Houston Wire & Cable Company (HWCC): Price and Financial Metrics

Houston Wire & Cable Company (HWCC): $5.30

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  • Value is the dimension where HWCC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 89.61% of US stocks.
  • HWCC's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 36 days.
  • HWCC ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 11th percentile.

HWCC Stock Summary

  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.33, Houston Wire & Cable CO has a higher such ratio than merely 4.73% of stocks in our set.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -65.82%, Houston Wire & Cable CO's debt growth rate surpasses just 5.17% of about US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for HWCC comes in at 71.19% -- higher than that of 97.31% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Houston Wire & Cable CO, a group of peers worth examining would be SCSC, CULP, KELYA, DJCO, and PFIN.
  • HWCC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Houston Wire & Cable CO's official web site, go to www.houwire.com.

HWCC Valuation Summary

  • HWCC's price/earnings ratio is -6.9; this is 122.7% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 182 months, HWCC's price/sales ratio has gone down $0.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for HWCC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
HWCC 2017-04-04 0.4 1.2 -17.7 -26.0
HWCC 2014-11-28 0.6 2.0 15.5 11.3
HWCC 2014-02-04 0.6 2.1 25.2 14.5
HWCC 2011-08-04 0.7 2.8 21.3 15.3
HWCC 2009-06-10 0.7 3.0 12.1 7.9
HWCC 2009-01-23 0.3 1.7 4.6 3.7

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HWCC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $5.30 52-week high $5.68
Prev. close $5.29 52-week low $2.10
Day low $5.29 Volume 11,400
Day high $5.30 Avg. volume 187,095
50-day MA $5.27 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $3.71 Market Cap 89.48M

Houston Wire & Cable Company (HWCC) Company Bio

Houston Wire & Cable Company sells electrical and mechanical wire and cable, 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. The company was founded in 1975 and is based in Houston, Texas.

HWCC Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$5.30$14.44 175%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Houston Wire & Cable CO. To summarize, we found that Houston Wire & Cable CO ranked in the 75th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 176% on a DCF basis. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Houston Wire & Cable CO, consider:

  • Houston Wire & Cable CO's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -10.2. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 6.72% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 13. This value is greater than 86.05% stocks in the Industrials sector that generate free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Houston Wire & Cable Company (HWCC) gains 0.3790% for June 11 - Equities News

Houston Wire & Cable Company (HWCC) gains 0.3790% for June 11 Equities.com

Equities | June 15, 2021

OmniCable Completes Acquisition of Houston Wire & Cable Company

HOUSTON and WEST CHESTER, Pa., June 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ: HWCC) (HWCC) and Omni Cable, LLC (OmniCable) today announced that the acquisition of HWCC by OmniCable has been completed, following approval of the transaction by HWCC stockholders at a special meeting earlier today.

Intrado Digital Media | June 15, 2021

SHAREHOLDER INVESTIGATION: Halper Sadeh LLP Investigates CADE, INSW, PEBO, PMBC, HWCC; Shareholders are Encouraged to Contact the Firm

Halper Sadeh LLP, a global investor rights law firm, announces it is investigating the following companies:

Yahoo | June 1, 2021

Lifshitz Law Firm, P.C. Announces Investigation of XEC, COG, STAY, HGV, HWCC, LEAF, MFNC, NCBS, PEBO, PFBI, and PPD

Cimarex Energy Co. (NASDAQ: XEC) – Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NASDAQ: COG)

Yahoo | May 28, 2021

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: WeissLaw LLP Reminds HWCC, NTWN, TLND, and FI Shareholders About Its Ongoing Investigations

NEW YORK, May 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- If you own shares in any of the companies listed above and would like to discuss our investigations or have any questions concerning this notice or your rights or interests, please contact: Joshua Rubin, Esq.WeissLaw LLP1500 Broadway, 16th FloorNew York, NY 10036(212) 682-3025(888) [email protected] Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ: HWCC) WeissLaw LLP is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the board of directors of Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ: HWCC) in connection with the proposed acquisition of the company by Omni Cable, LLC (“OmniCable”). Under the terms of the merger agreement, HWCC shareholders will receive $5.30 in cash for each share of HWCC common stock that they h...

Yahoo | May 28, 2021

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HWCC Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 0.95%
6-mo 41.71%
1-year 111.16%
3-year -32.91%
5-year -4.85%
YTD 89.96%
2020 -36.73%
2019 -12.85%
2018 -29.72%
2017 10.77%
2016 26.37%

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