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Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) went down by -6.49% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $3.12 and move down -116.67%, while HL stocks collected -13.77% of loss with the last five trading sessions.

Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) Worth an Investment?

Hecla Mining Company (NYSE: HL) The 36 Months beta value for HL stocks is at 0.99, while 2 of the analysts out of 12 who provided ratings for Hecla Mining Company stocks as a “buy” while 0 as overweight, 4 rated it as hold and 5 as sell. The average price we get from analysts is $1.80 which is $0.36 above current price. HL currently has a short float of 6.59% and public float of 468.93M with average trading volume of 8.49M shares.

HL Market Performance

HL stocks went down by -13.77% for the week, with the monthly drop of -18.18% and a quarterly performance of -8.28%, while its annual performance rate touched -51.19%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -22.35% for HL stocks with the simple moving average of -33.66% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for HL stocks, with JP Morgan repeating the rating for HL shares by setting it to “Neutral”. The predicted price for HL socks in the upcoming period according to JP Morgan is $50 based on the research report published on May 10, 2019.

Cantor Fitzgerald, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see HL stock at the price of $50. The rating they have provided for HL stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on May 10, 2019.

B. Riley FBR gave “Neutral” rating to HL stocks, setting the target price at $3 in the report published on March 1, 2019.

HL Stocks -17.43% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought HL to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Hecla Mining Company was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -53.85% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 8.79%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 9.47%, while the shares sank at the distance of -26.53% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -4.64% lower at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, HL went down by -13.77%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -41.22% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $1.83. In addition, Hecla Mining Company saw -38.98% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.

HL Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at -3.45 for the present operating margin and +4.21 for gross margin. The net margin for Hecla Mining Company stands at -4.75. Total capital return value is set at -0.91, while invested capital returns managed to touch -1.26. Equity return holds the value -7.10%, with -4.40% for asset returns.

Based on Hecla Mining Company (HL), the company’s capital structure generated 32.29 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 24.41. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 20.19 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 31.97 and long-term debt to capital is 24.17.

EBITDA value lies at +13.31 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 4.49. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 2.26 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.35. The receivables turnover for Hecla Mining Company is 19.27 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.22. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.21.