Analysts See $0.50 EPS for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (HLT)

July 17, 2017 - By Vivian Park

 Analysts See $0.50 EPS for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (HLT)
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.71 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.30, from 1.01 in 2016Q3. It dived, as 105 investors sold Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc shares while 66 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 78 raised stakes. 806.26 million shares or 17.37% less from 975.76 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Northern Tru owns 2.32M shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Ls Investment Advsr Ltd holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (NYSE:HLT) for 6,315 shares. 1832 Asset Mngmt Lp stated it has 75,000 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Franklin reported 168,604 shares stake. Virtu Ltd Liability Corp invested in 0.98% or 338,266 shares. Tiaa Cref Invest Management Limited owns 1.14 million shares. Apg Asset Mgmt Us reported 0.8% in Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (NYSE:HLT). Zweig invested in 1.01% or 515,530 shares. Nuveen Asset Ltd Co reported 620,625 shares. Walleye Trading Limited Liability Com holds 0.02% or 102,128 shares. Utah Retirement Sys holds 95,600 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Allen Investment Llc has 0.06% invested in Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (NYSE:HLT) for 29,896 shares. Da Davidson & invested in 0% or 4,133 shares. Ancora Advisors Limited Liability Co holds 0% or 1,050 shares. Macquarie Gru Limited reported 0% stake.

Analysts await Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (NYSE:HLT) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.50 EPS, down 33.33 % or $0.25 from last year’s $0.75 per share. HLT’s profit will be $164.48M for 31.31 P/E if the $0.50 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.38 actual EPS reported by Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 31.58 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.27% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $62.62. About 1.40M shares traded. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (NYSE:HLT) has risen 50.92% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.22% the S&P500.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (NYSE:HLT) Ratings Coverage

Among 20 analysts covering Hilton Worldwide Holdings (NYSE:HLT), 16 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Hilton Worldwide Holdings had 46 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (NYSE:HLT) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, May 13 by Citigroup. M Partners upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $28 target in Monday, December 5 report. The rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs with “Buy” on Thursday, January 5. FBR Capital initiated Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (NYSE:HLT) rating on Friday, November 20. FBR Capital has “Mkt Perform” rating and $32.0 target. M Partners downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Thursday, January 14 report. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, December 9 by Telsey Advisory Group. Berenberg initiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, December 8 report. FBR Capital maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $64 target in Thursday, January 5 report. The stock of Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (NYSE:HLT) earned “Outperform” rating by Bernstein on Thursday, January 19. RBC Capital Markets maintained Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (NYSE:HLT) rating on Monday, June 12. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $7100 target.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. is a hospitality company. The company has market cap of $20.60 billion. The Firm is engaged in owning, leasing, managing and franchising hotels and resorts. It has a 188.21 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include ownership, and management and franchise.

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