Hawaiian Telcom Holdco (HCOM) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds
News stories about Hawaiian Telcom Holdco (NASDAQ:HCOM) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hawaiian Telcom Holdco earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.0510438668383 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Several research analysts have recently weighed in on HCOM shares. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Sidoti lowered shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, July 10th.
Hawaiian Telcom Holdco (HCOM) traded up 0.92% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $30.61. 12,924 shares of the company were exchanged. Hawaiian Telcom Holdco has a 12 month low of $20.10 and a 12 month high of $31.30. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $29.37 and its 200-day moving average is $25.73. The company’s market cap is $354.68 million.
Hawaiian Telcom Holdco (NASDAQ:HCOM) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The utilities provider reported ($0.30) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.16) by $0.14. Hawaiian Telcom Holdco had a negative net margin of 1.55% and a negative return on equity of 1.90%. The company had revenue of $91.30 million for the quarter. Equities analysts expect that Hawaiian Telcom Holdco will post ($0.84) earnings per share for the current year.
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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