RBC Capital Remains a Hold on Hecla Mining Company

By Jason Carr

In a report released today, Stephen Walker from RBC Capital reiterated a Hold rating on Hecla Mining Company (NYSE: HL), with a price target of $6. The company’s shares opened today at $5.86.

According to TipRanks.com, Walker is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 1.8% and a 48.7% success rate. Walker covers the Basic Materials sector, focusing on stocks such as Wheaton Precious Metals Corp, Newmont Mining Corporation, and Novagold Resources Inc New.

Hecla Mining Company has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $5.75.

The company has a one year high of $7.64 and a one year low of $3.84. Currently, Hecla Mining Company has an average volume of 6.81M.

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Hecla Mining Co. engages in the exploration, acquisition, development, production and marketing of silver, gold, lead, and zinc. It operates through the following segments: Greens Creek, Lucky Friday, Casa Berardi, and San Sebastian. The Greens Creek segment operates in Admiralty Island near Juneau in Southeast Alaska. The Lucky Friday segment is a deep underground silver, lead, and zinc mine located in the Coeur d’Alene Mining District in northern Idaho. The Casa Berardi segment manages Casa Berardi mine in Quebec, Canada. The San Sebastian segment is located in the northeast of the city of Durango, Mexico. The company was founded by Amasa Campbell, Patsy Clark and John Finch on October 14, 1891 and is headquartered in Coeur d’Alene, ID.