Hochschild Mining (LON:HOC) had its target price upped by JPMorgan Chase & Co. from GBX 175 ($2.29) to GBX 205 ($2.68) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday, Digital Look reports. The brokerage currently has a neutral rating on the stock.

A number of other equities research analysts have also issued reports on the company. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed an outperform rating on shares of Hochschild Mining in a research note on Monday, August 5th. Peel Hunt initiated coverage on Hochschild Mining in a research note on Friday, August 23rd. They issued a buy rating and a GBX 260 ($3.40) target price on the stock. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a sell rating and issued a GBX 190 ($2.48) target price on shares of Hochschild Mining in a research note on Wednesday, August 14th. UBS Group raised Hochschild Mining to a buy rating and upped their target price for the company from GBX 230 ($3.01) to GBX 250 ($3.27) in a research note on Friday, September 6th. Finally, Barclays upped their target price on Hochschild Mining from GBX 185 ($2.42) to GBX 195 ($2.55) and gave the company an equal weight rating in a research note on Thursday, July 4th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 220 ($2.87).

HOC stock traded down GBX 4.80 ($0.06) on Thursday, reaching GBX 204.40 ($2.67). The company had a trading volume of 1,260,148 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,380,000. Hochschild Mining has a 1 year low of GBX 146.65 ($1.92) and a 1 year 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. The company’s fifty day moving average is GBX 212.24 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 193.27. The company has a market cap of $1.07 billion and a P/E ratio of 78.62.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 19th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.02 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.77%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 29th. This is a positive change from Hochschild Mining’s previous dividend of $0.02. Hochschild Mining’s dividend payout ratio is currently 1.15%.

About Hochschild Mining

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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