Hecla Mining Company (HL): Price and Financial Metrics

Hecla Mining Company (HL): $6.69

-0.16 (-2.34%)

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HL POWR Grades

  • HL scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 93.05% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for HL is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • HL's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 24.89% of US stocks).

HL Stock Summary

  • HL's went public 35.6 years ago, making it older than 92.76% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 187.59, Hecla Mining Co P/E ratio is greater than that of about 95.97% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Over the past twelve months, HL has reported earnings growth of -225.67%, putting it ahead of only 9.21% of US stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Hecla Mining Co, a group of peers worth examining would be SBLK, HWM, DEI, SRC, and UBA.
  • HL's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Hecla Mining Co's official web site, go to www.hecla-mining.com.

HL Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, HL's price/sales ratio is 91.67% higher, now standing at 4.6.
  • Over the past 243 months, HL's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 58.1.
  • HL's price/sales ratio has moved up 3.4 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for HL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
HL 2021-02-03 4.3 1.8 -118.8 140.2
HL 2017-02-06 4.4 1.8 -186.7 32.6
HL 2013-05-23 3.1 0.8 74.6 32.4
HL 2005-08-05 3.7 2.7 -27.3 -31.4
HL 2004-12-21 5.1 4.0 -31.4 243.5
HL 2003-09-24 6.4 4.0 -89.2 46.5

HL Growth Metrics

  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 39.53%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 1.92%.
  • The 5 year price growth rate now stands at 14.61%.
HL's revenue has moved up $315,585,000 over the prior 67 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
2021-03-31 765.8 213.802 18.814
2020-12-31 691.873 180.793 -17.342
2020-09-30 727.928 173.149 -26.113
2020-06-30 689.757 154.606 -59.257
2020-03-31 657.574 105.763 -91.761
2019-12-31 673.266 120.866 -100.109

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 $8.33 Average Broker Recommendation 1.82 (Hold)

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HL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $6.69 52-week high $9.44
Prev. close $6.85 52-week low $4.32
Day low $6.58 Volume 5,502,117
Day high $6.89 Avg. volume 9,635,032
50-day MA $7.82 Dividend yield 0.73%
200-day MA $6.42 Market Cap 3.58B

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.

HL Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$6.69$4.97 -43%

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 40th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 42.5%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Hecla Mining Co ended up being:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 4.49 years, is 0.29% -- higher than 66.92% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • 90% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than 70.02% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Basic Materials), Hecla Mining Co has a reliance on debt greater than just 23.85% of them.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Basic Materials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as HL, try NP, CSTM, ESI, KALU, and AA.

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Latest HL News From Around the Web

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.

Hecla Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast and Virtual Investor Event

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, July 28, 2021--Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) announced it will issue news release reporting Q2 2021 financial results on Thursday, August 5, 2021.

Yahoo | July 28, 2021

Hecla’s Greens Creek Mine Recognized for Leadership, Ethics, and Organization

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, July 28, 2021--Hecla's Greens Creek Mine named Alaska Chamber Rita Sholton Large Business of the Year for leadership, ethics, and organization.

Yahoo | July 28, 2021

Why This Under $10 Silver Stock Rallied 14.8% in the First Half of 2021

Shares of silver miner Hecla Mining (NYSE: HL) gained 14.8% in the first six months of 2021, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. It's been a choppy ride for the silver stock overall, and it may not have even ended the first half of the year with gains had it not jumped a whopping 52% in just the month of May. Here's what happened. Silver stocks have garnered a lot of attention this year thanks to rising silver prices.

Yahoo | July 19, 2021

15 Best Gold Mining Stocks to Invest In

In this article we will take a look at the 15 best gold mining stocks to invest in. You can skip our detailed analysis of the mining industry’s outlook for 2021 and some of the major growth catalysts for mining stocks, and go directly to the 5 Best Gold Mining Stocks to Invest In. Gold […]

Yahoo | July 13, 2021

Hecla Announces Q2 2021 Production

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, July 13, 2021--Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) announces its preliminary silver and gold production for the second quarter of 2021.

Yahoo | July 13, 2021

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HL Price Returns

1-mo -10.08%
3-mo 13.34%
6-mo 17.91%
1-year 25.64%
3-year 111.56%
5-year 4.65%
YTD 3.53%
2020 91.76%
2019 44.27%
2018 -40.40%
2017 -24.11%
2016 177.76%

HL Dividends

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