Chicago Equity Partners LLC boosted its position in shares of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HA) by 36.8% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 60,125 shares of the transportation company’s stock after buying an additional 16,160 shares during the quarter. Chicago Equity Partners LLC owned approximately 0.11% of Hawaiian Holdings worth $2,823,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. BKS Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of Hawaiian Holdings by 0.9% in the 2nd quarter. BKS Advisors LLC now owns 21,500 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $1,009,000 after purchasing an additional 200 shares during the period. Renaissance Group LLC lifted its stake in shares of Hawaiian Holdings by 0.9% in the 2nd quarter. Renaissance Group LLC now owns 6,322 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $297,000 after purchasing an additional 59 shares during the period. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL lifted its stake in shares of Hawaiian Holdings by 25.4% in the 2nd quarter. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL now owns 8,400 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $394,000 after purchasing an additional 1,700 shares during the period. Federated Investors Inc. PA lifted its stake in shares of Hawaiian Holdings by 2.6% in the 2nd quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA now owns 72,836 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $3,420,000 after purchasing an additional 1,865 shares during the period. Finally, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System lifted its stake in shares of Hawaiian Holdings by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 52,023 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $2,442,000 after purchasing an additional 169 shares during the period. 90.42% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (HA) opened at 42.80 on Tuesday. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $43.08 and its 200 day moving average price is $48.18. The firm has a market cap of $2.29 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.41 and a beta of 1.41. Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. has a 52 week low of $39.45 and a 52 week high of $60.90.

Hawaiian Holdings (NASDAQ:HA) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The transportation company reported $1.58 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.53 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $675.33 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $676.59 million. Hawaiian Holdings had a net margin of 8.88% and a return on equity of 44.12%. Hawaiian Holdings’s revenue for the quarter was up 13.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.21 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. will post $5.73 earnings per share for the current year.

HA has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Credit Suisse Group initiated coverage on Hawaiian Holdings in a research note on Monday, June 5th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $45.00 price target on the stock. ValuEngine downgraded Hawaiian Holdings from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. BidaskClub downgraded Hawaiian Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Hawaiian Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 16th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus raised Hawaiian Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $40.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $52.17.

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In other news, insider Mark B. Dunkerley sold 19,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $56.91, for a total transaction of $1,081,290.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 352,942 shares in the company, valued at $20,085,929.22. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, EVP Peter R. Ingram sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $56.62, for a total transaction of $283,100.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 202,911 shares in the company, valued at approximately $11,488,820.82. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 30,500 shares of company stock worth $1,671,260. 2.30% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Hawaiian Holdings Company Profile

Hawaiian Holdings, Inc is a holding company. The Company is engaged in the scheduled air transportation of passengers and cargo 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 its Scheduled Operations.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Hawaiian Holdings (NASDAQ:HA)

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