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

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$3.01 +0.01 (+0.33 %)
(As of 09/18/2018 02:13 PM ET)
Previous Close$3.03
Today's Range$2.98 - $3.06
52-Week Range$2.59 - $5.42
Volume165,751 shs
Average Volume4.39 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.35 billion
P/E Ratio30.15
Dividend Yield0.35%
Hecla Mining logoHecla 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.36
Current Ratio3.35
Quick Ratio2.77


Trailing P/E Ratio30.15
Forward P/E Ratio100.33
P/E Growth88.44

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$577.78 million
Price / Sales2.49
Cash Flow$0.4350 per share
Price / Cash6.92
Book Value$3.72 per share
Price / Book0.81


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.10
Net Income$-23,510,000.00
Net Margins-1.02%
Return on Equity2.91%
Return on Assets1.82%


Outstanding Shares477,010,000
Market Cap$1.35 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, August 10th. Investors of record on Friday, August 24th will be given a dividend of $0.0025 per share on Friday, August 31st. This represents a $0.01 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.33%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 23rd. View Hecla Mining's Dividend History.

How were Hecla Mining's earnings last quarter?

Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 9th. The basic materials company reported $0.01 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.00 by $0.01. The basic materials company had revenue of $147.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $143.33 million. Hecla Mining had a positive return on equity of 2.91% and a negative net margin of 1.02%. Hecla Mining's revenue for the quarter was up 9.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted ($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 Tuesday, November, 6th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Hecla Mining.

What price target have analysts set for HL?

8 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Hecla Mining's shares. Their predictions range from $3.25 to $7.00. On average, they expect Hecla Mining's share price to reach $4.8438 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 61.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Hecla Mining.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Hecla Mining?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hecla Mining in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Hecla Mining.

Are investors shorting Hecla Mining?

Hecla Mining saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 18,941,177 shares, an increase of 16.8% from the August 15th total of 16,213,279 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,651,027 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.1 days. Approximately 4.0% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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)

Has Hecla Mining been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about HL stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hecla Mining earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Hecla Mining.

Who are Hecla Mining's major shareholders?

Hecla Mining's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Van ECK Associates Corp (11.19%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.25%), BlackRock Inc. (6.99%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (2.30%), Global X Management Co LLC (1.18%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.14%). Company insiders that own Hecla Mining stock include Anthony P Taylor, Dean Wa Mcdonald, George R Nethercutt Jr, Phillips S Baker, Jr and Theodore Crumley. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Hecla Mining.

Which institutional investors are selling Hecla Mining stock?

HL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Alps Advisors Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Engineers Gate Manager LP, Putnam Investments LLC and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hecla Mining.

Which institutional investors are buying Hecla Mining stock?

HL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Van ECK Associates Corp, BlackRock Inc., Global X Management Co LLC, Alps Advisors Inc., Alps Advisors Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Merriman Wealth Management LLC and First Trust Advisors LP. 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 $3.00.

How big of a company is Hecla Mining?

Hecla Mining has a market capitalization of $1.35 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.

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:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  290 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  424 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  714
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 9/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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