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Hecla Mining Company (HL) Stock: Analyzing the Market Value

, and the 36-month beta value for HL is at 2.03. Analysts have varying views on the stock, with 7 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 rating it as “overweight,” 2 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

The average price suggested by analysts for HL is $6.42, which is $1.03 above the current market price. The public float for HL is 562.56M, and currently, shorts hold a 4.20% of that float. The average trading volume for HL on March 17, 2023 was 8.83M shares.

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HL) stock’s latest price update

Hecla Mining Company (NYSE: HL)’s stock price has decreased by -1.28 compared to its previous closing price of 5.46. Despite this, the company has seen a gain of 5.07% in its stock price over the last five trading days.

HL’s Market Performance

Hecla Mining Company (HL) has experienced a 5.07% rise in stock performance for the past week, with a -4.56% drop in the past month, and a -4.72% drop in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 4.30%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 4.15% for HL. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is 3.17% for HL stock, with a simple moving average of 12.02% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of HL

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for HL stocks, with Canaccord Genuity repeating the rating for HL by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for HL in the upcoming period, according to Canaccord Genuity is $5 based on the research report published on October 19th of the previous year 2022.

ROTH Capital, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see HL reach a price target of $6.25, previously predicting the price at $6.50. The rating they have provided for HL stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on May 11th, 2022.

ROTH Capital gave a rating of “Neutral” to HL, setting the target price at $6.50 in the report published on April 13th of the previous year.

HL Trading at -5.38% from the 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, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -26.93% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 4.15%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.30%, as shares surge +5.27% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -4.77% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, HL rose by +5.07%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +10.00% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $5.24. In addition, Hecla Mining Company saw -3.01% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Stock Fundamentals for HL

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +0.71 for the present operating margin
  • +8.74 for the gross margin

The net margin for Hecla Mining Company stands at -5.24. Equity return is now at value -2.00, with -1.30 for asset returns.

The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.50.


In conclusion, Hecla Mining Company (HL) has had a bad performance lately. Opinion on the stock among analysts is bullish, with some giving it a “buy” rating and others a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.