Hochschild Mining (LON:HOC) had its price objective upped by Barclays from GBX 170 ($2.22) to GBX 185 ($2.42) in a report published on Friday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. The firm currently has an equal weight rating on the stock.
Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Numis Securities downgraded shares of Hochschild Mining to a hold rating and set a GBX 190 ($2.48) price target on the stock. in a research note on Thursday, February 21st. UBS Group reiterated a neutral rating and set a GBX 215 ($2.81) price objective (up from GBX 200 ($2.61)) on shares of Hochschild Mining in a research note on Thursday, March 28th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their price objective on shares of Hochschild Mining from GBX 145 ($1.89) to GBX 160 ($2.09) and gave the stock a neutral rating in a research note on Thursday, January 31st. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada increased their price objective on shares of Hochschild Mining from GBX 245 ($3.20) to GBX 250 ($3.27) and gave the stock an outperform rating in a research note on Friday, March 8th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 210 ($2.74).
HOC stock opened at GBX 191.80 ($2.51) on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 19.88, a quick ratio of 0.73 and a current ratio of 0.99. Hochschild Mining has a 52 week low of GBX 146.65 ($1.92) and a 52 week high of GBX 228.60 ($2.99). The stock has a market capitalization of $979.24 million and a P/E ratio of 76.72.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, June 12th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.02 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 16th. This represents a yield of 0.73%. Hochschild Mining’s payout ratio is 1.20%.
Hochschild Mining Company Profile
Hochschild Mining plc, a precious metals company, explores for, mines, processes, and sells silver and gold in the Americas. The company also offers doré and concentrates. It 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.
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