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NYSE:HLI

Houlihan Lokey (HLI) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$128.66
+0.22 (+0.17%)
(As of 02/29/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$127.99
$129.91
50-Day Range
$114.14
$131.88
52-Week Range
$83.92
$133.80
Volume
408,447 shs
Average Volume
342,337 shs
Market Capitalization
$8.89 billion
P/E Ratio
31.93
Dividend Yield
1.71%
Price Target
$123.33

Houlihan Lokey MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
4.1% Downside
$123.33 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.36% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.79
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.64mentions of Houlihan Lokey in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.51 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
32.18%
From $4.35 to $5.75 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.77 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

86th out of 866 stocks

Investment Advice Industry

6th out of 48 stocks


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About Houlihan Lokey Stock (NYSE:HLI)

Houlihan Lokey, Inc., an investment banking company, provides merger and acquisition (M&A), capital market, financial restructuring, and financial and valuation advisory services worldwide. It operates in three segments: Corporate Finance, Financial Restructuring, and Financial and Valuation Advisory. The Corporate Finance segment offers general financial advisory services; and advises public and private institutions on buy-side and sell-side transactions, leveraged loans, private mezzanine debt, high-yield debt, initial public offerings, follow-ons, convertibles, equity private placements, private equity, and liability management transactions, as well as advise financial sponsors on various transactions. The Financial Restructuring segment advises debtors, creditors, and other parties-in-interest related to recapitalization/deleveraging transactions. It also provides a range of advisory services, including structuring, negotiation, and confirmation of plans of reorganization; structuring and analysis of exchange offers; corporate viability assessment; dispute resolution and expert testimony; and procuring debtor-in-possession financing. The Financial and Valuation Advisory segment offers valuations of various assets, such as companies, illiquid debt and equity securities, and intellectual property. It also provides fairness opinions in connection with M&A and other transactions, solvency opinions in connection with corporate spin-offs and dividend recapitalizations, and other types of financial opinions. In addition, this segment offers dispute resolution services. It serves corporations, financial sponsors, and government agencies. The company was incorporated in 1972 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

HLI Stock Price History

HLI Stock News Headlines

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Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) Hits New 52-Week High at $133.09
HLI Mar 2024 130.000 call
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record
What many consider America's critical financial asset suffers biggest fall on record. Expert says: "it's very bad for millions, protect yourself now."
HLI Jun 2024 130.000 call
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/15 Dividend
11/30/2023
Dividend Payable
12/15/2023
Last Earnings
2/01/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/15 Dividend
2/29/2024
Today
3/01/2024
Dividend Payable
3/15/2024
Fiscal Year End
3/31/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/14/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Investment advice
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
2,610
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$123.33
High Stock Price Target
$142.00
Low Stock Price Target
$101.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-4.1%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$254.22 million
Pretax Margin
19.19%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.81 billion
Cash Flow
$5.42 per share
Book Value
$25.60 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
51,164,000
Market Cap
$8.89 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.68
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HLI Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Houlihan Lokey stock right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Houlihan Lokey in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" HLI shares.
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What is Houlihan Lokey's stock price target for 2024?

2 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Houlihan Lokey's stock. Their HLI share price targets range from $101.00 to $142.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $123.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.1%.
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How have HLI shares performed in 2024?

Houlihan Lokey's stock was trading at $119.91 at the beginning of the year. Since then, HLI stock has increased by 7.3% and is now trading at $128.66.
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Are investors shorting Houlihan Lokey?

Houlihan Lokey saw a decrease in short interest in February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,630,000 shares, a decrease of 6.9% from the January 31st total of 1,750,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 512,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.2 days.
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When is Houlihan Lokey's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 14th 2024.
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How were Houlihan Lokey's earnings last quarter?

Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI) released its earnings results on Thursday, February, 1st. The financial services provider reported $1.22 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.12 by $0.10. The financial services provider earned $511.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $493.02 million. Houlihan Lokey had a net margin of 14.90% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 18.06%. Houlihan Lokey's revenue was up 12.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.14 EPS.

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

Houlihan Lokey declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 1st will be given a dividend of $0.55 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $2.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.71%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 29th.
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Is Houlihan Lokey a good dividend stock?

Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.71%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 9 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 54.59%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, HLI will have a dividend payout ratio of 38.26% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for HLI.

What is Scott Beiser's approval rating as Houlihan Lokey's CEO?

77 employees have rated Houlihan Lokey Chief Executive Officer Scott Beiser on Glassdoor.com. Scott Beiser has an approval rating of 87% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Houlihan Lokey own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Houlihan Lokey investors own include Energy Transfer (ET), AT&T (T), CVS Health (CVS), Home Depot (HD), Pfizer (PFE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Verizon Communications (VZ), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

When did Houlihan Lokey IPO?

(HLI) raised $301 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday, August 13th 2015. The company issued 13,100,000 shares at $22.00-$24.00 per share. BofA Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs acted as the underwriters for the IPO and UBS Investment Bank, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (A Stifel Company), Houlihan Lokey, Sandler O'Neill + Partners and JMP Securities were co-managers.

Who are Houlihan Lokey's major shareholders?

Houlihan Lokey's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.36%), Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (2.49%), Fiduciary Management Inc. WI (1.73%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (1.59%), Capital International Investors (1.15%) and Sei Investments Co. (1.00%). Insiders that own company stock include Christopher M Crain, Irwin Gold, J Lindsey Alley, Paul Andrew Zuber, Robert A Schriesheim, Robert A Schriesheim, Scott Joseph Adelson and Scott L Beiser.
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How do I buy shares of Houlihan Lokey?

Shares of HLI stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:HLI) was last updated on 3/1/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff