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

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$8.95 +0.11 (+1.24 %)
(As of 11/16/2018 04:35 AM ET)
Previous Close$8.84
Today's Range$8.35 - $8.97
52-Week Range$5.10 - $10.05
Volume583,700 shs
Average Volume679,927 shs
Market Capitalization$1.06 billion
P/E Ratio-7.16
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.46
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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Book publishing
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBusiness Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:HMHC
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone617-351-5000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.92
Current Ratio1.48
Quick Ratio1.17

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio-7.16
Forward P/E Ratio-9.52
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.41 billion
Price / Sales0.79
Cash Flow$1.1009 per share
Price / Cash8.13
Book Value$6.68 per share
Price / Book1.34

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.25)
Net Income$-103,180,000.00
Net Margins-4.69%
Return on Equity-15.66%
Return on Assets-4.78%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,800
Outstanding Shares123,560,000
Market Cap$1.06 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 quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The business services provider reported $0.70 earnings per share 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 analysts' expectations 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 last year, the business earned $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 6.1%. 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 headlines about HMHC stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt earned a news sentiment score of 0.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the business services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near 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 59)
  • Mr. Joseph P. Abbott Jr., Exec. VP & CFO (Age 41)
  • Mr. William F. Bayers, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 63)
  • Mr. Lee R. Ramsayer, Exec. VP of Global Sales (Age 53)
  • Ms. Rosemund Else-Mitchell, Exec. VP & Chief Learning Officer (Age 48)

Who are Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's major shareholders?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include WS Management Lllp (7.68%), BlackRock Inc. (5.68%), FMR LLC (5.23%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (5.12%), Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (4.79%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.49%). Company insiders that own Houghton Mifflin Harcourt stock include John J Lynch Jr and Lawrence K Fish. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Which major investors are selling Houghton Mifflin Harcourt stock?

HMHC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Burgundy Asset Management Ltd., Jennison Associates LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Mutual of America Capital Management LLC and Citadel Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Which major investors are buying Houghton Mifflin Harcourt stock?

HMHC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including WS Management Lllp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Lapides Asset Management LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., Garnet Equity Capital Holdings Inc., Peregrine Capital Management LLC and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. Company insiders that have bought Houghton Mifflin Harcourt stock in the last two years include John J Lynch 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 $8.95.

How big of a company is Houghton Mifflin Harcourt?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has a market capitalization of $1.06 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:  192 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  279 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  471
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This page was last updated on 11/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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