On November 20, 2023, Hecla Mining Co. (NYSE: HL) opened at $4.53, lower -0.65% from the last session. During the day, the shares moved up to $4.64 and dropped to $4.49 before settling in for the closing price of $4.64. Price fluctuations for HL have ranged from $3.55 to $7.00 over the past 52 weeks.
Over the past five-year period, the growth rate of yearbook sales for the company of the Basic Materials sector was 4.75%. Company’s average yearly earnings per share was noted -79.09% at the time writing. With a float of $574.07 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $599.49 million.
Considering the fact that the conglomerate employs 1850 people, you should pay attention to its efficiency factor. In terms of profitability, gross margin is +8.74, operating margin of +0.71, and the pretax margin is -6.30.
Hecla Mining Co. (HL) Breakdown of a Key Holders of the stock
A key investor’s attitude towards the stock of the Other Precious Metals & Mining industry is another important factor to consider. The insider ownership of Hecla Mining Co. is 7.14%, while institutional ownership is 60.86%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Aug 22, was worth 34,585. In this transaction Director of this company bought 8,500 shares at a rate of $4.07, taking the stock ownership to the 25,773 shares.
Hecla Mining Co. (HL) Recent Fiscal highlights
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 9/29/2023, the company posted -$0.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, coming under the agreed prediction (set at $0) by -$0.01. This company achieved a net margin of -5.24 while generating a return on equity of -2.00. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.02 per share during the current fiscal year.
According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around -79.09% per share during the next fiscal year.
Hecla Mining Co. (NYSE: HL) Trading Performance Indicators
Check out the current performance indicators for Hecla Mining Co. (HL). In the past quarter, the stock posted a quick ratio of 1.04. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 3.77.
For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is -0.08, a number that is poised to hit -0.02 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 0.08 in one year’s time.
Technical Analysis of Hecla Mining Co. (HL)
Compared to the last year’s volume of 7.18 million, its volume of 6.76 million showed lagged in the last five days. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 96.26%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 0.22.
During the past 100 days, Hecla Mining Co.’s (HL) raw stochastic average was set at 39.55%, which indicates a significant decrease from 96.19% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 63.91% in the past 14 days, which was higher than the 57.18% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.
At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $4.05, while its 200-day Moving Average is $5.09. Nevertheless, the first resistance level for the watch stands at $4.67 in the near term. At $4.73, the stock is likely to face the second major resistance level. The third major resistance level sits at $4.82. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $4.52, it is likely to go to the next support level at $4.43. Now, if the price goes above the second support level, the third support stands at $4.37.
Hecla Mining Co. (NYSE: HL) Key Stats
There are currently 618,233K shares outstanding in the company with a market cap of 2.85 billion. Presently, the company’s annual sales total 718,910 K according to its annual income of -37,350 K. Last quarter, the company’s sales amounted to 181,910 K and its income totaled -22,420 K.