How to buy Hochschild Mining shares

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Hochschild Mining plc (HOC) is a leading gold business based in the UK. Hochschild Mining is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 3,242 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

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  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: HOC in this case.
  5. Research Hochschild Mining shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Hochschild Mining shares. It's that simple.
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Hochschild Mining share price

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Hochschild Mining shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-23.
52-week range79.3745p - 322.6833p
50-day moving average 205.4353p
200-day moving average 230.0472p
Wall St. target price2.49p
PE ratio 137.3333
Dividend yield 0.03p (1.45%)
Earnings per share (TTM) 1.5p
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Name Product Price per trade Frequent trader rate Platform fees Brand description
Fineco
£2.95
£2.95
Zero platform fee
Your first 100 trades are free with Fineco, T&Cs apply.
Fineco Bank is good for share traders and investors looking for a complete platform and wide offer. Capital at risk.
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IG
0% commission on US shares, and £3 on UK shares
From £5
£0 - £24 per quarter
IG is good for experienced traders, and offers learning resources for beginners, all with wide access to shares, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account
£11.95
£5.95
No fees
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Degiro Share Dealing
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
Portfolio transfer fees (in & out)
Degiro is widely seen as one of the best low-cost share brokers, for people who are looking to trade regularly. Capital at risk.
Interactive Investor
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
No transfer fees or exit fees. £9.99 a month on the Investor Service Plan
Open an ISA, Trading Account or SIPP you will get £100 of free trades to buy or sell any investment (new customers only).
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum deposit Maximum annual fee Price per trade Brand description
Interactive Investor stocks and shares ISA
Any lump sum or £25 a month
£119.88
£7.99
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
Moneyfarm helps you meet your investment goals with fully-managed portfolios designed around you. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.45%
£11.95
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got everything you'll need, from beginners to experienced investors. Capital at risk.
Nutmeg stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.75%
£0
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Saxo Markets stocks and shares ISA
No minimum deposit requirement
0.12%
£8.00
Saxo Markets offers a wide access to a range of stocks, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell stocks and shares ISA
£500
0.25%
£9.95
AJ Bell is a good all-rounder for people who to choose between shares, funds, ISAs and pensions. Capital at risk.
Fidelity stocks and shares ISA
£1000 or a regular savings plan from £50
0.35%
£10.00
Fidelity is another good all-rounder, offering a good package at a decent price. Not suited for trading shares. Capital at risk.
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
£100 or £20 a month
0.61%
N/A
Legal & General is a big financial services company which offers insurance, lifetime mortgage, pensions and stocks and shares ISAs. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum investment Choose from Annual fee Brand description
Interactive Investor Pension
Any lump sum or £25 a month
Over 3,000 funds
£10/month
interactive investor is a flat-fee platform, which makes it cost effective for larger portfolios. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm Pension
£1,500 (initial investment)
7 funds
0.35%-0.75%
Moneyfarm has pensions that are matched against your risk appetite, goals and planned retirement date. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell Pension
£1,000
Over 2,000 funds
0.05-0.25%
AJ Bell has two different pension options, a self managed pension and one that is managed for you. Capital at risk.
PensionBee Pension
No minimum
7 funds
0.5% - 0.95%
Pension Bee is a newbie in the pension market. It helps consolidate your pension plans into one place. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Pension
£100 or £25 a month
2,500 funds
0-0.45%
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got three different retirement options. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets Pension
Saxo Markets Pension
£10
Over 11,000 funds
No annual fee
Saxo Markets gives flexibility and control over your investment strategy. Capital at risk.
Penfold
Penfold
No minimum
4 portfolios
0.75-0.88%
Moneybox Pension
£1
3 funds
0.15% - 0.45% charged monthly
Manage your money with an easy-to-use Moneybox app. Capital at risk.
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Is it a good time to buy Hochschild Mining stock?

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Is Hochschild Mining under- or over-valued?

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

Hochschild Mining's P/E ratio

Hochschild Mining's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 137x. In other words, Hochschild Mining shares trade at around 137x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the FTSE 250 at the end of September 2019 (19.71). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

However, Hochschild Mining's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the gold industry or those of similar companies.

Hochschild Mining's EBITDA

Hochschild Mining's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £256.2 million.

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

To put Hochschild Mining's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

Hochschild Mining financials

Revenue TTM £633.3 million
Operating margin TTM 17.53%
Gross profit TTM £241.2 million
Return on assets TTM 5.3%
Return on equity TTM 1.98%
Profit margin 1.12%
Book value 1.405p
Market capitalisation £1.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Hochschild Mining share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 199.42% of net profits

Recently Hochschild Mining has paid out, on average, around 199.42% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.45% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Hochschild Mining shareholders could enjoy a 1.45% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Hochschild Mining's case, that would currently equate to about 0.03p per share.

Hochschild Mining's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 3 December 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Hochschild Mining's dividend payout ratio is perhaps best considered in relation to those of similar companies.

Hochschild Mining share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Hochschild Mining's shares have ranged in value from as little as 79.3745p up to 322.6833p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HOC.LSE volatility(beta: 1.47)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (LSE average) beta is 1, while Hochschild Mining's is 1.4683. This would suggest that Hochschild Mining's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

To put Hochschild Mining's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.

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Hochschild Mining overview

Hochschild Mining plc, a precious metals company, explores for, mines, processes, and sells gold and silver in the Americas. It also offers doré and concentrates. The company holds a 100% interests in the Inmaculada gold/silver underground operation and Pallancata silver/gold property, which are located in the Department of Ayacucho in southern Peru; and Arcata, an underground operation located in the Department of Arequipa in southern Peru, as well as a 51% interest in the San Jose silver/gold mine is located in Argentina. In addition, the company has a portfolio of projects in various stages of development located in Peru, Argentina, Mexico, the United States, and Chile. Further, it is involved in power transmission business. The company was founded in 1911 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

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