COEUR D`ALENE, Idaho (AP) — COEUR D`ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Hecla Mining Co. (HL) on Wednesday reported a loss of $42.9 million in its fourth quarter.

The Coeur d`Alene, Idaho-based company said it had a loss of 7 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 4 cents per share.

The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 2 cents per share.

The precious metals company posted revenue of $160.7 million in the period.

For the year, the company reported a loss of $84.2 million, or 14 cents per share. Revenue was reported as $720.2 million.


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