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Stock in the Spotlight: Hornbeck Offshore Services (NYSE: HOS)


Hornbeck Offshore Services is part of the oil and gas services industry and is in the energy sector. The company CEO is Todd M. Hornbeck. Hornbeck Offshore Services Inc owns and operates Offshore Support Vessels and Multi-Purpose Supply Vessels. These vessels support deep-well, deepwater and ultra-deepwater activities of the offshore oil and gas industry.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The HOS stock showed a previous change of 0.00% with an open at 1.46 and a close of 1.47. It reached an intraday high of 1.52 and a low of 1.43.

SeekingAlpha:  Hornbeck Offshore Services – Becoming More Constructive After Recent Debt Exchanges


The stock has a market cap of $55.4m with 37.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 34.3m shares. Trading volume reached 135,828 shares compared to its average volume of 180,494 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, Hornbeck Offshore Services shares returned 6.52% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 11.36%. Over three months, it changed -42.13%. In one year it has changed -56.51% and within that year its 52-week high was 6.14 and its 52-week low was 1.02. HOS stock is 44.12% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 3.35 and a 50 day moving average of 1.54. Currently HOS stock is trading -56.15% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  Hornbeck Offshore Services – Becoming More Constructive After Recent Debt Exchanges


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at -3.19 that ended on 31st of December 2018. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is -0.85. The TTM EPS is -3.28, which comes to a TTM PE of -0.45.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  -0.79
09-30-2018:  -0.78
06-30-2018:  -0.67
03-31-2018:  -1.04

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 14.89, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 90.13%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 9.20% of insider ownership and 73.40% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 2,890,198, which is 7.67% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 16.03. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 2.31

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -8.68%, return on assets is -4.31%, profit margin is -64.07%, price-to-sales is 0.30 and price-to-book is 0.04.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 3  :Valuation Score
 0  :Past Performance Score
 1  :Financial Strength Score
 2  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 1  :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.