Hochschild Mining Plc (HOC) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts
Hochschild Mining Plc (LON:HOC) has received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the six analysts that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and two have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price objective among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 213 ($2.78).
Several equities research analysts have issued reports on HOC shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their price target on Hochschild Mining from GBX 145 ($1.89) to GBX 160 ($2.09) and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, January 31st. UBS Group restated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 200 ($2.61) price target (up previously from GBX 175 ($2.29)) on shares of Hochschild Mining in a research report on Thursday, February 21st. Numis Securities cut Hochschild Mining to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 190 ($2.48) target price on the stock. in a research report on Thursday, February 21st. Royal Bank of Canada lifted their price target on Hochschild Mining from GBX 245 ($3.20) to GBX 250 ($3.27) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, March 8th. Finally, Barclays lifted their price target on Hochschild Mining from GBX 170 ($2.22) to GBX 185 ($2.42) and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Friday, April 12th.
Shares of LON HOC traded down GBX 4.60 ($0.06) during trading hours on Friday, hitting GBX 162.80 ($2.13). The company had a trading volume of 681,734 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,380,000. The company has a market cap of $831.18 million and a PE ratio of 65.12. The company has a current ratio of 0.99, a quick ratio of 0.73 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 19.88. Hochschild Mining has a 1-year low of GBX 146.65 ($1.92) and a 1-year high of GBX 225.50 ($2.95).
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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