Hochschild Mining plc (OTCMKTS:HCHDF) Short Interest Update

Hochschild Mining plc (OTCMKTS:HCHDFGet Rating) saw a significant increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 397,600 shares, an increase of 12.0% from the August 15th total of 355,100 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 61,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.5 days.

Hochschild Mining Stock Performance

OTCMKTS:HCHDF opened at $0.68 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.40, a current ratio of 2.76 and a quick ratio of 2.50. The stock’s 50 day simple moving average is $0.87 and its 200-day simple moving average is $1.27. Hochschild Mining has a 12-month low of $0.65 and a 12-month high of $2.40.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

HCHDF has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Berenberg Bank lowered Hochschild Mining from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, July 22nd. Peel Hunt raised Hochschild Mining from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 16th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. dropped their target price on Hochschild Mining from GBX 185 ($2.24) to GBX 180 ($2.17) in a report on Thursday, August 18th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. According to data from MarketBeat, Hochschild Mining presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $220.25.

About Hochschild Mining

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Hochschild Mining plc, a precious metals company, engages in the exploration, mining, processing, and sale of gold and silver in the Americas. It holds 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.

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