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Hecla Mining Company (HL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 14, 2013

Hecla Mining Company ( HL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.0125 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -44.44% decrease from the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of HL was $4.29, representing a -38.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $6.94 and a 15.95% increase over the 52 week low of $3.70.

HL is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Teck Resources Ltd ( TCK ) and Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. ( SQM ). HL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.05. Zacks Investment Research reports HL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 203.03%, compared to an industry average of 8.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HL Dividend History page.

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 XME with an increase of 10.41% over the last 100 days. SLVP has the highest percent weighting of HL at 3.38%.

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


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

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