Media stories about Hawaiian Holdings (NASDAQ:HA) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog 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 Holdings earned a news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 45.5212441831447 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (HA) Stock Rating Upgraded by Buckingham Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Critical Analysis: Hawaiian Holdings (HA) & Azul Sa (AZUL) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Hawaiian Airlines CEO to retire in March, replacement named (marketbeat.com)
- Recent SJM News (bloomberg.com)
- Hawaiian Holdings Rating Reaches An Altitude Of Buy At Buckingham (finance.yahoo.com)
HA has been the topic of several research analyst reports. ValuEngine cut shares of Hawaiian Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 7th. Citigroup Inc. decreased their target price on shares of Hawaiian Holdings from $50.00 to $45.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Macquarie initiated coverage on shares of Hawaiian Holdings in a research report on Monday, September 25th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $49.00 target price on the stock. BidaskClub cut shares of Hawaiian Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, October 28th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus raised shares of Hawaiian Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $40.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. Hawaiian Holdings presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $47.58.
Hawaiian Holdings (HA) traded up $1.65 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $38.85. 1,525,098 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,032,766. Hawaiian Holdings has a twelve month low of $32.40 and a twelve month high of $60.90. The company has a current ratio of 0.90, a quick ratio of 0.90 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.53. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,040.00, a PE ratio of 6.27, a P/E/G ratio of 2.91 and a beta of 1.42.
Hawaiian Holdings (NASDAQ:HA) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 19th. The transportation company reported $1.92 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.85 by $0.07. Hawaiian Holdings had a net margin of 7.67% and a return on equity of 41.49%. The business had revenue of $719.56 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $721.00 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.91 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts forecast that Hawaiian Holdings will post 5.54 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a special dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 17th will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 16th.
In related news, EVP Peter R. Ingram sold 1,000 shares of Hawaiian Holdings stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.65, for a total value of $40,650.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Insiders own 2.30% of the company’s stock.
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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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