NASDAQ:HWCC - Houston Wire & Cable Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$6.14 -0.04 (-0.65 %)
(As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$6.14
Today's Range$6.10 - $6.28
52-Week Range$4.76 - $9.32
Volume30,123 shs
Average Volume43,974 shs
Market Capitalization$101.43 million
P/E Ratio11.22
Dividend YieldN/A
Houston Wire & Cable Company, through its subsidiaries, sells electrical and mechanical wire and cable, industrial fasteners, hardware, and related services in the United States. 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. The company also provides private branded products comprising its proprietary brand LifeGuard, a low-smoke zero-halogen cable. Its products are used in maintenance, repair, and operations activities, and related projects; larger-scale projects in the utility, industrial, and infrastructure markets; and a range of industrial applications, such as communications, energy, engineering and construction, general manufacturing, marine construction and marine transportation, mining, infrastructure, oilfield services, petrochemical, transportation, utility, wastewater treatment, and food and beverage. Houston Wire & Cable Company was founded in 1975 and is based in Houston, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electrical apparatus & equipment
Sub-IndustryTrading Companies & Distributors
SectorIndustrial Products
Current SymbolNASDAQ:HWCC



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$317.70 million
Cash Flow$0.3826 per share
Book Value$5.50 per share


Net Income$-220,000.00


Market Cap$101.43 million

Houston Wire & Cable (NASDAQ:HWCC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Houston Wire & Cable's stock symbol?

Houston Wire & Cable trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "HWCC."

How were Houston Wire & Cable's earnings last quarter?

Houston Wire & Cable (NASDAQ:HWCC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 9th. The industrial products company reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.09 by $0.07. The industrial products company earned $93.85 million during the quarter. Houston Wire & Cable had a net margin of 2.56% and a return on equity of 9.52%. View Houston Wire & Cable's Earnings History.

When is Houston Wire & Cable's next earnings date?

Houston Wire & Cable is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, March 15th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Houston Wire & Cable.

Has Houston Wire & Cable been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about HWCC stock have trended neutral recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Houston Wire & Cable earned a media sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Houston Wire & Cable's key competitors?

Who are Houston Wire & Cable's key executives?

Houston Wire & Cable's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James L. Pokluda III, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Nicol G. Graham, Consultant (Age 67)
  • Mr. Christopher M. Micklas, VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Eric S. Blankenship, VP of National Bus. Devel. (Age 67)
  • Ms. Carol M. Sims SPHR, Director of HR (Age 59)

Who are Houston Wire & Cable's major shareholders?

Houston Wire & Cable's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.68%), Rutabaga Capital Management LLC MA (4.97%), Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc. (4.68%), BlackRock Inc. (2.94%), Ancora Advisors LLC (1.98%) and Raymond James & Associates (1.49%). Company insiders that own Houston Wire & Cable stock include Christopher M Micklas, Mark A Ruelle, Roy W Haley, Sandford W Rothe and William H Sheffield. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Houston Wire & Cable.

Which institutional investors are selling Houston Wire & Cable stock?

HWCC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ancora Advisors LLC, 22NW LP, SG Capital Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Rutabaga Capital Management LLC MA, Acadian Asset Management LLC and Brandes Investment Partners LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Houston Wire & Cable.

Which institutional investors are buying Houston Wire & Cable stock?

HWCC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., Raymond James & Associates, Malaga Cove Capital LLC and Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Houston Wire & Cable stock in the last two years include Christopher M Micklas, Mark A Ruelle, Roy W Haley, Sandford W Rothe and William H Sheffield. View Insider Buying and Selling for Houston Wire & Cable.

How do I buy shares of Houston Wire & Cable?

Shares of HWCC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Houston Wire & Cable's stock price today?

One share of HWCC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $6.14.

How big of a company is Houston Wire & Cable?

Houston Wire & Cable has a market capitalization of $101.43 million and generates $317.70 million in revenue each year. Houston Wire & Cable employs 422 workers across the globe.

What is Houston Wire & Cable's official website?

The official website for Houston Wire & Cable is

How can I contact Houston Wire & Cable?

Houston Wire & Cable's mailing address is 10201 NORTH LOOP EAST, HOUSTON TX, 77029. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 713-609-2100 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Houston Wire & Cable (NASDAQ HWCC)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  109 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  196 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  305
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Houston Wire & Cable and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HWCC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HWCC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/16/2019 by Staff

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