NASDAQ:HMHC - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$6.39 -0.10 (-1.54 %)
(As of 05/26/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$6.39
Today's Range$6.35 - $6.67
52-Week Range$5.10 - $10.64
Volume575,454 shs
Average Volume745,879 shs
Market Capitalization$793.07 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.79
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company, a learning company, provides curriculum, supplemental, and intervention solutions; and professional learning services worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Education and Trade Publishing. The Education segment provides educational products, technology platforms, and services, including print and digital content in the form of textbooks, digital courseware, instructional aids, educational assessment, and intervention solutions for students. The Trade Publishing segment primarily develops, markets, and sells consumer books in print and digital formats, as well as licenses book rights to other publishers and electronic businesses; and trade and reference materials, such as adult and children's fiction and non-fiction books to schools, colleges, libraries, office supply distributors, and other businesses. This segment distributes products through retail stores comprising physical and online, and wholesalers. The company was formerly known as HMH Holdings (Delaware), Inc. and changed its name to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company in October 2013. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company was founded in 1832 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Book publishing
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBusiness Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:HMHC
CUSIPN/A
Phone617-351-5000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.32 billion
Cash Flow$0.9181 per share
Book Value$5.26 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-94,150,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees3,600
Market Cap$793.07 million
Next Earnings Date8/1/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's stock symbol?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "HMHC."

How were Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's earnings last quarter?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co (NASDAQ:HMHC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 9th. The business services provider reported ($0.95) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.73) by $0.22. The business services provider earned $195 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $201.61 million. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt had a negative net margin of 8.25% and a negative return on equity of 18.93%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned ($0.82) earnings per share. View Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's Earnings History.

When is Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's next earnings date?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

What price target have analysts set for HMHC?

4 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's stock. Their forecasts range from $7.00 to $13.00. On average, they expect Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's share price to reach $9.6250 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 50.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Has Houghton Mifflin Harcourt been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about HMHC stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt earned a news sentiment score of -1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the business services provider a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting Houghton Mifflin Harcourt?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt saw a decline in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,880,638 shares, a decline of 24.8% from the April 15th total of 2,499,461 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 488,744 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.8 days. Currently, 1.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt include Pearson (PSO), JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A (JW.A), John Wiley & Sons (JW.B), Scholastic (SCHL) and Lingo Media (LMDCF).

What other stocks do shareholders of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Houghton Mifflin Harcourt investors own include Mattel (MAT), Ultra Clean (UCTT), General Electric (GE), Twitter (TWTR), US Foods (USFD), American National BankShares (AMNB), Enterprise Bancorp (EBTC), General Motors (GM), New York Times (NYT) and CLEAR CHANNEL O/SH (CCO).

Who are Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's key executives?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John J. Lynch Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Joseph P. Abbott Jr., Exec. VP & CFO (Age 42)
  • Mr. Lee R. Ramsayer, Exec. VP of Global Sales (Age 54)
  • Ms. Rosamund Else-Mitchell, Exec. VP & Chief Learning Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. James P. O'Neill, Exec. VP & GM of Core Solutions (Age 46)

Who are Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's major shareholders?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wellington Management Group LLP (8.86%), WS Management Lllp (6.66%), BlackRock Inc. (5.61%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.71%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (2.33%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.21%). Company insiders that own Houghton Mifflin Harcourt stock include Anchorage Capital Group, LLC, John J Lynch Jr, John R Mckernan Jr and Lawrence K Fish. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Which institutional investors are selling Houghton Mifflin Harcourt stock?

HMHC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP, WS Management Lllp, BlackRock Inc., Vivaldi Asset Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Elm Ridge Management LLC and Wells Fargo & Company MN. View Insider Buying and Selling for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Which institutional investors are buying Houghton Mifflin Harcourt stock?

HMHC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, IndexIQ Advisors LLC and Oxford Asset Management LLP. Company insiders that have bought Houghton Mifflin Harcourt stock in the last two years include John J Lynch Jr, John R Mckernan Jr and Lawrence K Fish. View Insider Buying and Selling for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

How do I buy shares of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt?

Shares of HMHC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's stock price today?

One share of HMHC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $6.39.

How big of a company is Houghton Mifflin Harcourt?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has a market capitalization of $793.07 million and generates $1.32 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $-94,150,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.06) on an earnings per share basis. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt employs 3,600 workers across the globe.

What is Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's official website?

The official website for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is http://www.hmhco.com/.

How can I contact Houghton Mifflin Harcourt?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's mailing address is 125 HIGH STREET, BOSTON MA, 02110. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 617-351-5000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ HMHC)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  212 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  317 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  529
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HMHC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HMHC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 5/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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