Franklin Resources Inc. held its stake in shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCOM) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 225,000 shares of the utilities provider’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. owned 1.94% of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco worth $5,623,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Private Management Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco by 0.7% during the 2nd quarter. Private Management Group Inc. now owns 560,626 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $14,010,000 after purchasing an additional 4,127 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco by 1.3% during the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 436,438 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $9,999,000 after purchasing an additional 5,640 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its stake in shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco by 2.0% during the 1st quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 376,100 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $8,616,000 after purchasing an additional 7,500 shares during the last quarter. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco by 3.1% during the 2nd quarter. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. now owns 235,886 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $5,895,000 after purchasing an additional 7,193 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco by 6.2% during the 1st quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 229,080 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $5,248,000 after purchasing an additional 13,292 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 69.33% of the company’s stock.

Several research analysts have recently commented on HCOM shares. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Sidoti lowered shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, July 10th.

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Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc. (NASDAQ HCOM) opened at 29.84 on Wednesday. The firm’s market cap is $345.76 million. Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc. has a 52 week low of $20.10 and a 52 week high of $31.30. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $30.20 and its 200 day moving average is $26.44.

Hawaiian Telcom Holdco (NASDAQ:HCOM) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. The utilities provider reported ($0.30) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ 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 business had revenue of $91.30 million during the quarter. Equities research analysts expect that Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc. will post ($0.84) EPS for the current year.

About Hawaiian Telcom Holdco

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Hawaiian Telcom Holdco (NASDAQ:HCOM)

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