Hecla Mining Company Company Profile (NYSE:HL)

About Hecla Mining Company (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: Silver
  • Sub-Industry: Precious Metals & Minerals
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: HL
  • CUSIP: 42270410
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $5.45
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $5.31
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $5.80
  • 52-Week Range: $3.83 - $7.64
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 30.45
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 28.68
  • P/E Growth: -1.00
  • Market Cap: $2.16B
  • Outstanding Shares: 395,437,000
  • Beta: 0.47
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: -2.29%
  • Return on Equity: 4.88%
  • Return on Assets: 2.96%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.35%
  • Current Ratio: 2.29%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.95%

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: $6.71 (23.05% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/24/2017Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetHold$6.00LowView 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
8/9/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral -> 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 4/29/2015 forward)

Earnings

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
5/3/2017        
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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.06
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.01$0.01$0.01
Q2 20172$0.01$0.01$0.01
Q3 20172$0.01$0.02$0.02
Q4 20172$0.01$0.03$0.02
Q1 20181$0.04$0.04$0.04
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)
Most Recent Dividend:3/13/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.01
Dividend Yield:0.18%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-24.99% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
6.25% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
5.26% (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
2/23/2017quarterly$0.003/2/20173/6/20173/13/2017
11/8/2016quarterly$0.000.14%11/17/201611/21/201612/2/2016
8/5/2016quarterly$0.000.15%8/19/20168/23/20168/31/2016
5/5/2016quarterly$0.000.23%5/23/20165/25/20166/3/2016
2/23/2016quarterly$0.000.4%3/16/20163/18/20163/30/2016
11/5/2015quarterly$0.000.47%11/17/201511/19/201512/1/2015
8/7/2015quarterly$0.000.54%8/19/20158/21/20159/1/2015
5/7/2015quarterly$0.000.33%5/20/20155/22/20156/1/2015
2/18/2015quarterly$0.000.29%3/11/20153/13/20153/23/2015
11/5/2014quarterly$0.000.46%11/25/201411/28/201412/5/2014
7/31/2014quarterly$0.000.32%8/25/20148/27/20149/5/2014
5/5/2014quarterly$0.000.33%5/23/20145/28/20146/5/2014
2/21/2014quarterly$0.000.28%3/17/20143/19/20143/26/2014
11/5/2013quarterly$0.000.32%11/21/201311/25/201312/4/2013
8/8/2013quarterly$0.000.3%8/22/20138/26/20139/3/2013
5/10/2013quarterly$0.000.32%5/23/20135/28/20136/5/2013
2/26/2013special$0.010.2%3/14/20133/18/20133/25/2013
2/25/2013quarterly$0.010.2%3/14/20133/18/20133/25/2013
(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: 54.49%
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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)
Latest Headlines for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoHecla Mining Company (HL) Earns Media Impact Rating of 0.06
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 5:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.04 Earnings Per Share Expected for Hecla Mining Company (HL) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 1:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive Press Coverage Very Likely to Affect Hecla Mining Company (HL) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 9:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHecla Mining Company (HL) Given a $6.00 Price Target by Royal Bank of Canada Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 4:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHecla First Quarter 2017 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 10:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHecla Mining Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HL-US : April 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 5:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHecla Mining Company (HL) Receives News Impact Score of 0.19
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 8:54 PM
nasdaq.com logoHecla Reports Q1 Silver & Gold Production - Quick Facts
www.nasdaq.com - April 21 at 5:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHecla Mining Releases Preliminary Operating Results
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 5:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHecla Reports 3.4 Million Ounces of Silver and 56,113 Ounces of Gold Production
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 11:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHecla Mining Co. – Value Analysis (NYSE:HL) : April 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 5:05 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHecla Mining Company (HL) Given Media Impact Rating of 0.70
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 10:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnthony P. Taylor Sells 30,000 Shares of Hecla Mining Company (HL) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 7:54 PM
nasdaq.com logoHL Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average
www.nasdaq.com - April 13 at 5:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHecla Mining Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : HL-US : April 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 10:27 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLong-Term Value Creator
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 5:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBetter Buy: Hecla Mining Co. vs. Royal Gold Inc.
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 9:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGold ETFs Break Above Key Chart Level On Haven Demand; Gold Stocks Pop
finance.yahoo.com - April 11 at 12:05 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHecla Mining Company (HL) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 10:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHecla Mining Company Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (HL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 4:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHecla Mining Company (HL) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $170.19 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 9:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHecla Mining Company (HL) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.04 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 8:51 PM
fool.com logoWill Hecla Mining Company Increase Its Dividend in 2017?
www.fool.com - April 4 at 12:47 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoPost Earnings Coverage as Silver Wheaton's Q4 Sales Rose 29%; Proposes Name Change
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 31 at 5:43 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoReaching for Growth: Charting Silver Miners’ Exploration Spending
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 30 at 6:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHecla Mining Insiders Disclose Indirect Ownership
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 5:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDolly Varden's Big Bulk Project Will Be Flown for a ZTEM Geophysical Survey in Conjunction With Hecla's Kinskuch Project
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 11:15 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHecla Mining Company (HL) PT Set at $6.00 by Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 27 at 10:23 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Bank of Canada Analysts Give Hecla Mining Company (HL) a $6.00 Price Target
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 6:19 PM
seekingalpha.com logoHecla Mining (HL) Presents At Deutsche Bank Basic Materials One-on-One Day
seekingalpha.com - March 15 at 5:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHecla Mining: Well Positioned to Profit From Rising Metal Prices
finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 5:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHecla Reports Labor Strike at Lucky Friday
finance.yahoo.com - March 13 at 11:06 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoHECLA MINING CO/DE/ Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits
biz.yahoo.com - March 13 at 11:06 AM
businesswire.com logoHecla to Participate at the Deutsche Bank, CIBC and European Gold Forum Conferences - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - March 11 at 9:02 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoHecla to Participate at the Deutsche Bank, CIBC and European Gold Forum Conferences
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 10 at 10:11 AM
fool.com logoHecla Mining Company's 13% Decline in February, Explained -- The ... - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - March 6 at 5:17 PM
fool.com logoHecla Mining Company's 13% Decline in February, Explained
www.fool.com - March 6 at 9:40 AM
nasdaq.com logoHecla Mining Stock Getting Very Oversold
www.nasdaq.com - March 2 at 6:00 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoHECLA MINING CO/DE/ Files SEC form 8-K/A, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Other Events, Financial Stat
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 2 at 6:00 PM
fool.com logoHecla Mining Company Sets a Record in 2016, Is Another on Tap for 2017?
www.fool.com - March 2 at 8:50 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHECLA MINING CO/DE/ Financials
finance.yahoo.com - February 28 at 5:51 PM
capitalcube.com logoHecla Mining Co. :HL-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 27, 2017
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 27 at 6:54 PM
seekingalpha.com logoHecla Mining's (HL) CEO Phillips Baker on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - February 24 at 6:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of HL earnings conference call or presentation 23-Feb-17 3:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - February 24 at 10:31 AM
seekingalpha.com logoHecla Mining: The Levered Silver Play
seekingalpha.com - February 23 at 5:43 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Hecla Mining Co Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - February 23 at 5:42 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoHECLA MINING CO/DE/ Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Other Events, Financial Statem
biz.yahoo.com - February 23 at 5:42 PM
rttnews.com logoHecla Mining Co. Q4 Income Rises 34%
www.rttnews.com - February 23 at 3:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHecla Reports Fourth Quarter and Year 2016 Results
finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 3:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHecla’s CEO Receives William Lawrence Saunders Gold Medal Award
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 10:53 PM

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 23rd. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 6th will be given a dividend of $0.0025 per share on Monday, March 13th. This represents a $0.01 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 2nd.

How were Hecla Mining Company's earnings last quarter?

Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) released its earnings results on Thursday, February, 23rd. The company reported $0.03 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $164.25 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $162.87 million. Hecla Mining Company had a negative net margin of 2.29% and a positive return on equity of 4.88%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.02 earnings per share.

When will Hecla Mining Company make its next earnings announcement?

Hecla Mining Company is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May, 3rd 2017.

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

8 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Hecla Mining Company's shares. Their predictions range from $5.50 to $9.00. On average, they expect Hecla Mining Company's stock price to reach $6.71 in the next twelve months.

Are investors shorting Hecla Mining Company?

Hecla Mining Company saw a decrease in short interest during the month of April. As of April 13th, there was short interest totalling 14,759,488 shares, a decrease of 18.6% from the March 31st total of 18,123,054 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 6,111,789 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.4 days. Currently, 3.8% of the company's shares are sold short.

Who owns Hecla Mining Company stock?

Hecla Mining Company's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (1.77%), Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. (0.22%), Merriman Wealth Management LLC (0.22%), Nationwide Fund Advisors (0.08%), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (0.08%) and Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust of NJ (0.03%). 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.

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 Merriman Wealth Management LLC, New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust, ProShare Advisors LLC, Nationwide Fund Advisors, Profund Advisors LLC and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. 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.

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

Hecla Mining Company's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd., Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust of NJ, Sapphire Star Partners LP and Navellier & Associates Inc.

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.

How much does a share of Hecla Mining Company stock cost?

One share of Hecla Mining Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.45.

Hecla Mining Company (HL) Chart for Saturday, April, 29, 2017

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