hecla-mining

Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) Explodes as Silver Ready to Shine

Silver has been lagging the price movement of gold for some time, but that has started to change lately, and silver miners like Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) are starting to move up with silver prices, as gold investors look to alternatives as gold prices soar to record levels on consistent basis.Historically when gold reaches certain levels, investors tend to migrate to silver because it will

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Hecla (NYSE:HL), Coeur d’Alene (NYSE:CDE), Compania de Minas (NYSE:BVN) Rise on Fed’s QE2

Hecla (NYSE:HL), Coeur d’Alene (NYSE:CDE), Compania de Minas (NYSE:BVN) all surged Thursday on the actions of the Federal Reserve which will inflate the economy, driving up the broader commodity market, along with individual companies within each sector, including silver miners.The majority commodity prices rose, including silver, which rose to over $26 an ounce. Gold prices rose to all-time

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New Gold (Amex:NGD), Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL), Thompson Creek (NYSE:TC) Downgraded by UBS (NYSE:UBS)

UBS (NYSE:UBS) took aim at some companies it feels are weak in the mining sector, and downgraded New Gold, Inc. (Amex:NGD), Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL), Thompson Creek Metals (NYSE:TC).Hecla was downgraded from “Buy” to “Neutral,” New Gold from “Buy” to “Neutral,” and Thompson Creek Metals was cut from “Buy” to “Neutral” as well.Thompson Creek Metals closed the trading day Tuesday at $10.76, losing

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Helca Mining (HL): ‘No Better Silver Miner’

Filed in Bank Gold, commodities, Gold, hecla-mining, inflation, miners, silver by on September 8, 2010 0 Comments

Filed under: Newsletters , Commodities , Stocks to Buy “The “golden” days lie ahead for silver and investors who get exposure to this commodity and stocks in the sector; in my view, there is no better silver miner than the 119 year old Hecla Mining ( HL ),” says Ian Wyatt . The editor of Top Stock Insights explains, “The company is one of the oldest miners in the U.S. and operates in Alaska and Idaho. “Over the past 12 months, silver has lagged increases in gold by a large margin and that will not last. Investors buy silver for the same reason as gold, inflation. Continue reading Helca Mining (HL): ‘No Better Silver Miner’ Helca Mining (HL): ‘No Better Silver Miner’ originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Wed, 08 Sep 2010 10:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink | Email this | Comments

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Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) Earnings Up in Second Quarter

Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) reported earnings of $13.7 million, or 6 cents a share for the second quarter, beating estimates of 4 cents a share. Revenue increased to $88.63 million, from $74.61 million in the same quarter last year. Last year Hecla had a loss of $0.9 million for the quarter.Hecla Mining Company President and Chief Executive Officer Phillips S. Baker, Jr., said, “Our mines, operating

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Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) Among Top Movers

Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL), which along with Silver Wheaton (NYSE:SLW), was among the top movers on Friday, as after absorbing economic data, skyrocketed along with other silver and gold mining stocks. For silver miners, Hecla did something most others didn’t, and that was after falling with the others on Monday’s sell-off, they continued on up gradually for the rest of the week, while the rest

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Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) Declares Quarterly Dividend

Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) announced their Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend for their Series B Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock.For each share of those shares, the owner will receive $0.875, equivalent to about $138,000.Shareholders of record as of June 15, 2010 will be paid on July 1, 2010. Total shares outstanding of Preferred B Stock is 157,816.Also

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Kinross Gold (NYSE:KGC), Goldcorp (NYSE:GG) and Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) Plunge – Traders Take Profits

Kinross Gold (NYSE:KGC), Goldcorp (NYSE:GG) (TSE:G) and Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) all plummeted today as traders took an opportunity to take their profits as gold prices surged over the last couple of weeks. Hecla Mining was down the most by percentage, with a decline of 5.59 percent, or 33 cents. Volume for them, like the other gold miners, was up way above the 3-month average, increasing from

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Newmont (NYSE:NEM), Hecla (NYSE:HL), Barrick (NYSE:ABX) All Up as Gold Prices Soar

Newmont Mining (NYSE:NEM), Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) and Barrick Gold (NYSE:ABX) were all up at about the 5 percent mark today, as gold mining shares soared along with gold futures, which ended the day at a record $1,220.30, and after hours has surged to over $1,231.This is good news for gold mining stocks, if they can find support, as they’ve widely lagged the price of gold futures, and if they

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Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) Upgrades Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL)

Filed in bank of america, Gold Prices, hecla-mining, silver, upgrade by on March 31, 2010 0 Comments

Bank of America Upgrades Hecla MiningHecla Mining (NYSE:HL) enjoyed an uptick today as Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) upgraded the mining company from Neutral from Underperform.Hecla has actually had a good year as far as share price goes, starting off at $1.85 twelve months ago to $5.42 as of the last trade. They’ve reached as high as $7.47 a share during that time.

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