Hilton Grand Vacations Inc (NYSE:HGV) has been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the nine research firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and eight have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price target among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $38.25.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Hilton Grand Vacations from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 17th.

Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV) traded up $0.40 during trading on Thursday, reaching $41.81. 377,183 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 481,046. Hilton Grand Vacations has a 1-year low of $24.60 and a 1-year high of $43.19. The stock has a market capitalization of $4,140.00 and a PE ratio of 22.85. The company has a current ratio of 4.50, a quick ratio of 3.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.29.

Hilton Grand Vacations (NYSE:HGV) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The company reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.01. Hilton Grand Vacations had a net margin of 10.84% and a return on equity of 72.15%. The business had revenue of $426.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $435.83 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.35 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.7% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts predict that Hilton Grand Vacations will post 1.96 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio raised its position in Hilton Grand Vacations by 14.2% in the third quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 30,949 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,196,000 after acquiring an additional 3,857 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System raised its position in Hilton Grand Vacations by 2.2% in the third quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 77,497 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,994,000 after acquiring an additional 1,700 shares during the period. Bamco Inc. NY raised its position in Hilton Grand Vacations by 6.0% in the third quarter. Bamco Inc. NY now owns 558,758 shares of the company’s stock worth $21,585,000 after acquiring an additional 31,630 shares during the period. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new stake in Hilton Grand Vacations in the third quarter worth about $312,000. Finally, Highbridge Capital Management LLC raised its position in Hilton Grand Vacations by 81.3% in the third quarter. Highbridge Capital Management LLC now owns 59,908 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,314,000 after acquiring an additional 26,861 shares during the period. 99.35% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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Hilton Grand Vacations Company Profile

Hilton Grand Vacations Inc is a timeshare company that markets and sells vacation ownership intervals (VOIs), manages resorts in leisure and urban destinations, and operates a points-based vacation club. The Company operates its business across two segments: Real Estate Sales and Financing, and Resort Operations and Club Management.

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