HFF Company Profile (NYSE:HF)

About HFF

HFF logoHFF, Inc. is a provider of commercial real estate and capital markets services to both the users and providers of capital in the United States commercial real estate industry. The Company offers an array of capital markets services, including debt placement; investment sales; distressed debt and real estate owned advisory services; equity placement; investment banking and advisory services; loan sales, and commercial loan servicing. It operates in the commercial real estate financial intermediary segment. It offers access to a range of debt instruments, including construction and construction/mini-permanent loans, adjustable and fixed rate mortgages, entity level debt, mezzanine debt, forward delivery loans, tax exempt financing and sale/leaseback financing. Its London office offers a range of commercial real estate capital markets transaction services in the United Kingdom, including investment banking/corporate finance, investment transactions and debt and equity placement.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Property Management
  • Sub-Industry: Diversified Capital Markets
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: HF
  • CUSIP: 40418F10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $30.78
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $29.39
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $28.35
  • 52-Week Range: $23.07 - $34.39
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.19
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.04
  • P/E Growth: 0.99
  • Market Cap: $1.17B
  • Outstanding Shares: 38,085,000
  • Beta: 1.41
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 15.80%
  • Return on Equity: 43.76%
  • Return on Assets: 10.15%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 1.18%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.18%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for HFF (NYSE:HF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $30.00 (1.99% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for HFF (NYSE:HF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/21/2016JMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/27/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$32.00 -> $30.00View Rating Details
8/12/2015Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
8/4/2015Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$45.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for HFF (NYSE:HF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/23/2017        
2/23/2017Q416$0.77$166.75 millionN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q316$0.49$0.51$121.19 million$126.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2016Q216$0.51$0.41$121.83 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.23$0.25$95.56 million$117.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/23/2016Q415$0.72$0.88$159.38 million$169.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.44$0.55$117.56 million$125.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q1$0.16$0.25ViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q4$0.73$0.71ViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q2$0.37$0.33ViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q1$0.10$0.10ViewListenView Earnings Details
3/4/2014Q4$0.58$0.60ViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.28$0.27$67.68 million$69.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for HFF (NYSE:HF)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.05 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.18 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.24$0.24$0.24
Q2 20161$0.51$0.51$0.51
Q3 20161$0.47$0.47$0.47
Q4 20161$0.71$0.71$0.71
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for HFF (NYSE:HF)
Annual Dividend:$0.00
Dividend Yield:0.00%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:0.00% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
0.00% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
0.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for HFF (NYSE:HF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
1/25/2017special$1.572/7/20172/9/20172/21/2017
1/25/2016special$1.802/4/20162/8/20162/19/2016
1/21/2015special$1.801/29/20152/2/20152/13/2015
1/15/2014special$1.831/23/20141/27/20142/6/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for HFF (NYSE:HF)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 7.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 87.34%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/8/2016John FowlerDirectorSell13,561$30.44$412,796.84View SEC Filing  
12/6/2016John FowlerDirectorSell20,000$29.85$597,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2016Gerard T SansostiInsiderSell22,500$29.29$659,025.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2016John FowlerDirectorSell34,939$29.24$1,021,616.36View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016Joe Thornton JrPresidentSell3,184$27.67$88,101.28View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016Mark GibsonCEOSell2,039$27.67$56,419.13View SEC Filing  
8/12/2016Joe Thornton JrPresidentSell23,498$27.60$648,544.80View SEC Filing  
8/12/2016Mark GibsonCEOSell17,015$27.60$469,614.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016Joe Thornton JrPresidentSell7,002$28.22$197,596.44View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016Mark GibsonCEOSell4,999$28.22$141,071.78View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Joe Thornton JrPresidentSell17,829$28.84$514,188.36View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Mark GibsonCEOSell12,731$28.84$367,162.04View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016Joe Thornton JrPresidentSell16,475$28.36$467,231.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016Mark GibsonCEOSell11,761$28.36$333,541.96View SEC Filing  
8/3/2016Joe Thornton JrPresidentSell19,392$27.50$533,280.00View SEC Filing  
8/3/2016Mark GibsonCEOSell13,844$27.50$380,710.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016Joe Thornton JrPresidentSell39,693$28.06$1,113,785.58View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016Mark GibsonCEOSell28,339$28.06$795,192.34View SEC Filing  
7/28/2016Joe Thornton JrPresidentSell18,861$28.34$534,520.74View SEC Filing  
7/28/2016Mark GibsonCEOSell13,084$28.33$370,669.72View SEC Filing  
7/26/2016Joe Thornton JrPresidentSell39,827$28.12$1,119,935.24View SEC Filing  
7/26/2016Mark GibsonCEOSell28,339$28.12$796,892.68View SEC Filing  
7/22/2016Joe Thornton JrPresidentSell36,469$29.53$1,076,929.57View SEC Filing  
7/22/2016Mark GibsonCEOSell17,849$29.54$527,259.46View SEC Filing  
6/10/2016John FowlerDirectorSell21,000$31.92$670,320.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2016Matthew D LawtonDirectorSell4,145$33.13$137,323.85View SEC Filing  
6/7/2016Matthew D LawtonDirectorSell25,000$32.96$824,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/22/2015John FowlerDirectorSell4,866$35.62$173,326.92View SEC Filing  
9/21/2015John FowlerDirectorSell5,134$36.10$185,337.40View SEC Filing  
9/17/2015John FowlerDirectorSell10,000$36.07$360,700.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2015John FowlerDirectorSell30,000$35.29$1,058,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2015John FowlerDirectorSell50,000$39.42$1,971,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/10/2015Joe Thornton JrPresidentSell1,700$43.32$73,644.00View SEC Filing  
7/9/2015Joe Thornton JrPresidentSell11,850$42.76$506,706.00View SEC Filing  
7/7/2015Joe Thornton JrPresidentSell29,700$43.06$1,278,882.00View SEC Filing  
7/7/2015Mark GibsonCEOSell16,200$43.00$696,600.00View SEC Filing  
7/6/2015Mark GibsonCEOSell13,500$43.13$582,255.00View SEC Filing  
7/2/2015Mark GibsonCEOSell50,000$42.80$2,140,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2015Joe Thornton JrPresidentSell19,486$41.56$809,838.16View SEC Filing  
6/30/2015Mark GibsonCEOSell19,487$41.56$809,879.72View SEC Filing  
6/26/2015Joe Thornton JrPresidentSell23,014$43.06$990,982.84View SEC Filing  
6/26/2015Mark GibsonCEOSell23,013$43.06$990,939.78View SEC Filing  
6/24/2015Joe Thornton JrPresidentSell12,950$43.53$563,713.50View SEC Filing  
6/22/2015Mark GibsonCEOSell51,300$43.49$2,231,037.00View SEC Filing  
6/4/2015Gerard T SansostiDirectorSell2,445$41.13$100,562.85View SEC Filing  
6/2/2015Gerard T SansostiDirectorSell2,250$40.58$91,305.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2015Gerard T SansostiDirectorSell6,700$40.39$270,613.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2015Gerard T SansostiDirectorSell1,450$39.64$57,478.00View SEC Filing  
5/26/2015Gerard T SansostiDirectorSell1,950$39.09$76,225.50View SEC Filing  
5/20/2015Gerard T SansostiDirectorSell2,550$40.68$103,734.00View SEC Filing  
5/18/2015Gerard T SansostiDirectorSell17,350$40.32$699,552.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2015Matthew D LawtonDirectorSell31,840$39.08$1,244,307.20View SEC Filing  
3/20/2015John FowlerDirectorSell20,000$35.71$714,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/19/2015John FowlerDirectorSell55,900$34.87$1,949,233.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2015John FowlerDirectorSell23,700$34.58$819,546.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2015Matthew D LawtonDirectorSell8,670$34.90$302,583.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2015Matthew D LawtonDirectorSell38,000$35.14$1,335,320.00View SEC Filing  
6/20/2014John FowlerDirectorSell10,000$34.71$347,100.00View SEC Filing  
6/19/2014John FowlerDirectorSell28,890$33.71$973,881.90View SEC Filing  
6/17/2014John FowlerDirectorSell17,090$33.42$571,147.80View SEC Filing  
6/12/2014John FowlerDirectorSell20,000$33.17$663,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2014John FowlerDirectorSell24,020$34.24$822,444.80View SEC Filing  
3/18/2014John FowlerDirectorSell25,000$33.62$840,500.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for HFF (NYSE:HF)
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoHFF Closes Record Sale of Atlantic Point Apartments in Long Island, New York (NYSE:HF)
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 5:49 PM
News IconHFF closes $77 million sale of 128-unit apartment community in Hoboken, New Jersey (NYSE:HF)
www.pressreleasepoint.com - February 22 at 12:54 PM
News IconHFF closes sale of Courtyard Boston Logan Airport hotel in Boston, Massachusetts (NYSE:HF)
www.pressreleasepoint.com - February 20 at 5:08 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 4 HFF, Inc. For: Feb 14 Filed by: Gibson Mark (NYSE:HF)
www.streetinsider.com - February 17 at 8:41 AM
News IconDanvers Office Property Sells For $18M (NYSE:HF)
www.bankerandtradesman.com - February 16 at 5:34 PM
News IconHFF Secures Joint Venture Equity and Construction Financing for Luxury Mid-Rise Multi-Housing Development in Uptown Charlotte (NYSE:HF)
www.multifamilybiz.com - February 16 at 5:34 PM
News IconHFF arranges $40 million financing for multi-housing development in North New Jersey (NYSE:HF)
www.pressreleasepoint.com - February 15 at 4:59 AM
News IconHFF closes sale of and arranges financing for 528-unit Bel Air Apartments in St. Petersburg, Florida (NYSE:HF)
www.pressreleasepoint.com - February 13 at 11:43 PM
bizjournals.com logoHFF completes $108.7M deal in California (NYSE:HF)
www.bizjournals.com - February 13 at 11:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHFF Hires Gregory Nalbandian as a Senior Managing Director in Its New Jersey Office (NYSE:HF)
finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 6:39 PM
News IconHFF secures $25 million financing for Philadelphia-area luxury multi-housing community (NYSE:HF)
www.pressreleasepoint.com - February 10 at 11:24 PM
News IconHFF Arranges $46M Financing for Philly Office Campus (NYSE:HF)
www.cpexecutive.com - February 10 at 6:23 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoHFF Arranges $108 Million in Joint Venture Equity for the Acquisition and Recapitalization of California Industrial Assets (NYSE:HF)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 11:32 PM
News IconBoston-Area Office Asset Changes Hands in $18M Deal (NYSE:HF)
www.cpexecutive.com - February 9 at 6:31 PM
bizjournals.com logoHFF facilitiates recapitalization of The Alhambra (NYSE:HF)
www.bizjournals.com - February 9 at 6:31 PM
businesswire.com logoHFF Announces Details of Year End 2016 Earnings Conference Call (NYSE:HF)
www.businesswire.com - February 9 at 6:31 PM
streetinsider.com logoHff, Inc. (HF) Arranges $108M in JV Equity for Acquisition, Recapitalization of California Industrial Assets (NYSE:HF)
www.streetinsider.com - February 9 at 6:31 PM
capitalcube.com logoHFF, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HF-US : February 7, 2017 (NYSE:HF)
www.capitalcube.com - February 7 at 6:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHFF Arranges Sale, Debt and Equity Placements for the Recapitalization of The Alhambra in Los Angeles (NYSE:HF)
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 6:56 PM
News IconOwners of San Marcos Retail Center Obtain $92M Refinancing (NYSE:HF)
www.sdbj.com - February 6 at 5:41 PM
News IconHFF secures $92 million financing for grocery-anchored power center near San Diego (NYSE:HF)
www.pressreleasepoint.com - February 6 at 5:41 PM
News IconHFF closes sale of 1 million-square-foot industrial facility near Charlotte, North Carolina (NYSE:HF)
www.pressreleasepoint.com - February 2 at 11:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTranswestern Development Co. Sells 340,000 SF Mason Creek Business Center in West Houston (NYSE:HF)
finance.yahoo.com - January 30 at 11:31 AM
News IconHFF Arranges Joint Venture Equity for Office Tower in San Antonio (NYSE:HF)
www.cpexecutive.com - January 25 at 7:03 PM
marketexclusive.com logoHFF, Inc. (CVE:HEMP) Files An 8-K Regulation FD Disclosure (NYSE:HF)
marketexclusive.com - January 25 at 7:03 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoHFF, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:HF)
biz.yahoo.com - January 25 at 7:03 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoHFF, Inc. Declares Special Cash Dividend for Shareholders of Record as of February 9, 2017 (NYSE:HF)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 24 at 11:26 PM
4-traders.com logoHFF : Closes $108 Million Sale of the James Center Buildings in Richmond, Virginia (NYSE:HF)
www.4-traders.com - January 21 at 10:31 PM
bizjournals.com logoHFF completes London acquisition (NYSE:HF)
www.bizjournals.com - January 21 at 5:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHFF Closes $108 Million Sale of the James Center Buildings in Richmond, Virginia (NYSE:HF)
finance.yahoo.com - January 20 at 6:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHFF Completes Acquisition of Leon Partners in London (NYSE:HF)
finance.yahoo.com - January 19 at 7:25 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoHFF, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:HF)
biz.yahoo.com - January 19 at 7:25 PM
News IconHartz Mountain Secures $162M Loan on 13-Bldg Industrial Portfolio (NYSE:HF)
www.costar.com - January 18 at 6:05 PM
News IconOyster Point office buildings in Newport News have new owner (NYSE:HF)
www.virginiabusiness.com - January 18 at 6:05 PM
News IconHFF closes sale of and arranges acquisition financing for mixed-use grocery-anchored retail center in Chicagos Near North Side (NYSE:HF)
www.pressreleasepoint.com - January 18 at 6:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHFF Secures $125 Million Financing for 44-Story Residential Tower in Chicago (NYSE:HF)
finance.yahoo.com - January 18 at 6:05 PM
bizjournals.com logoHFF does $162M portfolio deal in New Jersey (NYSE:HF)
www.bizjournals.com - January 17 at 10:44 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo5:19 pm HFF Inc. reports 2016 transaction volume with nearly $82 bln on 2,201 transactions (NYSE:HF)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 13 at 6:49 PM
News IconHFF closes sale of 578-unit apartment community near Madison (NYSE:HF)
www.rejournals.com - January 12 at 6:05 PM
News IconHFF closes sale of a 450,000-square-foot iconic office tower in Newark, New Jersey (NYSE:HF)
www.pressreleasepoint.com - January 12 at 6:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHFF Announces Record Transaction Volume of Nearly $82 Billion During 2016 (NYSE:HF)
finance.yahoo.com - January 12 at 6:04 PM
News IconHFF Closes Sale of 578-unit Apartment Community in Suburban Madison, Wisconsin (NYSE:HF)
www.multifamilybiz.com - January 12 at 4:18 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-HFF arranges refinancing for the summit in Birmingham, Alabama (NYSE:HF)
www.reuters.com - January 12 at 4:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHFF Arranges Refinancing for The Summit in Birmingham, Alabama (NYSE:HF)
finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 6:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHFF Secures $162 Million Financing for Portfolio of 13 Industrial Buildings in North New Jersey (NYSE:HF)
finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 6:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo4:19 pm HFF Inc. secures $162 mln in financing for a 13-building industrial portfolio totaling 2.67 mln square feet in North New Jersey (NYSE:HF)
finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 6:17 PM
capitalcube.com logoHFF, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HF-US : January 10, 2017 (NYSE:HF)
www.capitalcube.com - January 10 at 6:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHFF Closes $210 Million Sale of The Sunset in West Hollywood (NYSE:HF)
finance.yahoo.com - January 10 at 6:34 PM
News IconNormandy sells Parisppany office building for $44M (NYSE:HF)
www.njbiz.com - January 9 at 11:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHFF Closes $337.5 Million Sale of and Financing of GSK Global Vaccine Centre in Rockville, Maryland (NYSE:HF)
finance.yahoo.com - January 9 at 6:22 PM

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What is HFF's stock symbol?

HFF trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HF."

How often does HFF pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for HFF?

HFF announced a special dividend on Wednesday, January 25th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 9th will be given a dividend of $1.57 per share on Tuesday, February 21st. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 7th.

Where is HFF's stock going? Where will HFF's stock price be in 2017?

2 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for HFF's shares. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate HFF's share price to reach $30.00 in the next twelve months.

When will HFF announce their earnings?

HFF is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February, 23rd 2017.

Who owns HFF stock?

HFF's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.74%), State Street Corp (2.27%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.33%), Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (1.06%), Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (0.95%) and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (0.59%). Company insiders that own HFF stock include Gerard T Sansosti, Joe Thornton Jr, John Fowler, Mark Gibson and Matthew D Lawton.

Who sold HFF stock? Who is selling HFF stock?

HFF's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Two Sigma Investments LP, Fiera Capital Corp, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Ramsey Quantitative Systems, Lebenthal Asset Management LLC and AQR Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold HFF stock in the last year include Gerard T Sansosti, Joe Thornton Jr, John Fowler, Mark Gibson and Matthew D Lawton.

Who bought HFF stock? Who is buying HFF stock?

HFF's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, First Bank & Trust, Pacad Investment Ltd., Envestnet Asset Management Inc. and Comerica Bank.

How do I buy HFF stock?

Shares of HFF can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of HFF stock cost?

One share of HFF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $30.61.

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Last Updated on 2/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff