IMO more going on than anticipation of earnings. 85 cent dump in bullion, to the lowest price in a month, even with the $ down a bit. PMs seem schizoid between fears of Greece Euro breakup or not, $ up and down, maybe a bit of interest rate worry too.
IMO it's mostly that the PM had been (unusually) moving up, along with the value of the $, for too long.
Hope you're right, but have to say it sounds like a lot of other "happy talk" I've heard over the years, that never reached the bottom line.
I wasn't bragging about HL, it's been a stinker, like the rest of the miners. Just saying CDE, which is now (still) less than 1/5 what it was in 2011, certainly hasn't done better.
"May, 2003 Mr. Baker made CEO of Hecla Mining", silver $4.75, HL $4.10
Feb 2015, silver $17.25, HL $3.35.
Nothing to cheer about...
Nearly 12 years, how much did Baker get paid? How much did stockholders make?
1, 2, 3... as is now predictable, more irrelevant religious nonsense.
BTW unlike you, who seem to be a newcomer, I've owned HL and its convertible preferred (thank goodness most of the $ in the preferred) for years, so know all about the dividends. And don't want anything more leverage to silver, HL in now leveraged more than enough for my taste.
"The price movement is irrelevant." LOL... now that's "real" news. And I always thought "price movement", short term or long term was virtually the only reason anyone bought stock, except for dividends, which for HL is next to zero.
"It's silly and naive to plan your investments on such extremely unlikely occurrences."
It's utter nonsense, to put winning the lottery in the same category as BK for HL, since if you knew anything about the company, you would know they already came fairly close a couple of times in their history. But being a religious zealot, you undoubtedly have no interest in history nor fact, as you think you "know" everything already.
So continue to believe in your contradictory myths, as being the only "truth" (and having any bearing whatsoever on investing), no matter how ridiculous that is in view of all the other flavors of equally deranged fanatics that believe their completely different of myths are the only "truth". And, of course, ignore any input that doesn't jibe with your close-minded opinions.
In 21st century it's really difficult to understand how someone can be so primitive.
It seems clear that any further discussion with you will be a waste of time, but doubt you'll be able to resist another useless (probably nasty) retort and quote from your "comic book", trying to convince me you have something to offer.
"To anyone thinking rationally is Hecla on the verge of bankruptcy."
I isn't say that, trying to put words in people's mouth's is irritating.
"I absolutely do know the future as recorded in Holy Scripture. Every follower of Christ knows He will return."
Yeah sure and Hecla stock could go never file BK and has to go up.
No longer just silly and naive... ridiculous, especially on finance message board. But good luck with your investments, the way you think (or don't) you're going to need it.
"Bankruptcy for Hecla isn't a concern to anyone who's rationally thinking."
I was predicting it, but anyone who thinks isn't possible, isn't "thinking rationally", naive or both.
"IMO you don't know the future."
Absolutely true, neither do you.
But one thing's sure, consulting the bible for investment advice, thinking it can help predict markets and/ or praying that Hecla stock will go up, is about as silly as can be.
Yikes, using scripture to guide investments, IMO about as "good" as using a ouija board... in other words rotsa ruck doing that.
Typical start-up stuff, realize it's a lottery ticket.
Hey by your handle, silver ending the year with yet another big thud, no wonder you're cranky... so am I. Better luck in 2015.
No, no that scene is in the updated version of his video game, which he can't afford... ;-)