Shares of the silver and gold miner got hit this week as precious metals prices continued to head lower.
Shares of precious metals miner Hecla Mining (NYSE: HL) were lower by as much as 12% at one point this week according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. It has even tied its dividend to the price of silver, increasing the quarterly payment as silver prices rise. Precious metals miners are generally leveraged to the price of the commodities they produce.
Gold is 0.6% lower this morning, as it is trading below the $1,800 price level. What about the other precious metals?