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Recent Fundamentals: Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT)


Hilton Worldwide trades as part of the travel and leisure industry and consumer cyclical sector. The company CEO is Christopher J. Nassetta. Hilton Worldwide Inc operates hotels and resorts. The company manages a total or approximately 750,000 rooms across over 10 brands. Some of its brands include Hampton, Hilton, Home2, Curio, Canopy, and Tru.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The HLT stock showed a previous change of -1.03% with an open at 74.07 and a close of 73.91. It reached an intraday high of 74.73 and a low of 73.48.

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The stock has a market cap of $21.9b with 296.6m shares outstanding, of which the float is 291.2m shares. Trading volume reached 2,711,630 shares compared to its average volume of 2,927,946 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Hilton Worldwide shares returned -1.10% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 5.09%. Over three months, it changed 7.96%. In one year it has changed -14.67% and within that year its 52-week high was 87.11 and its 52-week low was 63.76. HLT stock is 15.92% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 76.56 and a 50 day moving average of 72.45. Currently HLT stock is trading -3.47% below its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy, but should check other indicators to confirm a buy signal.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 3.86 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 19.15. Based on 9 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.69. The TTM EPS is 2.56, which comes to a TTM PE of 28.87. Historically, the PE high was 77.10 and the PE low was 8.10. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 20.74, which is a decrease of -71.94%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.77
06-30-2018:  0.70
03-31-2018:  0.55
12-31-2017:  0.54

The dividend per share is currently 0.60, which is a dividend yield of 0.81%. Also, the payout ratio is 23.44%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 69.18, which means it may be overvalued by -6.84%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 142.60% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 11,214,850, which is 3.78% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 3.36. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 0.91

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 143.95%, return on assets is 10.23%, profit margin is 20.51%, price-to-sales is 8.35 and price-to-book is 38.19.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 2  :Valuation Score
 3  :Past Performance Score
 1  :Financial Strength Score
 3  :Future Growth Score
 1  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.