Hecla Mining Co. (HL) Closed at $5.1

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Simple Moving Averages

Before looking at the financial values or the trading statistics of Hecla Mining Co. (HL), we will start our analysis with the SMA or Simple Moving Average values.

The SMA or Simple Moving Averages are commonly available for 20 Day, 50 Day and 200 Day Simple Moving Averages. For our stock under consideration here, Hecla Mining Co. (HL) has distance from 20 Day SMA is -6.03% while its distance from 50 day SMA is -8.03%. HL’s distance from 200 Day SMA is -11%.

While looking at the SMA values of Hecla Mining Co. (HL), the 200 simple moving average (SMA) is considered a key indicator by traders and market analysts for determining the overall long-term trend. The 200 SMA is considered so critically important a trend indicator that the event of the 50-day SMA crossing to the downside of the 200-day SMA is referred to as a death cross, signaling a serious bear market in a stock, index or other investment.

Last Trading Day Performance

On the last trading day, Hecla Mining Co. (HL) gained 0.2% closing at the price of $5.1 while the previous close of HL was $5.09.

Hecla Mining Co. (HL) traded with the volume of 3.81 Million shares while its average 3 months volume is at 6860 shares.

Hecla Mining Co. (HL) has a market capitalization of 2.02 Billion while its Major Index membership is at 0.

Key Indicators

Shares of Hecla Mining Co. (HL) touched the day high at $5.16 while its day Low was at $5.0339. In contrast, HL’s 52 week high hovers at $7.64 with its current distance from 52 week high value is -33.25%. Hecla Mining Co. (HL) 52 week low value is at $4.61 and its current distance from 52 week low value is 10.63%.

Volatility of the shares is also to be considered while making the investment decisions. As volatility place a very vital role in identifying the risk involved in the particular case. In our current pick, Hecla Mining Co. (HL) has weekly volatility of 3.31%% while its monthly volatility value is at 3.59%%.

Another indicator of risk for a particular security is “Beta”. A beta approximates the overall volatility of a security’s returns against the returns of a relevant benchmark (usually the S&P 500 is used). Currently Hecla Mining Co. (HL) has beta value of 0.43. This Beta value of Hecla Mining Co. (HL) shows that it has historically moved 43% for every 100% move in the benchmark.

Financial Ratios

For making investment decisions, financial ratios play a vital role. There is a large variety of financial ratios that can be considered while making an investment decision but here in the case of Hecla Mining Co. (HL), we will discuss a few.

Annual Dividend Yield of Hecla Mining Co. (HL) stands at 0.2%.

Price to Earning P/E ratio and Forward P/E stand at 20.82 and 24.29 respectively.

Hecla Mining Co.’s Quick Ratio shows the value of 2.

Debt to Equity ratio stands at 0.34 while Long Term Debt To Equity Ratio flashes the value of 0.34.