Hecla Mining Company (NYSE: HL) is -23.73% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $3.44 and a high of $7.66 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The HL stock was last observed hovering at around $4.01 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.03%.
Currently trading at $3.98, the stock is -1.23% and -4.47% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 7.16 million and changing -0.75% at the moment leaves the stock -21.39% off its SMA200. HL registered -26.92% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -40.69%.
The stock witnessed a -4.10% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a -3.40%, and is 3.65% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 5.98% over the week and 5.47% over the month.
Hecla Mining Company (HL) has around 1650 employees, a market worth around $2.13B and $756.40M in sales. Current P/E ratio is 1990.00 and Fwd P/E is 22.36. Profit margin for the company is 0.10%. Distance from 52-week low is 15.70% and -48.04% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (5.00%).
Hecla Mining Company (HL) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Hecla Mining Company (HL) is a “Overweight”. 10 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.50, where 5 rate it as a Hold and 0 think it is a “Overweight”. 5 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
Hecla Mining Company is expected to release its quarterly report on 11/03/2022.The EPS is expected to grow by 435.70% this year
Hecla Mining Company (HL) Top Institutional Holders
The shares outstanding are 539.40M, and float is at 515.88M with Short Float at 3.25%.
Hecla Mining Company (HL) Insider Activity
A total of 27 insider transactions have happened at Hecla Mining Company (HL) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 7 and purchases happening 20 times.
Hecla Mining Company (HL): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Coeur Mining Inc. (CDE) that is trading -52.00% down over the past 12 months and First Majestic Silver Corp. (AG) that is -40.28% lower over the same period. Endeavour Silver Corp. (EXK) is -33.72% down on the 1-year trading charts.