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

Houston Wire & Cable Company (HWCC): $4.11

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HWCC Stock Summary

  • The price/operating cash flow metric for Houston Wire & Cable CO is higher than just 11.86% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • HWCC's price/sales ratio is 0.22; that's higher than the P/S ratio of just 3.36% of US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for HWCC comes in at 26.3% -- higher than that of 93.06% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Houston Wire & Cable CO are VIRC, SCS, CATO, OXM, and FOSL.
  • HWCC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Houston Wire & Cable CO's official web site, go to www.houwire.com.

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HWCC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $4.11 52-week high $4.75
Prev. close $3.97 52-week low $1.67
Day low $3.91 Volume 21,431
Day high $4.35 Avg. volume 152,701
50-day MA $3.41 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $2.83 Market Cap 68.00M

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:
$4.11$2.47 -38%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for HWCC, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Houston Wire & Cable CO ranked in the 41th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Houston Wire & Cable CO ended up being:

  • The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than merely 16.07% of its sector Industrials.
  • 47% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than only 16.46% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Houston Wire & Cable CO's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -0.44. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 23.55% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

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Houston Wire & Cable Company to Sell Southwest Wire Rope Division, Use Proceeds to Reduce Revolver Debt

HOUSTON, Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Houston Wire & Cable Company (Nasdaq: HWCC) today announced that it has entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement for the sale of its Southwest Wire Rope business, a leading provider of lifting slings and wire rope and rigging products, for a purchase price of $5 million, subject to a working capital adjustment. The sale excludes approximately $2.6 million of trade accounts receivable, which HWCC will retain. HWCC expects to use the net sales proceeds and accounts receivable collections to further reduce Revolver debt.   HWCC has already reduced Revolver debt to approximately $21.4 million as of January 13, 2021, from a peak of $95.2 million in the first quarter of 2020. James L. Pokluda III, HWCC President & CEO commented, “Southwest...

Yahoo | January 13, 2021

Houston Wire & Cable Company Completes Sale of Southern Wire Division and Achieves Debt Reduction Goal

HOUSTON, Jan. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Houston Wire & Cable Company (Nasdaq: HWCC) today announced that it completed the sale of its Southern Wire business, a leading wholesale distributor of wire rope and rigging products, to Southern Rigging Companies. The sale closed on December 31, 2020 for a purchase price of $20 million, subject to a working capital adjustment. HWCC used the net proceeds of approximately $18.1 million to reduce debt. The Company made great progress reducing debt during the year as Revolver debt decreased $66.4 million from its peak of $95.2 million in the first quarter to $22.6 million at year-end. The Revolver debt reflects proceeds from the sale of the Southern Wire division at December 31, 2020 of $18.1 million. Excluding the Southern Wire proceeds, Revolv...

Yahoo | January 6, 2021

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Yahoo | December 21, 2020

Houston Wire & Cable Company Provides Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2020, Update on Cost and Debt Reduction

HOUSTON, Aug. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ: HWCC) (the “Company”) announced operating results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020 and progress on its cost and debt reduction programs. * Revenue of $66.8 million * GAAP net loss of $2.2 million after a $0.2 million non-cash tradename impairment charge, compared to net income of $1.6 million in the second quarter of 2019Operational UpdatePresident & Chief Executive Officer James Pokluda commented “Although the Board and the Company acted quickly to reduce cost and debt, execute plans to provide a safe working environment, assure business continuity and operational excellence and reduce costs, the rapid and pervasive economic downturn resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic negatively impacted th...

Yahoo | August 7, 2020

Houston Wire & Cable Company Announces Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Release Date

HOUSTON, July 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Houston Wire & Cable Company (Nasdaq:HWCC) announced today that the company will release Second Quarter 2020 results after market close on Thursday, August 6th, 2020. As previously announced, the company has discontinued the practice of hosting quarterly earnings calls.About the Company With 45 years’ experience in the industry, Houston Wire & Cable Company, an industrial distributor, is a large provider of products in the U.S market. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, the Company has sales and distribution facilities strategically located throughout the United States.Standard stock items available for immediate delivery include continuous and interlocked armor cable; instrumentation cable; medium voltage cable; high temperature wire; portable ...

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

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HWCC Price Returns

1-mo 26.46%
3-mo 53.36%
6-mo 52.79%
1-year 26.46%
3-year -41.29%
5-year -22.73%
YTD 47.31%
2020 -36.73%
2019 -12.85%
2018 -29.72%
2017 10.77%
2016 26.37%

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