HECLA MINING CO (HL)

US4227041062 - Common Stock

5.15  +0.08 (+1.58%)

After market: 5.14 -0.01 (-0.19%)

Fundamental Rating

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We assign a fundamental rating of 3 out of 10 to HL. HL was compared to 156 industry peers in the Metals & Mining industry. Both the profitability and financial health of HL have multiple concerns. HL has a expensive valuation and it also scores bad on growth.



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1. Profitability

1.1 Basic Checks

In the past year HL has reported negative net income.
HL had a positive operating cash flow in the past year.
In the past 5 years HL reported 4 times negative net income.
Each year in the past 5 years HL had a positive operating cash flow.

1.2 Ratios

HL has a Return On Assets (-2.92%) which is in line with its industry peers.
With a Return On Equity value of -4.46%, HL perfoms like the industry average, outperforming 42.95% of the companies in the same industry.
The Return On Invested Capital of HL (0.95%) is comparable to the rest of the industry.
Measured over the past 3 years, the Average Return On Invested Capital for HL is significantly below the industry average of 8.94%.
Industry RankSector Rank
ROA -2.92%
ROE -4.46%
ROIC 0.95%
ROA(3y)-0.95%
ROA(5y)-1.37%
ROE(3y)-1.42%
ROE(5y)-2.1%
ROIC(3y)1.5%
ROIC(5y)N/A

1.3 Margins

HL's Operating Margin of 4.82% is in line compared to the rest of the industry. HL outperforms 54.49% of its industry peers.
In the last couple of years the Operating Margin of HL has declined.
The Gross Margin of HL (13.69%) is comparable to the rest of the industry.
HL's Gross Margin has improved in the last couple of years.
Industry RankSector Rank
OM 4.82%
PM (TTM) N/A
GM 13.69%
OM growth 3Y-31.04%
OM growth 5YN/A
PM growth 3YN/A
PM growth 5YN/A
GM growth 3Y-12.34%
GM growth 5Y2.37%

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2. Health

2.1 Basic Checks

HL has a Return on Invested Capital (ROIC), which is below the Cost of Capital (WACC), which means it is destroying value.
Compared to 1 year ago, HL has more shares outstanding
The number of shares outstanding for HL has been increased compared to 5 years ago.
HL has a worse debt/assets ratio than last year.

2.2 Solvency

HL has an Altman-Z score of 1.92. This is not the best score and indicates that HL is in the grey zone with still only limited risk for bankruptcy at the moment.
HL has a Altman-Z score (1.92) which is comparable to the rest of the industry.
HL has a Debt/Equity ratio of 0.34. This is a healthy value indicating a solid balance between debt and equity.
The Debt to Equity ratio of HL (0.34) is worse than 66.03% of its industry peers.
Industry RankSector Rank
Debt/Equity 0.34
Debt/FCF N/A
Altman-Z 1.92
ROIC/WACC0.11
WACC8.31%

2.3 Liquidity

HL has a Current Ratio of 1.67. This is a normal value and indicates that HL is financially healthy and should not expect problems in meeting its short term obligations.
With a Current ratio value of 1.67, HL is not doing good in the industry: 67.31% of the companies in the same industry are doing better.
HL has a Quick Ratio of 1.00. This is a normal value and indicates that HL is financially healthy and should not expect problems in meeting its short term obligations.
HL has a worse Quick ratio (1.00) than 66.67% of its industry peers.
Industry RankSector Rank
Current Ratio 1.67
Quick Ratio 1

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3. Growth

3.1 Past

The earnings per share for HL have decreased strongly by -120.00% in the last year.
Looking at the last year, HL shows a decrease in Revenue. The Revenue has decreased by -2.95% in the last year.
Measured over the past years, HL shows a small growth in Revenue. The Revenue has been growing by 4.90% on average per year.
EPS 1Y (TTM)-120%
EPS 3YN/A
EPS 5YN/A
EPS Q2Q%0%
Revenue 1Y (TTM)-2.95%
Revenue growth 3Y1.35%
Revenue growth 5Y4.9%
Sales Q2Q%-5%

3.2 Future

The Earnings Per Share is expected to grow by 111.35% on average over the next years. This is a very strong growth
HL is expected to show a small growth in Revenue. In the coming years, the Revenue will grow by 7.29% yearly.
EPS Next Y803.8%
EPS Next 2Y425.15%
EPS Next 3Y212.72%
EPS Next 5Y111.35%
Revenue Next Year16.16%
Revenue Next 2Y12.18%
Revenue Next 3Y7.29%
Revenue Next 5YN/A

3.3 Evolution

When comparing the Revenue growth rate of the last years to the growth rate of the upcoming years, we see that the growth is accelerating.

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4. Valuation

4.1 Price/Earnings Ratio

The Price/Earnings Ratio is negative for HL. In the last year negative earnings were reported.
HL is valuated rather expensively with a Price/Forward Earnings ratio of 20.13.
Compared to the rest of the industry, the Price/Forward Earnings ratio of HL is on the same level as its industry peers.
The average S&P500 Price/Forward Earnings ratio is at 20.21. HL is around the same levels.
Industry RankSector Rank
PE N/A
Fwd PE 20.13

4.2 Price Multiples

HL's Enterprise Value to EBITDA is on the same level as the industry average.
Industry RankSector Rank
P/FCF N/A
EV/EBITDA 18

4.3 Compensation for Growth

HL's low PEG Ratio(NY), which compensates the Price/Earnings for growth, indicates a rather cheap valuation of the company.
A more expensive valuation may be justified as HL's earnings are expected to grow with 212.72% in the coming years.
PEG (NY)N/A
PEG (5Y)N/A
EPS Next 2Y425.15%
EPS Next 3Y212.72%

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5. Dividend

5.1 Amount

With a yearly dividend of 0.29%, HL is not a good candidate for dividend investing.
HL's Dividend Yield is comparable with the industry average which is at 2.96.
With a Dividend Yield of 0.29, HL pays less dividend than the S&P500 average, which is at 2.39.
Industry RankSector Rank
Dividend Yield 0.29%

5.2 History

On average, the dividend of HL grows each year by 18.47%, which is quite nice.
HL has paid a dividend for at least 10 years, which is a reliable track record.
HL has decreased its dividend recently.
Dividend Growth(5Y)18.47%
Div Incr Years1
Div Non Decr Years1

5.3 Sustainability

HL has negative earnings and hence a negative payout ratio. The dividend may be in danger.
HL's earnings are growing more than its dividend. This makes the dividend growth sustainable.
DP-18.09%
EPS Next 2Y425.15%
EPS Next 3Y212.72%

HECLA MINING CO

NYSE:HL (6/18/2024, 7:04:00 PM)

After market: 5.14 -0.01 (-0.19%)

5.15

+0.08 (+1.58%)

Chartmill FA Rating
GICS SectorMaterials
GICS IndustryGroupMaterials
GICS IndustryMetals & Mining
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Industry RankSector Rank
ROA -2.92%
ROE -4.46%
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ROICexgc
OM 4.82%
PM (TTM) N/A
GM 13.69%
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Asset Turnover0.24
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Debt/Equity 0.34
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Current Ratio 1.67
Quick Ratio 1
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EPS 1Y (TTM)-120%
EPS 3YN/A
EPS 5Y
EPS Q2Q%
EPS Next Y803.8%
EPS Next 2Y
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EPS Next 5Y
Revenue 1Y (TTM)-2.95%
Revenue growth 3Y1.35%
Revenue growth 5Y
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