Hickory Tech Corp Stock Upgraded (HTCO)
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- The revenue growth came in higher than the industry average of 2.8%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues slightly increased by 7.5%. This growth in revenue appears to have trickled down to the company's bottom line, improving the earnings per share.
- The net income growth from the same quarter one year ago has significantly exceeded that of the S&P 500 and the Diversified Telecommunication Services industry. The net income increased by 33.5% when compared to the same quarter one year prior, rising from $1.74 million to $2.32 million.
- Net operating cash flow has significantly increased by 87.45% to $9.86 million when compared to the same quarter last year. In addition, HICKORY TECH CORP has also vastly surpassed the industry average cash flow growth rate of -2.18%.
- Compared to where it was 12 months ago, the stock is up, but it has so far lagged the appreciation in the S&P 500. Turning our attention to the future direction of the stock, it goes without saying that even the best stocks can fall in an overall down market. However, in any other environment, this stock still has good upside potential despite the fact that it has already risen in the past year.
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