Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) is scheduled to be announcing its earnings results before the market opens on Thursday, February 15th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.04 per share for the quarter.
Shares of Hecla Mining (HL) opened at $3.75 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $1,500.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 62.50, a P/E/G ratio of 22.89 and a beta of 0.26. The company has a current ratio of 2.69, a quick ratio of 2.15 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.34. Hecla Mining has a 1 year low of $3.38 and a 1 year high of $6.72.
In other Hecla Mining news, Director Theodore Crumley bought 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 7th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $3.49 per share, for a total transaction of $34,900.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 126,536 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $441,610.64. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CEO Phillips S. Baker, Jr. bought 13,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 14th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $3.76 per share, with a total value of $48,880.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Corporate insiders own 1.50% of the company’s stock.
A number of brokerages have commented on HL. Royal Bank of Canada set a $6.00 price target on Hecla Mining and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. BMO Capital Markets restated a “hold” rating on shares of Hecla Mining in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. B. Riley restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Hecla Mining in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. HC Wainwright restated a “buy” rating and issued a $8.50 price target on shares of Hecla Mining in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Hecla Mining from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, January 12th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $5.61.
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Hecla Mining Company Profile
Hecla 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.
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