Highly Traded Stock: Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)

Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)

B. Riley FBR Maintains Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)’s stock to Buy with the price target of $3.8. This rating was issued on 9/20/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $2.89 by showing a percentage change of -4.93% from its previous day closing price of $3.04.

Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company’s stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment firms. There may be various price targets for a stock. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.

Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) in which Roth Capital Initiates Coverage On Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) to Buy by settling a price target of $5 on 9/10/18. BMO Capital Maintains the stock to Market Perform on 8/10/18 by stationing a price target of $3.5. Canaccord Genuity Downgrades the company’s stock to Hold on 7/13/18 with no specific Price Target. B. Riley FBR Maintains Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) to Buy with a price target of $5.

Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) currently has a consensus Price Target of $3.99. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $7 and a Low Price Target of $2.5.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) where 0 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 5 analysts said it’s a Buy, 6 rated the stock as Hold, 1 analysts reported Underperform and 0 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. (Current Month Yahoo Finance Ratings)

Zacks Investment Research also rated the stock with a value of 2.29. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) has a market capitalization of 1.38 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 4.21 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $5.13 on 10/25/17 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 09/11/18 as $2.59. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $3.99. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -0.31%. The Moving Average SMA50 is 0.89% while SMA200 is -18.16%.

Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of -0.3%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 0.7% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -0.4%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of -27.2 percent while its Weekly performance value is -2.36%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -4.93 percent and -42.54 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) is 0.72. The Average Volume (3 months) is 5.84 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $0.01 and an annual Dividend Yield of 0.35 Percent. HL has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 0, Forward P/E of 43.79, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 5.74 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 79.5. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 10.3 percent.

Company Profile:

Hecla Mining Company is a leading low-cost U.S. silver producer with operating mines in Alaska and Idaho, and is a growing gold producer with an operating mine in Quebec, Canada. The Company also has exploration and pre-development properties in five world-class silver and gold mining districts in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, and an exploration office and investments in early-stage silver exploration projects in Canada.