Should you buy Hecla Mining Company stock? (NYSE:HL). Let's see how it does in our automated value investing analysis system.
(Hecla Mining Company stock price per share)
|PE Ratio versus Sector||981% higher than other Basic Materials stocks|
|PE Ratio versus Industry||579% higher than other Gold stocks|
|Free Cash Flow Jitter||68%|
|Dividend Yield||1%||Shares Shorted||17,697,449|
This stock has short interest! This means that people have shorted it.
Why does that matter? They've made a bet that price will decrease from where they bought it. Maybe there are financial problems, or maybe there's a value play.
As of the latest analysis, there are 17,697,449 shares shorted. With 504,662,418 shares available for purchase and an average trading volume over the past 10 trading days of 9,881,560, it would take at least 1.791 days for all of the short holders to cover their shorts.
Based on our analysis, we believe that you should not buy Hecla Mining Company right now. It might be a good stock to own—we just can't prove it with value analysis right now. Proceed with caution.
Does Hecla Mining Company have a coherent story? Does it have a plan to continue to make money? Is it worth your time? Only you can decide where to go from here. Our investment guide helps you ask the right questions, including how to buy stocks. Use these research links for more information.
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