NYSE:HLI - Houlihan Lokey Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $51.35 +0.70 (+1.38 %) (As of 07/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$50.65Today's Range$50.70 - $51.4452-Week Range$34.41 - $52.86Volume102,300 shsAverage Volume279,250 shsMarket Capitalization$3.35 billionP/E Ratio21.49Dividend Yield2.13%Beta0.6 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart 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 SymbolNYSE:HLI CUSIPN/A Webwww.hl.com Phone310-788-5200 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.01 Current Ratio0.72 Quick Ratio0.72 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio21.49 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E Growth1.27 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$963.36 million Price / Sales3.53 Cash Flow$2.4915 per share Price / Cash20.61 Book Value$12.58 per share Price / Book4.08 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.39 Net Income$172.28 million Net Margins17.88% Return on Equity19.69% Return on Assets13.04% Miscellaneous Employees1,228 Outstanding Shares66,180,000Market Cap$3,352.17 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 Wednesday, May 9th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.27 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.10%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 1st. This is a positive change from Houlihan Lokey's previous quarterly dividend of $0.20. View Houlihan Lokey's Dividend History. How will Houlihan Lokey's stock buyback program work? Houlihan Lokey announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program on Thursday, April 6th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 2.3% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were Houlihan Lokey's earnings last quarter? Houlihan Lokey Inc (NYSE:HLI) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 9th. The financial services provider reported $0.65 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.07. The financial services provider had revenue of $244.75 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $236.68 million. Houlihan Lokey had a net margin of 17.88% and a return on equity of 19.69%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 4.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.59 earnings per share. View Houlihan Lokey's Earnings History. What price target have analysts set for HLI? 5 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Houlihan Lokey's stock. Their predictions range from $42.00 to $55.00. On average, they expect Houlihan Lokey's stock price to reach $50.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.6%. View Analyst Ratings for Houlihan Lokey. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Houlihan Lokey? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Houlihan Lokey in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." Are investors shorting Houlihan Lokey? Houlihan Lokey saw a increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 1,280,601 shares, an increase of 57.5% from the June 15th total of 812,998 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 439,386 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.9 days. Currently, 3.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Houlihan Lokey's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Houlihan Lokey's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Houlihan Lokey include KKR & Co. L.P. Unit (KKR), Invesco (IVZ), Affiliated Managers Group (AMG), Apollo Global Management LLC Class A (APO), Lazard (LAZ), Oaktree Capital Group (OAK), Eaton Vance (EV), Janus Henderson Group (JHG), Morningstar (MORN), Evercore (EVR), MAN Grp PLC/ADR (MNGPY), Moelis & Co (MC), Financial Engines (FNGN), AllianceBernstein (AB) and Legg Mason (LM). 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. Jeffrey Werbalowsky, Co-Chairman & Sr. MD 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. Has Houlihan Lokey been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about HLI stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Houlihan Lokey earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.17 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are Houlihan Lokey's major shareholders? Houlihan Lokey's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include HL VOTING TRUST (49.50%), ORIX HLHZ HOLDING LLC (49.40%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.11%), KAMES CAPITAL plc (0.05%), Cim LLC (0.02%) and Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB (0.01%). 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 institutional investors are selling Houlihan Lokey stock? HLI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including KAMES CAPITAL plc. 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 institutional investors are buying Houlihan Lokey stock? HLI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB and Cim LLC. 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 $51.35. How big of a company is Houlihan Lokey? Houlihan Lokey has a market capitalization of $3.35 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. 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: 158 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 167 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 325MarketBeat'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. This page was last updated on 7/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Should you buy a closed-end mutual fund?