Houston Wire & Cable Company Company Profile (NASDAQ:HWCC)

About Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC)

Houston Wire & Cable Company logoHouston Wire & Cable Company is a holding company. The Company is engaged in provision of electrical and mechanical wire and cable, hardware and related services. It operates through sales of wire and cable, hardware and related services segment in the United States market. Its cable management program includes purchasing and storing inventory for product availability. The Company offers products in categories of wire and cable, including continuous and interlocked armor cable; control and power cable; electronic wire and cable; flexible and portable cord; instrumentation and thermocouple cable; lead and high temperature cable; medium voltage cable; premise and category wire and cable; primary and secondary aluminum distribution cable, and synthetic fiber rope slings, chain, shackles, and other related hardware. The Company also offers private branded products, including its brand LifeGuard, a low smoke zero halogen (LSZH) cable. Its products are used in repair and replacement work.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Fiber Optic Cable Manufacturing
  • Sub-Industry: Trading Companies & Distributors
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:HWCC
  • CUSIP: 44244K10
  • Web: www.houwire.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $79.96 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 16,487,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $5.30
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $5.85
  • 52 Week Range: $4.70 - $8.05
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 86.67
  • P/E Growth: -6.53
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $288.83 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.30
  • Book Value: $5.47 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.95
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $291,000.00
  • Net Margins: -1.31%
  • Return on Equity: -3.46%
  • Return on Assets: -1.84%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.78%
  • Current Ratio: 7.21%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.92%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 49,941 shs.
  • Beta: 1.46
  • Short Ratio: 11.56
 

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

What is Houston Wire & Cable Company's stock symbol?

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

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

Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 9th. The company reported ($0.04) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.05. The business earned $62.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $67.09 million. Houston Wire & Cable Company had a negative net margin of 1.31% and a negative return on equity of 3.46%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 19.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.09 earnings per share. View Houston Wire & Cable Company's Earnings History.

When will Houston Wire & Cable Company make its next earnings announcement?

Houston Wire & Cable Company is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 14th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Houston Wire & Cable Company.

Where is Houston Wire & Cable Company's stock going? Where will Houston Wire & Cable Company's stock price be in 2017?

1 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Houston Wire & Cable Company's shares. Their predictions range from $8.00 to $8.00. On average, they expect Houston Wire & Cable Company's stock price to reach $8.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Houston Wire & Cable Company.

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

Who are Houston Wire & Cable Company's key executives?

Houston Wire & Cable Company's management team includes the folowing people:

  • William Herbert Sheffield, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • James L. Pokluda III, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Nicol G. Graham, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary
  • Roy W. Haley, Director
  • Michael T. Campbell, Independent Director
  • Mark A. Ruelle, Independent Director
  • Gary Yetman, Independent Director

Who owns Houston Wire & Cable Company stock?

Houston Wire & Cable Company's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include NIERENBERG INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT COMPANY, INC. (8.30%). Company insiders that own Houston Wire & Cable Company stock include Michael T Campbell, Roy W Haley and William H Sheffield. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Houston Wire & Cable Company.

How do I buy Houston Wire & Cable Company stock?

Shares of Houston Wire & Cable Company can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

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

One share of Houston Wire & Cable Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.20.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ HWCC)
Community Ranking:  1.3 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  46 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  129 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  175
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Houston Wire & Cable Company and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $8.00 (53.85% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC)
Price Target History for Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC)
Analysts' Ratings History for Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/19/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.UpgradeMarket Perform -> Buy$8.00HighView Rating Details
11/30/2016KeyCorpInitiated CoverageSector WeightN/AView Rating Details
5/8/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/18/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC)
Earnings by Quarter for Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ HWCC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/14/2017        
5/10/20173/31/2017($0.01)($0.03)$70.14 million$78.71 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/16/2017Q4 2016$0.01($0.08)$71.78 million$69.26 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2016Q316($0.03)($0.09)$64.32 million$65.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/9/2016Q216$0.01($0.04)$67.09 million$62.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116$0.04($0.01)$71.63 million$64.71 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/10/2016Q415$0.05$0.03$74.11 million$70.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.08$0.06$73.98 million$78.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$0.15$0.09$85.62 million$77.96 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115$0.15$0.13$86.49 million$81.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/12/2015Q414$0.20$0.21$96.85 million$89.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.21$0.20$100.37 million$96.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.23$0.23$102.08 million$103.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114$0.18$0.21$92.38 million$100.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/13/2014Q413$0.23$0.18$99.50 million$94.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/12/2013Q313$0.23$0.20$99.50 million$95.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q2 2013$0.27$0.23$99.86 million$99.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2013Q1 2013$0.23$0.22$94.97 million$94.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/18/2013Q4 2012$0.21$0.25$92.62 million$104.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2012Q312$0.29$0.24$103.64 million$96.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2012$0.26$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2012$0.27$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2011$0.31$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2011$0.26$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.17$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/15/2011$0.12$0.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.04
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.01$0.01$0.01
Q2 20172$0.01$0.02$0.02
Q3 20172($0.03)$0.02($0.01)
Q4 20172$0.02$0.02$0.02
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ HWCC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/10/2016Quarterly$0.038/17/20168/19/20168/30/2016
5/6/2016Quarterly$0.065/12/20165/16/20165/27/2016
2/16/2016Quarterly$0.062/24/20162/26/20163/11/2016
11/6/2015Quarterly$0.0611/12/201511/16/201511/27/2015
5/7/2015quarterly$0.125.19%5/14/20155/18/20155/29/2015
2/11/2015quarterly$0.124.53%2/18/20152/20/20152/27/2015
11/7/2014quarterly$0.123.61%11/14/201411/18/201411/28/2014
8/11/2014quarterly$0.123.91%8/13/20148/17/20148/29/2014
5/12/2014quarterly$0.123.81%5/15/20145/19/20145/30/2014
2/10/2014quarterly$0.113.38%2/18/20142/20/20142/28/2014
11/14/2013quarterly$0.113.33%11/20/201311/22/201312/2/2013
8/2/2013quarterly$0.113%8/8/20138/12/20138/30/2013
5/7/2013quarterly$0.113.04%5/15/20135/17/20135/30/2013
2/11/2013quarterly$0.093.06%2/19/20132/21/20132/28/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 68.56%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/24/2017Roy W HaleyDirectorBuy10,000$4.87$48,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2017William H SheffieldDirectorBuy10,000$4.80$48,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2015Michael T CampbellDirectorBuy4,000$5.63$22,520.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC)
Latest Headlines for Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoHouston Wire & Cable Company (HWCC) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 6 at 2:32 AM
seekingalpha.com logoHouston Wire & Cable (HWCC) Presents At The Sidoti & Company Fall 2017 Convention - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - September 29 at 4:56 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-David Nierenberg reports 8.3 pct stake in Houston Wire & Cable
www.reuters.com - September 27 at 5:24 PM
nasdaq.com logoU.S. to Be Alone on Iran Sanctions, Says Ischinger - Presented by: The Aol. On Network
www.nasdaq.com - September 23 at 12:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHouston Wire & Cable Company to Present at the Sidoti & Co. Fall 2017 Conference on September 28th at the Marriott Marquis in New York City, New York
finance.yahoo.com - September 22 at 2:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHouston Wire & Cable Company (HWCC) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 2:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Houston Wire & Cable Co. : August 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 26 at 6:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHouston Wire & Cable Company (HWCC) Director Roy W. Haley Purchases 10,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 24 at 7:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: Houston Wire & Cable Company (HWCC) Director Buys 10,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 23 at 4:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHouston Wire & Cable Company (HWCC) Cut to "D+" at TheStreet
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 17 at 12:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHouston Wire & Cable Company (HWCC) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 17 at 8:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHouston Wire & Cable Co. :HWCC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 7:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of HWCC earnings conference call or presentation 9-Aug-17 3:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 6:01 AM
streetinsider.com logoHouston Wire & Cable (HWCC) Reports Q2 EPS of $0.00, Miss on Revenues
www.streetinsider.com - August 9 at 7:55 PM
seekingalpha.com logoHouston Wire & Cable Company's (HWCC) CEO Jim Pokluda on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - August 9 at 7:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHouston Wire & Cable Company Reports Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 7:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHouston Wire posts 2Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 7:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHouston Wire & Cable Company Elects Roy Haley to Board of Directors
finance.yahoo.com - August 7 at 7:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHouston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 10:58 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoHouston Wire & Cable Company Announces Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call
feeds.benzinga.com - August 2 at 8:21 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRevolution Lighting Technologies (RVLT) and Houston Wire & Cable (HWCC) Head to Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 23 at 10:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Analysis: Houston Wire & Cable (HWCC) and Revolution Lighting Technologies (RVLT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 21 at 10:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Contrast: Houston Wire & Cable (HWCC) & Revolution Lighting Technologies (RVLT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 21 at 8:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHouston Wire & Cable (NASDAQ:HWCC) and Revolution Lighting Technologies (RVLT) Head to Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 17 at 10:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical Survey: Revolution Lighting Technologies (RVLT) versus Houston Wire & Cable Company (HWCC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 6:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRevolution Lighting Technologies (RVLT) and Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC) Critical Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 7 at 8:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing Revolution Lighting Technologies (RVLT) and Houston Wire & Cable Company (HWCC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 7 at 2:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC) and Revolution Lighting Technologies (RVLT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 5:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing Revolution Lighting Technologies (RVLT) & Houston Wire & Cable Company (HWCC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 12:22 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoHouston Wire & Cable Company to Present at the KeyBanc Industrial, Automotive & Transportation Conference on June 1st at the InterContinental Boston Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts
feeds.benzinga.com - May 25 at 7:55 AM
nasdaq.com logoToo early to call Snap's future: Analyst - Presented by: The Aol. On Network
www.nasdaq.com - May 11 at 11:23 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoHouston Wire & Cable Company to Present at the East Coast IDEAS Investor Conference on May 18th at the Boston Park Plaza in Boston, Massachusetts
feeds.benzinga.com - May 11 at 8:11 AM
streetinsider.com logoHouston Wire & Cable (HWCC) Misses Q1 EPS by 4c, Beats on Revenues
www.streetinsider.com - May 10 at 11:30 PM
seekingalpha.com logoHouston Wire & Cable's (HWCC) CEO James Pokluda on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - May 10 at 11:30 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Houston Wire & Cable Company posts Q1 loss per share $0.03
www.reuters.com - May 10 at 1:28 PM
marketbeat.com logoHouston Wire reports 1Q loss
marketbeat.com - May 10 at 8:13 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoHOUSTON WIRE & CABLE CO Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhib
biz.yahoo.com - March 29 at 6:18 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoHOUSTON WIRE & CABLE CO Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - March 24 at 5:52 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoHouston Wire & Cable Company to Present at the Sidoti & Co. Spring 2017 Convention on March 29th at the Marriott Marquis in New York City, New York
feeds.benzinga.com - March 22 at 8:26 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Houston Wire & Cable Company reports Q4 loss per share of $0.11
www.reuters.com - March 17 at 11:17 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Houston Wire & Cable Co Earnings Release - Before Market Open
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 16 at 4:26 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoHouston Wire & Cable Company Reports Results for the Quarter Ended December 31, 2016
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 16 at 4:26 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoHOUSTON WIRE & CABLE CO Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 16 at 4:26 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoHouston Wire & Cable Company Announces Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call
feeds.benzinga.com - March 9 at 7:54 AM
seekingalpha.com logoHouston Wire & Cable May Be Past The Worst
seekingalpha.com - January 5 at 2:55 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoHOUSTON WIRE & CABLE CO Files SEC form 8-K/A, Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets, Financial Statement
biz.yahoo.com - December 13 at 6:17 PM
seekingalpha.com logoHouston Wire & Cable's (HWCC) CEO Jim Pokluda on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - November 8 at 4:56 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Houston Wire & Cable Co Q3 sales $65.2 mln
www.reuters.com - November 8 at 8:20 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoHOUSTON WIRE & CABLE CO Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Completion of Acquisition or
biz.yahoo.com - October 5 at 5:27 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Houston Wire & Cable Company announces acquisition of Vertex
www.reuters.com - October 4 at 10:17 AM

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