News stories about Hawaiian Telcom (NASDAQ:HCOM) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hawaiian Telcom earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.5340603600285 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
NASDAQ HCOM opened at $26.95 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.36, a quick ratio of 0.86 and a current ratio of 0.86. Hawaiian Telcom has a 1-year low of $23.91 and a 1-year high of $31.91.
Hawaiian Telcom (NASDAQ:HCOM) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, March 13th. The utilities provider reported ($0.78) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.19) by ($0.59). The firm had revenue of $91.60 million during the quarter. Hawaiian Telcom had a negative net margin of 29.11% and a negative return on equity of 6.64%.
Separately, BidaskClub raised Hawaiian Telcom from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, March 30th.
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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