Canada Pension Plan Investment Board lifted its stake in shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HLT) by 911.8% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 161,843 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 145,847 shares during the period. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s holdings in Hilton Worldwide Holdings were worth $11,240,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. QS Investors LLC increased its position in shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings by 749.6% during the 2nd quarter. QS Investors LLC now owns 2,362 shares of the company’s stock worth $146,000 after purchasing an additional 2,084 shares during the last quarter. Commonwealth Bank of Australia increased its position in shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings by 255.9% during the 2nd quarter. Commonwealth Bank of Australia now owns 3,022 shares of the company’s stock worth $185,000 after purchasing an additional 2,173 shares during the last quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings during the 2nd quarter worth about $219,000. Creative Planning increased its position in shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings by 51.7% during the 2nd quarter. Creative Planning now owns 3,723 shares of the company’s stock worth $230,000 after purchasing an additional 1,269 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Fiduciary Trust Co. acquired a new stake in shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings during the 2nd quarter worth about $247,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 99.29% of the company’s stock.

HLT has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Berenberg Bank reissued a “sell” rating and set a $47.00 price objective on shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Barclays PLC raised their price objective on Hilton Worldwide Holdings from $64.00 to $75.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Telsey Advisory Group raised their price objective on Hilton Worldwide Holdings from $61.00 to $67.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. FBR & Co reissued a “neutral” rating and set a $73.00 price objective on shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, BidaskClub raised Hilton Worldwide Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and fourteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $73.05.

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In other news, major shareholder Hlt Holdco Iii Llc sold 15,596,175 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, October 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $69.11, for a total transaction of $1,077,851,654.25. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Insiders own 1.50% of the company’s stock.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT) opened at $72.69 on Friday. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. has a 52-week low of $48.08 and a 52-week high of $73.76. The company has a market capitalization of $23,052.50, a PE ratio of 33.36, a PEG ratio of 7.57 and a beta of 1.31. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.53, a quick ratio of 0.94 and a current ratio of 0.94.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings (NYSE:HLT) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The company reported $0.56 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.06. Hilton Worldwide Holdings had a return on equity of 27.32% and a net margin of 0.33%. The business had revenue of $2.35 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.28 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.41 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.0% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts predict that Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. will post 1.9 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 17th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.83%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 16th. Hilton Worldwide Holdings’s dividend payout ratio is presently 545.45%.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings 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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