Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) is -15.58% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $108.41 and a high of $167.99 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The HLT stock was last observed hovering at around $132.30 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.62% off its average median price target of $150.00 for the next 12 months. It is also 17.7% off the consensus price target high of $160.00 offered by 19 analysts, but current levels are -9.73% lower than the price target low of $120.00 for the same period.
Currently trading at $131.68, the stock is 0.12% and 2.30% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 1.34 million and changing -0.47% at the moment leaves the stock -5.25% off its SMA200. HLT registered 2.21% gain for a year compared to 6-month loss of -12.42%.
The stock witnessed a -2.80% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 15.06%, and is 0.94% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 3.21% over the week and 2.72% over the month.
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT) has around 142000 employees, a market worth around $37.34B and $7.55B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 38.22 and Fwd P/E is 23.33. Profit margin for the company is 12.80%. Distance from 52-week low is 21.46% and -21.61% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (9.90%).
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT) is a “Overweight”. 19 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.30, where 10 rate it as a Hold and 2 think it is a “Overweight”. 7 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. is expected to release its quarterly report on 10/26/2022.The EPS is expected to grow by 156.50% this year.
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT) Top Institutional Holders
The shares outstanding are 278.00M, and float is at 269.46M with Short Float at 2.01%.
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT) Insider Activity
A total of 25 insider transactions have happened at Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 8 and purchases happening 17 times. The most recent transaction is an insider sale by SCHUYLER MATTHEW W. SEC filings show that SCHUYLER MATTHEW W sold 3,000 shares of the company’s common stock on Jul 18 at a price of $120.00 per share for a total of $0.36 million. Following the sale, the insider now owns 0.25 million shares.
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Jun 15 that SCHUYLER MATTHEW Wsold a total of 3,000 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Jun 15 and was made at $121.31 per share for $0.36 million. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 0.26 million shares of the HLT stock.
Still, SEC filings show that on May 24, STEENLAND DOUGLAS M (Director) acquired 1,967 shares at an average price of $127.69 for $0.25 million. The insider now directly holds 24,053 shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT).
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Airbnb Inc. (ABNB) that is trading -27.80% down over the past 12 months and Marriott International Inc. (MAR) that is 9.94% higher over the same period. InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG) is -15.74% down on the 1-year trading charts.