NYSE:HF - HFF Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$36.51 -1.20 (-3.18 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$36.51
Today's Range$36.31 - $37.65
52-Week Range$32.99 - $51.74
Volume135,442 shs
Average Volume135,776 shs
Market Capitalization$1.48 billion
P/E Ratio14.78
Dividend YieldN/A
HFF, Inc. provides commercial real estate and capital market services to the users and providers of capital primarily in the United States commercial real estate industry. The company offers debt placement services, such as construction and construction/mini-permanent loans, adjustable and fixed rate mortgages, entity level debts, mezzanine debts, forward delivery loans, tax exempt financing, and sale/leaseback financing to the owners of various properties comprising office, retail, industrial, hotel, multi-housing, student housing, self-storage, senior living, independent living, assisted living, nursing homes, condominiums and condominium conversions, mixed-use properties, and land. It also provides investment advisory services to commercial real estate owners; and equity placement and private equity alternatives and solutions, as well as assists clients in the sale of their commercial real estate debt note portfolios. In addition, the company offers private equity, investment banking, and advisory services, including equity capital to establish joint ventures relating to identified properties or properties to be acquired by a fund sponsor; private placements of preferred securities; advisory services for mergers and acquisitions, sales and divestitures, management buyouts, and recapitalizations and restructurings; and institutional marketing and fund-raising for public and private commercial real estate companies. Further, it provides loan sales and commercial loan servicing to life insurance companies. The company was founded in 1982 and is based in Dallas, Texas. HFF, Inc. is a subsidiary of HFF Holdings, LLC.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Real property lessors, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryDiversified Capital Markets
Current SymbolNYSE:HF
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.27
Quick Ratio1.27


Trailing P/E Ratio14.78
Forward P/E Ratio13.67
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$609.48 million
Price / Sales2.34
Cash Flow$2.8884 per share
Price / Cash Flow12.64
Book Value$7.43 per share
Price / Book4.91


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.47
Net Income$94.96 million
Net Margins16.66%
Return on Equity38.66%
Return on Assets10.63%


Outstanding Shares39,120,000
Market Cap$1.48 billion

HFF (NYSE:HF) Frequently Asked Questions

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 declared a special dividend on Monday, January 29th. Investors of record on Friday, February 9th will be paid a dividend of $1.75 per share on Wednesday, February 21st. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 8th. This is a boost from HFF's previous special dividend of $1.57. View HFF's Dividend History.

How were HFF's earnings last quarter?

HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 30th. The financial services provider reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.10. The financial services provider earned $161.39 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $154.60 million. HFF had a net margin of 16.66% and a return on equity of 38.66%. View HFF's Earnings History.

When is HFF's next earnings date?

HFF is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for HFF.

What price target have analysts set for HF?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for HFF's shares. Their predictions range from $41.00 to $41.00. On average, they expect HFF's stock price to reach $41.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for HFF.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for HFF?

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

Has HFF been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about HF stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. HFF earned a news impact score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Are investors shorting HFF?

HFF saw a decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 508,147 shares, a decline of 36.8% from the October 31st total of 803,478 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 240,663 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.1 days. Approximately 1.4% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View HFF's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of HFF's key competitors?

Who are HFF's key executives?

HFF's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Mark D. Gibson, Exec. MD, Vice Chairman & CEO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Joe B. Thornton Jr., Vice Chairman & Pres (Age 57)
  • Mr. Gregory R. Conley, Chief Financial Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Matthew D. Lawton, Exec. Managing Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Michael J. Tepedino, Exec. Managing Director (Age 54)

Who are HFF's major shareholders?

HFF's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc (14.99%), Vanguard Group Inc. (14.99%), BlackRock Inc. (14.21%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (5.07%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.21%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.78%). Company insiders that own HFF stock include Deborah H Mcaneny, Gerard T Sansosti, Joe Thornton Jr, John Fowler, Kevin Mackenzie, Mark Gibson, Matthew D Lawton, Michael Tepedino and Zarraga Manuel A De. View Institutional Ownership Trends for HFF.

Which major investors are selling HFF stock?

HF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wasatch Advisors Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Man Group plc, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C., New Amsterdam Partners LLC NY and WCM Investment Management CA. Company insiders that have sold HFF company stock in the last year include Joe Thornton Jr, John Fowler, Kevin Mackenzie, Mark Gibson, Matthew D Lawton and Michael Tepedino. View Insider Buying and Selling for HFF.

Which major investors are buying HFF stock?

HF stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., BlackRock Inc., Epoch Investment Partners Inc., BTIM Corp., MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Regal Investment Advisors LLC and Rehmann Capital Advisory Group. View Insider Buying and Selling for HFF.

How do I buy shares of HFF?

Shares of HF 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 HFF's stock price today?

One share of HF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.51.

How big of a company is HFF?

HFF has a market capitalization of $1.48 billion and generates $609.48 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $94.96 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.47 on an earnings per share basis. HFF employs 982 workers across the globe.

What is HFF's official website?

The official website for HFF is http://www.hfflp.com.

How can I contact HFF?

HFF's mailing address is 2323 Victory Avenue Suite 1200, Dallas TX, 75219. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 214-265-0880 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for HFF (NYSE HF)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  218 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  191 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  409
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about HFF and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HF will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HF will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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