Hecla Mining Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.01 (+0.16 %)
(As of 09/15/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume4.57 million shs
Average Volume8.92 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.31 billion
P/E Ratio88.00
Dividend Yield0.81%

Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume11,330,000 shares
Previous Short Volume9,430,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+20.15%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$69.68 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.7
Last Record DateAugust, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares536,977,000 shares
Float Size529,250,000 shares
Short Percent of Float2.14%
Today's Trading Volume4,573,523 shares
Average Trading Volume8,916,194 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-48.71%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
8/31/202111,330,000 shares $69.68 million +20.2%2.1%1.7 $6.15
8/13/20219,430,000 shares $57.81 million +3.0%1.8%1.4 $6.13
7/30/20219,160,000 shares $61.28 million -13.6%1.7%1.2 $6.69
7/15/202110,600,000 shares $75.05 million -2.0%2.0%1.2 $7.08
6/30/202110,820,000 shares $80.50 million +0.7%2.1%1.2 $7.44
6/15/202110,740,000 shares $95.26 million -3.7%2.0%1.2 $8.87
5/28/202111,150,000 shares $100.35 million -2.8%2.1%1.3 $9.00
5/14/202111,470,000 shares $81.78 million -1.3%N/A1.2 $7.13
4/30/202111,620,000 shares $70.07 million +17.1%N/A1.3 $6.03
4/15/20219,920,000 shares $60.91 million -4.7%N/A0.9 $6.14
3/31/202110,410,000 shares $56.94 million -22.7%N/A0.9 $5.47
3/15/202113,470,000 shares $87.56 million -3.9%N/A1.2 $6.50
2/26/202114,020,000 shares $96.60 million -4.0%N/A1.2 $6.89
2/12/202114,610,000 shares $88.54 million -1.1%N/A1.3 $6.06
1/29/202114,770,000 shares $83.01 million +0.9%N/A1.4 $5.62
1/15/202114,640,000 shares $85.64 million +3.2%N/A1.7 $5.85
12/31/202014,190,000 shares $94.36 million +15.0%N/A1.7 $6.65
12/15/202012,340,000 shares $61.82 million +19.3%N/A1.6 $5.01
11/30/202010,340,000 shares $49.53 million +7.6%N/A1.3 $4.79
11/15/20209,610,000 shares $51.22 million -16.1%N/A1.2 $5.33
10/30/202011,460,000 shares $52.83 million +24.7%N/A1.3 $4.61
10/15/20209,190,000 shares $50.18 million +15.7%N/A0.9 $5.46
9/30/20207,940,000 shares $40.34 million -34.0%N/A0.7 $5.08
9/15/202012,030,000 shares $69.77 million +15.8%N/A1 $5.80
8/31/202010,390,000 shares $62.55 million -9.4%N/A0.9 $6.02

Institutional Investors Shorting Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL)

This table shows institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders that have reported short positions as of their most recent reporting period. Most commonly, these investors have purchased put options on shares of Hecla Mining. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Reporting DateInvestor NameShares Shorted (Previous)Shares Shorted (Current)Position ChangePosition Size
8/17/2021Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P.16,100133,500+729.2%$995.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC973,900759,800-22.0%$5,653.00
8/16/2021Bank of America Corp DE102,000202,500+98.5%$1,507.00
8/16/2021SG3 Management LLC20,0000-100.0%$0.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC7,500150,400+1,905.3%$1,119.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLC2,707258,000+9,430.8%$1,919.00
8/11/2021HAP Trading LLC39,90028,900-27.6%$18.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP1,626,4001,035,900-36.3%$7,707.00
8/10/2021Group One Trading L.P.428,600372,700-13.0%$2,773.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC94,000139,900+48.8%$1,024.00
8/6/2021IMC Chicago LLCN/A87,500N/A$651.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP3,4002,100-38.2%$0.00

Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Hecla Mining's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Hecla Mining shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of August 31st, traders have sold 11,330,000 shares of HL short. 2.14% of Hecla Mining's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Hecla Mining's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Hecla Mining?

The short interest ratio, also known as the "days to cover ratio", is calculated by dividing the number of shares of a stock sold short divided by its average trading volume. A short interest ratio ranging between 1 and 4 generally indicates strong positive sentiment about a stock and a lack of short sellers. A short interest ratio of 10 or greater indicates strong pessimism about a stock. Hecla Mining currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Hecla Mining

Which institutional investors are shorting Hecla Mining?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Hecla Mining: Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, SG3 Management LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, HAP Trading LLC, Susquehanna International Group LLP, Group One Trading L.P., Wolverine Trading LLC, IMC Chicago LLC, and Cutler Group LP. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Hecla Mining?

Companies that have a short interest as a percentage of float below 10% indicates positive investor sentiment and few short sellers. Stocks with a short interest percentage above 10% is considered high, suggesting some investors are pessimistic about the stock. Companies with a short interest percentage of 20% or more indicates widespread negative sentiment. 2.14% of Hecla Mining's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Hecla Mining's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Hecla Mining saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 11,330,000 shares, an increase of 20.1% from the previous total of 9,430,000 shares. Changes in short volume can be used to identify positive and negative investor sentiment. Investors that short sell a stock are betting that its price will decline in the future. An increase in short sale volume suggests bearish (negative) sentiment among investors. A decrease on short sale volume suggests bullish (positive) sentiment.

What is Hecla Mining's float size?

Hecla Mining currently has issued a total of 536,977,000 shares. Some of Hecla Mining's outstanding shares are available for trading, while others are subject to various restrictions. The public float, also referred to as floating shares or "the float", are shares that publicly owned, unrestricted and available to trade on the open market. Hecla Mining currently has a public float of 529,250,000 shares.

How does Hecla Mining's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.14% of Hecla Mining's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels" compare to Hecla Mining: MDU Resources Group, Inc. (0.79%), Lynas Rare Earths Limited (0.00%), Summit Materials, Inc. (0.00%), Compass Minerals International, Inc. (2.78%), Energy Fuels Inc. (8.94%), Piedmont Lithium Inc. (5.82%), United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. (0.80%), U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (6.18%), Centrus Energy Corp. (4.45%), and Intrepid Potash, Inc. (2.98%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Square, Inc. ($9.81 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.52 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.18 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($6.21 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.60 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($3.23 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.11 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($2.74 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.52 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($2.16 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Hecla Mining stock?

Short selling HL is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Hecla Mining as its price is falling. Hecla Mining's stock is trading up $0.01 today. To short Hecla Mining stock, an investor borrows shares, sells them and buys the shares back on the public market later to return it to the lender. Short sellers are betting that Hecla Mining will decline in price. If the stock does drop after selling, the short seller buys it back at a lower price and returns it to the lender. The difference between the sell price and the buy price is the trader's profit.

How does a short squeeze work against Hecla Mining?

A short squeeze for Hecla Mining occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock appreciates in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of HL, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Hecla Mining's short interest reported?

Short interest is typically published by a stock exchange once per month. However, NASDAQ publishes a report for U.S. stocks, including HL, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is August, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 9/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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