Hecla Mining Company Company Profile (NYSE:HL)

About Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)

Hecla Mining Company logoHecla Mining Company is engaged in discovering, acquiring, developing and producing silver, gold, lead and zinc. The Company and its subsidiaries provide precious and base metals to the United States and around the world. It produces lead, zinc and bulk concentrates, which it markets to custom smelters and brokers, and unrefined bullion bars (dore) containing gold and silver. Its segments include the Greens Creek, Lucky Friday, Casa Berardi and San Sebastian units. It is focused on its San Sebastian project; North Idaho's Silver Valley; Greens Creek unit on Alaska's Admiralty Island; the silver-producing district near Durango, Mexico; the Abitibi region of north-western Quebec, Canada; the Rock Creek and Montanore projects in northwestern Montana and the Creede district of Southwestern Colorado. It produces zinc, lead and bulk flotation concentrates at its Greens Creek unit and lead and zinc flotation concentrates at its Lucky Friday unit.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Precious Metals & Minerals - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Precious Metals & Minerals
  • Symbol: NYSE:HL
  • CUSIP: 42270410
  • Web: www.hecla-mining.com
  • Market Cap: $2.05 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 395,992,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $5.63
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $5.69
  • 52 Week Range: $4.55 - $7.64
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.93
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.62
  • P/E Growth: -1.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $657.48 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.11
  • Book Value: $3.83 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.35
  • Annual Dividend: $0.01
  • Dividend Yield: 0.2%
  • EBIDTA: $244.63 million
  • Net Margins: 14.75%
  • Return on Equity: 5.45%
  • Return on Assets: 3.38%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.34%
  • Current Ratio: 2.38%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.97%
  • Average Volume: 6.90 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.47
  • Short Ratio: 2.25

Frequently Asked Questions for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)

What is Hecla Mining Company's stock symbol?

Hecla Mining Company trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HL."

How often does Hecla Mining Company pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Hecla Mining Company?

Hecla Mining Company announced a dividend on Monday, May 8th. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 24th will be given a dividend of $0.002 per share on Friday, June 2nd. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, May 22nd. View Hecla Mining Company's Dividend History.

How were Hecla Mining Company's earnings last quarter?

Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May, 8th. The company reported $0.04 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.01. The business earned $142.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $160.24 million. Hecla Mining Company had a return on equity of 5.45% and a net margin of 14.75%. The business's revenue was up 8.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.02 earnings per share. View Hecla Mining Company's Earnings History.

Where is Hecla Mining Company's stock going? Where will Hecla Mining Company's stock price be in 2017?

8 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Hecla Mining Company's stock. Their predictions range from $5.50 to $9.00. On average, they anticipate Hecla Mining Company's stock price to reach $6.85 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Hecla Mining Company.

What are analysts saying about Hecla Mining Company stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Hecla Mining Company stock:

  • 1. HC Wainwright analysts commented, "We note that Hecla could earn an additional 10% interest by spending a further $3 million on exploration and providing an independent pre-feasibility study." (6/25/2017)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Hecla Mining Company is a leading low-cost U.S. silver producer with operating mines in Alaska and Idaho, and is a growing gold producer with an operating mine in Quebec, Canada. The Company also has exploration and pre-development properties in five world-class silver and gold mining districts in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, and an exploration office and investments in early-stage silver exploration projects in Canada. " (2/17/2017)

Who are some of Hecla Mining Company's key competitors?

Who are Hecla Mining Company's key executives?

Hecla Mining Company's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Theodore Crumley, Chairman of the Board, Lead Independent Director
  • Phillips S. Baker Jr., President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Lindsay A. Hall, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Dean W. A. McDonald Ph.D., Senior Vice President - Exploration
  • Lawrence P. Radford, Senior Vice President - Operations
  • David C. Sienko, Vice President, General Counsel
  • Robert Denis Brown, Vice President - Corporate Development
  • Catherine J. Boggs, Independent Director
  • George R. Johnson, Independent Director
  • George R. Nethercutt Jr., Independent Director

Who owns Hecla Mining Company stock?

Hecla Mining Company's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.44%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.05%), Van ECK Associates Corp (7.00%), BlackRock Inc. (6.34%), State Street Corp (3.92%) and Westpac Banking Corp (3.52%). Company insiders that own Hecla Mining Company stock include Anthony P Taylor, David C Sienko, Dean Wa Mcdonald, George R Nethercutt Jr, Lawrence P Radford and Phillips S Baker, Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Hecla Mining Company.

Who sold Hecla Mining Company stock? Who is selling Hecla Mining Company stock?

Hecla Mining Company's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Westpac Banking Corp, Sprott Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, KCG Holdings Inc., Jane Street Group LLC and RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Hecla Mining Company stock in the last year include Anthony P Taylor, David C Sienko, Dean Wa Mcdonald, George R Nethercutt Jr, Lawrence P Radford and Phillips S Baker, Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hecla Mining Company.

Who bought Hecla Mining Company stock? Who is buying Hecla Mining Company stock?

Hecla Mining Company's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Van ECK Associates Corp, State Street Corp, Vanguard Group Inc., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Credit Suisse AG and Global X Management Co. LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hecla Mining Company.

How do I buy Hecla Mining Company stock?

Shares of Hecla Mining Company can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Hecla Mining Company's stock price today?

One share of Hecla Mining Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.17.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE HL)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  114 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  228 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  342
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.38)
Consensus Price Target: $6.85 (32.50% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/25/2017HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy$8.00LowView Rating Details
5/30/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$6.00MediumView Rating Details
2/24/2017BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeUnderperform -> Market Perform$5.00 -> $6.50N/AView Rating Details
2/6/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold$6.50N/AView Rating Details
9/6/2016Rodman & RenshawInitiated CoverageBuy$9.00N/AView Rating Details
8/9/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$4.20 -> $5.50N/AView Rating Details
8/9/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoUpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$8.00N/AView Rating Details
8/9/2016FBR & CoBoost Price TargetMkt Perform$5.00 -> $6.00N/AView Rating Details
7/13/2016ScotiabankUpgradeUnderperform -> Sector Perform$3.75 -> $6.15N/AView Rating Details
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
4/8/2016CIBCDowngradeSector Outperform -> Sector Perform$2.50 -> $2.75N/AView Rating Details
10/21/2015Roth CapitalLower Price TargetBuy$3.50 -> $3.25N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 6/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)
Earnings by Quarter for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)
Earnings History by Quarter for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE HL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/8/2017Q1 2017$0.03$0.04$160.24 million$142.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/23/2017Q416$0.04$0.03$162.87 million$164.25 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2016Q316$0.06$0.07$163.48 million$179.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q216$0.05$0.07$141.25 million$171.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116$0.01$0.02$132.78 million$131.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2016Q415($0.02)$0.02$122.12 million$115.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315($0.04)($0.05)$112.11 million$104.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215($0.01)($0.05)$115.58 million$104.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115($0.01)($0.02)$118.35 million$119.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/18/2015Q414$0.02$126.37 million$122.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.01($0.01)$127.62 million$135.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2014Q114$0.01$0.01$124.20 million$125.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q313($0.02)($0.03)$111.50 million$106.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013$0.01($0.03)$110.24 million$85.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/10/2013Q1 2013$0.04$0.04$94.78 million$76.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2013Q4 2012$0.04$0.04$76.90 million$81.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q312$0.04$0.01$77.37 million$81.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2012$0.04$0.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2012$0.08$0.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2012$0.07$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2011$0.14$0.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2011$0.14$0.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2011$0.13$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.03
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.16
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.01$0.01$0.01
Q2 20172($0.01)$0.01$0.00
Q3 20172($0.01)$0.01$0.00
Q4 20172$0.01$0.02$0.02
Q1 20182$0.04$0.04$0.04
Q2 20181$0.04$0.04$0.04
Q3 20181$0.04$0.04$0.04
Q4 20181$0.04$0.04$0.04
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)
Most Recent Dividend:6/2/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.01
Dividend Yield:0.19%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:4.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
6.25% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
4.76% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)

Dividend History by Quarter for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE HL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 57.07%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/13/2017Anthony P. TaylorDirectorSell30,000$6.09$182,700.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2016Dean Wa McdonaldVPSell100,000$6.28$628,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2016David C SienkoVPSell13,722$5.85$80,273.70View SEC Filing  
8/12/2016Lawrence P. RadfordInsiderSell100,000$7.12$712,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016Anthony P TaylorDirectorSell15,000$7.13$106,950.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Phillips S. Baker, Jr.CEOSell392,863$7.05$2,769,684.15View SEC Filing  
7/13/2016Anthony P TaylorDirectorSell5,000$6.09$30,450.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2016George R Nethercutt JrDirectorSell40,000$5.00$200,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2016Anthony P TaylorDirectorSell6,921$4.94$34,189.74View SEC Filing  
6/10/2016Anthony P TaylorDirectorSell5,000$4.53$22,650.00View SEC Filing  
9/18/2015Anthony P TaylorDirectorSell5,000$2.23$11,150.00View SEC Filing  
3/23/2015Anthony P TaylorDirectorSell7,000$3.23$22,610.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2014Don PoirierVPSell55,000$3.23$177,650.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2014James A SabalaCFOSell100,000$3.19$319,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/7/2014Anthony P TaylorDirectorSell9,099$3.34$30,390.66View SEC Filing  
11/20/2013Phillips Baker, Jr.CEOBuy30,000$3.05$91,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2013Theodore CrumleyDirectorBuy12,000$3.43$41,160.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Phillips S Baker JrCEOBuy150,000$3.19$478,500.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)
Latest Headlines for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)
americanbankingnews.com logoHecla Mining Company (HL) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 27 at 8:20 AM
nasdaq.com logoPan American, Brixton Metals Ink Asset Purchase & Sale Deal - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - June 27 at 12:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Hecla Mining Co. : June 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 26 at 7:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHecla Mining Company (HL) Given "Buy" Rating at HC Wainwright
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 25 at 7:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoA Look at the Gold-Silver Ratio in June 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 23 at 3:44 PM
bizjournals.com logoLabor Board to Prosecute Hecla for Unfair Labor Practices
www.bizjournals.com - June 21 at 4:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHecla Mining Co. :HL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : June 20, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 20 at 6:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$145.17 Million in Sales Expected for Hecla Mining Company (HL) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 18 at 9:40 AM
seekingalpha.com logoHecla Will Likely Underperform - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - June 17 at 6:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHecla Mining Company (HL) Downgraded to "Sell" at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 16 at 10:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Hecla Mining Company (HL) to Announce $0.03 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 16 at 12:32 PM
prnewswire.com logoTechnical Research on Silver Equities -- Hecla Mining, First Majestic Silver, Coeur Mining, and Great Panther Silver - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - June 16 at 6:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHecla Mining Company (HL) Lifted to B at TheStreet
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 15 at 10:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Hecla Mining Co. : June 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 7:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHecla Mining Co. – Value Analysis (NYSE:HL) : June 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 14 at 7:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow Are Mining Stock Technicals Moving?
finance.yahoo.com - June 14 at 11:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHecla Mining Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HL-US : June 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 13 at 5:27 PM
nasdaq.com logoHL Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average
www.nasdaq.com - June 12 at 8:30 PM
businesswire.com logoHecla Mine Rescue Teams Perform Strongly in Recent Competitions - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - June 12 at 3:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHecla Mine Rescue Teams Perform Strongly in Recent Competitions
finance.yahoo.com - June 12 at 3:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHecla Mining Company (HL) and Endeavour Silver Corporation (EXK) Head-To-Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 12 at 2:06 PM
seekingalpha.com logoHecla Mining Company (HL) Presents At Barclays High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - June 9 at 6:07 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing Hecla Mining Company (HL) & Coeur Mining (CDE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 9 at 7:38 AM
nasdaq.com logoCommit To Buy Hecla Mining At $4.50, Earn 12.9% Using Options
www.nasdaq.com - June 8 at 6:40 PM
businesswire.com logoHecla to Participate in the Barclays, RBC Capital, and Vertical Research Partners Conferences - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - June 5 at 5:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHecla to Participate in the Barclays, RBC Capital, and Vertical Research Partners Conferences
finance.yahoo.com - June 5 at 10:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing Hecla Mining Company (HL) and Coeur Mining (CDE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 5 at 7:38 AM
seekingalpha.com logoJudge blocks Hecla Mining's Montana project over environmental concerns
seekingalpha.com - June 1 at 8:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoJudge blocks Montana mine over environmental concerns
finance.yahoo.com - May 31 at 10:39 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHecla Mining Company (HL) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 31 at 9:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHecla Mining Company (HL) Receives "Hold" Rating from Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 30 at 9:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGold Makes a Rare Golden Cross: What Does That Mean?
finance.yahoo.com - May 30 at 5:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow Mining Stocks Have Moved in May
finance.yahoo.com - May 30 at 5:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBehind Coeur Mining’s and Peers’ Valuations
finance.yahoo.com - May 30 at 10:48 AM
fool.com logoThe 4 Best Dividend Stocks in Silver
www.fool.com - May 26 at 10:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHecla Declares Preferred Dividend
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 1:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoVolatility for Precious Metal Miners: Movement Going Forward
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 5:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHecla Mining Co. : HL-US: Dividend Analysis : May 24th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 11:47 AM
fool.com logoThe 3 Best Silver Mining Stocks to Buy in 2017
www.fool.com - May 23 at 9:40 AM
fool.com logoHow Hecla Mining Company Makes Most of Its Money - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - May 16 at 10:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow Hecla Mining Company Makes Most of Its Money
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 11:21 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHecla Mining Company (HL) to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of ($0.01) Per Share, FBR & Co Forecasts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 7:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNew England confronts little-known, messy legacy of mining
finance.yahoo.com - May 13 at 5:25 PM
investorplace.com logoHecla Mining Company (HL) Stock Up on 1300% Jump in Q1 Profits - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - May 10 at 1:28 PM
nasdaq.com logoHecla Mining Co. Reports 1330% Advance In Q1 Profit
www.nasdaq.com - May 9 at 12:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHecla Mining Reports 1st Quarter
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 12:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of HL earnings conference call or presentation 8-May-17 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 12:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHecla Mining Company Declares Dividend of $0.00 (hl)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 10:56 AM
seekingalpha.com logoHecla Mining's (HL) CEO Phil Baker on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - May 8 at 5:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHecla Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 5:23 PM



Hecla Mining Company (HL) Chart for Tuesday, June, 27, 2017

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