Hecla Mining Companys in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has rallied 10.77% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 14.63% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 183.62% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Hecla Mining Company has a positive value of 88.49 compared to overall market. Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) has climbed 0.61% in the past week and advanced 10.22% in the last 4 weeks. The stocks have underperformed the S&P 500 by 0.2% during the past week but Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) it has outperformed the index in 4 weeks by 8.24%.
Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $6.42 and hit $6.61 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $6.58, with a gain of 1.39% or 0.09 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 4,966,586 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $7.64 and the company has a market cap of $2,601 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $1.95 .
Hecla Mining Company Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 8, 2016. The company reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01. Analyst had a consensus of $0.06. The company had revenue of $179.39 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $167.73 million. The companys revenue was up 70.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $-0.05 EPS.
Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Dec 7, 2016, Dean Wa Mcdonald (Sr. VP – Exploration) sold 100,000 shares at 6.28 per share price.On Aug 30, 2016, David C Sienko (VP & General Counsel) sold 13,722 shares at 5.85 per share price.On Aug 12, 2016, Lawrence P Radford (Sr Vice President – Operations) sold 100,000 shares at 7.12 per share price.
Hecla Mining Company is a leading low-cost U.S. silver producer with operating mines in Alaska and Idaho, and is a growing gold producer with an operating mine in Quebec, Canada. The Company also has exploration and pre-development properties in five world-class silver and gold mining districts in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, and an exploration office and investments in early-stage silver exploration projects in Canada.