Headlines about Hawaiian Holdings (NASDAQ:HA) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hawaiian Holdings earned a news sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 46.599703686029 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
- Will High Costs Mar Hawaiian Holdings’ (HA) Q3 Earnings? (finance.yahoo.com)
- Will High Costs Mar Hawaiian Holdings' (HA) Q3 Earnings? (finance.yahoo.com)
- Hawaiian : Air to pay first dividend ever (4-traders.com)
- Hawaiian Airlines’ parent to offer first-ever dividend (staradvertiser.com)
- Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic Tickets on Sale (hawaiiathletics.com)
A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the company. Morgan Stanley reiterated an “underweight” rating and issued a $41.00 target price (up previously from $40.00) on shares of Hawaiian Holdings in a report on Monday, July 10th. Bank of America Corporation dropped their target price on Hawaiian Holdings from $47.00 to $43.00 and set an “underperform” rating for the company in a report on Friday, June 30th. ValuEngine cut Hawaiian Holdings from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, June 29th. BidaskClub cut Hawaiian Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, July 24th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Hawaiian Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $40.00 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $47.58.
Shares of Hawaiian Holdings (HA) traded up 2.632% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $39.975. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 818,870 shares. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $39.75 and its 200-day moving average is $46.12. The company has a market capitalization of $2.14 billion, a P/E ratio of 9.724 and a beta of 1.42. Hawaiian Holdings has a one year low of $36.20 and a one year high of $60.90.
Hawaiian Holdings (NASDAQ:HA) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The transportation company reported $1.58 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.53 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $675.33 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $676.59 million. Hawaiian Holdings had a return on equity of 44.12% and a net margin of 8.88%. Hawaiian Holdings’s revenue was up 13.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.21 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts expect that Hawaiian Holdings will post $5.55 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently declared a special dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 17th will be paid a $0.12 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 16th.
In other Hawaiian Holdings news, EVP Peter R. Ingram sold 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, September 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $40.00, for a total value of $40,000.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 197,411 shares in the company, valued at $7,896,440. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 3,000 shares of company stock worth $122,430. 2.30% of the stock is owned by insiders.
About Hawaiian Holdings
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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