Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.25 (+2.37 %)
(As of 06/16/2021 10:52 AM ET)
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Volume13,286 shs
Average Volume1.61 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.37 billion
P/E RatioN/A
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About Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company, a learning company, provides curriculum, supplemental, intervention solutions, and professional learning services worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Education and HMH Books & Media. 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 HMH Books & Media segment develops, markets, and sells consumer books in print and digital formats, as well as licenses book rights to other publishers and electronic businesses; and reference materials, such as fiction and non-fiction books, dictionaries, and other reference works 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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Overall MarketRank

0.93 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

266th out of 505 stocks

Book Publishing Industry

4th out of 7 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Houghton Mifflin Harcourt a buy right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Houghton Mifflin Harcourt stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in HMHC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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Are investors shorting Houghton Mifflin Harcourt?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 14th, there was short interest totaling 5,860,000 shares, an increase of 36.6% from the April 29th total of 4,290,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,560,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.8 days.
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When is Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's next earnings date?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 5th 2021.
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How were Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's earnings last quarter?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 6th. The business services provider reported ($0.39) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.57) by $0.18. The business services provider had revenue of $146.20 million for the quarter. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 130.68% and a negative net margin of 18.82%.
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How has Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's stock was trading at $3.77 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, HMHC shares have increased by 186.2% and is now trading at $10.79.
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What price target have analysts set for HMHC?

3 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's shares. Their forecasts range from $2.50 to $11.00. On average, they expect Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's share price to reach $4.58 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 57.6%.
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Who are Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's key executives?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. John J. Lynch Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62, Pay $920.93k)
  • Mr. Joseph P. Abbott Jr., Exec. VP & CFO (Age 44, Pay $593.91k)
  • Mr. William F. Bayers, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 66, Pay $501.42k)
  • Mr. James P. O'Neill, Exec. VP & GM of Core Solutions (Age 49, Pay $475.69k)
  • Mr. Michael Edmund Evans, Exec. VP & Chief Revenue Officer (Age 61, Pay $685.7k)
  • Ms. Kristen Duffy Lavelle, Exec. VP of Global Operations & Customer Experience
  • Mr. Peter C. George, CTO & Exec. VP (Age 61)
  • Ms. Amy Metet, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Brian S. Shipman CFA, Head of Investor Relations & Sr. VP
  • Leah Riviere, Director of Communications

What is John “Jack” J. Lynch, Jr.'s approval rating as Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's CEO?

195 employees have rated Houghton Mifflin Harcourt CEO John “Jack” J. Lynch, Jr. on John “Jack” J. Lynch, Jr. has an approval rating of 67% among Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's employees.

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

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 Energy Transfer (ET), Ford Motor (F), Pearson (PSO), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), General Electric (GE), International Business Machines (IBM), Heat Biologics (HTBX), Lumen Technologies (LUMN), (OAS) and Pfizer (PFE).

What is Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's stock symbol?

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

Who are Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's major shareholders?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (8.37%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (6.98%), BlackRock Inc. (6.36%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (4.06%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (3.08%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.73%). Company insiders that own Houghton Mifflin Harcourt stock include Alejandro Reyes, Anchorage Capital Group, LLC, Daniel M Allen, James P Oneill, John J Lynch Jr, Joseph Patrick Jr Abbott and Michael Edmund Evans.
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Which institutional investors are selling Houghton Mifflin Harcourt stock?

HMHC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Ulysses Management LLC, Engine Capital Management LP, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, Rutabaga Capital Management LLC MA, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, and Credit Suisse AG. Company insiders that have sold Houghton Mifflin Harcourt company stock in the last year include Alejandro Reyes, Anchorage Capital Group, LLC, James P Oneill, John J Lynch Jr, Joseph Patrick Jr Abbott, and Michael Edmund Evans.
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Which institutional investors are buying Houghton Mifflin Harcourt stock?

HMHC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including WS Management Lllp, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Elemental Capital Partners LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., and Loomis Sayles & Co. L P.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's stock price today?

One share of HMHC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.79.

How much money does Houghton Mifflin Harcourt make?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has a market capitalization of $1.37 billion and generates $1.03 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does Houghton Mifflin Harcourt have?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt employs 2,600 workers across the globe.

What is Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's official website?

The official website for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is

Where are Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's headquarters?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is headquartered at 125 HIGH STREET, BOSTON MA, 02110.

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]

This page was last updated on 6/16/2021 by Staff
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