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

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$8.81 -1.05 (-10.65 %)
(As of 02/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$8.81
Today's Range$8.77 - $9.90
52-Week Range$5.10 - $10.64
Volume1.42 million shs
Average Volume563,831 shs
Market Capitalization$1.09 billion
P/E Ratio-7.05
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.94
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company, a learning company, provides content, services, and technology solutions for educational institutions and consumers 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. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company has strategic partnership with VIPKid to develop learning programs. 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$1.41 billion
Cash Flow$0.9177 per share
Book Value$6.45 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-103,180,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees3,800
Market Cap$1.09 billion
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) issued its earnings results on Thursday, August, 2nd. The business services provider reported ($0.19) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.14. The business services provider earned $375.58 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $386.20 million. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt had a negative return on equity of 15.66% and a negative net margin of 4.69%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 4.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned ($0.38) 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, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

What price target have analysts set for HMHC?

5 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's stock. Their predictions range from $6.50 to $13.00. On average, they expect Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's stock price to reach $8.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.7%. View Analyst Price Targets for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Has Houghton Mifflin Harcourt been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about HMHC stock have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt earned a coverage optimism score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the business services provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Are investors shorting Houghton Mifflin Harcourt?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,328,313 shares, an increase of 61.9% from the January 15th total of 2,055,580 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 484,684 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.9 days. Currently, 2.7% of the shares of the stock are short sold. 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 (JW.B), JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A (JW.A), Scholastic (SCHL) and Lingo Media (LMDCF).

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. William F. Bayers, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 64)
  • Mr. Lee R. Ramsayer, Exec. VP of Global Sales (Age 54)
  • Ms. Rosemund Else-Mitchell, Exec. VP & Chief Learning Officer (Age 49)

Who are Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's major shareholders?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include WS Management Lllp (6.95%), BlackRock Inc. (5.80%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.43%), Jennison Associates LLC (2.18%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (1.28%) and Keeley Teton Advisors LLC (1.10%). Company insiders that own Houghton Mifflin Harcourt stock include 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 WS Management Lllp, Royce & Associates LP, Keeley Teton Advisors LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Barclays PLC, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC and MetLife Investment Advisors LLC. 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 Millennium Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Gotham Asset Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Garnet Equity Capital Holdings Inc. and Rhumbline Advisers. 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 $8.81.

How big of a company is Houghton Mifflin Harcourt?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has a market capitalization of $1.09 billion and generates $1.41 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $-103,180,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.25) on an earnings per share basis. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt employs 3,800 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:  199 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  288 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  487
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 2/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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