Berenberg Bank restated their sell rating on shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HLT) in a report published on Thursday. They currently have a $47.00 target price on the stock.

A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on HLT. UBS AG boosted their price objective on shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings from $64.00 to $74.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 13th. Barclays PLC boosted their price objective on shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings from $63.00 to $64.00 and gave the stock an equal weight rating in a research note on Thursday. Telsey Advisory Group boosted their price objective on shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings from $61.00 to $67.00 and gave the stock a market perform rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th. Finally, Guggenheim assumed coverage on shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings in a research note on Wednesday, April 26th. They issued a neutral rating for the company. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $72.33.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings (HLT) traded up 0.40% during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $62.71. 785,334 shares of the company traded hands. The stock has a market capitalization of $20.33 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 522.58 and a beta of 1.30. 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 of $63.51 and a 200-day moving average of $60.37.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings (NYSE:HLT) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 26th. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.02. Hilton Worldwide Holdings had a net margin of 0.39% and a return on equity of 19.65%. The business had revenue of $2.35 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.31 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.25 earnings per share. Hilton Worldwide Holdings’s revenue for the quarter was up 20.3% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts forecast that Hilton Worldwide Holdings will post $1.83 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 18th will be paid a $0.15 dividend. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.96%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 16th. Hilton Worldwide Holdings’s dividend payout ratio is 461.33%.

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Aperio Group LLC boosted its position in shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings by 0.3% in the second quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 33,514 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,073,000 after buying an additional 110 shares in the last quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado boosted its position in shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings by 1.4% in the second quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 37,128 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,296,000 after buying an additional 524 shares in the last quarter. Shell Asset Management Co. boosted its position in shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings by 5.7% in the second quarter. Shell Asset Management Co. now owns 11,935 shares of the company’s stock worth $738,000 after buying an additional 639 shares in the last quarter. Creative Planning boosted its position in shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings by 51.7% in the second quarter. Creative Planning now owns 3,723 shares of the company’s stock worth $230,000 after buying an additional 1,269 shares in the last quarter. Finally, US Bancorp DE boosted its position in shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings by 7.5% in the second quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 38,800 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,399,000 after buying an additional 2,692 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 99.71% of the company’s stock.

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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