Analysts at KBW Reiterated their Past ‘Hold’ rating on Shares HFF Inc (NYSE:HF), Set a $47.0 TP

April 16, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.97 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.34, from 1.63 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 11 investors sold HFF, Inc. shares while 47 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 70 raised stakes. 35.16 million shares or 4.08% more from 33.78 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.

Citigroup Inc reported 9,277 shares. Aperio Grp Inc Limited invested in 11,491 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, Ftb Advsr has 0% invested in HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF). Parkside Bancorporation Tru invested in 0% or 23 shares. New Amsterdam Prns Ltd Liability Corporation New York, New York-based fund reported 215,927 shares. Mason Street Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.01% or 9,531 shares. Stratos Wealth Ptnrs Limited has 385 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Hightower Advsr Ltd Liability owns 34,351 shares. Gemmer Asset Ltd Liability Company accumulated 0% or 179 shares. Alabama-based Regions Fincl Corporation has invested 0.03% in HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF). Pnc Grp Inc Inc has 0% invested in HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF). Rhumbline Advisers invested 0.01% of its portfolio in HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF). Campbell & Invest Adviser Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 6,505 shares for 0.23% of their portfolio. Acadian Asset Limited Liability reported 16,335 shares. Ls Advsr Ltd Liability stated it has 0.01% in HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF).

Since March 2, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 5 insider sales for $2.72 million activity. Tepedino Michael sold $505,822 worth of stock. 25,000 HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF) shares with value of $1.22M were sold by Fowler John. MacKenzie Kevin sold $239,500 worth of stock or 5,000 shares.

HFF Inc (NYSE:HF) Rating Reaffirmed

KBW now has a $47.0 target on shares of HFF Inc (NYSE:HF). The target would indicate a potential downside of -1.18 % from the last stock close of HFF Inc (NYSE:HF). This rating was revealed to clients and investors in an analyst report on Thursday, 21 December.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.97 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.34, from 1.63 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 11 investors sold HFF, Inc. shares while 47 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 70 raised stakes. 35.16 million shares or 4.08% more from 33.78 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.

Citigroup Inc reported 9,277 shares. Aperio Grp Inc Limited invested in 11,491 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, Ftb Advsr has 0% invested in HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF). Parkside Bancorporation Tru invested in 0% or 23 shares. New Amsterdam Prns Ltd Liability Corporation New York, New York-based fund reported 215,927 shares. Mason Street Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.01% or 9,531 shares. Stratos Wealth Ptnrs Limited has 385 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Hightower Advsr Ltd Liability owns 34,351 shares. Gemmer Asset Ltd Liability Company accumulated 0% or 179 shares. Alabama-based Regions Fincl Corporation has invested 0.03% in HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF). Pnc Grp Inc Inc has 0% invested in HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF). Rhumbline Advisers invested 0.01% of its portfolio in HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF). Campbell & Invest Adviser Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 6,505 shares for 0.23% of their portfolio. Acadian Asset Limited Liability reported 16,335 shares. Ls Advsr Ltd Liability stated it has 0.01% in HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF).

Since March 2, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 5 insider sales for $2.72 million activity. Tepedino Michael sold $505,822 worth of stock. 25,000 HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF) shares with value of $1.22M were sold by Fowler John. MacKenzie Kevin sold $239,500 worth of stock or 5,000 shares.

HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering HFF Inc (NYSE:HF), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. HFF Inc has $50.0 highest and $41 lowest target. $45.50’s average target is -4.33% below currents $47.56 stock price. HFF Inc had 5 analyst reports since November 2, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF) on Thursday, November 2 with “Hold” rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $50.0 target in Friday, January 19 report. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21 with “Hold”. The stock of HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF) earned “Market Perform” rating by JMP Securities on Wednesday, January 24.

The stock increased 1.43% or $0.67 during the last trading session, reaching $47.56. About 64,891 shares traded. HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF) has risen 93.80% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 82.25% the S&P500.

Analysts await HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $0.64 earnings per share, up 28.00 % or $0.14 from last year’s $0.5 per share. HF’s profit will be $24.79M for 18.58 P/E if the $0.64 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.93 actual earnings per share reported by HFF, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -31.18 % negative EPS growth.

HFF, Inc. provides commercial real estate and capital market services to the users and providers of capital in the United States commercial real estate industry. The company has market cap of $1.84 billion. It offers debt placement services, such as construction and construction/mini-permanent loans, adjustable and fixed rate mortgages, entity level debts, mezzanine debts, forward delivery loans, tax exempt financing, and sale/leaseback financing to the owners of various properties comprising office, retail, industrial, hotel, multi-housing, student housing, self-storage, senior living, independent living, assisted living, nursing homes, condominiums and condominium conversions, mixed-use properties, and land. It has a 19.9 P/E ratio. The firm also provides investment sales services to commercial real estate owners; and equity placement and private equity alternatives and solutions, as well as assists clients in the sale of their commercial real estate debt note portfolios.

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