Zacks: Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc. (HCOM) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts
Shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCOM) have been given an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one brokers that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating. Hawaiian Telcom Holdco’s rating score has declined by 200% from 90 days ago as a result of a number of analysts’ ratings changes.
Zacks has also given Hawaiian Telcom Holdco an industry rank of 62 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.
Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Sidoti downgraded shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, July 10th.
Shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco (NASDAQ HCOM) traded down 0.87% during trading on Friday, hitting $29.49. 31,351 shares of the company were exchanged. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $30.15 and its 200 day moving average price is $26.24. The stock’s market cap is $341.70 million. Hawaiian Telcom Holdco has a 12 month low of $20.10 and a 12 month high of $31.30.
Hawaiian Telcom Holdco (NASDAQ:HCOM) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The utilities provider reported ($0.30) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.16) by ($0.14). Hawaiian Telcom Holdco had a negative return on equity of 1.90% and a negative net margin of 1.55%. The firm had revenue of $91.30 million for the quarter. On average, equities analysts predict that Hawaiian Telcom Holdco will post ($0.84) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in Hawaiian Telcom Holdco by 1.3% during the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 436,438 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $9,999,000 after buying an additional 5,640 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its stake in Hawaiian Telcom Holdco by 2.0% during the 1st quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 376,100 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $8,616,000 after buying an additional 7,500 shares during the period. Sei Investments Co. increased its stake in Hawaiian Telcom Holdco by 5.2% during the 1st quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 5,113 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $117,000 after buying an additional 252 shares during the period. Teachers Advisors LLC increased its stake in Hawaiian Telcom Holdco by 18.5% during the 4th quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 15,768 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $391,000 after buying an additional 2,462 shares during the period. Finally, Prudential Financial Inc. purchased a new stake in Hawaiian Telcom Holdco during the 1st quarter worth $247,000. 69.47% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Hawaiian Telcom Holdco Company Profile
Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc is a provider of communications services and products in Hawaii. The Company operates through two business segments: Telecommunications and Data Center Colocation. The Telecommunications segment provides local telephone service, including voice and data transport, custom calling features, network access, directory assistance and private lines.
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