How to buy Hecla Mining Company (HL) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Hecla Mining Company shares.

Hecla Mining Company (HL) is a publicly traded gold business based in the US. In the week up to 6 October Hecla Mining Company shares surged 16.58% to a closing position of $4.43. Over the last 12 months, Hecla Mining Company's share price has risen by 30.53% from $5.47. Hecla Mining Company is listed on the NYSE and employs 1,650 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Hecla Mining Company

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: HL in this case.
  5. Research Hecla Mining Company shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Hecla Mining Company shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes. You'll need a smartphone or computer, an internet connection, your passport or driving licence and a means of payment.

Fees for buying 100x Hecla Mining Company shares with popular platforms

Both exchange rates and share prices fluctuate in real time, so the costs presented here should be considered as a guide only. They do not incorporate stamp duty. Always refer to the platform itself for availability and pricing – which may differ from our information.

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eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $10 £3.22
£647.10 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £12.28
£656.17 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £6.44
£650.32 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £18.39
£662.27 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £0.64
£644.53 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £17.65
£661.53 total
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Stake logo £0 £50 £3.22
£647.10 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £17.55
£661.43 total
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Hecla Mining Company share price (NYSE:HL)

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Hecla Mining Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $7.14

1 month (2022-09-06) 86.42%
3 months (2022-07-05) 97.78%
6 months (2022-04-06) 12.09%
1 year (2021-10-07) 30.53%
2 years (2020-10-07) 38.37%
3 years (2019-10-07) 269.95%
5 years (2017-10-06) 34.46%

Is it a good time to buy Hecla Mining Company stock?

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Is Hecla Mining Company under- or over-valued?

Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value.

P/E ratio

Hecla Mining Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 131x. In other words, Hecla Mining Company shares trade at around 131x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.


Hecla Mining Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $226.9 million (£0.0 million).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Hecla Mining Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Hecla Mining Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Previous close$6.91
Change %3.3285%
Information last updated 2022-10-03.
52-week range$3.41 - $7.6386
50-day moving average$4.1474
200-day moving average$5.0142
Wall St. target price$6.08
PE ratio131.3333
Dividend yield$0.025 (0.63%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$0.03

Hecla Mining Company share dividends


Dividend yield: 0.63% of stock value


Forward annual dividend yield: 0.63% of stock value


Dividend payout ratio: 15.92% of net profits

Hecla Mining Company has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 0.63% of its share value annually.

Hecla Mining Company has paid out, on average, around 15.92% of recent net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.63% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), shareholders could enjoy a 0.63% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Hecla Mining Company's case, that would currently equate to about $0.025 per share.

While Hecla Mining Company's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that the company is investing more in its future growth.

Hecla Mining Company's most recent dividend payout was on 1 September 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 17 August 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Hecla Mining Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.41 up to $7.6386. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HL.US volatility(beta: 2.06)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Hecla Mining Company's is 2.0647. This would suggest that Hecla Mining Company's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Frequently asked questions

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