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Stock Watch: Hawaiian (NASDAQ: HA)


Hawaiian is in the airlines industry and trades as part of the industrials sector. The company CEO is Peter R. Ingram. Hawaiian Inc provides air transportation for passengers and cargo. Routes are principally focused on transportation between the Hawaiian Islands, United States, and the South Pacific regions of Asia and Australia.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The HA stock showed a previous change of 2.40% with an open at 28.76 and a close of 29.40. It reached an intraday high of 29.43 and a low of 28.64.

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The stock has a market cap of $1.5b with 49.4m shares outstanding, of which the float is 47.5m shares. Trading volume reached 550,129 shares compared to its average volume of 764,131 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Hawaiian shares returned 14.89% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -22.00%. Over three months, it changed -14.95%. In one year it has changed -18.88% and within that year its 52-week high was 44.25 and its 52-week low was 24.81. HA stock is 18.50% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 36.93 and a 50 day moving average of 32.66. Currently HA stock is trading -20.39% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 6.82 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 4.31. Based on 6 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.93. The TTM EPS is 5.54, which comes to a TTM PE of 5.31. Historically, the PE high was 38.20 and the PE low was 4.31. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 23.87, which is a decrease of -18.82%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  1.91
06-30-2018:  1.44
03-31-2018:  1.09
12-31-2017:  1.10

The dividend per share is currently 0.48, which is a dividend yield of 1.63%. Also, the payout ratio is 8.66%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 130.30% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 1.88

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 42.24%, return on assets is 12.64%, profit margin is 10.26%, price-to-sales is 0.72 and price-to-book is 1.34.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 4  :Valuation Score
 6  :Past Performance Score
 3  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 3  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.