Hecla Mining Company (HL)
NYSE: HL · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.02 (0.38%)
Apr 17, 2024, 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed

Hecla Mining Company Statistics

Total Valuation

HL has a market cap or net worth of $3.30 billion. The enterprise value is $3.87 billion.

Market Cap 3.30B
Enterprise Value 3.87B

Important Dates

The next estimated earnings date is Wednesday, May 8, 2024, before market open.

Earnings Date May 8, 2024
Ex-Dividend Date Mar 11, 2024

Share Statistics

HL has 625.12 million shares outstanding. The number of shares has increased by 8.67% in one year.

Shares Outstanding 625.12M
Shares Change (YoY) +8.67%
Shares Change (QoQ) +0.44%
Owned by Insiders (%) 7.18%
Owned by Institutions (%) 63.61%
Float 575.41M

Valuation Ratios

PE Ratio n/a
Forward PE 256.67
PS Ratio 4.60
Forward PS 4.04
PB Ratio 1.68
P/FCF Ratio n/a
PEG Ratio -3.02
Financial Ratio History

Enterprise Valuation

EV / Earnings n/a
EV / Sales 5.37
EV / EBITDA 31.17
EV / EBIT n/a
EV / FCF n/a

Financial Position

The company has a current ratio of 1.65, with a Debt / Equity ratio of 0.34.

Current Ratio 1.65
Quick Ratio 0.89
Debt / Equity 0.34
Debt / EBITDA 5.35
Debt / FCF n/a
Interest Coverage -0.92

Financial Efficiency

Return on equity (ROE) is -4.30% and return on invested capital (ROIC) is -1.70%.

Return on Equity (ROE) -4.30%
Return on Assets (ROA) -2.90%
Return on Capital (ROIC) -1.70%
Revenue Per Employee $405,762
Profits Per Employee -$47,757
Employee Count 1,775
Asset Turnover 0.24
Inventory Turnover 6.59


In the past 12 months, HL has paid $1.22 million in taxes.

Income Tax 1.22M
Effective Tax Rate n/a

Stock Price Statistics

The stock price has decreased by -16.74% in the last 52 weeks. The beta is 2.23, so HL's price volatility has been higher than the market average.

Beta (1Y) 2.23
52-Week Price Change -16.74%
50-Day Moving Average 4.29
200-Day Moving Average 4.47
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 64.77
Average Volume (30 Days) 7,592,319

Short Selling Information

The latest short interest is 18.33 million, so 2.93% of the outstanding shares have been sold short.

Short Interest 18.33M
Short Previous Month 16.68M
Short % of Shares Out 2.93%
Short % of Float 3.18%
Short Ratio (days to cover) 2.43

Income Statement

In the last 12 months, HL had revenue of $720.23 million and -$84.77 million in losses. Loss per share was -$0.14.

Revenue 720.23M
Gross Profit 112.95M
Operating Income -44.67M
Pretax Income -83.00M
Net Income -84.77M
EBITDA 124.00M
EBIT -39.68M
Loss Per Share -$0.14
Full Income Statement

Balance Sheet

The company has $107.54 million in cash and $662.82 million in debt, giving a net cash position of -$555.28 million or -$0.89 per share.

Cash & Cash Equivalents 107.54M
Total Debt 662.82M
Net Cash -555.28M
Net Cash Per Share -$0.89
Equity / Book Value 1.97B
Book Value Per Share 3.15
Working Capital 102.80M
Full Balance Sheet

Cash Flow

In the last 12 months, operating cash flow was $75.50 million and capital expenditures -$222.56 million, giving a free cash flow of -$147.06 million.

Operating Cash Flow 75.50M
Capital Expenditures -222.56M
Free Cash Flow -147.06M
FCF Per Share -$0.24
Full Cash Flow Statement


Gross margin is 15.68%, with operating and profit margins of -6.20% and -11.77%.

Gross Margin 15.68%
Operating Margin -6.20%
Pretax Margin -11.52%
Profit Margin -11.77%
EBITDA Margin 17.22%
EBIT Margin -5.51%
FCF Margin -20.42%

Dividends & Yields

This stock pays an annual dividend of $0.03, which amounts to a dividend yield of 0.47%.

Dividend Per Share $0.03
Dividend Yield 0.47%
Dividend Growth (YoY) 11.11%
Years of Dividend Growth 1
Payout Ratio n/a
Buyback Yield -8.67%
Shareholder Yield -8.20%
Earnings Yield -2.56%
FCF Yield -4.44%
Dividend Details

Analyst Forecast

The average price target for HL is $6.42, which is 21.59% higher than the current price. The consensus rating is "Strong Buy".

Price Target $6.42
Price Target Difference 21.59%
Analyst Consensus Strong Buy
Analyst Count 6
Revenue Growth Forecast (5Y) n/a
EPS Growth Forecast (5Y) n/a
Stock Forecasts

Stock Splits

The last stock split was on March 25, 1981. It was a forward split with a ratio of 3:2.

Last Split Date Mar 25, 1981
Split Type Forward
Split Ratio 3:2


HL has an Altman Z-Score of 1.91 and a Piotroski F-Score of 3. A Z-score under 3 suggests an increased risk of bankruptcy.

Altman Z-Score 1.91
Piotroski F-Score 3