Hornbeck Offshore Services (NYSE:HOS) hit a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Thursday . The company traded as low as $5.11 and last traded at $5.15, with a volume of 574,962 shares. The stock had previously closed at $5.47.

HOS has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Stephens raised Hornbeck Offshore Services from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 11th. Capital One Financial Corp. lowered Hornbeck Offshore Services from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a report on Thursday, May 5th. Zacks Investment Research raised Hornbeck Offshore Services from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 11th. Clarkson Capital raised Hornbeck Offshore Services from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, May 13th. Finally, TheStreet lowered Hornbeck Offshore Services from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $12.39.

The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $6.88 and its 200-day moving average price is $8.67. The company’s market capitalization is $181.68 million.

Hornbeck Offshore Services (NYSE:HOS) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August 3rd. The company reported ($0.57) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.39) by $0.18. The firm earned $53.67 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $66.74 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.53 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 60.7% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts anticipate that Hornbeck Offshore Services will post ($1.93) earnings per share for the current year.

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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