Ready to Jump After Recent Trade: Hecla Mining Co. (HL)

With 7.75 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained heavier than its average volume of 6.46 million shares. The 52-week range on HL shows that it touched its highest point at $6.99 and its lowest point at $3.33 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $5.68. With its current market cap of 3.07 billion, HL has annualized dividend of $0.01 while the current yield stands at 0.28%. Beta for the stock currently stands at 2.20.

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Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of HL was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 16.08%, but this was up by 38.70% over a month. Three-month performance dropped to -0.41% while six-month performance rose 25.96%. The stock lost -20.20% in the past year, while it has gained 2.08% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for HL yields -0.14 with Next year EPS estimates of 0.14. For the next quarter, that number is -0.01. This implies an EPS growth rate of 252.60% for this year and 792.97% for next year.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 599.08 million HL shares are outstanding with a float of 580.93 million shares on hand for trading. On Mar 15, 2024, short shares totaled 19.16 million, which was 3.07% higher than short shares on Feb 15, 2024. In addition to HD as the firm’s Home Depot, Inc. (The), HL serves as its Hecla Mining Company.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 62.62% of HL’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have majority control over the company.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for HL since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential.