Hochschild Mining Plc (HOC) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Analysts

Hochschild Mining Plc (LON:HOC) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the six analysts that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 213 ($2.78).

A number of research firms recently weighed in on HOC. UBS Group reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 200 ($2.61) price objective (up previously from GBX 175 ($2.29)) on shares of Hochschild Mining in a research report on Thursday, February 21st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered their price objective on shares of Hochschild Mining from GBX 160 ($2.09) to GBX 150 ($1.96) and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, April 10th. Numis Securities cut shares of Hochschild Mining to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 190 ($2.48) price objective for the company. in a research report on Thursday, February 21st. Barclays increased their price objective on shares of Hochschild Mining from GBX 170 ($2.22) to GBX 185 ($2.42) and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Friday, April 12th. 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 report on Friday, March 8th.

Hochschild Mining stock opened at GBX 168 ($2.20) on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 19.88, a current ratio of 0.99 and a quick ratio of 0.73. The company has a market capitalization of $857.73 million and a PE ratio of 67.20. Hochschild Mining has a 1-year low of GBX 146.65 ($1.92) and a 1-year high of GBX 225.50 ($2.95).



The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, June 12th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 16th will be given a dividend of $0.02 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 16th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.73%. Hochschild Mining’s payout ratio is currently 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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