Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. Yesterday, July 7, 2014, 28 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,290.54 to $968,000.00. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Hecla Mining (HL) - FREE Research Report Taylor Anthony P, who is Director at Hecla Mining, sold 9,099 shares at $3.34 on July 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 35,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.63% with the 9,099-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $3.36, up $0.02, or 0.48% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hecla Mining go as follows:
4-Week # shares bought: 30,000
12-Week # shares bought: 30,000
24-Week # shares bought: 30,000
The average volume for Hecla Mining has been 5.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Hecla Mining has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are up 8.12% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Hecla Mining Company, together with its subsidiaries, discovers, acquires, develops, produces, and markets precious and base metals worldwide. It offers unrefined gold and silver bullion bars to precious metals traders; and lead, zinc, and bulk concentrates to custom smelters. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.29%. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Hecla Mining a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on HL - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hecla Mining as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Hecla Mining Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.