Media headlines about Hawaiian Telcom (NASDAQ:HCOM) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hawaiian Telcom earned a daily sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 48.3166152506819 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of Hawaiian Telcom opened at $29.06 on Wednesday, Marketbeat.com reports. Hawaiian Telcom has a 12-month low of $24.01 and a 12-month high of $31.91. The company has a quick ratio of 0.65, a current ratio of 0.65 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.35.
Hawaiian Telcom (NASDAQ:HCOM) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 10th. The utilities provider reported ($0.49) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.21) by ($0.28). The company had revenue of $89.22 million for the quarter. Hawaiian Telcom had a negative net margin of 30.57% and a negative return on equity of 8.86%.
Separately, BidaskClub cut Hawaiian Telcom from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 14th.
About Hawaiian Telcom
Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc provides communications services and products to residential and business customers in the islands of Oahu, Maui, Hawaii, Kauai, Molokai, and Lanai. The company offers local telephone services, including voice and data transport, custom calling features, network access, directory assistance, and private lines.
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