News coverage about Hilton Worldwide Holdings (NYSE:HLT) has trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hilton Worldwide Holdings earned a news impact score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 46.4294439501728 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings (HLT) traded up 0.74% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $62.21. 2,022,750 shares of the company traded hands. Hilton Worldwide Holdings has a 12 month low of $45.32 and a 12 month high of $67.79. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $62.23 and a 200-day moving average price of $60.82. The firm has a market capitalization of $20.17 billion, a PE ratio of 518.42 and a beta of 1.29.

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

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Investors of record on Friday, August 18th will be issued a dividend of $0.15 per share. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.96%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 16th. Hilton Worldwide Holdings’s dividend payout ratio is currently 461.33%.

HLT has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Bank of America Corporation reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $73.00 price objective (up previously from $67.00) on shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings in a research report on Monday, June 5th. Argus initiated coverage on shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings in a research report on Monday, June 5th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $80.00 price objective 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 price objective for the company in a research report on Friday, May 5th. Deutsche Bank AG boosted their price objective on shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings from $65.00 to $68.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 3rd. Finally, UBS AG boosted their price objective on shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings from $64.00 to $74.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. Hilton Worldwide Holdings currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $72.06.

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About Hilton Worldwide Holdings

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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