Aperio Group LLC increased its position in shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HLT) by 0.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 33,514 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 110 shares during the period. Aperio Group LLC’s holdings in Hilton Worldwide Holdings were worth $2,073,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Creative Planning raised its stake in shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings by 51.7% in the second quarter. Creative Planning now owns 3,723 shares of the company’s stock worth $230,000 after buying an additional 1,269 shares in the last quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue raised its stake in shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings by 68.8% in the second quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 6,747 shares of the company’s stock worth $417,000 after buying an additional 2,750 shares in the last quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings by 259.6% in the second quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 7,565 shares of the company’s stock worth $468,000 after buying an additional 5,461 shares in the last quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System bought a new stake in shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings during the second quarter worth $785,000. Finally, Capstone Asset Management Co. raised its stake in shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings by 161.2% in the second quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 13,109 shares of the company’s stock worth $811,000 after buying an additional 8,090 shares in the last quarter.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT) traded down 0.975% on Wednesday, reaching $61.475. 1,095,951 shares of the company traded hands. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. has a one year low of $44.73 and a one year high of $67.79. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $63.00 and its 200 day moving average price is $60.57. The company has a market capitalization of $19.93 billion, a PE ratio of 512.292 and a beta of 1.29.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings (NYSE:HLT) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 26th. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.50 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $2.35 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.31 billion. Hilton Worldwide Holdings had a net margin of 0.39% and a return on equity of 19.65%. Hilton Worldwide Holdings’s revenue was up 20.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.25 EPS. On average, equities research analysts predict that Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. will post $1.84 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 16th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.97%. Hilton Worldwide Holdings’s dividend payout ratio is currently 461.33%.

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HLT has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. UBS AG raised their target price on shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings from $64.00 to $74.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. Bank of America Corporation restated a “buy” rating and issued a $73.00 target price (up previously from $67.00) on shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings in a research report on Monday, June 5th. Argus initiated coverage on shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings in a research report on Monday, June 5th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $80.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $68.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Friday, May 5th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG raised their target price on shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings from $65.00 to $68.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 3rd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $72.06.

About Hilton Worldwide Holdings

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc is a hospitality company. The Company is engaged in owning, leasing, managing and franchising hotels and resorts. The Company’s segments include ownership, and management and franchise. Its global portfolio of owned and leased properties includes a range of hotels in gateway cities, such as New York City, London, San Francisco, Chicago, Sao Paolo and Tokyo.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Hilton Worldwide Holdings (NYSE:HLT)

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