Hornbeck Offshore Services (NYSE:HOS) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the fourteen analysts that are covering the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price objective among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $12.93.

A number of analysts have commented on HOS shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Hornbeck Offshore Services from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 14th. TheStreet downgraded Hornbeck Offshore Services from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Finally, Iberia Capital downgraded Hornbeck Offshore Services from a “sector perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research report on Friday, August 5th.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System boosted its stake in Hornbeck Offshore Services by 0.7% in the second quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 14,300 shares of the company’s stock worth $119,000 after buying an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Squarepoint Ops LLC boosted its stake in Hornbeck Offshore Services by 73.2% in the first quarter. Squarepoint Ops LLC now owns 25,800 shares of the company’s stock worth $256,000 after buying an additional 10,900 shares in the last quarter. Royal Bank of Canada boosted its stake in Hornbeck Offshore Services by 87.6% in the first quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 130,143 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,293,000 after buying an additional 60,774 shares in the last quarter. Amici Capital LLC acquired a new stake in Hornbeck Offshore Services during the first quarter worth $185,000. Finally, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY boosted its stake in Hornbeck Offshore Services by 15.3% in the first quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY now owns 29,341 shares of the company’s stock worth $291,000 after buying an additional 3,893 shares in the last quarter.

Hornbeck Offshore Services (NYSE:HOS) opened at 5.10 on Monday. Hornbeck Offshore Services has a 1-year low of $4.92 and a 1-year high of $17.80. The company’s market cap is $185.31 million. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $5.64 and a 200 day moving average price of $8.41.

Hornbeck Offshore Services (NYSE:HOS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 3rd. The company reported ($0.57) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.39) by $0.18. Hornbeck Offshore Services had a negative return on equity of 1.60% and a negative net margin of 4.87%. The firm earned $53.67 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $66.74 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.53 EPS. Hornbeck Offshore Services’s revenue was down 60.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts forecast that Hornbeck Offshore Services will post ($1.93) earnings per share for the current year.

Hornbeck Offshore Services Company Profile

Hornbeck Offshore Services Inc provides marine transportation, subsea installation and accommodation support services to exploration and production, oilfield service, offshore construction and the United States military customers. The Company focuses on providing marine solutions for the deepwater and ultradeepwater energy industry in domestic and select foreign locations.

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