NYSE:HLI - Houlihan Lokey Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $40.53 -0.36 (-0.88 %) (As of 11/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$40.89Today's Range$40.29 - $41.4452-Week Range$38.85 - $53.20Volume283,600 shsAverage Volume270,609 shsMarket Capitalization$2.70 billionP/E Ratio16.96Dividend Yield2.64%Beta0.64 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Houlihan Lokey, Inc., an investment banking company, provides merger and acquisition (M&A), financing, financial restructuring, and financial advisory services worldwide. It operates in three segments: Corporate Finance, Financial Restructuring, and Financial Advisory Services. 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 financial sponsors on various transactions. It also provides financing solutions and capital-raising advisory services for publicly-held and multinational corporations, financial sponsors, and privately-held companies. 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 Advisory Services 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, and solvency opinions in connection with corporate spin-offs and dividend recapitalizations; and other types of financial opinions in connection with other transactions. In addition, this segment offers dispute resolution and strategic consulting services. It serves corporations, financial sponsors, and government agencies. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. Receive HLI News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for HLI and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Investment advice Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:HLI Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.hl.com Phone310-788-5200 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.01 Current Ratio0.93 Quick Ratio0.93 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio16.96 Forward P/E Ratio14.90 P/E Growth1.27 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$963.36 million Price / Sales2.77 Cash Flow$2.4313 per share Price / Cash16.67 Book Value$12.56 per share Price / Book3.23 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.39 Net Income$172.28 million Net Margins16.97% Return on Equity20.55% Return on Assets13.71% Miscellaneous Employees1,228 Outstanding Shares65,930,000Market Cap$2.70 billion OptionableOptionable Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) Frequently Asked Questions 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 Friday, October 26th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.27 per share on Friday, December 14th. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.66%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 30th. View Houlihan Lokey's Dividend History. How will Houlihan Lokey's stock buyback program work? Houlihan Lokey announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Thursday, April 6th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 2.3% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were Houlihan Lokey's earnings last quarter? Houlihan Lokey Inc (NYSE:HLI) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.62 by $0.08. The financial services provider earned $274.99 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $239.68 million. Houlihan Lokey had a return on equity of 20.55% and a net margin of 16.97%. View Houlihan Lokey's Earnings History. When is Houlihan Lokey's next earnings date? Houlihan Lokey is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Houlihan Lokey. What price target have analysts set for HLI? 7 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Houlihan Lokey's stock. Their forecasts range from $46.00 to $57.00. On average, they anticipate Houlihan Lokey's share price to reach $53.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 30.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Houlihan Lokey. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Houlihan Lokey? 7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Houlihan Lokey in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Houlihan Lokey. Has Houlihan Lokey been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about HLI stock have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Houlihan Lokey earned a news sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Houlihan Lokey's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Houlihan Lokey include Invesco (IVZ), Oaktree Capital Group (OAK), Apollo Global Management (APO), Affiliated Managers Group (AMG), Morningstar (MORN), Eaton Vance (EV), Lazard (LAZ), Janus Henderson Group (JHG), Evercore (EVR), MAN Grp PLC/ADR (MNGPY), AllianceBernstein (AB), Federated Investors (FII), Noah (NOAH), Legg Mason (LM) and Focus Financial Partners (FOCS). Who are Houlihan Lokey's key executives? Houlihan Lokey's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Irwin N. Gold, Exec. Chairman (Age 61)Mr. Scott Lee Beiser, CEO, Sr. MD & Director (Age 58)Mr. David A. Preiser, Co-Pres & Sr. Managing Director of Financial Restructuring Group (Age 60)Mr. Scott Joseph Adelson, Co-Pres, Global Co-Head of Corp. Fin. & Director (Age 57)Mr. J. Lindsey Alley, Chief Financial Officer (Age 51) 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 a price of $22.00-$24.00 per share. BofA Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs served 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 of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (3.58%), Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (1.61%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (1.55%), FMR LLC (1.18%), Royce & Associates LP (1.10%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.94%). Company insiders that own Houlihan Lokey stock include Christopher M Crain, David A Preiser, Irwin Gold, J Lindsey Alley, Orix Hlhz Holding Llc, Robert A Schriesheim, Scott Joseph Adelson and Scott L Beiser. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Houlihan Lokey. Which major investors are selling Houlihan Lokey stock? HLI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Prudential Financial Inc., Burgundy Asset Management Ltd., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Bank of Montreal Can and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Houlihan Lokey company stock in the last year include Christopher M Crain, Irwin Gold, J Lindsey Alley, Orix Hlhz Holding Llc, Scott Joseph Adelson and Scott L Beiser. View Insider Buying and Selling for Houlihan Lokey. Which major investors are buying Houlihan Lokey stock? HLI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including ORIX Corp USA, Royce & Associates LP, BlackRock Inc., GW&K Investment Management LLC, Franklin Resources Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., FMR LLC and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Houlihan Lokey. How do I buy shares of Houlihan Lokey? Shares of HLI 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 Houlihan Lokey's stock price today? One share of HLI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.53. How big of a company is Houlihan Lokey? Houlihan Lokey has a market capitalization of $2.70 billion and generates $963.36 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $172.28 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.39 on an earnings per share basis. Houlihan Lokey employs 1,228 workers across the globe. What is Houlihan Lokey's official website? The official website for Houlihan Lokey is http://www.hl.com. How can I contact Houlihan Lokey? Houlihan Lokey's mailing address is 10250 CONSTELLATION BLVD. 5TH FLOOR, LOS ANGELES CA, 90067. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 310-788-5200 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Houlihan Lokey (NYSE HLI)Community Ranking: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 186 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 194 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 380MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Houlihan Lokey and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HLI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HLI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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