NYSE:HL - Hecla Mining Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$2.30 -0.06 (-2.54 %)
(As of 12/16/2018 03:28 PM ET)
Previous Close$2.30
Today's Range$2.27 - $2.36
52-Week Range$2.17 - $4.63
Volume2.95 million shs
Average Volume4.37 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.10 billion
P/E Ratio23.00
Dividend Yield0.43%
Hecla Mining Company, together with its subsidiaries, discovers, acquires, develops, and produces precious and base metal deposits worldwide. The company offers zinc, lead, and bulk flotation concentrates to custom smelters and brokers; and unrefined gold and silver bullion bars to precious metals traders. It owns 100% interests in the Greens Creek mine located on Admiralty Island, Alaska; the Lucky Friday mine located in northern Idaho; the Casa Berardi mine located in the Abitibi region of northwestern Quebec, Canada; and the San Sebastian mine located in the state of Durango, Mexico. The company also owns interests in the Fire Creek mine located primarily in Lander County, Nevada; the Hollister mine located in Elko County, Nevada; and the Midas property located northeast of Winnemucca, Nevada. Hecla Mining Company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels
Sub-IndustryPrecious Metals & Minerals
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNYSE:HL
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.32
Current Ratio1.50
Quick Ratio0.92


Trailing P/E Ratio23.00
Forward P/E Ratio-46.00
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$577.78 million
Price / Sales1.91
Cash Flow$0.4093 per share
Price / Cash Flow5.62
Book Value$3.72 per share
Price / Book0.62


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.10
Net Income$-23,510,000.00
Net Margins-5.18%
Return on Equity0.60%
Return on Assets0.38%


Outstanding Shares480,200,000
Market Cap$1.10 billion

Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hecla Mining's stock symbol?

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

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

Hecla Mining declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 9th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.0025 per share on Monday, December 3rd. This represents a $0.01 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.43%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 19th. View Hecla Mining's Dividend History.

How were Hecla Mining's earnings last quarter?

Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) announced its earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The basic materials company reported ($0.04) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.03) by $0.01. The basic materials company had revenue of $143.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $149.34 million. Hecla Mining had a positive return on equity of 0.60% and a negative net margin of 5.18%. The firm's revenue was up 2.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.04 earnings per share. View Hecla Mining's Earnings History.

When is Hecla Mining's next earnings date?

Hecla Mining is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Hecla Mining.

What price target have analysts set for HL?

7 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Hecla Mining's stock. Their predictions range from $3.00 to $7.00. On average, they expect Hecla Mining's stock price to reach $4.6071 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 100.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Hecla Mining.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Hecla Mining?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hecla Mining in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Hecla Mining.

Has Hecla Mining been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about HL stock has been trending positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Hecla Mining earned a media sentiment score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the basic materials company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting Hecla Mining?

Hecla Mining saw a drop in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 19,875,061 shares, a drop of 16.5% from the October 31st total of 23,799,696 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 5,484,885 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.6 days. Approximately 4.2% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Hecla Mining's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Hecla Mining's key competitors?

Who are Hecla Mining's key executives?

Hecla Mining's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Phillips S. Baker Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Lindsay A. Hall, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 63)
  • Mr. Lawrence P. Radford, Chief Operating Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. David C. Sienko, VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 49)
  • Dr. Dean W. A. McDonald P.Geo., Ph.D., Sr. VP of Exploration (Age 61)

Who are Hecla Mining's major shareholders?

Hecla Mining's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.83%), Vanguard Group Inc (8.83%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.82%), BlackRock Inc. (6.82%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (1.99%) and Ceredex Value Advisors LLC (1.51%). Company insiders that own Hecla Mining stock include Anthony P Taylor, George R Nethercutt Jr, Phillips S Baker, Jr and Theodore Crumley. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Hecla Mining.

Which major investors are selling Hecla Mining stock?

HL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential Financial Inc., Creative Planning, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Alps Advisors Inc., Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Credit Suisse AG, Hilltop Holdings Inc. and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hecla Mining.

Which major investors are buying Hecla Mining stock?

HL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., BlackRock Inc., U S Global Investors Inc, CI Investments Inc., Morgan Stanley and Congress Asset Management Co. MA. Company insiders that have bought Hecla Mining stock in the last two years include Phillips S Baker, Jr and Theodore Crumley. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hecla Mining.

How do I buy shares of Hecla Mining?

Shares of HL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Hecla Mining's stock price today?

One share of HL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.30.

How big of a company is Hecla Mining?

Hecla Mining has a market capitalization of $1.10 billion and generates $577.78 million in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $-23,510,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.10 on an earnings per share basis. Hecla Mining employs 1,431 workers across the globe.

What is Hecla Mining's official website?

The official website for Hecla Mining is http://www.hecla-mining.com.

How can I contact Hecla Mining?

Hecla Mining's mailing address is 6500 N MINERAL DRIVE SUITE 200, COEUR D`ALENE ID, 83815. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 208-769-4100 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Hecla Mining (NYSE HL)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  310 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  444 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  754
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Hecla Mining and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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