Hecla Mining Company (HL): Price and Financial Metrics

Hecla Mining Company (HL): $4.02

0.17 (+4.42%)

POWR Rating

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HL POWR Grades

  • Momentum is the dimension where HL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 36.52% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for HL is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • HL's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 21.19% of US stocks).

HL Stock Summary

  • HL's went public 36.76 years ago, making it older than 93.22% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 1,951.76, HECLA MINING CO P/E ratio is greater than that of about 99.89% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of HECLA MINING CO's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 10.28% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to HECLA MINING CO, a group of peers worth examining would be GILT, AVAV, ASTE, SNDX, and VTR.
  • Visit HL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.hecla-mining.com.

HL Valuation Summary

  • HL's price/sales ratio is 3; this is 150% higher than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, HL's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for HL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
HL 2022-09-19 3.0 1.3 2302.1 135.1
HL 2022-09-16 2.9 1.2 2229.8 131.4
HL 2022-09-15 2.7 1.2 2135.2 126.6
HL 2022-09-14 2.9 1.2 2224.2 131.2
HL 2022-09-13 2.8 1.2 2213.1 130.6
HL 2022-09-12 3.1 1.3 2385.5 139.4

HL Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -47.27%.
  • The 4 year price growth rate now stands at -64.99%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 3.04%.
HL's revenue has moved up $171,538,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows HL's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 756.379 174.189 0.974
2022-03-31 783.12 220.31 15.282
2021-12-31 807.473 220.337 34.543
2021-09-30 811.285 231.883 19.02
2021-06-30 817.428 262.58 33.627
2021-03-31 765.8 213.802 18.814

HL's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • HL has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 52.06% of graded US stocks.
  • HL's asset turnover comes in at 0.308 -- ranking 22nd of 42 Non-Metallic and Industrial Metal Mining stocks.
  • SND, CINR, and SCCO are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with HL.

The table below shows HL's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.308 0.274 0.026
2021-03-31 0.291 0.260 0.024
2020-12-31 0.260 0.211 0.011
2020-09-30 0.274 0.171 0.008
2020-06-30 0.258 0.124 -0.003
2020-03-31 0.245 0.048 -0.018

HL Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of HL, see our HL price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $8.24 Average Broker Recommendation 1.77 (Moderate Buy)

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HL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $4.02 52-week high $7.66
Prev. close $3.85 52-week low $3.41
Day low $3.79 Volume 5,603,892
Day high $4.07 Avg. volume 7,982,411
50-day MA $4.15 Dividend yield 0.78%
200-day MA $5.01 Market Cap 2.39B

Hecla Mining Company (HL) Company Bio

Hecla Mining Company discovers, acquires, develops, produces, and markets precious and base metal deposits in the U.S. and Canada. The company was founded in 1891 and is based in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

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Below are the latest news stories about HECLA MINING CO that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate HL as an investment opportunity.

Even though Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) has lost US$64m market cap in last 7 days, shareholders are still up 104% over 3 years

The worst result, after buying shares in a company (assuming no leverage), would be if you lose all the money you put...

Yahoo | September 20, 2022

Hecla to Participate in Fireside Chat at the Gold Forum Americas

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, September 15, 2022--Hecla to Participate in Fireside Chat at the Gold Forum Americas

Yahoo | September 15, 2022

Hecla (HL) Closes Alexco Buyout, Adds High-Grade Silver Asset

Hecla Mining (HL) acquires Alexco Resource, gaining access to Canada's largest and the highest-grade silver reserve.

Yahoo | September 13, 2022

Analysts’ Top Materials Picks: Hecla Mining Company (HL), Avantor (AVTR)

Analysts fell to the sidelines weighing in on Hecla Mining Company (HL – Research Report) and Avantor (AVTR – Research Report) with neutral ratings, indicating that the experts are neither bullish nor bearish on the stocks. Hecla Mining Company (HL) BMO Capital analyst Ryan Thompson maintained a Hold rating on Hecla Mining Company today and set a price target of $4.75. The company's shares closed last Friday at $4.08, close to its 52-week low of $3.44. According to TipRanks.

Catie Powers on TipRanks | September 9, 2022

Hecla Mining: A Timely Addition With Alexco Resource

Part I - Introduction

Idaho-based Hecla Mining (HL) produces about one-third of all silver made in the USA and relies heavily on this commodity. However, the gold segment represents a more significant part of the revenues, as the chart below shows:

Fun Trading on Seeking Alpha | September 7, 2022

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HL Price Returns

1-mo 2.03%
3-mo 0.39%
6-mo -40.11%
1-year -26.58%
3-year 121.41%
5-year -18.31%
YTD -22.71%
2021 -18.98%
2020 91.76%
2019 44.27%
2018 -40.40%
2017 -24.11%

HL Dividends

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