Shares of some top silver companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:

Hecla Mining Co. fell $.02 or .6 percent, to $3.23.

Pan American Silver Corp. rose $.04 or .3 percent, to $14.97.

Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell $.02 or .2 percent, to $9.16.

Silver Wheaton rose $.04 or .2 percent, to $26.53.