HFF Company Profile (NYSE:HF)


HFF logoHFF, Inc. is a holding company. The Company holds the partnership interests in Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. and HFF Securities L.P. (together, the Operating Partnerships), held through the subsidiary HFF Partnership Holdings, LLC, and all of the outstanding shares of Holliday GP Corp. (Holliday GP). The Company operates through the commercial real estate financial intermediary segment. It offers 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. Its fully-integrated national capital markets platform, coupled with its knowledge of the commercial real estate markets provides an range 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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Property Management
  • Sub-Industry: Diversified Capital Markets
  • Symbol: NYSE:HF
  • CUSIP: 40418F10
  • Web: www.hfflp.com
  • Market Cap: $1.19 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 38,572,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $29.78
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $29.54
  • 52 Week Range: $24.84 - $33.35
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.48
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.33
  • P/E Growth: 0.94
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $523.52 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.27
  • Book Value: $5.12 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.02
  • Net Margins: 15.80%
  • Return on Equity: 43.76%
  • Return on Assets: 10.15%
  • Current Ratio: 1.18%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.18%
  • Average Volume: 169,137 shs.
  • Beta: 1.41
  • Short Ratio: 6.3

Frequently Asked Questions for HFF (NYSE:HF)

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 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 is Tuesday, February 7th. View HFF's Dividend History.

How were HFF's earnings last quarter?

HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 26th. The company reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.19. The company earned $138.81 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $124.68 million. HFF had a return on equity of 43.76% and a net margin of 15.80%. View HFF's Earnings History.

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

4 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for HFF's stock. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $28.00. On average, they expect HFF's stock price to reach $28.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for HFF.

Who are some of HFF's key competitors?

Who owns HFF stock?

HFF's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.05%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (11.03%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.47%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (7.29%), TimesSquare Capital Management LLC (4.99%) and Wellington Management Group LLP (3.83%). Company insiders that own HFF stock include Gerard T Sansosti, Joe Thornton Jr, John Fowler, Mark Gibson and Matthew D Lawton. View Institutional Ownership Trends for HFF.

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 Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Eagle Asset Management Inc., Wellington Management Group LLP, Credit Suisse AG and Blair William & Co. IL. 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. View Insider Buying and Selling for HFF.

Who bought HFF stock? Who is buying HFF stock?

HFF's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Vanguard Group Inc., Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, Bank of America Corp DE, New Amsterdam Partners LLC NY and Ngam Advisors L.P.. View Insider Buying and Selling for HFF.

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 $30.81.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for HFF (NYSE:HF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $28.00 (9.12% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for HFF (NYSE:HF)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/3/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHoldLowView Rating Details
3/24/2017William BlairDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformHighView Rating Details
3/17/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeBuy -> UnderweightHighView Rating Details
11/21/2016JMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
8/12/2015Goldman Sachs Group IncDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for HFF (NYSE:HF)
Earnings by Quarter for HFF (NYSE:HF)
Earnings History by Quarter for HFF (NYSE:HF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/26/2017Q1 2017$0.31$0.50$124.68 million$138.81 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2017Q416$0.77$0.70$166.75 million$155.70 millionViewN/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$139.95 million$117.67 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.23$0.36$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$0.25$94.27 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q4$0.73$0.71$146.24 million$142.49 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q2$0.37$0.33$94.79 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q1$0.10$0.10$76.03 millionViewListenView 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)


Earnings Estimates for HFF (NYSE:HF)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.00
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.90
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.31$0.31$0.31
Q2 20171$0.40$0.40$0.40
Q3 20171$0.53$0.53$0.53
Q4 20171$0.76$0.76$0.76
Q1 20181$0.28$0.28$0.28
Q2 20181$0.39$0.39$0.39
Q3 20181$0.52$0.52$0.52
Q4 20181$0.71$0.71$0.71
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for HFF (NYSE:HF)
Most Recent Dividend:2/21/2017
Dividend Yield:0.00%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:0.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
0.00% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
0.00% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for HFF (NYSE:HF)

Dividend History by Quarter for HFF (NYSE:HF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for HFF (NYSE:HF)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 7.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 87.34%
Insider Trades by Quarter for HFF (NYSE:HF)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for HFF (NYSE:HF)
Insider Trades by Quarter for HFF (NYSE:HF)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/1/2017Matthew D LawtonInsiderSell16,335$31.55$515,369.25View SEC Filing  
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)


Headline Trends for HFF (NYSE:HF)
Latest Headlines for HFF (NYSE:HF)
americanbankingnews.com logoTheStreet Downgrades HFF, Inc. (HF) to C
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 2:50 PM
bizjournals.com logoHome Depot new-age call center sells for $21 million
www.bizjournals.com - May 17 at 10:15 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHFF, Inc. (HF) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 9:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHFF, Inc.: Should Value Investors Consider HF Stock?
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 6:19 PM
bizjournals.com logoREAL ESTATE ALERT: A $40M campus building in Delaware; apartment sale in Delco
www.bizjournals.com - May 12 at 4:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHFF Secures $100 Million Refinancing for Retail Power Center in North Bergen, New Jersey
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 6:16 PM
nasdaq.com logoHFF (HF) Shares March Higher, Can It Continue?
www.nasdaq.com - May 5 at 4:14 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 4 HFF, Inc. For: Feb 17 Filed by: Goodson Nancy
www.streetinsider.com - May 3 at 3:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHFF (HF) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 3:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMatthew D. Lawton Sells 16,335 Shares of HFF, Inc. (HF) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 9:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHFF, Inc. (HF) Expected to Earn FY2018 Earnings of $2.25 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 1:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPositive News Coverage Very Unlikely to Impact HFF (HF) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 3:05 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHFF, Inc. (HF) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 1:13 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHFF, Inc.: Gathering momentum, can it sustain its performance?
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 6:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of HF earnings conference call or presentation 26-Apr-17 10:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 10:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHFF, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : HF-US : April 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 10:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Blair Comments on HFF, Inc.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (HF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 9:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHFF, Inc. (HF) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.19 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 11:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHFF (HF) Given Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.14
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 8:31 PM
bizjournals.com logoHFF secures $142M to finance mixed-use project in Cleveland suburbs
www.bizjournals.com - April 27 at 6:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHFF Closes Sale of 408,000-Square-Foot Miami CBD Office Tower
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 6:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHFF Closes $259 Million Sale of 1325 and 1341 G Street in Washington, D.C.
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 6:14 PM
fool.com logoWhy HFF, Inc. Stock Just Jumped 12%
www.fool.com - April 27 at 2:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHFF Secures $142 Million Financing for Mixed-Use Lifestyle Development in Suburban Cleveland, Ohio
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 8:20 AM
seekingalpha.com logoHFF, Inc. 2017 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - April 27 at 12:44 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-HFF Inc reports Q1 earnings per share $0.50
www.reuters.com - April 26 at 7:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHFF, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial and Transaction Production Results
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 7:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHFF posts 1Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 7:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ1 2017 EPS Estimates for HFF, Inc. Lifted by William Blair (HF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 8:42 AM
bizjournals.com logoHFF arranges $236M financing for Miami condo tower
www.bizjournals.com - April 25 at 10:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHFF (HF) Earns Daily Media Impact Score of -0.05
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 2:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHFF (HF) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of 0.01
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 8:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHFF Arranges $236 Million Financing for Development of Luxury Condominium Tower in Miami, Florida
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 5:45 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHFF (HF) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 7:13 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHFF, Inc. (HF) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 8:43 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact HFF (HF) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 8:47 PM
bizjournals.com logoHFF arranges $272M financing for Manhattan's Lipstick Building deal
www.bizjournals.com - April 14 at 5:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHFF Announces Details of First Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 5:28 PM
bizjournals.com logoHFF closes $115.5M office tower deal
www.bizjournals.com - April 13 at 10:29 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHFF Arranges $115.5 Million Sale of and Acquisition Financing for Two Class A CBD Office Assets in Charlotte and Sarasota
finance.yahoo.com - April 11 at 5:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHFF Arranges $272 Million Financing for the Ground Lease Position of The Lipstick Building in Midtown Manhattan
finance.yahoo.com - April 10 at 5:23 PM
bizjournals.com logoHFF secures $290M for Manhattan project
www.bizjournals.com - April 7 at 10:13 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFalling Earnings Estimates Signal Weakness Ahead for HFF, Inc. (HF)
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 10:13 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHFF, Inc. (HF) Rating Reiterated by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 1:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHFF Arranges $290 Million Financing for Luxury Mixed-Use Development in Manhattan’s Upper East Side
finance.yahoo.com - April 3 at 6:50 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-HFF secures $124.5 mln financing for three Class A office buildings in Northern New Jersey
www.reuters.com - March 30 at 11:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHFF Secures $124.5 Million Financing for Three Class A Office Buildings in Northern New Jersey
finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 6:03 PM
bizjournals.com logoHFF buys Hentschel & Co.
www.bizjournals.com - March 30 at 4:13 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-HFF acquires Hentschel & Company in New York City
www.reuters.com - March 29 at 6:10 PM
streetinsider.com logoHFF Inc. (HF) to Acquire New York-based Boutique Investment Bank, Hentschel & Company LLC
www.streetinsider.com - March 29 at 6:10 PM



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