Shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCOM) have been given a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one analysts that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation.

Zacks has also assigned Hawaiian Telcom Holdco an industry rank of 194 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.

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

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A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company lifted its position in 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 worth $103,000 after buying an additional 28 shares in the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its position in Hawaiian Telcom Holdco by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 34,862 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $871,000 after buying an additional 106 shares in the last quarter. Bank of America Corp DE lifted its position in Hawaiian Telcom Holdco by 3.3% during the 1st quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 11,402 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $261,000 after buying an additional 363 shares in the last quarter. OxFORD Asset Management LLP lifted its position in 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 worth $243,000 after buying an additional 698 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Federated Investors Inc. PA lifted its position in Hawaiian Telcom Holdco by 9.6% during the 2nd quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA now owns 11,238 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $281,000 after buying an additional 980 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 68.07% of the company’s stock.

Hawaiian Telcom Holdco (NASDAQ:HCOM) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The utilities provider reported ($0.30) earnings per share 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 during the quarter.

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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