Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Hawaiian Telcom Holdco (HCOM) Share Price
News stories about Hawaiian Telcom Holdco (NASDAQ:HCOM) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hawaiian Telcom Holdco earned a coverage optimism score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.1343762906698 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Hawaiian Telcom Announces Completion of SEA-US Cable (globenewswire.com)
- Hawaiian Telcom HoldCo, Inc. :HCOM-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 10, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Edited Transcript of HCOM earnings conference call or presentation 8-Aug-17 6:00pm GMT (finance.yahoo.com)
- Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc. (HCOM) Issues Earnings Results (americanbankingnews.com)
- Hawaiian Telcom HoldCo : reports 2Q loss (4-traders.com)
HCOM has been the subject of several recent research reports. TheStreet raised Hawaiian Telcom Holdco from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 26th. BidaskClub raised Hawaiian Telcom Holdco from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Sidoti cut Hawaiian Telcom Holdco from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, July 10th.
Hawaiian Telcom Holdco (NASDAQ HCOM) traded down 0.23% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $30.82. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 13,640 shares. The company’s market cap is $357.11 million. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $28.10 and a 200 day moving average price of $25.38. Hawaiian Telcom Holdco has a 52-week low of $20.10 and a 52-week high of $31.27.
Hawaiian Telcom Holdco (NASDAQ:HCOM) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The utilities provider reported ($0.30) 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. Equities research analysts anticipate that Hawaiian Telcom Holdco will post ($0.59) 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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