Zacks Rating on Hecla Mining Company (HL)

Hecla Mining Company (HL) : 6 analysts are covering Hecla Mining Company (HL) and their average rating on the stock is 3.17, which is read as a Hold. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 1, which recommends a Strong Buy affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. 1 more analyst has given the stock a Sell recommendation. A total of 5 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.

Hecla Mining Company (HL) : Currently there are 6 street experts covering Hecla Mining Company (HL) stock. The most bullish and bearish price target for the stock is $6 and $2 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $3.99. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $1.68.


Hecla Mining Co. has dropped 10.17% in the last five trading days, however, the shares have posted positive gains of 10.9% in the last 4 weeks. Hecla Mining Co. is up 63.63% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 235.69%. Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL): On Tuesdays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $6.62 with an intraday high of $6.65. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $6.31. However, the stock managed to close at $6.33, a loss of 4.09% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $6.6. The total traded volume of the day was 11,826,482 shares.

Hecla Mining Company is engaged in discovering, acquiring, developing and producing silver, gold, lead and zinc. The Company operates in three segments: the Greens Creek, Lucky Friday, and Casa Berardi units. It focuses on its San Sebastian project, which is located in Mexico; North Idahos Silver Valley, which is located in Coeur dAlene Mining District; Greens Creek unit on Alaskas Admiralty Island, which is located near Juneau; the silver-producing district near Durango, which is located in Mexico; the Abitibi region of north-western Quebec, which is located in Canada, and the Creede district of Southwestern Colorado. The Company produces lead, zinc and bulk concentrates, which it markets to custom smelters and brokers at its Lucky Friday unit and unrefined bullion bars (dore) containing gold and silver at Greens Creek and Casa Berardi. In addition, the Company owns Rock Creek Project, a silver and copper deposit, which is located in North America.

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