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Is Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc.(NYSE: HLT), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 12/12/2013. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. is in the Lodging industry and Services sector. Average volume for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., is 7257.83, and so far today it has a volume of 4076200. Performance year to date since the 12/12/2013 is 10.43%.

To help you determine whether Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 14.11 and forward P/E is 22.91. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.1. P/S ratio is 2.01 and the P/B ratio is 3.63. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 28.64 and 30.37 respectively.

At the current price Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. is trading at, 23.41 (-1.01% today), Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.20%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 16.80%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.66, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 13.56% after growing 108.00% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 48.10%, and 4.40% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 991.03, and the number of shares float is 523.97. The senior management bring insider ownership to 1.30%, and institutional ownership is at 97.30%. The float short is 5.50%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.97. Management has seen a return on assets of 6.40%, and also a return on investment of 12.00%.

The ability for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.1, and quick ratio is 0.9. Long term debt/equity is 1.61 and total debt/equity is 1.64. In terms of margins, Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. has a gross margin of 62.30%, with its operating margin at 18.30%, and Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. has a profit margin of 14.20%.

The 52 week high is -9.78%, with 46.23% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -0.46% and the 200 day simple moving average is 8.35%.

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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