Houlihan Lokey Company Profile (NYSE:HLI)

About Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI)

Houlihan Lokey logoHoulihan Lokey, Inc. is a global independent investment bank that focuses on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), capital markets, financial restructuring, valuation, and strategic consulting. The Company operates through four segments: Corporate Finance, Financial Restructuring, Financial Advisory Services and Strategic Consulting. The Company provides financial professionals with an integrated platform that enables them to deliver advice to its clients. The Corporate Finance activities include two categories: M&A and capital markets advisory. The Financial Advisory Services segment includes financial opinions, and a range of valuation and financial consulting services in the United States. The Financial Restructuring segment provides advice to debtors and creditors. The Strategic Consulting segment thinks beyond traditional business models to help companies compete in new ways and exploit opportunities to achieve profitable growth.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Investment Banking
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:HLI
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.hl.com
  • Market Cap: $2.76894 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 66,916,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $38.42
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $35.78
  • 52 Week Range: $23.19 - $41.78
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.54
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.70
  • P/E Growth: 7.07
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $907.54 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.06
  • Book Value: $11.37 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.66
  • Annual Dividend: $0.80
  • Dividend Yield: 1.9%
  • Net Margins: 14.10%
  • Return on Equity: 18.63%
  • Return on Assets: 11.83%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.02%
  • Current Ratio: 1.00%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.00%
  • Average Volume: 216,803 shs.
  • Beta: 0.36
  • Short Ratio: 2.57

Frequently Asked Questions for Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI)

What is Houlihan Lokey's stock symbol?

Houlihan Lokey trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HLI."

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

Houlihan Lokey declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 26th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, September 15th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 30th. View Houlihan Lokey's Dividend History.

How will Houlihan Lokey's stock buyback program work?

Houlihan Lokey declared that its board has approved a stock buyback plan on Thursday, April 6th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 2.3% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Houlihan Lokey's earnings last quarter?

Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 25th. The company reported $0.50 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.44 by $0.06. The company earned $217 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $203.21 million. Houlihan Lokey had a return on equity of 18.63% and a net margin of 14.10%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 19.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.35 earnings per share. View Houlihan Lokey's Earnings History.

When will Houlihan Lokey make its next earnings announcement?

Houlihan Lokey is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October, 30th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Houlihan Lokey.

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

4 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Houlihan Lokey's stock. Their predictions range from $36.00 to $42.00. On average, they anticipate Houlihan Lokey's share price to reach $39.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Houlihan Lokey.

Who are some of Houlihan Lokey's key competitors?

Who are Houlihan Lokey's key executives?

Houlihan Lokey's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Irwin N. Gold J.D., Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Scott J. Adelson, Co-President, Director
  • David A. Preiser J.D., Co-President, Director
  • Scott L. Beiser, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • J.Lindsey Alley, Chief Financial Officer
  • Christopher M. Crain, General Counsel and Secretary
  • Ron Kent Barger, Director
  • Robert John Bruno Lenhardt, Director
  • Hideto Nishitani, Director
  • Paul Edward Wilson, Director

When did Houlihan Lokey IPO?

(HLI) raised $301 million in an 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 owns Houlihan Lokey stock?

Houlihan Lokey's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include ORIX HLHZ HOLDING LLC (67.30%), ORIX HLHZ HOLDING LLC (66.30%), ROYCE & ASSOCIATES LP (4.49%) and Alpha Windward LLC (0.02%). Company insiders that own Houlihan Lokey stock include Christopher M Crain, David A Preiser, Orix Hlhz Holding Llc and Robert A Schriesheim. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Houlihan Lokey.

Who bought Houlihan Lokey stock? Who is buying Houlihan Lokey stock?

Houlihan Lokey's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alpha Windward LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Houlihan Lokey.

How do I buy Houlihan Lokey stock?

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

What is Houlihan Lokey's stock price today?

One share of Houlihan Lokey stock can currently be purchased for approximately $41.56.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Houlihan Lokey (NYSE HLI)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  91 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  116 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  207
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Houlihan Lokey and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $39.00 (6.16% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI)
Price Target History for Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI)
Analysts' Ratings History for Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/3/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
9/12/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoInitiated CoverageOverweight -> Overweight$42.00HighView Rating Details
5/11/2017Bank of America CorporationDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$36.00 -> $38.00HighView Rating Details
4/7/2017JMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingOutperform$34.00 -> $36.00LowView Rating Details
8/18/2016Sandler O'NeillDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
2/9/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncLower Price TargetNeutral$27.00 -> $26.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI)
Earnings by Quarter for Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI)
Earnings History by Quarter for Houlihan Lokey (NYSE HLI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/30/2017N/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2017Q1 2018$0.44$0.50$203.21 million$217.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2017Q4 2017$0.45$0.59$207.02 million$257.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/1/2017Q317$0.50$0.57$225.36 million$248.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q217$0.37$0.37$181.41 million$186.54 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2016Q117$0.32$0.35$161.70 million$181.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/18/2016Q416$0.45$0.43$195.85 million$183.59 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/8/2016Q316$0.49$0.47$203.84 million$206.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q216$0.26$0.28$151.91 million$158.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.98 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.11 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI)
Most Recent Dividend:9/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:1.92%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:41.67% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
40.40% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
37.91% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI)

Dividend History by Quarter for Houlihan Lokey (NYSE HLI)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 69.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 32.17%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/14/2017Orix Hlhz Holding LlcMajor ShareholderSell686,760$36.26$24,901,917.60View SEC Filing  
3/15/2017Christopher M CrainGeneral CounselSell835$29.05$24,256.75View SEC Filing  
3/15/2017David A PreiserInsiderSell6,711$29.05$194,954.55View SEC Filing  
2/13/2017Robert A SchriesheimDirectorBuy4,870$30.73$149,655.10View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Christopher M. CrainGeneral CounselSell3,917$21.00$82,257.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015De Bunt Bennet VanDirectorBuy15,000$21.00$315,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015J Lindsey AlleyCFOSell15,827$21.00$332,367.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Orix Hlhz Holding LlcMajor ShareholderSell9,595,289$19.58$187,875,758.62View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Scott Joseph AdelsoninsiderSell67,848$21.00$1,424,808.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Scott L. BeiserCEOSell93,710$21.00$1,967,910.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Houlihan Lokey (HLI) Chart for Saturday, October, 21, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/21/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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