Hecla Mining Company (NYSE: HL) open the trading on May 03, 2021, with great promise as it jumped 8.80% to $6.43. During the day, the stock rose to $6.465 and sunk to $6.02 before settling in for the price of $5.91 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, HL posted a 52-week range of $2.30-$8.45.
In the past 5-years timespan, the Basic Materials sector firm’s annual sales growth was 9.30%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 32.50%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 83.90%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $531.02 million, simultaneously with a float of $521.50 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $3.51 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $6.24, while the 200-day Moving Average is $5.74.
If we measure the efficiency of the company that is accounted for 1600 employees. It has generated 442,671 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was -10,494. The stock had 18.25 Receivables turnover and 0.27 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +20.69, operating margin was +10.06 and Pretax Margin of -2.35.
Hecla Mining Company (HL) Ownership Facts and Figures
Sometimes it helps to make our mind if we keep our tabs on how bigger investors are working with the stock of the Gold industry. Hecla Mining Company’s current insider ownership accounts for 1.10%, in contrast to 62.10% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Feb 24, this organization’s President & CEO sold 400,000 shares at the rate of 7.33, making the entire transaction reach 2,933,200 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 5,543,863. Preceding that transaction, on Jan 08, Company’s Director sold 45,000 for 6.25, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 281,115. This particular insider is now the holder of 48,103 in total.
Hecla Mining Company (HL) Earnings and Revenue Records
So, what does the last quarter earnings report of the company that was made public on 12/30/2020 suggests? It has posted $0.02 earnings per share (EPS) beating the forecaster’s viewpoint (set at $0.02) by $0. This company achieved a net margin of -2.37 while generating a return on equity of -0.99. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.05 per share during the current fiscal year.
Hecla Mining Company’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 83.90% and is forecasted to reach 0.30 in the upcoming year.
Hecla Mining Company (NYSE: HL) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Hecla Mining Company (HL). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.30. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.33. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 5.08. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 43.25.
In the same vein, HL’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -0.03, a figure that is expected to reach 0.04 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 0.30 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Hecla Mining Company (HL)
[Hecla Mining Company, HL] recent stats showed that its last 5-days Average volume was poorer than the volume it posted in the year-ago period. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 38.81% While, its Average True Range was 0.35.
Raw Stochastic average of Hecla Mining Company (HL) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 46.70%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 68.60% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 65.17% that was lower than 90.10% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.