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FHB -- USA Stock  

USD 22.76  0.38  1.64%

It appears First Hawaiian will continue to recover much faster as its share price surged up 3.90% today. This firm's current daily volatility is 2.18 percent, with a beta of 0.15 and an alpha of -0.14 over DOW. As many investors are getting excited about banking, it is fair to go over First Hawaiian. We will evaluate why we are still optimistic in anticipation of a recovery.
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Is First Hawaiian (NASDAQ:FHB) a good short term trade as volatility builds up?
First Hawaiian has roughly 2.03 B in cash with 260.81 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 15.6. Our trade advice tool can cross-verify current analyst consensus on First Hawaiian and to analyze the company potential to grow in the current economic cycle.
Investing in First Hawaiian, just like investing in any other equity instrument, is characterized by a strong risk-return correlation. High risks mean high returns and low risk means lower expected returns. Risk management is the act of identifying and assessing the potential risk and developing strategies to minimize these risks and earn maximum possible profits while holding First Hawaiian along with other instruments in the same portfolio. Using conventional technical analysis and fundamental analysis to select individual securities into a portfolio complements risk management and adds value to overall investors' investing strategies.

How important is First Hawaiian's Liquidity

First Hawaiian financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance First Hawaiian ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. First Hawaiian financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between First Hawaiian's total debt and its cash.

What do experts say?

Stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make buying and selling decisions. By studying and evaluating past and current data, investors and traders attempt to gain an edge in the markets by making informed decisions. It is good to see analyst projects for First Hawaiian, but it might be worth checking our own buy vs. sell analysis

First Hawaiian Correlation with Peers

Investors in First can reduce exposure to individual asset risk by holding a diversified portfolio of assets in addition to a long position in First Hawaiian. Diversification will allow for the same portfolio return with reduced risk. The correlation table of First Hawaiian and its peers is a two-dimensional matrix that shows the correlation coefficient between pairs of securities First is related in some way. The cells in the table are color-coded to highlight significantly positive and negative relationships. Each cell shows the correlation between one pair of equities and can be used to run pair trading strategies or create efficient portfolios with your current brokerage. Please check volatility of First for more details

Purchase by Vanessa Washington of 2300 shares of First Hawaiian

Legal trades by First Hawaiian insiders are very common, as founders, directors, or employees of any publicly traded firm often have stock or stock options. These trades are made public in the United States through the filing of Form 4 of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Below entry was recorded recently and is publicly available as an insider trade:
First insider trading alert for perchase of common stock by Vanessa Washington, the corporate stakeholder, on 4th of November 2020. This event was filed by First Hawaiian Inc with SEC on 2020-11-04. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4 [view details]   
Note, although insider trading is legal, in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Germany, for mandatory reporting purposes, corporate insiders are defined as a company's officers, directors, and any beneficial owners of more than 10% of a class of the company's equity securities.

Detailed Perspective On First Hawaiian

We consider First Hawaiian not too volatile. First Hawaiian secures Sharpe Ratio (or Efficiency) of 0.0051, which denotes the company had 0.0051% of return per unit of risk over the last month. Our standpoint towards predicting the volatility of a stock is to use all available market data together with stock specific technical indicators that cannot be diversified away. We have found twenty-eight technical indicators for First Hawaiian, which you can use to evaluate future volatility of the firm. Please confirm First Hawaiian coefficient of variation of (1,897), and Mean Deviation of 1.79 to check if the risk estimate we provide is consistent with the expected return of 0.0112%.
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Will First Hawaiian growth be justifiable after the rise?

Current coefficient of variation is at -1897.26. First Hawaiian exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.26 and kurtosis of -0.19. However, we advise investors to further study First Hawaiian technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.

The Current Takeaway on First Hawaiian Investment

When is the right time to buy or sell First Hawaiian? Buying stocks such as First Hawaiian isn't very hard. However, what challenging for most investors is doing it at the right time. Proper market timing is something most people cannot do without sophisticated tools, which help to isolate the right opportunities, deliver winning trades and diversify portfolios on a daily bases. While some investors may not share our view we believe that the current risk-reward utility is not appealing enough to do any trading. Please use our equity advice module to run different scenarios to ensure your current risk level and investment horizon are fully reflective of your current investing preferences in regards to First Hawaiian.

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