASX 200 gold miners, the Northern Star share price put in a solid performance today.

It closed 6.55% higher than its previous closing price, swapping hands for $11.22.

2021 has been tough for Northern Star shares, which have lost 15% of their value since the year began. They’ve also dropped 23% since this time last year.

Northern Star has a splattering of gold-producing assets across Western Australia and one in Alaska.

On current prices, the miner has a market capitalisation of around $12.2 billion, with approximately 1.1 billion shares outstanding.

Evolution Mining Ltd (ASX: EVN)

Evolution Mining was also vying for the top spot amongst the ASX 200 gold miners today, closing the day up 5.35% at $5.12 per share.

Evolution has a number of gold projects across Australia and one in Canada.

The Evolution Mining share price has fallen 2.8% since the start of the year. It’s also down 15.6% over the last 12 months.

Evolution has a market capitalisation of around $8.3 billion, with approximately 1.7 billion shares outstanding.  

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