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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HLT)?

The company in question is, Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HLT) currently with a stock price of 24.2 (0.12% today). The market cap for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. is 23932.83, and is in the sector Services, and Lodging industry. The target price for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. is 26.45. Currently Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. is trading with a P/E of 14.59, and a forward P/E of 23.63. Average volume for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. is 7561.71 and so far today it is 3242600.

Performance in the last year for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. has been 0.71%. For EPS growth, Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. has seen a growth of 108.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 13.78%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 61.30% over the last five years and could be 12.85% for the next five years. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 4.40%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 48.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.14%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 11.93%.

Since the IPO date for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. on the 12/12/2013, Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 14.15%. With Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. trading at 24.2, the dividend yield is 1.16%, and the EPS is 1.66.

So could Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 14.59. The PEG is 1.14, P/S is 2.07 and the P/B is at 3.75. The P/cash is 29.55, with P/free cash flow at 31.33.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.1, and the quick ratio is 0.9. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.61, and total debt/equity at 1.64.

In terms of margins, Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. has a gross margin of 62.30%, an operating margin of 18.30% and a profit margin of 14.20%.Payout ratio for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. is 16.80%. Return on assets come to 6.40% with return on investment coming to 12.00%.

Insider ownership for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., is at 1.00% and institutional ownership comes to 97.30%. Outstanding shares are at 988.96. While shares float is 523.97. The float short is currently 5.25%, and short ratio is 3.64.

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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