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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., HLT

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., HLT is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Lodging in the sector of Services. Based in USA, Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., HLT  has a market cap of 23883.38. Since its IPO date on the 12/12/2013, Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., HLT performance year to date is 13.92%. Today Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., HLT has gained 0.23%, with a current price of 24.2.

Ownership of the company is 1.00% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 97.30%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 16.80%. Return of assets are at 6.40%, with return on investment at 12.00%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., HLT is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.61. While Total debt/equity is 1.64. With a profit margin of 14.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 62.30%, and operating margin of 18.30%. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.1, while the quick ratio is 0.9.

For the last year Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., HLT has seen a EPS growth of 108.00%. A performance for the year of -0.20%. The 52-week high is -6.71%, and the 52-week low is 51.20%. The average volume for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., HLT is 1941729.

With a target price of 26.45, can Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., HLT reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., HLT. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. has a P/E of 14.56 and a forward P/E of 23.58. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.13. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.07 and 3.74 respectively. For P/cash, Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. has a value of 29.49, while it is 31.26 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 24.2, Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.16%. We see a return on equity of 27.60%.

Looking more long-term Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 12.85%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 13.78% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 108.00% for this year and for the last five years a 61.30% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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