Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. [NYSE: HLT] stock went on an upward path that rose over 5.65% on Monday, amounting to a one-week price increase of more than 1.51%. The company report on September 3, 2020 that Waldorf Astoria Park City Named Four-Star in Forbes Travel Guide’s 2021 Star Awards.
Waldorf Astoria Park City Earns Prestigious Accolade; Ratings Showcased on ForbesTravelGuide.com.
Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”), the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, today offered a sneak peek at select winners from its upcoming 2021 annual Star Awards. Waldorf Astoria Park City earned a Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel award and will be showcased with other honorees on ForbesTravelGuide.com.
Over the last 12 months, HLT stock dropped by -3.89%. The one-year Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. stock forecast points to a potential downside of -7.27. The average equity rating for HLT stock is currently 2.50, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
The market cap for the stock reached $26.18 billion, with 277.00 million shares outstanding and 271.99 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 3.00M shares, HLT stock reached a trading volume of 2138566 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Guru’s Opinion on 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 $86.05 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 2.50. 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.
Jefferies have made an estimate for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on August 14, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Gordon Haskett raised their target price to Hold. The new note on the price target was released on June 26, 2020, representing the official price target for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $90, while Barclays analysts kept a Overweight rating on HLT stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. is set at 2.94, with the Price to Sales ratio for HLT stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 3.61. Price to Free Cash Flow for HLT in the course of the last twelve months was 17.60 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 2.00.
HLT Stock Performance Analysis:
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. [HLT] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.51. With this latest performance, HLT shares gained by 7.96% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 32.74% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -3.89% 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 61.42, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 62.40, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 61.79 for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. [HLT]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 82.95, while it was recorded at 90.27 for the last single week of trading, and 87.46 for the last 200 days.
Insight into Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. 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 2.00 and a Current Ratio set at 2.00.
HLT Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. posted 1.05/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 1.02/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 2.90%. 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 -4.18%.
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. [HLT] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $25,548 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 35,479,093, which is approximately 2.898% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 21,361,408 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.97 billion in HLT stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $1.83 billion in HLT stock with ownership of nearly 6.758% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 298 institutional holders increased their position in Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. [NYSE:HLT] by around 36,515,428 shares. Additionally, 258 investors decreased positions by around 38,297,581 shares, while 39 investors held positions by with 201,945,659 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 276,758,668 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. HLT stock had 98 new institutional investments in for a total of 18,518,760 shares, while 82 institutional investors sold positions of 7,663,630 shares during the same period.