Hawaiian Holdings Inc. (HA): Is it a better investment


Hawaiian Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:HA) changes shares on Friday trading session, with a change of 8.29% or $1.24 shares. The trading starts at $16.72 and closed at $14.96 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $15.385 and day high was $16.8799 on Friday, June 12. After the session, the Industrials sector daily volume shifted to 2.2 million while its average volume is 1.89M. In other hand, the HA market cap reached to $687.37M. While, its current target price is $16.20 according to WSJ.

Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is down -16.32% and up 40.87% for month. Its quarterly performance was 14.65% above, while its half year performance is down -44.37%. HA yearly performance stood at negative -40.13% and fall -44.69% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Hawaiian Holdings Inc. is 3.10.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. HA EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 0.83. EPS for this year is 6.20%, while for the next year its value is 0.05. Its EPS Q/Q reached -518.40%. It has an EPS of 33.80% up for past five years and for the next five years will be down -6.15%.

Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on HA for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 2 of 9 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 2 as Sell, 0 as overweight, 1 as underweight and 4 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 0 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 0, 0 rated it sell, 0 rated it as Buy and 0 as Hold Ratings. On the other hand, target price ranges from $8.00-$19.00. Average target price for HA was reached at $13.00.

The insider ownership moved to 2.70% and institutional holding shifted to 83.60%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 0.83. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 8 analysts estimated an average EPS of -3.42, while 1.23 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for HA published in the report was -4.98–1.94 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 1.23 which is higher than -0.74 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.

A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for HA fall -29.13% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 22.54% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was 4.74%. The moving average value for Hawaiian Holdings Inc. (HA) is 20.36 and 14.44 for 200 and 50 days respectively.

Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in HA stock. On Aug 20, SWELBAR WILLIAM S, Director, sold 1,203 trading shares at the cost of $25.30, which valued at 30430.0.