Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. [NYSE: HLT] closed the trading session at $77.48 on 06/15/20. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $73.85, while the highest price level was $78.43. The stocks have a year to date performance of -30.14 percent and weekly performance of -13.62 percent. The stock has been moved at -27.26 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 13.66 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 11.42 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 5.64M shares, HLT reached to a volume of 3401679 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. [HLT]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for HLT shares is $79.30 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on HLT stock is a recommendation set at 2.60. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Wolfe Research have made an estimate for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Peer Perform, with their previous recommendation back on April 09, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on April 09, 2020, representing the official price target for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $121 to $68, while Citigroup kept a Neutral rating on HLT stock. On March 30, 2020, analysts decreased their price target for HLT shares from 105 to 78.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. is set at 4.08, with the Price to Sales ratio for HLT stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.35. Price to Free Cash Flow for HLT in the course of the last twelve months was 23.68 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.40.
HLT stock trade performance evaluation
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. [HLT] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -13.62. With this latest performance, HLT shares gained by 13.66% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -27.26% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -17.06% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for HLT stock in for the last two-week period is set at 47.28, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 40.21, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 48.76 for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. [HLT]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 74.60, while it was recorded at 80.30 for the last single week of trading, and 91.85 for the last 200 days.
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. [HLT]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. [HLT] shares currently have an operating margin of +16.62 and a Gross Margin at +22.03. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +9.29.
Return on Total Capital for HLT is now 19.07, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 10.79. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 2,553.62, with Return on Assets sitting at 6.09. Additionally, HLT Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 105.55, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 61.26.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. [HLT] managed to generate an average of $5,092 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 7.80 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.65.Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.40 and a Current Ratio set at 1.40.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. [HLT] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. posted 1.06/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 1.01/share.When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 5.00%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for HLT. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. go to -3.28%.
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. [HLT]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $21,641 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of HLT stocks are: PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/ with ownership of 34,479,817, which is approximately 34.738% of the company’s market cap and around 1.40% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 21,936,669 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.7 billion in HLT stocks shares; and CAPITAL RESEARCH GLOBAL INVESTORS, currently with $1.66 billion in HLT stock with ownership of nearly 195.189% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 259 institutional holders increased their position in Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. [NYSE:HLT] by around 52,642,052 shares. Additionally, 335 investors decreased positions by around 49,165,221 shares, while 41 investors held positions by with 177,610,382 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 279,417,655 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. HLT stock had 70 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,780,727 shares, while 134 institutional investors sold positions of 13,732,171 shares during the same period.