Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HLT) went up by 2.62% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $159.21. The company’s stock price has collected -2.22% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 01/05/22 that Sotherly Hotels Inc. Reports Preliminary Operating Results for the Fourth Quarter Ended December 31, 2021
Is It Worth Investing in Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE :HLT) Right Now?
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HLT) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 1239.84 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for HLT is at 1.27. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 7 analysts out of 21 who provided ratings for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 2 rated the stock as “overweight,” 11 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $151.61, which is -$3.87 below the current price. HLT currently public float of 273.50M and currently shorts hold a 2.16% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of HLT was 1.99M shares.
HLT’s Market Performance
HLT stocks went down by -2.22% for the week, with a monthly jump of 4.36% and a quarterly performance of 5.39%, while its annual performance rate touched 35.76%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.98% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.57% for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 1.92% for HLT stocks with a simple moving average of 15.30% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of HLT
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for HLT stocks, with Bernstein repeating the rating for HLT by listing it as a “Mkt Perform.” The predicted price for HLT in the upcoming period, according to Bernstein is $161 based on the research report published on January 10th of the current year 2022.
Loop Capital, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see HLT reach a price target of $142, previously predicting the price at $140. The rating they have provided for HLT stocks is “Hold” according to the report published on December 02nd, 2021.
Truist gave a rating of “Hold” to HLT, setting the target price at $139 in the report published on October 28th of the previous year.
HLT Trading at 4.56% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought HLT to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -4.21% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.57%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.98%, as shares surge +7.09% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +5.94% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, HLT fell by -2.22%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +28.10% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $150.14. In addition, Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. saw -2.24% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at HLT starting from SCHUYLER MATTHEW W, who sale 3,000 shares at the price of $139.33 back on Dec 15. After this action, SCHUYLER MATTHEW W now owns 265,953 shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., valued at $417,977 using the latest closing price.
SCHUYLER MATTHEW W, the See Remarks of Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., sale 3,000 shares at $143.43 during a trade that took place back on Nov 15, which means that SCHUYLER MATTHEW W is holding 268,953 shares at $430,276 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for HLT
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -2.74 for the present operating margin
- +5.81 for the gross margin
The net margin for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. stands at -16.49. The total capital return value is set at -1.26, while invested capital returns managed to touch -7.76. Equity return is now at value -2.80, with 0.20 for asset returns.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 10.22, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.30. The receivables turnover for the company is 4.27 and the total asset turnover is 0.27. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.73.