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How to buy Houston Wire-and-Cable Company stock | $5.29

Learn how to easily invest in Houston Wire-and-Cable Company stock.

Houston Wire & Cable Company is an industrial distribution business based in the US. Houston Wire-and-Cable Company shares (HWCC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Houston Wire-and-Cable Company employs 338 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Houston Wire-and-Cable Company stock price (NASDAQ: HWCC)

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Houston Wire-and-Cable Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-25.
Latest market close$5.29
52-week range$2.40 - $5.33
50-day moving average $5.27
200-day moving average $4.23
Wall St. target price$8.00
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.04

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Houston Wire-and-Cable Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $5.29 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-25) N/A
1 month (2021-07-01) N/A
3 months (2021-05-05) 0.38%
6 months (2021-02-01) N/A
1 year (2020-08-01) N/A
2 years (2019-08-01) N/A
3 years (2018-08-01) N/A
5 years (2016-08-01) N/A

Is Houston Wire-and-Cable Company under- or over-valued?

Valuing Houston Wire-and-Cable Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Houston Wire-and-Cable Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Houston Wire-and-Cable Company's EBITDA

Houston Wire-and-Cable Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $737,000.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Houston Wire-and-Cable Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Houston Wire-and-Cable Company financials

Revenue TTM $269.5 million
Gross profit TTM $63 million
Return on assets TTM -0.83%
Return on equity TTM -13.19%
Profit margin -4.81%
Book value $5.46
Market capitalisation $89.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Houston Wire-and-Cable Company shares

There are currently 96,183 Houston Wire-and-Cable Company shares held short by investors – that's known as Houston Wire-and-Cable Company's "short interest". This figure is 1.4% down from 97,545 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Houston Wire-and-Cable Company shares can be evaluated.

Houston Wire-and-Cable Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Houston Wire-and-Cable Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Houston Wire-and-Cable Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Houston Wire-and-Cable Company shares traded daily (recently around 70206.569343066). Houston Wire-and-Cable Company's SIR currently stands at 1.37. In other words for every 100,000 Houston Wire-and-Cable Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1370 shares are currently held short.

However Houston Wire-and-Cable Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Houston Wire-and-Cable Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable Houston Wire-and-Cable Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Houston Wire-and-Cable Company's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Houston Wire-and-Cable Company shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0071% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Houston Wire-and-Cable Company shares, roughly 7 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Houston Wire-and-Cable Company.

Find out more about how you can short Houston Wire-and-Cable Company stock.

Houston Wire-and-Cable Company share dividends

We're not expecting Houston Wire-and-Cable Company to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Houston Wire-and-Cable Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Houston Wire-and-Cable Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.4 up to $5.33. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HWCC.US volatility(beta: 1.36)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Houston Wire-and-Cable Company's is 1.3554. This would suggest that Houston Wire-and-Cable Company's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Houston Wire-and-Cable Company overview

Houston Wire & Cable Company distributes industrial fasteners in the United States. Houston Wire & Cable Company was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. .

Houston Wire-and-Cable Company in the news

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Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Houston Wire-and-Cable Company is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 8.282% of Houston Wire-and-Cable Company shares are held by insiders and 57.19% by institutions.
How many people work for Houston Wire-and-Cable Company?
Latest data suggests 338 work at Houston Wire-and-Cable Company.
When does the fiscal year end for Houston Wire-and-Cable Company?
Houston Wire-and-Cable Company's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Houston Wire-and-Cable Company based?
Houston Wire-and-Cable Company's address is: 10201 North Loop East, Houston, TX, United States, 77029
What is Houston Wire-and-Cable Company's ISIN number?
Houston Wire-and-Cable Company's international securities identification number is: US44244K1097
What is Houston Wire-and-Cable Company's CUSIP number?
Houston Wire-and-Cable Company's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 44244K109

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