Bp Plc held its stake in Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HLT) during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 24,333 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Bp Plc’s holdings in Hilton Worldwide Holdings were worth $1,505,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. National Pension Service increased its stake in Hilton Worldwide Holdings by 9.8% in the second quarter. National Pension Service now owns 219,217 shares of the company’s stock valued at $13,646,000 after buying an additional 19,481 shares during the last quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in Hilton Worldwide Holdings by 25.2% in the second quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. now owns 198,887 shares of the company’s stock valued at $12,301,000 after buying an additional 39,993 shares during the last quarter. Westpac Banking Corp increased its stake in Hilton Worldwide Holdings by 80.4% in the first quarter. Westpac Banking Corp now owns 196,230 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,419,000 after buying an additional 87,466 shares during the last quarter. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC increased its stake in Hilton Worldwide Holdings by 13.0% in the second quarter. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC now owns 196,106 shares of the company’s stock valued at $12,129,000 after buying an additional 22,548 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Macquarie Group Ltd. increased its stake in Hilton Worldwide Holdings by 1,393.3% in the fourth quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 179,200 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,873,000 after buying an additional 167,200 shares during the last quarter.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT) opened at 61.30 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $19.87 billion, a PE ratio of 510.83 and a beta of 1.29. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. has a 1-year low of $44.73 and a 1-year high of $67.79. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $62.42 and a 200-day moving average of $60.74.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings (NYSE:HLT) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.50 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $2.35 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.31 billion. Hilton Worldwide Holdings had a net margin of 0.39% and a return on equity of 19.65%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 20.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.25 EPS. Equities analysts expect that Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. will post $1.84 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 18th will be issued a dividend of $0.15 per share. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.98%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 16th. Hilton Worldwide Holdings’s payout ratio is presently 461.33%.

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Several equities research analysts have recently commented on HLT shares. Bank of America Corporation reissued a “buy” rating and set a $73.00 target price (up from $67.00) on shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings in a research report on Monday, June 5th. Argus started coverage on shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings in a research report on Monday, June 5th. They set a “buy” rating and a $80.00 target price for the company. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $68.00 target price for the company in a research report on Friday, May 5th. Deutsche Bank AG boosted their target price on shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings from $65.00 to $68.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 3rd. Finally, UBS AG boosted their target price on shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings from $64.00 to $74.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. Hilton Worldwide Holdings presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $72.06.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Company Profile

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc is a hospitality company. The Company is engaged in owning, leasing, managing and franchising hotels and resorts. The Company’s segments include ownership, and management and franchise. Its global portfolio of owned and leased properties includes a range of hotels in gateway cities, such as New York City, London, San Francisco, Chicago, Sao Paolo and Tokyo.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Hilton Worldwide Holdings (NYSE:HLT)

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