Hochschild Mining (LON:HOC)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Peel Hunt in a research report issued on Wednesday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.
Other analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. UBS Group reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 250 ($3.27) price target on shares of Hochschild Mining in a research note on Thursday, October 3rd. Bank of America reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Hochschild Mining in a research note on Wednesday, October 9th. Barclays upped their price target on Hochschild Mining from GBX 185 ($2.42) to GBX 195 ($2.55) and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 4th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their price target on Hochschild Mining from GBX 175 ($2.29) to GBX 205 ($2.68) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 12th. Finally, Berenberg Bank decreased their price target on Hochschild Mining from GBX 190 ($2.48) to GBX 180 ($2.35) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research note on Monday, October 14th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. Hochschild Mining has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 217.14 ($2.84).
HOC opened at GBX 196.85 ($2.57) on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $983.22 million and a PE ratio of 75.71. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 198.38 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 192.84. Hochschild Mining has a 52-week low of GBX 146.80 ($1.92) and a 52-week high of GBX 232.20 ($3.03). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 20.24, a quick ratio of 0.74 and a current ratio of 0.91.
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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