Hecla Mining Company (HL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 17, 2014


Hecla Mining Company ( HL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 17, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.0025 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 26, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that HL has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of HL was $3.56, representing a -17.59% decrease from the 52 week high of $4.32 and a 35.36% increase over the 52 week low of $2.63.

HL is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Teck Resources Ltd ( TCK ) and Vulcan Materials Company ( VMC ). HL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.08. Zacks Investment Research reports HL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 150%, compared to an industry average of -37.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HL Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to HL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HL as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares MSCI Global Silver Miners Fund ( SLVP )
  • SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SLVP with an increase of 9.35% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HL at 4.74%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: HL , TCK , VMC , SLVP , XME

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