Brokerage Firm Rating on Hecla Mining Company (HL)

Hecla Mining Company (HL) has an average broker rating of 2.88, which is interpreted as a Hold, as rated by 8 equity analysts. Nonetheless, 1 analysts are positive on the stocks future and they recommend a Strong Buy on the stock. Nevertheless, the majority of 6 analysts consider that the stock is a Hold with neither a large upside nor a downside. Ranking by Zacks Investment Research for Coach Inc is 1, which is also a Strong Buy. 1 considers that the stock is a Sell.

Hecla Mining Company (HL) : The consensus price target for Hecla Mining Company (HL) is $4.56 for the short term with a standard deviation of $2.16. The most optimist securities analyst among the 7 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $8, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $2.


Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL): The stock opened at $7.13 on Thursday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $7.26 for the day. The stock traded down to $7.03 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $7.08 with a loss of -0.84% for the day. The stock had closed at $7.14 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 10,035,448 shares.

In a related news,The director of Hecla Mining Co/De/, Nethercutt George R Jr sold 40,000 shares at $5 on July 1, 2016. The Insider selling transaction had a total value worth of $200,000. The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

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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