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Houlihan Lokey Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.51 (-0.80 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $63.56
50-Day Range
MA: $68.08
52-Week Range
Now: $63.56
Volume379,800 shs
Average Volume394,147 shs
Market Capitalization$4.38 billion
P/E Ratio20.91
Dividend Yield2.08%
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 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 addition, this segment offers dispute resolution consulting services. It serves corporations, financial sponsors, and government agencies. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment advice
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.16 billion
Cash Flow$3.06 per share
Book Value$15.02 per share


Net Income$183.79 million


Market Cap$4.38 billion
Next Earnings Date5/11/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

2.10 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

166th out of 1,944 stocks

Investment Advice Industry

13th out of 65 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.8Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-0.51 (-0.80 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Houlihan Lokey a buy right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Houlihan Lokey in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings and 3 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Houlihan Lokey stock. 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 stocks does MarketBeat like better than Houlihan Lokey?

Wall Street analysts have given Houlihan Lokey a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Houlihan Lokey wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Houlihan Lokey?

Houlihan Lokey saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,020,000 shares, an increase of 13.4% from the December 31st total of 899,500 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 321,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.2 days.
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When is Houlihan Lokey's next earnings date?

Houlihan Lokey is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 11th 2021.
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How were Houlihan Lokey's earnings last quarter?

Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 28th. The financial services provider reported $1.77 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.00 by $0.77. The financial services provider had revenue of $537.88 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $340.02 million. Houlihan Lokey had a net margin of 18.06% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.18%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 61.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.88 EPS.
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How has Houlihan Lokey's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Houlihan Lokey's stock was trading at $48.92 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, HLI stock has increased by 29.9% and is now trading at $63.56.
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How often does Houlihan Lokey pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Houlihan Lokey?

Houlihan Lokey declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 28th. Investors of record on Tuesday, March 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share on Monday, March 15th. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 1st.
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Is Houlihan Lokey a good dividend stock?

Houlihan Lokey pays an annual dividend of $1.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.08%. Houlihan Lokey has been increasing its dividend for 3 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Houlihan Lokey is 41.25%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Houlihan Lokey will have a dividend payout ratio of 33.85% next year. This indicates that Houlihan Lokey will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for HLI?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Houlihan Lokey's stock. Their forecasts range from $57.00 to $77.00. On average, they expect Houlihan Lokey's stock price to reach $64.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.1% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Houlihan Lokey's key executives?

Houlihan Lokey's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Irwin N. Gold, Exec. Chairman (Age 64, Pay $3.35M)
  • Mr. Scott Lee Beiser, CEO, Sr. MD & Director (Age 61, Pay $4.56M)
  • Mr. David A. Preiser, Co-Pres, Sr. MD of Financial Restructuring Group & Director (Age 63, Pay $3.05M)
  • Mr. Scott Joseph Adelson, Co-Pres, Global Co-Head of Corp. Fin. & Director (Age 60, Pay $7.62M)
  • Mr. J. Lindsey Alley, MD & CFO (Age 54, Pay $1.34M)
  • Mr. Michael Boone, Director of Financial Restructuring Group
  • Mr. Matthew Mazzucchi, Financial Restructuring Managing Director
  • Mr. Arik Rashkes, Managing Director of Financial Institutions Group
  • Mr. Jason Abt, Managing Director of Investment Banking
  • Mr. Faiz Vahidy, VP

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

77 employees have rated Houlihan Lokey CEO Scott Beiser on Glassdoor.com. Scott Beiser has an approval rating of 87% among Houlihan Lokey's employees.

Who are some of Houlihan Lokey's key competitors?

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), The Home Depot (HD), Honeywell International (HON), 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 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.

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.87%), Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (2.63%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.07%), Bamco Inc. NY (1.88%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (1.84%) and Schroder Investment Management Group (1.47%). Company insiders that own Houlihan Lokey stock include Christopher M Crain, David A Preiser, Irwin Gold, J Lindsey Alley, Orix Hlhz Holding Llc, Scott Joseph Adelson and Scott L Beiser.
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Which major investors are selling Houlihan Lokey stock?

HLI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Ariel Investments LLC, Van Berkom & Associates Inc., Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Northern Trust Corp, and Jennison Associates LLC. Company insiders that have sold Houlihan Lokey company stock in the last year include Christopher M Crain, David A Preiser, Irwin Gold, and Scott L Beiser.
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Which major investors are buying Houlihan Lokey stock?

HLI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Emerald Advisers LLC, BlackRock Inc., Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust, Morgan Stanley, Nordea Investment Management AB, Wells Fargo & Company MN, AGF Investments Inc., and Crawford Investment Counsel Inc..
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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 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 $63.56.

How much money does Houlihan Lokey make?

Houlihan Lokey has a market capitalization of $4.38 billion and generates $1.16 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $183.79 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.20 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Houlihan Lokey have?

Houlihan Lokey employs 1,491 workers across the globe.

What is Houlihan Lokey's official website?

The official website for Houlihan Lokey is www.hl.com.

Where are Houlihan Lokey's headquarters?

Houlihan Lokey is headquartered at 10250 CONSTELLATION BLVD. 5TH FLOOR, LOS ANGELES CA, 90067.

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]

This page was last updated on 3/1/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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