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Current Performance: HFF (NYSE: HF)

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HFF is part of the real estate sector and is part of the real estate services industry. The company CEO is Mark D. Gibson. HFF Inc is a commercial real estate and capital markets services provider. The company acts as an investment bank and broker to ensure debt placement, investment sales, structured finance, loan sales and commercial loan servicing.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The HF stock showed a previous change of 0.61% with an open at 44.65 and a close of 44.69. It reached an intraday high of 44.78 and a low of 44.39.

Business Wire:  HFF Announces Acquisition Financing for Office Asset in Central Stockholm, Sweden

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $1.8b with 39.8m shares outstanding, of which the float is 36.2m shares. Trading volume reached 486,054 shares compared to its average volume of 354,301 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, HFF shares returned 0.93% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -5.28%. Over three months, it changed -1.00%. In one year it has changed 33.30% and within that year its 52-week high was 49.25 and its 52-week low was 31.38. HF stock is 42.42% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 41.19 and a 50 day moving average of 45.81. Currently HF stock is trading 8.51% above its 200 day moving average.

Business Wire:  HFF Announces Acquisition Financing for Office Asset in Central Stockholm, Sweden

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 2.87 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 15.57. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is 0.42. The TTM EPS is 2.78, which comes to a TTM PE of 16.08. Historically, the PE high was 29.90 and the PE low was 9.80. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 27.24, which is a decrease of -39.05%.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 04/24/2019): 0.69
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/21/2019): 1.11
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 10/30/2018): 0.73
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 07/26/2018): 0.61
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 04/24/2018): 0.42

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 34.97, which means it may be overvalued by -27.78%.

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 1,237,783, which was 3.11% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 3.21. 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 1.62.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 48.90%, return on assets is 9.55%, profit margin is 18.59%, price-to-sales is 2.58 and price-to-book is 5.79.

Company Scores:

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

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