Hochschild Mining Plc (LON:HOC) shares hit a new 52-week low during trading on Tuesday . The company traded as low as GBX 204.40 ($2.87) and last traded at GBX 220.10 ($3.09), with a volume of 2460905 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 220.10 ($3.09).

A number of brokerages have recently commented on HOC. Royal Bank of Canada cut Hochschild Mining to a “sector performer” rating and set a GBX 260 ($3.65) price target on the stock. in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their price target on Hochschild Mining from GBX 205 ($2.87) to GBX 210 ($2.94) and gave the company an “underweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. Barclays reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 235 ($3.30) price target on shares of Hochschild Mining in a research report on Monday, January 8th. Finally, Numis Securities cut Hochschild Mining to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 230 ($3.22) price target on the stock. in a research report on Thursday, January 18th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 249 ($3.49).

The firm has a market capitalization of $1,060.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 4,157.00.

In related news, insider Ignacio Bustamante sold 90,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 257 ($3.60), for a total transaction of £231,300 ($324,312.96).

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About Hochschild Mining

Hochschild Mining plc is engaged in mining, processing and sale of silver and gold. It has approximately three operating mines (Arcata, Pallancata and Inmaculada) located in southern Peru and approximately one operating mine (San Jose) located in Argentina. Its segments include Arcata, Pallancata, San Jose, Inmaculada, Exploration and Other.

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