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NYSE:HLI

Houlihan Lokey - HLI Stock Forecast, Price & News

$87.86
-1.01 (-1.14%)
(As of 08/16/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$87.66
$89.07
50-Day Range
$75.03
$88.87
52-Week Range
$74.23
$122.62
Volume
132,892 shs
Average Volume
380,886 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.85 billion
P/E Ratio
14.19
Dividend Yield
2.39%
Price Target
$93.40

Houlihan Lokey MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.29 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
6.3% Upside
$93.40 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.75% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.34
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.49mentions of Houlihan Lokey in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$14,867 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
21.57%
From $4.96 to $6.03 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.52 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

326th out of 924 stocks

Investment Advice Industry

24th out of 49 stocks

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About Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) Stock

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 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 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, and 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.

Houlihan Lokey Stock Up 1.3 %

Houlihan Lokey stock traded up $1.10 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $88.87. 179,822 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 382,486. The business has a fifty day moving average of $81.36 and a 200 day moving average of $88.68. The company has a market capitalization of $5.91 billion, a PE ratio of 14.36 and a beta of 0.67. Houlihan Lokey has a 1-year low of $74.23 and a 1-year high of $122.62.

Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI - Get Rating) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, May 12th. The financial services provider reported $1.30 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.10 by $0.20. The company had revenue of $471.17 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $420.62 million. Houlihan Lokey had a return on equity of 32.86% and a net margin of 18.25%. Research analysts expect that Houlihan Lokey will post 4.96 earnings per share for the current year.

Houlihan Lokey Dividend Announcement

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 2nd will be issued a dividend of $0.53 per share. This represents a $2.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.39%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 1st. Houlihan Lokey's payout ratio is presently 34.25%.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

A number of research analysts recently commented on the company. Morgan Stanley upgraded Houlihan Lokey from an "underweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating and cut their target price for the company from $95.00 to $82.00 in a research note on Monday, July 18th. UBS Group cut their target price on Houlihan Lokey from $105.00 to $102.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a research note on Friday, July 29th. The Goldman Sachs Group cut their target price on Houlihan Lokey from $106.00 to $95.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a research note on Monday, May 23rd. Piper Sandler cut their target price on Houlihan Lokey from $80.00 to $78.00 and set an "underweight" rating for the company in a research note on Friday, July 8th. Finally, StockNews.com lowered Houlihan Lokey from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Thursday, May 19th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the company currently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $93.40.

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HLI Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/28/2021
Ex-Dividend for 6/15 Dividend
6/01/2022
Dividend Payable
6/15/2022
Today
8/16/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/15 Dividend
9/01/2022
Dividend Payable
9/15/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/27/2022
Fiscal Year End
3/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Investment advice
Sub-Industry
N/A
Sector
Finance
Employees
1,574
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$93.40
High Stock Price Forecast
$110.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$78.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+6.3%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.29
Research Coverage
7 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$437.75 million
Pretax Margin
24.70%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.27 billion
Cash Flow
$7.91 per share
Book Value
$21.39 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
47,979,000
Market Cap
$5.85 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.67














HLI Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Houlihan Lokey stock right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Houlihan Lokey in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" HLI shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in HLI, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Houlihan Lokey's stock price forecast for 2022?

7 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Houlihan Lokey's shares. Their HLI share price forecasts range from $78.00 to $110.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $93.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have HLI shares performed in 2022?

Houlihan Lokey's stock was trading at $103.52 at the start of the year. Since then, HLI stock has decreased by 14.2% and is now trading at $88.87.
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When is Houlihan Lokey's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 27th 2022.
View our HLI earnings forecast
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How were Houlihan Lokey's earnings last quarter?

Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 28th. The financial services provider reported $1.71 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.17 by $0.54. The financial services provider had revenue of $537.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $372.02 million. Houlihan Lokey had a net margin of 18.25% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 32.86%. The business's revenue was up 94.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.75 earnings per share.

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

Houlihan Lokey announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 28th. Investors of record on Friday, September 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.53 per share on Thursday, September 15th. This represents a $2.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 1st.
Read our dividend analysis for HLI
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Is Houlihan Lokey a good dividend stock?

Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) pays an annual dividend of $2.12 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.42%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 8 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 34.25%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, HLI will have a dividend payout ratio of 35.16% 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 a price of $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.

What is Houlihan Lokey's stock symbol?

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

Who are Houlihan Lokey's major shareholders?

Houlihan Lokey's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (4.26%), Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (2.44%), State Street Corp (1.63%), Northern Trust Corp (1.14%), Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (1.10%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.05%). Insiders that own company stock include Christopher M Crain, David A Preiser, 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Houlihan Lokey's stock price today?

One share of HLI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $88.87.

How much money does Houlihan Lokey make?

Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) has a market capitalization of $5.91 billion and generates $2.27 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $437.75 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.19 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Houlihan Lokey have?

The company employs 1,574 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Houlihan Lokey?

Houlihan Lokey's mailing address is 10250 CONSTELLATION BLVD. 5TH FLOOR, LOS ANGELES CA, 90067. The official website for the company is www.hl.com. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (310) 788-5200, via email at ir@hl.com, or via fax at 310-553-2173.

This page (NYSE:HLI) was last updated on 8/16/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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