Hecla Mining Co. (NYSE:HL)

Hecla Mining Company is a leading low-cost U.S. silver producer with operating mines in Alaska and Idaho, and is a growing gold producer with an operating mine in Quebec, Canada. The Company also has exploration and pre-development properties in five world-class silver and gold mining districts in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, and an exploration office and investments in early-stage silver exploration projects in Canada.

Hecla Mining Co. (NYSE:HL)’s Financial Overview

Hecla Mining Co. (NYSE:HL) surged 1.3% yesterday to close its trading session at $6.24. The company has 1 year Price Target of $6.61. Hecla Mining Co. has 52-Week high of $7.64 and 52-Week Low of $1.45. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Nov 9, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 19, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 15.33 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $2.47 Billion.

Hecla Mining Co. (NYSE:HL) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.07/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.06/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.01 a share with a surprise factor of 16.7%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -0.4 Percent, SMA50 of 5.94 Percent and SMA200 of 28.75 percent. Hecla Mining Co. has P/S value of 4.13 while its P/B value stands at 1.66. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -0.6 percent, Return on Equity of -1 percent and Return on Investment of -4.9 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 26.7 percent and 15.6 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Hecla Mining Co. (NYSE:HL). On 6-Sep-16 Rodman & Renshaw Initiated Hecla Mining Co. Stock  to Buy. Another firm also rated the stock on 9-Aug-16 where JP Morgan Upgrade the stock to Overweight.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 3 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 10 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Hecla Mining Co have a median target of 6.50, with a high estimate of 9.00 and a low estimate of 5.05. The median estimate represents a +4.17% increase from the last price of 6.24.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

DryShips, Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS)

Dryships Inc., based in Greece, is an owner and operator of drybulk carriers that operate worldwide.

DryShips, Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS)’s Financial Outlook

The 1 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for DryShips Inc have a median target of 525.00, with a high estimate of 525.00 and a low estimate of 525.00. The median estimate represents a +12,024.71% increase from the last price of 4.33.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

According to Zacks Investment Research, DryShips, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of NA. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock fell -12.53% and closed its last trading session at $4.33. The company has the market capitalization of $4.89 Million. The stock has 52-week high of $435 and 52-Week low of $3.84. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Dec 29, 2015 and 52-Week low on Nov 2, 2016. The company has volume of 15.32 Million shares. The company has a total of 1.13 Million shares outstanding.

DryShips, Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $90/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $90/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0. This shows a surprise factor of 0 percent.

The company has YTD performance of -98.3 percent. Beta for DryShips, Inc. stands at 3.33 while its ATR (average true range) is 11.68. The company has Weekly Volatility of 28.98%% and Monthly Volatility of 74.09%%.

DryShips, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -75.07%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -59.41 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -94.01%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -210.9 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 0 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -271.1% with Gross margin of -2.3 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 0% and 0% respectively.