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Hecla Mining Company
www: www.hecla-mining.com     email: hmc-info@hecla-mining.com

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Hecla Mining Company are a gold and silver focused mid-tier producer with four producing mines in Canada and USA, three mines in development in Canada and USA and exploration properties. Currently they produce roughly 230koz. of gold and 16.0Moz. of silver per year. They have approximately 8.4Moz. of gold and 690Moz. of silver in the reserves and resources category of which 6.7Moz. of gold and 330Moz. of silver are in the measured and indicated category. They have a market capitalisation of ~$1368.57M which is a fall of roughly 13% over the last two months. As of 05/12/2018 they have ~$515M debt and ~$201.93M cash. They have 399M shares outstanding and trade on the New York Stock Exchange.

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General Details

Financial 05/12/2018
Last
Analysis
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Current Data

Change
Item Value Value Updated Value
Mkt. Cap (FD): $1,572.06M $1,368.57M 05/12/2018 $-203.49M
Total Assets: $2,379.16M $2,379.16M 05/12/2018 $0.00M
Total Liabilities: $876.77M $876.77M 05/12/2018 $0.00M
Current Assets: $291.76M $291.76M 05/12/2018 $0.00M
Current Liabilities: $113.79M $113.79M 05/12/2018 $0.00M
Total Debt: $514.70M $514.70M 05/12/2018 $0.00M
Cash: $201.93M $201.93M 05/12/2018 $0.00M
Enterprise Value: $1,884.83M $1,681.34M 04/12/2023 $-203.49M
Cash Flow: $75.59M $43.93M never $-31.67M
Cash Flow Multiple: 20.80 31.16 never 10.36
Net Debt to
Cash Flow Ratio:
4.14 7.12 never 2.98
Finance within 1 year: 05/12/2018 n/a
Tax Rate: (guess)  30.00% (default)  30.00% 05/12/2018 0.00%
Misc 05/12/2018
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Item Value Value Updated Value
Shares Outstanding: 398,530,000 398,530,000 05/12/2018 0
Shares (FD): 399,000,000 399,000,000 05/12/2018 0
Insider Ownership: n/a n/a never n/a
Company Type: Mostly Silver Mostly Silver never n/a
Production ETA: n/a n/a 05/12/2018 n/a
Production (Gold Eq Oz.): (guess) 
431,806
(guess) 
430,362
05/12/2018 -1,445
Production (Silver Eq Oz.): (guess) 
34,235,319
(guess) 
34,366,798
05/12/2018 131,479
Initial CapEx (Outstanding): n/a n/a 05/12/2018 n/a
Funding Option: n/a n/a 05/12/2018 n/a
Documentation: none PRODUCER 07/05/2018 n/a
Value Adjustment: none none never 0%

Resource Data

GOLD 05/12/2018
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Item Value Value Updated Value
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Proven & Probable: 2.10M 2.10M 05/12/2018 0.00M
Measured & Indicated: 6.70M 6.70M 05/12/2018 0.00M
Inferred: 1.70M 1.70M 05/12/2018 0.00M
Reserves & Resources: 8.40M 8.40M never 0.00M
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Proven & Probable: 1.89M 1.89M 05/12/2018 0.00M
Measured & Indicated: 5.20M 5.20M 05/12/2018 0.00M
Inferred: 0.77M 0.77M 05/12/2018 0.00M
Reserves & Resources: 5.97M 5.97M never 0.00M
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Annual Production: (guess) 
230,000oz.
(guess) 
230,000oz.
05/12/2018 0oz.
Cash Cost: $750 $750 05/12/2018 $0.00
Extra Operating Cost: $350 $350 05/12/2018 $0.00
Average Grade: 3.00 g/t 3.00 g/t 05/12/2018 n/a
Recovery Rate: (CG)  90.00% (CG)  90.00% 07/05/2018 0.00%
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Proven & Probable: 7.00M 7.00M 05/12/2018 0.00M
Annual Production: 250,000oz. 250,000oz. 05/12/2018 0oz.
Cash Cost: $800 $800 05/12/2018 $0
Extra Operating Cost: $400 $400 05/12/2018 $0
SILVER 05/12/2018
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Item Value Value Updated Value
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Proven & Probable: 175.00M 175.00M 05/12/2018 0.00M
Measured & Indicated: 330.00M 330.00M 05/12/2018 0.00M
Inferred: 360.00M 360.00M 05/12/2018 0.00M
Reserves & Resources: 690.00M 690.00M never 0.00M
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Proven & Probable: 157.50M 157.50M 05/12/2018 0.00M
Measured & Indicated: 269.10M 269.10M 05/12/2018 0.00M
Inferred: 162.00M 162.00M 05/12/2018 0.00M
Reserves & Resources: 431.10M 431.10M never 0.00M
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Annual Production: (guess) 
16,000,000oz.
(guess) 
16,000,000oz.
05/12/2018 0oz.
Cash Cost: $5 $5 05/12/2018 $0.00
Extra Operating Cost: $8 $8 05/12/2018 $0.00
Average Grade: 200.00 g/t 200.00 g/t 05/12/2018 n/a
Recovery Rate: (CG)  90.00% (CG)  90.00% 07/05/2018 0.00%
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Proven & Probable: 450.00M 450.00M 05/12/2018 0.00M
Annual Production: 20,000,000oz. 20,000,000oz. 05/12/2018 0oz.
Cash Cost: $8 $8 05/12/2018 $0
Extra Operating Cost: $8 $8 05/12/2018 $0

Property

Last Analysis Data  (05/12/2018)
Stage Location Name Owned Size (Ha) Type Au Ag Cu Notes
Production Quebec, Canada Casa Berardi 100% n/a n/a n/a
Production Admiralty Island, Al, USA Greens Creek 100% n/a n/a n/a
Production Mullan, Id, USA Lucky Friday 100% n/a n/a n/a
Production Montana, USA Troy 100% n/a Underground show
Production has halted until Q4 2014. They had problems with a road.

93 million oz deposit, but are only mining 1.3 million oz per year.

17 million oz of P&P.

Potential to expand production.
Development Rouyn-noranda, Canada Joanna 100% n/a n/a n/a
Development Montana, USA Montanore 100% n/a Underground show
Currently permitting. Should be completed in 2015 if there are no legal challenges.

230 million oz deposit (60 gpt), plus 1.7 billion lbs of copper.
Development Lincoln County, USA Rock Creek 100% n/a Underground show
230 million oz deposit (50 gpt). Plus 2.5 billion lbs of copper.

Need final permit (due in 2015).

After final permit, they will need 4-5 years for the final feasibility study and construction.

Production possible in 2019 or 2020.
Exploration Amos, Qc, Canada Duverny 0% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration Joannes Township, Canada Fayolle 0% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration Rouyn-noranda, Canada Kipawa 100% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration Quebec, Canada Marban 0% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration James Bay, Canada Opinaca 0% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration Joannes Township, Canada Patris 0% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration Nunavik, Canada Rex South 0% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration James Bay, Canada Wildcat 0% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration Durango City, Mexico San Sebastian 100% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration Peru La Estrella 75% (guess) 2,500 Open Pit show
Low grade gold deposit with silver offsets.

Early exploration.
Exploration Colorado, USA Bulldog and Equity 100% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration Montana, USA JF 100% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration Creede, Colorado, USA San Juan 100% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration Coeur Dalene, USA Silver Valley 100% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration USA Star and Noonday 100% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration Montana, USA Vermillon River-Simms Creek 100% n/a n/a n/a
Total Land Package Size (ha): 2,500  
Current Data
Stage Location Name Owned Size (Ha) Type Au Ag Cu Notes
Production Quebec, Canada Casa Berardi 100% n/a n/a n/a
Production Admiralty Island, Al, USA Greens Creek 100% n/a n/a n/a
Production Mullan, Id, USA Lucky Friday 100% n/a n/a n/a
Production Montana, USA Troy 100% n/a Underground show
Production has halted until Q4 2014. They had problems with a road.

93 million oz deposit, but are only mining 1.3 million oz per year.

17 million oz of P&P.

Potential to expand production.
Development Rouyn-noranda, Canada Joanna 100% n/a n/a n/a
Development Montana, USA Montanore 100% n/a Underground show
Currently permitting. Should be completed in 2015 if there are no legal challenges.

230 million oz deposit (60 gpt), plus 1.7 billion lbs of copper.
Development Lincoln County, USA Rock Creek 100% n/a Underground show
230 million oz deposit (50 gpt). Plus 2.5 billion lbs of copper.

Need final permit (due in 2015).

After final permit, they will need 4-5 years for the final feasibility study and construction.

Production possible in 2019 or 2020.
Exploration Amos, Qc, Canada Duverny 0% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration Joannes Township, Canada Fayolle 0% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration Rouyn-noranda, Canada Kipawa 100% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration Quebec, Canada Marban 0% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration James Bay, Canada Opinaca 0% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration Joannes Township, Canada Patris 0% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration Nunavik, Canada Rex South 0% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration James Bay, Canada Wildcat 0% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration Durango City, Mexico San Sebastian 100% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration Peru La Estrella 75% (guess) 2,500 Open Pit show
Low grade gold deposit with silver offsets.

Early exploration.
Exploration Colorado, USA Bulldog and Equity 100% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration Montana, USA JF 100% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration Creede, Colorado, USA San Juan 100% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration Coeur Dalene, USA Silver Valley 100% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration USA Star and Noonday 100% n/a n/a n/a
Exploration Montana, USA Vermillon River-Simms Creek 100% n/a n/a n/a
Total Land Package Size (ha): 2,500  

Profitability (by resource)

Proven &
Probable
05/12/2018
Last Analysis
Data

Current Data

Change
Item Value Value Updated Value
Percentage Gold: 48.75% 48.93% n/a 0.18%
Percentage Silver: 51.25% 51.07% n/a -0.18%
Total (Gold Eq. Oz.): 4.31M 4.29M n/a -0.02M
Total (Silver Eq. Oz.): 341.50M 342.70M n/a 1.20M
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Gold Eq. Oz.: 3.88M 3.86M n/a -0.01M
Silver Eq. Oz.: 307.35M 308.43M n/a 1.08M
Maximum Profit (Gold): $288.02M $154.79M n/a $-133.23M
Maximum Profit (Silver): $399.11M $246.96M n/a $-152.15M
Total Maximum Profit: $687.12M $401.75M n/a $-285.37M
Max Profit / Current MCap: 0.437 0.294 n/a -0.144
Max Profit Per Share (Gold): $0.72 $0.39 n/a $-0.33
Max Profit Per Share (Silver): $1.00 $0.62 n/a $-0.38
Total Max Profit Per Share: $1.72 $1.01 n/a $-0.72
Total Free Profit Per Share: $0.00 $0.00 n/a $0.00
FD Mkt. Cap / Gold Eq.: $405.53 $354.34 n/a $-51.19
FD Mkt. Cap / Silver Eq.: $5.11 $4.44 n/a $-0.68
FD Mkt. Cap / Per Metal
as % Spot Price:
30.78% 29.12% n/a -1.66%
Measured &
Indicated
05/12/2018
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Data

Current Data

Change
Item Value Value Updated Value
Percentage Gold: 61.68% 61.85% n/a 0.17%
Percentage Silver: 38.32% 38.15% n/a -0.17%
Total (Gold Eq. Oz.): 10.86M 10.83M n/a -0.03M
Total (Silver Eq. Oz.): 861.20M 865.03M n/a 3.83M
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Gold Eq. Oz.: 8.60M 8.57M n/a -0.02M
Silver Eq. Oz.: 681.54M 684.51M n/a 2.97M
Maximum Profit (Gold): $792.73M $426.04M n/a $-366.69M
Maximum Profit (Silver): $681.90M $421.95M n/a $-259.95M
Total Maximum Profit: $1,474.63M $847.99M n/a $-626.64M
Max Profit / Current MCap: 0.938 0.620 n/a -0.318
Max Profit Per Share (Gold): $1.99 $1.07 n/a $-0.92
Max Profit Per Share (Silver): $1.71 $1.06 n/a $-0.65
Total Max Profit Per Share: $3.70 $2.13 n/a $-1.57
Total Free Profit Per Share: $0.00 $0.00 n/a $0.00
FD Mkt. Cap / Gold Eq.: $182.88 $159.66 n/a $-23.22
FD Mkt. Cap / Silver Eq.: $2.31 $2.00 n/a $-0.31
FD Mkt. Cap / Per Metal
as % Spot Price:
13.88% 13.12% n/a -0.76%

Reserves &
Resources
05/12/2018
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Data

Current Data

Change
Item Value Value Updated Value
Percentage Gold: 49.11% 49.29% n/a 0.18%
Percentage Silver: 50.89% 50.71% n/a -0.18%
Total (Gold Eq. Oz.): 17.10M 17.04M n/a -0.06M
Total (Silver Eq. Oz.): 1,355.99M 1,360.79M n/a 4.80M
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Gold Eq. Oz.: 11.40M 11.37M n/a -0.04M
Silver Eq. Oz.: 904.19M 907.60M n/a 3.41M
Maximum Profit (Gold): $909.31M $488.70M n/a $-420.61M
Maximum Profit (Silver): $1,092.41M $675.96M n/a $-416.44M
Total Maximum Profit: $2,001.72M $1,164.66M n/a $-837.06M
Max Profit / Current MCap: 1.273 0.851 n/a -0.422
Max Profit Per Share (Gold): $2.28 $1.22 n/a $-1.05
Max Profit Per Share (Silver): $2.74 $1.69 n/a $-1.04
Total Max Profit Per Share: $5.02 $2.92 n/a $-2.10
Total Free Profit Per Share: $1.08 $0.00 n/a $-1.08
FD Mkt. Cap / Gold Eq.: $137.85 $120.41 n/a $-17.43
FD Mkt. Cap / Silver Eq.: $1.74 $1.51 n/a $-0.23
FD Mkt. Cap / Per Metal
as % Spot Price:
10.46% 9.89% n/a -0.57%

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