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: Silver
  • Sub-Industry: Precious Metals & Minerals
  • Symbol: NYSE:HL
  • CUSIP: 42270410
  • Web: www.hecla-mining.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $2.4 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 395,992,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $5.55
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $5.78
  • 52 Week Range: $3.83 - $7.64
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.231
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 27.50
  • P/E Growth: -0.910
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $657.48 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.64
  • Book Value: $3.83 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.58
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.01
  • Dividend Yield: 0.2%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $244.63 million
  • 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%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 7.08 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.47
  • Short Ratio: 2.13
 

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. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 24th will be paid 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 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $142.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $160.24 million. Hecla Mining Company had a positive return on equity of 4.88% and a negative net margin of 2.29%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 8.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.02 EPS. 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?

7 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Hecla Mining Company's stock. Their forecasts range from $5.50 to $9.00. On average, they anticipate Hecla Mining Company's stock price to reach $6.71 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Hecla Mining Company.

Are investors shorting Hecla Mining Company?

Hecla Mining Company saw a drop in short interest in April. As of April 13th, there was short interest totalling 14,759,488 shares, a drop 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 short-interest ratio is presently 2.4 days. Approximately 3.8% of the shares of the company are sold short.

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

Who owns Hecla Mining Company stock?

Hecla Mining Company's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors 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 acquired 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.

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

One share of Hecla Mining Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $6.05.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.29)
Consensus Price Target: $6.71 (10.85% 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 5/23/2015 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
5/8/2017Q1 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)

Estimates

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)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)
Next Dividend:6/2/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.01
Dividend Yield:0.17%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-24.99% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
5.26% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
4.55% (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
5/8/2017$0.005/22/20175/24/20176/2/2017
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
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
finance.yahoo.com logoHecla Mining Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : HL-US : May 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 5:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAnalyzing Silver Miners’ Relative Valuations
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 5:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHecla Mining Company (HL) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.01 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 1:56 PM
investorplace.com logoHecla Mining Company (HL) Stock Up on 1,300% Jump in Q1 Profits
investorplace.com - May 8 at 8:03 AM
marketbeat.com logoHecla Mining meets 1Q profit forecasts
marketbeat.com - May 8 at 5:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHecla Mining Company (HL) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 10:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Hecla Mining Co. : May 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 9:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHecla’s Senior Vice President - Exploration Receives A.O. Dufresne Exploration Achievement Award
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 10:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHecla Mining Company (HL) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 7:41 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$167.36 Million in Sales Expected for Hecla Mining Company (HL) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 9:12 AM
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

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