Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) shares traded 2.88% up during most recent session to reach at the closing price of $3.93. The stock exchanged hands 3.65 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 4.23 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $1.59 Billion. Wall Street analysts covering the stock are projecting that the stock will reach $4.99 within the next 52-weeks. The mean target projections are based on 10 opinions.

Taking a broader look brokerage firms’ analysts on the street with an expectant view have Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) high price target of $7.5 and with a conservative view have low price target of $3.9.

  1. Riley FBR “Maintained” Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) in a research note issued to investors on 5/11/18 to Buy with price target of $5.

Additionally on 3/20/18 BMO Capital “Maintained” Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) to Market Perform setting price target at $4 and on 3/20/18 H.C. Wainwright “Maintained” the stock to Buy at $7.5. Furthermore on 12/04/17 Cantor Fitzgerald “Initiates Coverage On” the stock to Buy at $5.

On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 56.98 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.11, Consequently Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)’s weekly and monthly volatility is 2.67%, 2.71% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 0.26.

In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) has analysts’ mean recommendation of 2.6. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.

According to analysts Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)’s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $-0.02 and can go high up to $0.01. The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0 derived from a total of 6 estimates from the analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings. However the company reported $-0.04 earnings per share for the same quarter during last year.

Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $162.87 Million according to 3 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $202.9 Million in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $136 Million. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $690.71 Million compared to low analyst estimates of $590 Million and high estimates of $766.4 Million according to 6 number of analysts.

Currently Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)’s shares owned by insiders are 1.4%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 64.6%. However the six-month change in the insider ownership was recorded 0.46%, as well as three-month change in the institutional ownership was recorded 1.96%.

Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)’s trailing twelve month revenues are $574.9 Million, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 2.77. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $3.74 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 1.05, as for as the company’s cash per share for the most recent quarter is $0.61, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 6.44. The stock has 5 year expected PEG ratio of 0 whereas its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 0.