Shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCOM) have been assigned an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation. Hawaiian Telcom Holdco’s rating score has declined by 200% in the last three months as a result of various analysts’ ratings changes.

Zacks has also assigned Hawaiian Telcom Holdco an industry rank of 87 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on HCOM shares. Sidoti lowered shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, July 10th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Sunday, July 16th.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of HCOM. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company lifted its holdings in shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco by 0.7% during the 2nd quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 4,117 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $103,000 after acquiring an additional 28 shares in the last quarter. Sei Investments Co. lifted its holdings in shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco by 5.2% during the 1st quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 5,113 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $117,000 after acquiring an additional 252 shares in the last quarter. First Quadrant L P CA lifted its holdings in shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco by 50.2% during the 2nd quarter. First Quadrant L P CA now owns 5,496 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $137,000 after acquiring an additional 1,836 shares in the last quarter. Oxford Asset Management acquired a new position in shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco during the 1st quarter valued at $207,000. Finally, OxFORD Asset Management LLP lifted its holdings in shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco by 7.7% during the 2nd quarter. OxFORD Asset Management LLP now owns 9,730 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $243,000 after acquiring an additional 698 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 69.47% of the company’s stock.

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Shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco (NASDAQ:HCOM) opened at 29.86 on Friday. Hawaiian Telcom Holdco has a 52-week low of $20.10 and a 52-week high of $31.30. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $30.10 and its 200-day moving average price is $26.12. The stock’s market cap is $345.99 million.

Hawaiian Telcom Holdco (NASDAQ:HCOM) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The utilities provider reported ($0.30) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.16) by $0.14. The company had revenue of $91.30 million during the quarter. Hawaiian Telcom Holdco had a negative net margin of 1.55% and a negative return on equity of 1.90%. On average, analysts predict that Hawaiian Telcom Holdco will post ($0.84) earnings per share 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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