Today KBW Maintains a Hold Rating on Hilltop Holdings Inc (NYSE:HTH) and a $31.0 Target Price

September 17, 2017 - By Migdalia James

 Today KBW Maintains a Hold Rating on Hilltop Holdings Inc (NYSE:HTH) and a $31.0 Target Price

Investors sentiment increased to 1.27 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.25, from 1.02 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 12 investors sold Hilltop Holdings Inc. shares while 52 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 48 raised stakes. 53.97 million shares or 4.42% more from 51.69 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.

Lsv Asset Mngmt owns 9,938 shares. Invesco has 73,182 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Silvercrest Asset Grp Inc Lc has invested 0% in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH). Assetmark accumulated 7,465 shares or 0% of the stock. Citadel Advsr Llc reported 59,610 shares. Prescott Grp Inc Mgmt Lc reported 0.13% of its portfolio in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH). First Advsr Limited Partnership invested in 20,396 shares or 0% of the stock. 119,500 were accumulated by Scout Invs. Gamco Invsts Et Al holds 140,150 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. The Connecticut-based Aqr Mgmt Limited Liability has invested 0% in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH). Vanguard Group Inc Inc has 0.01% invested in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH). Moreover, Fmr has 0.02% invested in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) for 3.78M shares. Tiedemann Wealth Mngmt Limited Com, New York-based fund reported 252,980 shares. Ray Gerald L Associate owns 14,030 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. Wells Fargo Mn invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH).

Since May 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $2.25 million activity. Another trade for 7,500 shares valued at $188,530 was made by Schaffner Jerry on Thursday, June 1.

Hilltop Holdings Inc (NYSE:HTH) Rating Reaffirmed

Hilltop Holdings Inc (NYSE:HTH) just had their share rating of a ‘Hold’ issued by research analysts at KBW, who now has a $31.0 target on the $2.31 billion market cap company or a 28.52 % upside potential. This key information was disclosed in a note on Monday morning.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.27 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.25, from 1.02 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 12 investors sold Hilltop Holdings Inc. shares while 52 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 48 raised stakes. 53.97 million shares or 4.42% more from 51.69 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.

Lsv Asset Mngmt owns 9,938 shares. Invesco has 73,182 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Silvercrest Asset Grp Inc Lc has invested 0% in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH). Assetmark accumulated 7,465 shares or 0% of the stock. Citadel Advsr Llc reported 59,610 shares. Prescott Grp Inc Mgmt Lc reported 0.13% of its portfolio in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH). First Advsr Limited Partnership invested in 20,396 shares or 0% of the stock. 119,500 were accumulated by Scout Invs. Gamco Invsts Et Al holds 140,150 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. The Connecticut-based Aqr Mgmt Limited Liability has invested 0% in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH). Vanguard Group Inc Inc has 0.01% invested in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH). Moreover, Fmr has 0.02% invested in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) for 3.78M shares. Tiedemann Wealth Mngmt Limited Com, New York-based fund reported 252,980 shares. Ray Gerald L Associate owns 14,030 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. Wells Fargo Mn invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH).

Since May 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $2.25 million activity. Another trade for 7,500 shares valued at $188,530 was made by Schaffner Jerry on Thursday, June 1.

Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering Hilltop Holdings (NYSE:HTH), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Hilltop Holdings has $3100 highest and $20.50 lowest target. $28.40’s average target is 17.74% above currents $24.12 stock price. Hilltop Holdings had 18 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, June 1. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Friday, September 1 with “Hold”. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating by Raymond James given on Thursday, December 17. Compass Point downgraded the shares of HTH in report on Wednesday, November 23 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, September 11 with “Hold”. The stock of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) earned “Mkt Perform” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, October 31. As per Thursday, March 31, the company rating was initiated by FBR Capital. The stock of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, May 10 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Monday, September 12 by FBR Capital. As per Thursday, August 10, the company rating was downgraded by Raymond James.

The stock increased 0.67% or $0.16 on September 15, reaching $24.12. About 848,871 shares traded or 77.39% up from the average. Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) has risen 30.60% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.90% the S&P500.

Analysts await Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) to report earnings on October, 26. They expect $0.49 EPS, down 7.55 % or $0.04 from last year’s $0.53 per share. HTH’s profit will be $46.93 million for 12.31 P/E if the $0.49 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.63 actual EPS reported by Hilltop Holdings Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -22.22 % negative EPS growth.

Hilltop Holdings Inc. is a financial holding Company. The company has market cap of $2.31 billion. The Firm provides business and consumer banking services from offices located throughout Texas through PlainsCapital Bank . It has a 13.5 P/E ratio. It has three operating business units, which include PlainsCapital Corporation (PCC) (banking and mortgage origination), Hilltop Securities Holdings LLC (Securities Holdings) (broker-dealer) and PlainsCapital Company (NLC) (insurance).

More important recent Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Hilltop Holdings Announces Harvey Fundraising Totals, Spotlights Humanitarian …” on September 14, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “Hilltop Holdings up 4% on relief over Harvey”, Nasdaq.com published: “Oversold Conditions For Hilltop Holdings (HTH)” on September 05, 2017. More interesting news about Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) was released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Why Hold Strategy is Apt for Hilltop Holdings (HTH) Stock?” with publication date: September 15, 2017.

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