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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 0.42
HLPRB's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 1550 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: 40.27 vs. HLPRB: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
HLPRB' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.44 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.42
Equity-to-Asset 0.63
HLPRB's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. HLPRB: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
HLPRB' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.62 Max: 0.86
Current: 0.63
0.23
0.86
Interest Coverage 4.76
HLPRB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
85% of the 1031 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. HLPRB: 4.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HLPRB' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 11.13 Max: 91.36
Current: 4.76
0.81
91.36
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 1.79
Beneish M-Score: -3.20
WACC vs ROIC
5.78%
-6.59%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 17.83
HLPRB's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
80% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. HLPRB: 17.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
HLPRB' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.39  Med: 8.06 Max: 41.38
Current: 17.83
-12.39
41.38
Net Margin % 14.75
HLPRB's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
82% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. HLPRB: 14.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
HLPRB' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.52  Med: 7.72 Max: 31.65
Current: 14.75
-32.52
31.65
ROE % 6.71
HLPRB's ROE % is ranked higher than
80% of the 1389 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: -8.25 vs. HLPRB: 6.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
HLPRB' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.05  Med: 2.57 Max: 14.55
Current: 6.71
-14.05
14.55
ROA % 4.16
HLPRB's ROA % is ranked higher than
83% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: -8.06 vs. HLPRB: 4.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
HLPRB' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.12  Med: 2.06 Max: 10.88
Current: 4.16
-8.12
10.88
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 5.93
HLPRB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
75% of the 1493 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: -12.15 vs. HLPRB: 5.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
HLPRB' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.65  Med: 2.45 Max: 33.01
Current: 5.93
-8.65
33.01
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 11.40
HLPRB's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
83% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. HLPRB: 11.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
HLPRB' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28  Med: -2.9 Max: 20
Current: 11.4
-28
20
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 40.90
HLPRB's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
91% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: -14.90 vs. HLPRB: 40.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
HLPRB' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.1  Med: 3.4 Max: 267.8
Current: 40.9
-29.1
267.8
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Preferred stocks of Hecla Mining Co

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
HLPRB57.696.03$3.50 Series B Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Silver    NAICS: 212222    SIC: 1044
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Traded in other countries:HCL.Germany, HL.Switzerland, 0R0A.UK,
Headquarter Location:USA
Hecla Mining Co through its subsidiaries 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

Hecla Mining Reports 1st Quarter The miner closed the quarter with strong growth in operating cash flow
Hecla Mining Co. (NYSE:HL) reported first-quarter adjusted EPS of four cents, beating analysts’ expectations by one cent, up 100% year over year or $16.7 million. The difference between the actual EPS and estimated EPS produced a positive surprise of 33.3%. For the first quarter, analysts forecasted Hecla Mining would generate an average EPS of three cents, ranging between a low of one cent and a high of four cents. Read more...
Recent Developments in the Gold and Silver Markets
Hecla Mining Releases Preliminary Operating Results The company increased its liquidity due to solid mine performance
Hecla Mining Co. (NYSE:HL) released its preliminary operating results for first-quarter 2017 on April 20. Read more...

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 20.24
HLPRB's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: 17.70 vs. HLPRB: 20.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
HLPRB' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.25  Med: 22.88 Max: 159.47
Current: 20.24
9.25
159.47
PE Ratio without NRI 20.24
HLPRB's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
54% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: 18.06 vs. HLPRB: 20.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
HLPRB' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.25  Med: 26.65 Max: 972
Current: 20.24
9.25
972
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 18.67
HLPRB's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
55% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: 16.34 vs. HLPRB: 18.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
HLPRB' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.02  Med: 18.63 Max: 75.15
Current: 18.67
9.02
75.15
PB Ratio 1.32
HLPRB's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 1382 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. HLPRB: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
HLPRB' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.37 Max: 5.27
Current: 1.32
0.33
5.27
PS Ratio 3.03
HLPRB's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. HLPRB: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
HLPRB' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 3.55 Max: 7.28
Current: 3.03
0.6
7.28
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 21.26
HLPRB's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
63% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: 13.12 vs. HLPRB: 21.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
HLPRB' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.22  Med: 22.98 Max: 395
Current: 21.26
8.22
395
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 8.11
HLPRB's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
53% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: 8.42 vs. HLPRB: 8.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
HLPRB' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.12  Med: 14.75 Max: 126.67
Current: 8.11
4.12
126.67
EV-to-EBIT 19.47
HLPRB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: 15.12 vs. HLPRB: 19.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HLPRB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -515.4  Med: 18.45 Max: 583.5
Current: 19.47
-515.4
583.5
EV-to-EBITDA 9.63
HLPRB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
52% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: 10.11 vs. HLPRB: 9.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HLPRB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -268  Med: 12 Max: 73.4
Current: 9.63
-268
73.4
Shiller PE Ratio 59.76
HLPRB's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: 21.97 vs. HLPRB: 59.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
HLPRB' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.29  Med: 37.25 Max: 417
Current: 59.76
11.29
417
Current Ratio 2.38
HLPRB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 1547 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. HLPRB: 2.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HLPRB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 2.62 Max: 9.87
Current: 2.38
0.44
9.87
Quick Ratio 1.97
HLPRB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 1547 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. HLPRB: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HLPRB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.99 Max: 9.11
Current: 1.97
0.37
9.11
Days Inventory 40.22
HLPRB's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
76% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: 75.27 vs. HLPRB: 40.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HLPRB' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.13  Med: 40.41 Max: 56.34
Current: 40.22
32.13
56.34
Days Sales Outstanding 9.55
HLPRB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
79% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: 34.06 vs. HLPRB: 9.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HLPRB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.55  Med: 19.06 Max: 32.11
Current: 9.55
9.55
32.11

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 6.03
HLPRB's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
98% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. HLPRB: 6.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
HLPRB' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.43 Max: 6.03
Current: 6.03
0.17
6.03
Forward Dividend Yield % 6.03
HLPRB's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
99% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. HLPRB: 6.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.71
HLPRB's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
98% of the 907 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. HLPRB: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
HLPRB' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.12 Max: 1.71
Current: 1.71
0.05
1.71
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -4.90
HLPRB's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: -15.00 vs. HLPRB: -4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
HLPRB' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.7  Med: -9.2 Max: 0
Current: -4.9
-28.7
0

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.14
HLPRB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
81% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: -4.17 vs. HLPRB: 5.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
HLPRB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.7  Med: 2.6 Max: 21.4
Current: 5.14
-3.7
21.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 4.75
HLPRB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
59% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Silver industry.

( Industry Median: -0.87 vs. HLPRB: 4.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
HLPRB' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.2  Med: -1.4 Max: 21.8
Current: 4.75
-30.2
21.8

More Statistics

Beta0.04
Short Percentage of Float0.06%
52-Week Range $53.38 - 66.00

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