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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.45
HL's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
76% of the 1678 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HL: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
HL' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.41 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.45
0.02
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.62
HL's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. HL: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
HL' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.62 Max: 0.86
Current: 0.62
0.23
0.86
Debt-to-Equity 0.37
HL's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
51% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. HL: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
HL' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.25 Max: 1.55
Current: 0.37
0.01
1.55
Debt-to-EBITDA 3.24
HL's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
60% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. HL: 3.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
HL' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.59  Med: 2.73 Max: 7.43
Current: 3.24
-0.59
7.43
Interest Coverage 1.46
HL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
95% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. HL: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 6.07 Max: 68.75
Current: 1.46
0.81
68.75
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 1.37
Beneish M-Score: -1.69
WACC vs ROIC
10.29%
-2.25%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 9.97
HL's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
69% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. HL: 9.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
HL' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.39  Med: 7.23 Max: 41.38
Current: 9.97
-12.39
41.38
Net Margin % -7.32
HL's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
65% of the 795 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. HL: -7.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
HL' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.52  Med: 4.11 Max: 31.65
Current: -7.32
-32.52
31.65
ROE % -2.84
HL's ROE % is ranked higher than
65% of the 1530 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -9.25 vs. HL: -2.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
HL' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.05  Med: 1.27 Max: 14.33
Current: -2.84
-14.05
14.33
ROA % -1.76
HL's ROA % is ranked higher than
67% of the 1697 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.38 vs. HL: -1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
HL' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.12  Med: 0.94 Max: 10.88
Current: -1.76
-8.12
10.88
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 2.31
HL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
69% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -13.49 vs. HL: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
HL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.65  Med: 1.94 Max: 26.87
Current: 2.31
-8.65
26.87
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 1.20
HL's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
58% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. HL: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
HL' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28  Med: -2.9 Max: 20
Current: 1.2
-28
20
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -2.50
HL's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
73% of the 1339 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. HL: -2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
HL' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -23.8 Max: 368.1
Current: -2.5
0
368.1
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Guru Trades

Q2 2017

HL Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Jim Simons 1,969,200 sh (+39.62%)
Chuck Royce 494,600 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2017

HL Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Chuck Royce 494,600 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 1,891,600 sh (-3.94%)
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Q4 2017

HL Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Pioneer Investments 150,000 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 476,564 sh (-3.65%)
Jim Simons 201,300 sh (-89.36%)
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Q1 2018

HL Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Chuck Royce 1,836,564 sh (+285.38%)
Pioneer Investments 150,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Preferred stocks of Hecla Mining Co

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
HLpB.PFD53.756.51$3.50 Series B Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold    NAICS: 212221    SIC: 1041
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Traded in other countries:HCL.Germany, HL.Switzerland, 0R0A.UK,
Headquarter Location:USA
Hecla Mining Co produces lead, zinc and bulk concentrates, which it sells to custom smelters, and unrefined bullion bars containing gold and silver, which are further refined before sale to precious metals traders.

Hecla Mining produces and explores for silver, gold, lead, and zinc. Its main silver mines include Idaho-based Lucky Friday and Greens Creek in Alaska. Hecla acquired 100% of the Greens Creek from Rio Tinto in April 2008, after holding a 29% interest for 20 years. The acquisition doubled the company's silver production. The operating business segments are the Greens Creek unit, the Lucky Friday unit, the Casa Berardi unit, and the San Sebastian unit.

Top Ranked Articles about Hecla Mining Co

New Jersey Mining Company Sells Its Toboggan Project to Hecla Mining Company for $3-Million
Hecla Mining Is a Hold Further dips in the share price will create a more convenient entry point in the common stock of Hecla Mining
If I were an investor interested in increasing my holding of Hecla Mining Co. (NYSE:HL) I would wait for further dips in the company's stock price in order to have a more convenient entry point. Read more...
Recent Analysis Shows Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, Chegg, CommScope Holding, Exact Sciences, HollyFrontier, and Hecla Mining Market Influences — Renewed Outlook, Key Drivers of Growth
Hecla Mining Climbs on Casa Berardi's Record Gold Throughput Casa Berardi accounts for 70% of the miner's total gold production
Following results on preliminary production for first quarter of 2018, Hecla Mining Co. (NYSE:HL) closed the week at $3.76, up 1.35% at the end of regular trading hours on April 13. Read more...
KLONDEX MINES INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Klondex Mines Ltd.
Hecla Mining Increases Gold Production to 162,000 Ounces Hecla Mining pays $462 milion to purchase Klondex
Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) has informed its shareholders through its website that it will purchase U.S. gold-mining company, Klondex Mines (KLDX) for $462 million. Read more...
USW Local 5114 Rejects Arbitration Proposed to End Hecla Strike
Québec Supports Hecla Mining's Casa Berardi Expansion Ressources Québec purchased Hecla Mining's $31.6 million corporate loan
Hecla Mining Co. (NYSE:HL) has informed the market about the issuance of an unsecured corporate loan, which is made of 4.68% interest rate bearing senior notes. The corporate loan, which is worth approximately $31.6 million, has been purchased by a subsidiary of Investissment Québec, Ressources Québec, a financing arm of the Canadian government. Read more...
Get Your Peepers Out to Hecla Mining A five-year toll milling agreement with Excellon Resources will extend the life of the San Sebastian mine
I suggest getting your peepers out to Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL). A significant catalyst for 2018 came out from the last Hecla Mining’s news release on San Sebastian mine.  Read more...
Hecla Mining Releases Financial Results The miner beat consensus on 4th quarter sales and earnings
Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) closed the seventh week of the year at $3.98 per share, up 1.8% from the previous trading day on the heels of its release of financial results for full year 2017. Read more...

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
Forward PE Ratio 49.02
HL's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 14.18 vs. HL: 49.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 1.06
HL's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 1508 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. HL: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
HL' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.26 Max: 5.27
Current: 1.06
0.33
5.27
PS Ratio 2.74
HL's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. HL: 2.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
HL' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 3.36 Max: 7.28
Current: 2.74
0.6
7.28
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 16.74
HL's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
66% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 8.88 vs. HL: 16.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
HL' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.12  Med: 14.75 Max: 126.67
Current: 16.74
4.12
126.67
EV-to-EBIT 40.14
HL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
90% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 14.09 vs. HL: 40.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -515.4  Med: 20.3 Max: 583.5
Current: 40.14
-515.4
583.5
EV-to-EBITDA 11.16
HL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
54% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9.90 vs. HL: 11.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -268  Med: 11.4 Max: 73.4
Current: 11.16
-268
73.4
EV-to-Revenue 3.27
HL's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
59% of the 776 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. HL: 3.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
HL' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 3.5 Max: 6.9
Current: 3.27
1.1
6.9
Shiller PE Ratio 254.85
HL's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 29.22 vs. HL: 254.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
HL' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.29  Med: 49.61 Max: 417
Current: 254.85
11.29
417
Current Ratio 3.16
HL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 1628 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. HL: 3.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 2.64 Max: 9.87
Current: 3.16
0.44
9.87
Quick Ratio 2.62
HL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 1628 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. HL: 2.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 2.01 Max: 9.11
Current: 2.62
0.37
9.11
Days Inventory 49.83
HL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
69% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 73.07 vs. HL: 49.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.08  Med: 40.41 Max: 56.34
Current: 49.83
33.08
56.34
Days Sales Outstanding 24.76
HL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
79% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 32.22 vs. HL: 24.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.35  Med: 16.16 Max: 32.11
Current: 24.76
9.35
32.11
Days Payable 45.52
HL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 47.98 vs. HL: 45.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
HL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.16  Med: 47.23 Max: 88.69
Current: 45.52
24.16
88.69

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.25
HL's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
97% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. HL: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
HL' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.4 Max: 1.69
Current: 0.25
0.17
1.69
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.25
HL's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
97% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. HL: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.07
HL's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
97% of the 984 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. HL: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
HL' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.11 Max: 0.47
Current: 0.07
0.05
0.47
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.80
HL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 1296 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -17.10 vs. HL: -2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
HL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.7  Med: -9.2 Max: -0.8
Current: -2.8
-28.7
-0.8

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.06
HL's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
79% of the 1477 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. HL: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
HL' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.8 Max: 6.08
Current: 1.06
0.51
6.08
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.77
HL's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
58% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. HL: 1.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
HL' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 2.34 Max: 78.29
Current: 1.77
0.72
78.29
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.82
HL's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
67% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. HL: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
HL' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.96 Max: 2.68
Current: 0.82
0.13
2.68
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.49
HL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
71% of the 1693 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -4.43 vs. HL: 2.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
HL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.7  Med: 2.4 Max: 21.4
Current: 2.49
-3.7
21.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 16.31
HL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
78% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. HL: 16.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
HL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.2  Med: -1.15 Max: 16.6
Current: 16.31
-30.2
16.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $574.94
EPS (TTM) $ -0.11
Beta0.32
Volatility27.54%
52-Week Range $3.25 - 6.13
Shares Outstanding (Mil)400.63

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 690 821 924
EBIT (Mil $)
EBITDA (Mil $) 291 353 365
EPS ($) 0.08 0.16 0.19
EPS without NRI ($) 0.08 0.16 0.19
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 33
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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