Are Analysts Bullish about Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC) after last week?

March 14, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

 Are Analysts Bullish about Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC) after last week?
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.67 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.14, from 0.81 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 5 investors sold Houston Wire & Cable Company shares while 16 reduced holdings. 3 funds opened positions while 11 raised stakes. 10.25 million shares or 4.21% less from 10.70 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
16,200 were reported by Rbf Cap Ltd Liability Corp. State Street accumulated 10,515 shares. Pacific Ridge Cap Partners Lc holds 174,700 shares or 0.26% of its portfolio. Shell Asset Management accumulated 7,221 shares. Rutabaga Cap Limited Ma owns 1.15M shares. Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Management Il holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC) for 25,000 shares. Minnesota-based Us Natl Bank De has invested 0% in Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC). F&V Cap Lc holds 20,000 shares. Malaga Cove Limited Liability holds 9,000 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Walthausen And Co Limited accumulated 0.21% or 435,199 shares. Franklin Resources reported 250,000 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Comml Bank Of Montreal Can holds 5,727 shares. Menta Capital Lc holds 0.08% or 104,911 shares in its portfolio. Deutsche Bancorp Ag reported 35,917 shares stake. Thomson Horstmann & Bryant reported 806,476 shares or 0.58% of all its holdings.

Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Houston Wire & Cable Company had 6 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Raymond James on Tuesday, August 18 to “Market Perform”. On Friday, August 7 the stock rating was downgraded by Zacks to “Hold”. The firm has “Sector Weight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Thursday, December 1. Below is a list of Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC) latest ratings and price target changes.

The stock increased 2.27% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $6.75. About 48,341 shares traded or 47.61% up from the average. Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC) has risen 22.62% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.92% the S&P500.

Houston Wire & Cable Company, through its subsidiaries, sells electrical and mechanical wire and cable, industrial fasteners, hardware, and related services in the United States. The company has market cap of $111.42 million. It offers wire and cable products, including continuous and interlocked armor cables; control and power cables; electronic wires and cables; flexible and portable cords; instrumentation and thermocouple cables; lead and high temperature cables; medium voltage cables; and premise and category wires and cables, primary and secondary aluminum distribution cables, and steel wire ropes and wire rope slings, as well as synthetic fiber rope slings, chains, shackles, and other related hardware and corrosion resistant products. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also provides private branded products comprising its proprietary brand LifeGuard, a low-smoke zero-halogen cable.

More notable recent Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC) news were published by: which released: “Houston Wire & Cable Company Elects Roy Haley to Board of Directors” on August 07, 2017, also with their article: “Houston Wire & Cable Company to Present at the Sidoti & Co. Fall 2017 …” published on September 21, 2017, published: “Houston Wire & Cable Company’s (HWCC) CEO Jim Pokluda on Q3 2017 Results …” on November 09, 2017. More interesting news about Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC) were released by: and their article: “Houston Wire & Cable Company’s (HWCC) CEO Jim Pokluda on Q2 2017 Results …” published on August 09, 2017 as well as‘s news article titled: “Houston Wire & Cable Company Announces Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call” with publication date: November 02, 2017.

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