HL:NYE-Hecla Mining Company (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Gold | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 1.92

Change

-0.26 (-11.93)%

Market Cap

USD 0.87B

Volume

6.92M

Average Target Price

USD 3.09 (+60.81%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Hecla Mining Company, together with its subsidiaries, discovers, acquires, develops, and produces precious and base metal properties worldwide. The company offers lead, zinc, and bulk flotation concentrates to custom smelters and brokers; and unrefined gold and silver bullion bars to precious metals traders. It owns 100% interests in the Greens Creek mine located on Admiralty Island in southeast Alaska; Lucky Friday mine located in northern Idaho; Casa Berardi mine located in the Abitibi region of northwestern Quebec, Canada; and San Sebastian mine located in the city of Durango, Mexico. The company also holds 100% interests in the Fire Creek mine located in Lander County, Nevada; and Hollister and Midas mines located in Elko County, Nevada. Hecla Mining Company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

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ETFs Containing HL

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
SILJ ETFMG Prime Junior Silver.. 12.32 % 0.69 %

-0.75 (-9.65%)

USD0.13B
XME SPDR S&P Metals and Minin.. 5.13 % 0.35 %

-0.87 (-5.26%)

USD0.37B
SIL Global X Silver Miners ET.. 4.98 % 0.66 %

-1.74 (-6.64%)

USD0.47B
ZGD:CA BMO Equal Weight Global G.. 4.86 % 0.55 %

-4.74 (-8.58%)

USD0.12B
SGDM Sprott Gold Miners ETF 3.71 % 0.50 %

-1.22 (-5.56%)

USD0.17B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Gold)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -43.36% 19% F 23% F
Dividend Return 0.07% 9% F 1% F
Total Return -43.29% 19% F 23% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -17.95% 32% F 56% F
Dividend Return 0.45% 9% F 7% F
Total Return -17.50% 32% F 52% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -37.86% 21% F 34% F
Dividend Return 1.63% 14% F 7% F
Total Return -36.23% 21% F 26% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 19.59% 32% F 89% B+
Dividend Return 0.30% 14% F 8% F
Total Return 19.89% 26% F 86% B
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 85.84% 26% F 2% F
Risk Adjusted Return 23.17% 16% F 32% F
Market Capitalization 0.87B 47% F 58% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Gold)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 61.90 14% F 7% F
Price/Book Ratio 0.51 84% B 80% B-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 7.19 44% F 41% F
EV/EBITDA 8.35 32% F 50% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -5.89% 38% F 17% F
Return on Invested Capital -0.90% 45% F 13% F
Return on Assets -1.03% 44% F 12% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 29.82% 48% F 77% C+
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 2.94 42% F 34% F
Short Percent 7.03% 11% F 50% F
Beta 1.30 22% F 26% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.