Investors bought shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HLT) on weakness during trading on Thursday. $61.19 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $36.28 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $24.91 million into the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Hilton Worldwide Holdings had the 18th highest net in-flow for the day. Hilton Worldwide Holdings traded down ($0.03) for the day and closed at $23.97

Several brokerages recently commented on HLT. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday. TheStreet upgraded shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, June 20th. Wolfe Research began coverage on shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings in a report on Wednesday, July 6th. They set an “outperform” rating for the company. Credit Agricole SA began coverage on shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings in a report on Tuesday, April 12th. They set a “buy” rating and a $27.00 target price for the company. Finally, Bank of America Corp. restated a “buy” rating on shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings in a report on Thursday, April 28th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and seventeen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $27.45.

The firm has a market cap of $24.09 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.41. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $22.64 and a 200-day moving average price of $21.15.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings (NYSE:HLT) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 27th. The company reported $0.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.01. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.12 earnings per share. The firm earned $2.75 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.72 billion. The company’s revenue was up 5.8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. will post $0.95 EPS for the current year.

A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in HLT. GSA Capital Partners LLP boosted its stake in shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings by 71.7% in the fourth quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP now owns 46,801 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,002,000 after buying an additional 19,540 shares in the last quarter. Turner Investments L.P. bought a new stake in shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings during the fourth quarter valued at $1,070,000. Airain ltd bought a new stake in shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings during the fourth quarter valued at $1,312,000. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management CO. LTD. boosted its stake in shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings by 7.8% in the fourth quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management CO. LTD. now owns 61,832 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,323,000 after buying an additional 4,474 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Trexquant Investment LP bought a new stake in shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings during the fourth quarter valued at $1,659,000.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc is a hospitality company. The Company is engaged in owning, leasing, managing, developing and franchising hotels, resorts and timeshare properties. It operates through three segments: management and franchise, ownership and timeshare. It has approximately 4,610 hotels, resorts and timeshare properties comprising over 758,502 rooms in approximately 100 countries and territories.

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