Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) is scheduled to post its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Thursday, February 15th. Analysts expect Hecla Mining to post earnings of $0.04 per share for the quarter.
Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The basic materials company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.02. Hecla Mining had a net margin of 4.21% and a return on equity of 1.89%. The company had revenue of $140.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $151.32 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.07 earnings per share. Hecla Mining’s quarterly revenue was down 21.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Hecla Mining to post $0 EPS for the current fiscal year and $0 EPS for the next fiscal year.
Shares of Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) opened at $3.57 on Thursday. Hecla Mining has a 1 year low of $3.43 and a 1 year high of $6.78. The firm has a market cap of $1,440.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 59.50, a P/E/G ratio of 23.74 and a beta of 0.26. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.34, a current ratio of 2.69 and a quick ratio of 2.15.
In related news, Director Theodore Crumley bought 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 7th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $3.49 per share, with a total value of $34,900.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 126,536 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $441,610.64. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, CEO Phillips S. Baker, Jr. bought 13,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 14th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $3.76 per share, with a total value of $48,880.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders own 1.50% of the company’s stock.
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About Hecla Mining
Hecla Mining Company is engaged in discovering, acquiring, developing and producing silver, gold, lead and zinc. The Company and its subsidiaries provide precious and base metals to the United States and around the world. It produces lead, zinc and bulk concentrates, which it markets to custom smelters and brokers, and unrefined bullion bars (dore) containing gold and silver.
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