Shares of Hawaiian Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:HA) have earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the twelve research firms that are covering the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have assigned a hold recommendation and four have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $49.00.

HA has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Argus upgraded Hawaiian Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $51.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, July 26th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Hawaiian Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $54.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, October 12th. Deutsche Bank AG increased their price objective on Hawaiian Holdings from $50.00 to $55.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 12th. Credit Suisse Group AG set a $44.00 price objective on Hawaiian Holdings and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, September 12th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. initiated coverage on Hawaiian Holdings in a research report on Friday, November 18th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $48.00 price objective on the stock.

In other Hawaiian Holdings news, CEO Mark B. Dunkerley sold 8,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $50.26, for a total value of $402,080.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 567,644 shares in the company, valued at $28,529,787.44. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, SVP Theodoros Panagiotoulias sold 1,508 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $47.19, for a total transaction of $71,162.52. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 12,332 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $581,947.08. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 3.40% of the company’s stock.

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Hawaiian Holdings by 13.5% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 5,958,584 shares of the company’s stock valued at $226,188,000 after buying an additional 706,642 shares during the period. BlackRock Fund Advisors raised its stake in shares of Hawaiian Holdings by 15.6% in the third quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 3,621,734 shares of the company’s stock valued at $176,016,000 after buying an additional 489,803 shares during the period. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. raised its stake in shares of Hawaiian Holdings by 3.8% in the third quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 1,272,377 shares of the company’s stock valued at $61,838,000 after buying an additional 46,278 shares during the period. Numeric Investors LLC raised its stake in shares of Hawaiian Holdings by 87.0% in the second quarter. Numeric Investors LLC now owns 1,163,169 shares of the company’s stock valued at $44,154,000 after buying an additional 541,015 shares during the period. Finally, Hennessy Advisors Inc. raised its stake in shares of Hawaiian Holdings by 2.4% in the second quarter. Hennessy Advisors Inc. now owns 1,150,500 shares of the company’s stock valued at $43,673,000 after buying an additional 26,500 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 88.42% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Hawaiian Holdings (NASDAQ:HA) traded up 0.19% on Wednesday, reaching $52.20. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 317,431 shares. Hawaiian Holdings has a 12 month low of $28.40 and a 12 month high of $52.40. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $47.66 and a 200-day moving average of $44.41. The firm has a market cap of $2.79 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.52 and a beta of 1.16.

Hawaiian Holdings (NASDAQ:HA) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 18th. The company reported $1.92 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.84 by $0.08. Hawaiian Holdings had a return on equity of 48.03% and a net margin of 11.72%. The company had revenue of $671.83 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $669.22 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.29 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 6.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts anticipate that Hawaiian Holdings will post $5.11 EPS for the current year.

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Hawaiian Holdings Company Profile

Hawaiian Holdings, Inc is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiary, Hawaiian Airlines, Inc (Hawaiian) is engaged in the scheduled air transportation of passengers and cargo. The Company offers transportation amongst the Hawaiian Islands (the Neighbor Island routes); between the Hawaiian Islands and certain cities in the United States (the North America routes), and between the Hawaiian Islands and the South Pacific, Australia, New Zealand and Asia (the International routes), collectively referred to as the Company’s Scheduled Operations.

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