UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
____________________
 
FORM 8-K/A
 
Current Report
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  August 4, 2022

HECLA MINING COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware
1-8491
77-0664171
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)
 
6500 North Mineral Drive, Suite 200
Coeur D'Alene, Idaho 83815-9408
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(208) 769-4100
Registrant's telephone number, including area code


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.25 per share
HL
New York Stock Exchange
Series B Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock, par value $0.25 per share
HL-PB
New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company ☐

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐



This Form 8-K/A is being filed as an amendment to the Current Report on Form 8-K filed by Hecla Mining Company with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on August 4, 2022.  The purpose of this Amendment is to re-furnish the News Release dated August 4, 2022, attached as Exhibit 99.1 (“News Release”) in order to include the Assay Tables in Table A starting on page 30 of the News Release.

Item 2.02  Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On August 4, 4022, Hecla Mining Company (the “Company”) issued a news release announcing the Company’s second quarter 2022 financial results.  The news release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K.

In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information in this Item 2.02, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liability of that section, and shall not be incorporated by reference into any of the Company’s filings or other documents filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Item 8.01  Other Events

On August 4, 2022, the Company announced it would pay a dividend on its shares of common stock in the amount of $0.00625, to shareholders of record as of August 19, 2022, payable on or about September 2, 2022.  In addition to the common stock dividend, the Company also announced it declared a dividend of $0.875 on its Series B Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock to shareholders of record as of September 15, 2022, payable on or about October 3, 2022.
 

Item 9.01  Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)  Exhibits

Exhibit Number
 
Description
     
 
104
 
 
 
 
Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as Inline XBRL and contained in Exhibit 101).
 
*  Furnished herewith
 




SIGNATURE


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


  HECLA MINING COMPANY  
     
     
       

By:
/s/ David C. Sienko 
    David C. Sienko  
    Vice President and General Counsel 
       

Dated:   August 4, 2022
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