Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCOM) by 6.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 229,080 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after buying an additional 13,292 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned 1.99% of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco worth $5,248,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Algert Global LLC boosted its position in shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco by 10.6% in the first quarter. Algert Global LLC now owns 44,835 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $1,027,000 after buying an additional 4,285 shares during the last quarter. Sei Investments Co. boosted its position in shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco by 5.2% in the first quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 5,113 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $117,000 after buying an additional 252 shares in the last quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco by 18.5% in the fourth quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 15,768 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $391,000 after buying an additional 2,462 shares in the last quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco during the first quarter worth $247,000. Finally, Acadian Asset Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco by 3.3% in the first quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 201,343 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $4,616,000 after buying an additional 6,446 shares in the last quarter. 68.74% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc. (NASDAQ HCOM) traded up 0.92% during trading on Friday, hitting $30.61. 12,924 shares of the stock were exchanged. Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc. has a 52 week low of $20.10 and a 52 week high of $31.30. The stock’s market cap is $354.68 million. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $29.55 and its 200-day moving average price is $25.77.

Hawaiian Telcom Holdco (NASDAQ:HCOM) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. The utilities provider reported ($0.30) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.16) by $0.14. The company had revenue of $91.30 million for the quarter. Hawaiian Telcom Holdco had a negative net margin of 1.55% and a negative return on equity of 1.90%. On average, analysts predict that Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc. will post ($0.84) EPS for the current year.

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A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on HCOM shares. BidaskClub raised shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Sidoti cut shares of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, July 10th.

Hawaiian Telcom Holdco Company Profile

Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc is a provider of communications services and products in Hawaii. The Company operates through two business segments: Telecommunications and Data Center Colocation. The Telecommunications segment provides local telephone service, including voice and data transport, custom calling features, network access, directory assistance and private lines.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Hawaiian Telcom Holdco (NASDAQ:HCOM)

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