Hochschild Mining (LON:HOC) Shares Pass Above 200 Day Moving Average of $169.41

Hochschild Mining Plc (LON:HOC) shares crossed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Friday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of $169.41 and traded as high as $272.80. Hochschild Mining shares last traded at $259.60, with a volume of 1,805,978 shares.

Several brokerages have recently issued reports on HOC. Panmure Gordon began coverage on Hochschild Mining in a report on Tuesday, April 28th. They set a “hold” rating and a GBX 180 ($2.22) price objective on the stock. UBS Group reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Hochschild Mining in a report on Thursday, July 16th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their price objective on Hochschild Mining from GBX 170 ($2.09) to GBX 180 ($2.22) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 14th. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Hochschild Mining in a report on Thursday, July 16th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada upped their price objective on Hochschild Mining from GBX 200 ($2.46) to GBX 205 ($2.52) and gave the stock a “sector performer” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 15th. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. Hochschild Mining has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 206.30 ($2.54).

The company has a 50-day simple moving average of GBX 211.37 and a 200 day simple moving average of GBX 169.41. The company has a market cap of $1.39 billion and a P/E ratio of 45.54. The company has a current ratio of 1.86, a quick ratio of 1.27 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 25.03.

Hochschild Mining Company Profile (LON:HOC)

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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