Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HA) has received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the eleven research firms that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have issued a hold recommendation, two have assigned a buy recommendation and one has issued a strong buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $17.71.

HA has been the topic of several recent research reports. Stifel Nicolaus upped their price target on shares of Hawaiian from $13.00 to $15.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 29th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Hawaiian from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $13.00 price target on the stock. in a report on Friday, July 31st. Seaport Global Securities initiated coverage on shares of Hawaiian in a report on Tuesday, September 15th. They issued a “neutral” rating on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of Hawaiian from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 21st. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Hawaiian from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 8th.

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Advisor Group Holdings Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Hawaiian in the 1st quarter worth about $76,000. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Hawaiian in the 1st quarter worth about $81,000. Bank of Montreal Can increased its holdings in shares of Hawaiian by 178.3% in the 2nd quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 7,737 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $99,000 after acquiring an additional 4,957 shares during the period. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Hawaiian by 126.4% in the 2nd quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 8,645 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $121,000 after acquiring an additional 4,827 shares during the period. Finally, Exchange Traded Concepts LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Hawaiian in the 2nd quarter worth about $216,000. Institutional investors own 77.72% of the company’s stock.

HA stock traded down $0.93 during trading on Friday, reaching $14.54. 54,601 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,257,174. The company has a market cap of $711.57 million, a P/E ratio of -5.44 and a beta of 2.40. Hawaiian has a 52-week low of $7.55 and a 52-week high of $31.34. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $13.60 and its 200 day moving average price is $13.54. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.12, a quick ratio of 0.93 and a current ratio of 0.93.

Hawaiian (NASDAQ:HA) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 28th. The transportation company reported ($3.81) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($3.42) by ($0.39). Hawaiian had a negative net margin of 5.83% and a negative return on equity of 8.35%. The business had revenue of $60.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $59.48 million. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.23 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 91.6% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, equities research analysts forecast that Hawaiian will post -10.55 EPS for the current year.

About Hawaiian

Hawaiian Holdings, Inc, through its subsidiary, Hawaiian Airlines, Inc, engages in the scheduled air transportation of passengers and cargo. The company offers daily services on North America routes between the State of Hawai'i and Long Beach, Los Angeles, Oakland, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, and San Jose, California; Las Vegas, Nevada; Phoenix, Arizona; Portland, Oregon; Seattle, Washington, and New York City, New York.

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