The share price of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) fell to $30.01 per share on Friday from $30.30. While Hilltop Holdings Inc. has underperformed by -0.96%, investors are advised to look at stock chart patterns for technical insight. Within its last year performance, HTH fell by -14.82%, with highs and lows ranging from $38.23 to $24.18, whereas the simple moving average jumped by 6.56% in the last 200 days.
On July 07, 2022, Raymond James Downgraded Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH) to Underperform. A report published by Raymond James on July 26, 2021, Downgraded its rating to ‘Mkt Perform’ for HTH. Stephens also Downgraded HTH shares as ‘Equal-Weight’, setting a target price of $37 on the company’s shares in a report dated April 27, 2021. Piper Sandler Initiated an Neutral rating on April 14, 2021, and assigned a price target of $36. Compass Point February 02, 2021d its ‘Buy’ rating to ‘Neutral’ for HTH, as published in its report on February 02, 2021. Raymond James also rated the stock as ‘Outperform’.
Analysis of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (HTH)
A return on investment can be expected regardless of HTH’s performance over the next quarter with the dividend set at $0.60 per share. Further, the quarter-over-quarter increase in sales is 25.00%, showing a positive trend in the upcoming months.
To gain a thorough understanding of Hilltop Holdings Inc.’s future performance, several well-rounded types of analysis and research techniques can be used, with equity being among the most crucial. The goal here is to ensure that your current return on equity of 6.60% is sufficient for you to turn a profit off your investment.
It is also very valuable to look at average volume as an indicator of volatility for a stock, and HTH is recording an average volume of 378.64K. On a monthly basis, the volatility of the stock is set at 2.15%, whereas on a weekly basis, it is put at 1.53%, with a gain of 1.97% over the past seven days. Furthermore, long-term investors anticipate a median target price of $27.67, showing decline from the present price of $30.01, which can serve as yet another indication of whether HTH is worth investing in or should be passed over.
How Do You Analyze Hilltop Holdings Inc. Shares?
A leading company in the Banks – Regional sector, Hilltop Holdings Inc. (HTH) is based in the USA. When comparing Hilltop Holdings Inc. shares with other companies under Financial, the P/E value is an influential factor to note. This is because it represents an indication of the future growth of the company in terms of investors’ expectations. Ultimately, the value of the latter should demonstrate steady, rapid growth, which is an accurate measure of the company’s progress. In addition to the value of 14.93, there is a growth in quarterly earnings of -57.00%.
The number of employees owning shares of the company should also be considered in addition to the fundamentals. This is because the values should be in line with investors’ expectations. As such, the current holdings of company stock inside the company are set at 2.30%. This can enable you to see the extent to which executives own the company’s stock. As opposed to executive stock, institutional ownership accounts for 57.80% of the company’s shares, contributing to an indication of company value, since large shareholders may signify strength within the organization.
Are institutional investors increasing their holdings in HTH shares?
The recent increase in stakes in HTH appears to be a result of several institutional investors and hedge funds increasing their positions. BlackRock Fund Advisors’s position in HTH has decreased by -11.60% in the first quarter. The company now owns 7,083,856 shares of the stock, with a value of $211.1 million, following the sale of -929,184 additional shares during the last quarter. The Vanguard Group, Inc. made another decreased to its shares in HTH during the first quarter, downing its stake by -6.02%. During the last quarter, the company dropped down -325,452 additional shares for a total stake of worth $151.38 million, bringing number of shares owned by the company to 5,079,734.
During the first quarter, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP subtracted a -36,112 position in HTH. SSgA Funds Management, Inc. sold an additional -0.3 million shares in the last quarter, decreasing its holdings by -8.50%, now holding 3.18 million shares worth $94.79 million. At the end of the first quarter, Columbia Management Investment Ad decreased its HTH holdings by -2.09% and now holds 1.05 million HTH shares valued at $31.18 million with the lessened 22319.0 shares during the period. HTH shares are owned by institutional investors to the tune of 57.80% at present.