Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HLT) saw an upside of 0.95% to close Monday at $142.85 after adding $1.34 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 1,686,360 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $143.81 in the past week. An average of 2,113,495 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 2,033,606.
HLT’s 1-month performance is 12.13% or $15.45 on its low of $126.73 reached on 09/13/21. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $83.62 and high of $143.31, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 10/11/21. YTD, HLT has achieved 28.39% or $31.59. However, the current price is down -0.32%% from the 52-week high price.
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On Sep 15, 27 days have gone by since the last insider trading activity for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT). SCHUYLER MATTHEW W (See Remarks) most recently sold 3,000 shares at $130.01 per share on Sep 15. This transaction cost the insider $390,030. See Remarks, SCHUYLER MATTHEW W, sold 3,000 shares at a price of $121.42 on Aug 16. Then, on Mar 11, See Remarks Rinck Martin sold 5,413 shares at a price of $125.00 per share. This transaction amounted to $676,625.
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 21.70 for the broader industry and 30.68 for the sector. The company’s PE ratio for the last five years has touched a high of 783.58 and a low of 10.04. HLT stock has a beta of 1.25. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 9.86.
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc.’s quick ratio for the period ended June 29 was 0.90, with the current ratio over the same period at 0.90 meaning that HLT stock is not able to fulfill its debt obligations. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 35.20%. The trailing 12-month EBITDA margin is 5.56% while for the period ending June 29; Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc.’s operating margin was -1.40%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $3.69 billion against revenue of $4.31 billion.
For the quarterly period ending June 29 this year, Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Analysts expected HLT to announce $0.39 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $0.56, representing a 43.60% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $277.0 million. HLT stock balance sheet for the quarter ending June 29 shows that total liabilities totaled 16.51 billion, with total debt at $9.79 billion. Shareholders hold equity totaling $278.69 million
Let’s look briefly at Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 11 October was 72.91% to suggest the stock is trending Overbought, with historical volatility in this time period at 27.46%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $140.93, reflecting a +3.13% or $4.34 change from its current price. HLT is currently trading +9.71% above its 20-day SMA, +18.48% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 and SMA200 by +8.67% and +34.12% respectively.
Stochastic %K and %D was 89.74% and 87.89% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 3.44. The RSI (14) points at 69.15%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 93.83% with the period’s ATR at 3.39. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 3.11 and 4.48 on the 14-day charts.
In the most recent analyst report for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT), Loop Capital launched coverage with a Hold rating. Analysts offering their rating for HLT stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Overweight. Currently, 0 brokerage advisors rate HLT as a “sell,”, while 11 advise that investors “Hold.” 1 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 3 rates the stock as overweight while 7 have offered a “buy” rating.
What is HLT’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $110.00 and a high of $162.00, with their median price target at $135.00. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT) stock is $136.58.