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NYSE:HLI

Houlihan Lokey - HLI Stock Forecast, Price & News

$86.93
+0.20 (+0.23%)
(As of 08/11/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$86.05
$87.35
50-Day Range
$75.03
$86.93
52-Week Range
$74.23
$122.62
Volume
186,573 shs
Average Volume
385,081 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.78 billion
P/E Ratio
14.04
Dividend Yield
2.44%
Price Target
$93.40

Houlihan Lokey MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.29 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
7.4% 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
21.19%
From $5.05 to $6.12 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.57 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

267th out of 920 stocks

Investment Advice Industry

20th 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 0.0 %

HLI traded up $0.01 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $86.74. 5,788 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 240,638. The stock has a market cap of $5.77 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.01 and a beta of 0.67. Houlihan Lokey has a 1-year low of $74.23 and a 1-year high of $122.62. The stock's 50-day moving average is $81.22 and its two-hundred day moving average is $89.18.

Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI - Get Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 12th. The financial services provider reported $1.30 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.10 by $0.20. The company had revenue of $471.17 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $420.62 million. Houlihan Lokey had a net margin of 18.25% and a return on equity of 32.86%. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Houlihan Lokey will post 5.05 EPS for the current year.

Houlihan Lokey Announces Dividend

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 2nd will be paid a $0.53 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 1st. This represents a $2.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.44%. Houlihan Lokey's dividend payout ratio is 34.25%.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Several research analysts recently weighed in on HLI shares. Piper Sandler reduced their price objective on shares of Houlihan Lokey from $80.00 to $78.00 and set an "underweight" rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, July 8th. Morgan Stanley raised Houlihan Lokey from an "underweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating and decreased their target price for the company from $95.00 to $82.00 in a research note on Monday, July 18th. UBS Group dropped their price target on Houlihan Lokey from $105.00 to $102.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, July 29th. StockNews.com lowered shares of Houlihan Lokey from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Thursday, May 19th. Finally, The Goldman Sachs Group lowered their price objective on shares of Houlihan Lokey from $106.00 to $95.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a research report on Monday, May 23rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company's stock. According to MarketBeat, the stock 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
8/11/2022
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
+7.4%
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
$8.09 per share
Book Value
$21.30 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
47,979,000
Market Cap
$5.78 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.67














HLI Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Houlihan Lokey stock right now?

7 Wall Street equities 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 equities 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 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Houlihan Lokey's stock. Their HLI share price forecasts range from $78.00 to $110.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $93.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.4% 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 beginning of 2022. Since then, HLI shares have decreased by 16.0% and is now trading at $86.93.
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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 earnings results 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 earned $537.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $372.02 million. Houlihan Lokey had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 32.86% and a net margin of 18.25%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 94.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.75 EPS.

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. Shareholders 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 yield of 2.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 1st.
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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 2.44%. 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 34.64% 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), 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 (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.

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 Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (2.44%), Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (1.10%), Franklin Resources Inc. (0.76%), Jennison Associates LLC (0.65%), Woodley Farra Manion Portfolio Management Inc. (0.43%) and Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.37%). 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 $86.93.

How much money does Houlihan Lokey make?

Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) has a market capitalization of $5.78 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 8/12/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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