Hecla Mining Company (HL) was Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts to “Sector Perform” according to the research note released today. The brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 4 from a previous price target of $3.25 . RBC Capital Mkts advised their investors in a research report released on May 31, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Hecla Mining Company. Company shares were Reiterated by FBR Capital on May 9, 2016 to “Mkt Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 4 from a previous price target of $3 .Hecla Mining Company was Downgraded by CIBC to ” Sector Perform” on Apr 8, 2016. Deutsche Bank Downgraded Hecla Mining Company on Mar 23, 2016 to ” Hold”, Price Target of the shares are set at $2.90.
On the company’s financial health, Hecla Mining Company reported $0.02 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01 according to the earnings call on May 5, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.01. The company had revenue of $131.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $135.89 million. The company’s revenue was up 10.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.03 EPS.
Hecla Mining Company closed down -0.15 points or -3.69% at $3.91 with 75,23,715 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $4, the shares hit an intraday low of $3.86 and an intraday high of $4.06 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
In a different news, on Sep 18, 2015, Anthony P Taylor (director) sold 5,000 shares at $2.23 per share price.
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 Idaho’s Silver Valley which is located in Coeur d’Alene Mining District; Greens Creek unit on Alaska’s 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.