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

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$10.10 -0.08 (-0.79 %)
(As of 01/17/2019 08:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$10.18
Today's Range$10.01 - $10.29
52-Week Range$5.10 - $10.51
Volume1.54 million shs
Average Volume644,302 shs
Market Capitalization$1.26 billion
P/E Ratio-8.08
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.66
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

Current Ratio1.48
Quick Ratio1.17

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.41 billion
Price / Sales0.89
Cash Flow$1.0423 per share
Price / Cash Flow9.69
Book Value$6.45 per share
Price / Book1.57

Profitability

Net Income$-103,180,000.00
Net Margins-4.69%
Return on Assets-4.78%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,800
Market Cap$1.26 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) released its earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The business services provider reported $0.70 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.58 by $0.12. The business services provider had revenue of $536.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $507.37 million. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt had a negative net margin of 4.69% and a negative return on equity of 15.66%. The company's revenue was up 3.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.73 EPS. 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 guidance has Houghton Mifflin Harcourt issued on next quarter's earnings?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt issued an update on its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.27-1.35 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.34 billion.

What price target have analysts set for HMHC?

5 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's shares. Their forecasts 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 16.8%. 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 stories about HMHC stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt earned a media sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the business services provider a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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)

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 $10.10.

How big of a company is Houghton Mifflin Harcourt?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has a market capitalization of $1.26 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:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  197 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  282 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  479
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 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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