Hawaiian Holdings (HA) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

News coverage about Hawaiian Holdings (NASDAQ:HA) has been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hawaiian Holdings earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 45.6442121567218 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

Shares of Hawaiian Holdings (HA) opened at 40.95 on Wednesday. The company’s 50-day moving average is $40.18 and its 200-day moving average is $46.31. Hawaiian Holdings has a one year low of $36.20 and a one year high of $60.90. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.19 billion, a P/E ratio of 9.96 and a beta of 1.41.

Hawaiian Holdings (NASDAQ:HA) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The transportation company reported $1.58 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.53 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $675.33 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $676.59 million. Hawaiian Holdings had a net margin of 8.88% and a return on equity of 44.12%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 13.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.21 EPS. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Hawaiian Holdings will post $5.60 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Bank of America Corporation restated an “underperform” rating and set a $38.00 price target (down previously from $43.00) on shares of Hawaiian Holdings in a research note on Tuesday. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Hawaiian Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Hawaiian Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Buckingham Research lowered shares of Hawaiian Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $39.00 price target on the stock. in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Finally, Macquarie assumed coverage on shares of Hawaiian Holdings in a research note on Monday, September 25th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $49.00 price target on the stock. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $48.67.

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In other Hawaiian Holdings news, EVP Peter R. Ingram sold 1,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, September 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.00, for a total value of $40,000.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 197,411 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $7,896,440. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Insiders own 2.30% of the company’s stock.

Hawaiian Holdings Company Profile

Hawaiian Holdings, Inc is a holding company. The Company is engaged in the scheduled air transportation of passengers and cargo amongst the Hawaiian Islands (the Neighbor Island routes), between the Hawaiian Islands and certain cities in the United States (the North America routes), and between the Hawaiian Islands and the South Pacific, Australia, New Zealand and Asia (the International routes), collectively referred to as its Scheduled Operations.

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