Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCOM) has earned an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one brokers that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating. Hawaiian Telcom Holdco’s rating score has declined by 200% from three months ago as a result of a number of analysts’ upgrades and downgrades.

Zacks has also given Hawaiian Telcom Holdco an industry rank of 63 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.

HCOM has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. TheStreet upgraded shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 26th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Sidoti downgraded 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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A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of HCOM. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company boosted its position in Hawaiian Telcom Holdco by 0.7% in the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 4,117 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $103,000 after buying an additional 28 shares in the last quarter. Sei Investments Co. boosted its position in Hawaiian Telcom Holdco by 5.2% in the first quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 5,113 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $117,000 after buying an additional 252 shares in the last quarter. First Quadrant L P CA boosted its position in Hawaiian Telcom Holdco by 50.2% in the second quarter. First Quadrant L P CA now owns 5,496 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $137,000 after buying an additional 1,836 shares in the last quarter. Oxford Asset Management bought a new position in Hawaiian Telcom Holdco during the first quarter valued at $207,000. Finally, OxFORD Asset Management LLP boosted its position in Hawaiian Telcom Holdco by 7.7% in the second quarter. OxFORD Asset Management LLP now owns 9,730 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $243,000 after buying an additional 698 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 68.74% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco (NASDAQ:HCOM) traded down 1.35% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $29.92. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 10,638 shares. Hawaiian Telcom Holdco has a 1-year low of $20.10 and a 1-year high of $31.30. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $28.89 and a 200-day moving average price of $25.58. The stock’s market cap is $346.68 million.

Hawaiian Telcom Holdco (NASDAQ:HCOM) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The utilities provider reported ($0.30) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ 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 firm had revenue of $91.30 million during the quarter. Analysts predict that Hawaiian Telcom Holdco will post ($0.84) EPS for the current fiscal 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.

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