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.
HL Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation
DCF Fair Value Target:
Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for HL, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Hecla Mining Co ranked in the 22th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Hecla Mining Co ended up being:
Hecla Mining Co's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 37 -- greater than 91.72% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
Hecla Mining Co's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -0.19. This coverage rate is greater than that of merely 24.49% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
The company's cost of debt, derived from its interest coverage, tax rate, and market capitalization, is greater than 75.22% of stocks in its sector (Basic Materials).
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For other companies in the Basic Materials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as HL, try PPIH, TECK, AUY, HNRG, and IPI.
Hecla Mining (HL) raises the expected minimum quarterly dividend 50% to an annualized 0.015/share and lowers the silver-linked dividend threshold price.Assuming average realized silver price of $25 per ounce for quarter will result in an annualized dividend of $0.02/share.See HL Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth....
Hecla Mining (HL) +2.5% pre-market after increasing its quarterly dividend by 50% and lowering the realized price threshold for the silver linked dividend.After maintaining its minimum quarterly dividend at an annualized $0.01/share in addition to a silver-linked dividend since 2012, Hecla says it is raising the expected minimum quarterly dividend to...