Stifel Financial Corp Has $16.12 Million Stock Holdings in Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HLT)

Stifel Financial Corp raised its holdings in Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HLTFree Report) by 9.8% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 88,538 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 7,895 shares during the quarter. Stifel Financial Corp’s holdings in Hilton Worldwide were worth $16,123,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. TD Asset Management Inc lifted its stake in Hilton Worldwide by 16.2% in the fourth quarter. TD Asset Management Inc now owns 2,074,498 shares of the company’s stock valued at $377,745,000 after acquiring an additional 288,587 shares during the last quarter. Eaton Financial Holdings Company LLC lifted its stake in Hilton Worldwide by 0.9% in the fourth quarter. Eaton Financial Holdings Company LLC now owns 5,932 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,080,000 after acquiring an additional 52 shares during the last quarter. Westfield Capital Management Co. LP raised its position in shares of Hilton Worldwide by 2.5% in the fourth quarter. Westfield Capital Management Co. LP now owns 387,679 shares of the company’s stock valued at $70,592,000 after purchasing an additional 9,448 shares during the period. Johnson Financial Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Hilton Worldwide by 3,725.0% in the fourth quarter. Johnson Financial Group Inc. now owns 1,071 shares of the company’s stock valued at $195,000 after purchasing an additional 1,043 shares during the period. Finally, Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. raised its position in shares of Hilton Worldwide by 2.2% in the fourth quarter. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 69,050 shares of the company’s stock valued at $12,573,000 after purchasing an additional 1,461 shares during the period. 95.90% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Insider Activity

In other news, Director Melanie Healey bought 2,000 shares of Hilton Worldwide stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 28th. The shares were bought at an average price of $199.65 per share, for a total transaction of $399,300.00. Following the purchase, the director now owns 14,938 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,982,371.70. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. 2.50% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Hilton Worldwide Price Performance

Shares of Hilton Worldwide stock opened at $198.16 on Tuesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $49.55 billion, a PE ratio of 43.08, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.75 and a beta of 1.31. The company’s fifty day moving average price is $204.09 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $193.84. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. has a 52-week low of $136.76 and a 52-week high of $215.79.

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE:HLTGet Free Report) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 24th. The company reported $1.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.41 by $0.12. The firm had revenue of $2.57 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.51 billion. Hilton Worldwide had a net margin of 11.41% and a negative return on equity of 81.29%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 12.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.24 EPS. Analysts predict that Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. will post 7.09 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Hilton Worldwide Announces Dividend

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 17th will be issued a $0.15 dividend. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.30%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 16th. Hilton Worldwide’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 13.04%.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

A number of research firms have recently commented on HLT. Macquarie reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a $192.00 price target on shares of Hilton Worldwide in a research report on Wednesday, April 24th. Truist Financial lifted their price target on shares of Hilton Worldwide from $199.00 to $209.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 25th. Barclays lifted their price target on shares of Hilton Worldwide from $216.00 to $219.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 25th. HSBC lifted their price target on shares of Hilton Worldwide from $219.00 to $254.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 3rd. Finally, Bank of America lifted their price target on shares of Hilton Worldwide from $215.00 to $225.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, March 15th. Nine analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to MarketBeat, the stock has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus target price of $207.59.

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Hilton Worldwide Company Profile

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Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc, a hospitality company, engages in managing, franchising, owning, and leasing hotels and resorts. It operates through two segments, Management and Franchise, and Ownership. The company engages in the hotel management and licensing of its brands. It operates luxury hotels under the Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, LXR Hotels & Resorts, and Conrad Hotels & Resorts brand; lifestyle hotels under the Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Tempo by Hilton, and Motto by Hilton brand; full service hotels under the Signia by Hilton, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, and DoubleTree by Hilton brand; service hotels under the Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, and Tru by Hilton brand; all-suite hotels under the Embassy Suites by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, and Home2 Suites by Hilton brand; and economy hotel under the Spark by Hilton brand, as well as Hilton Grand Vacations.

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