Hawaiian Telcom HoldCo Inc (HCOM): Here’s What You Should Know

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Hawaiian Telcom HoldCo Inc (NASDAQ:HCOM)Hawaiian Telcom HoldCo Inc (NASDAQ:HCOM) was in 9 hedge funds’ portfolio at the end of December. There were 9 hedge funds in our database with HCOM holdings at the end of the previous quarter; this is a bearish indicator in our experience.

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With these “truths” under our belt, we’re going to take a glance at the latest action surrounding Hawaiian Telcom HoldCo Inc (NASDAQ:HCOM).

Hedge fund activity in Hawaiian Telcom HoldCo Inc (NASDAQ:HCOM)

At year’s end, a total of 9 of the hedge funds we track were bullish in this stock, a change of 0% from the previous quarter. With the smart money’s sentiment swirling, there exists an “upper tier” of noteworthy hedge fund managers who were upping their stakes significantly.

According to our comprehensive database, Brett Hendrickson’s Nokomis Capital had the biggest position in Hawaiian Telcom HoldCo Inc (NASDAQ:HCOM), worth close to $11.8 million, accounting for 4% of its total 13F portfolio. Sitting at the No. 2 spot is Brian Taylor of Pine River Capital Management, with a $6 million position; 0.1% of its 13F portfolio is allocated to the stock. Remaining peers that hold long positions include Spencer M. Waxman’s Shannon River Fund Management, J. Carlo Cannell’s Cannell Capital and Sander Gerber’s Hudson Bay Capital Management.

How are insiders trading Hawaiian Telcom HoldCo Inc (NASDAQ:HCOM)?

Insider purchases made by high-level executives is particularly usable when the company in question has experienced transactions within the past 180 days. Over the latest 180-day time period, Hawaiian Telcom HoldCo Inc (NASDAQ:HCOM) has seen 1 unique insiders buying, and zero insider sales (see the details of insider trades here).

Let’s go over hedge fund and insider activity in other stocks similar to Hawaiian Telcom HoldCo Inc (NASDAQ:HCOM). These stocks are Lumos Networks Corp (NASDAQ:LMOS), IDT Corporation (NYSE:IDT), Cbeyond, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBEY), and ORBCOMM Inc (NASDAQ:ORBC). This group of stocks are in the diversified communication services industry and their market caps match HCOM’s market cap.

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