Equities research analysts expect Hilton Grand Vacations Inc (NYSE:HGV) to report $0.57 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Four analysts have provided estimates for Hilton Grand Vacations’ earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.72 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.46. Hilton Grand Vacations reported earnings per share of $1.24 during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year over year growth rate of 54%. The company is expected to issue its next earnings report on Wednesday, February 26th.

On average, analysts expect that Hilton Grand Vacations will report full year earnings of $2.07 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.06 to $2.08. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the business will post earnings of $2.94 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.61 to $3.32. Zacks’ EPS calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that follow Hilton Grand Vacations.

Hilton Grand Vacations (NYSE:HGV) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 31st. The company reported $0.59 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.10. The business had revenue of $466.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $460.48 million. Hilton Grand Vacations had a return on equity of 47.96% and a net margin of 13.12%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 9.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.42 EPS.

HGV has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Hilton Grand Vacations from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 1st. ValuEngine upgraded Hilton Grand Vacations from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 3rd. Wolfe Research set a $43.00 target price on Hilton Grand Vacations and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, November 1st. TheStreet upgraded Hilton Grand Vacations from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Friday, December 13th. Finally, SunTrust Banks lowered their target price on Hilton Grand Vacations from $43.00 to $42.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, October 16th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $37.63.

Hilton Grand Vacations stock traded up $0.17 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $34.19. 463,800 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 514,960. Hilton Grand Vacations has a 1 year low of $24.83 and a 1 year high of $36.56. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.42, a current ratio of 4.41 and a quick ratio of 3.27. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.85 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.04, a P/E/G ratio of 1.30 and a beta of 1.93. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $34.58 and its 200-day moving average price is $33.14.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Zimmer Partners LP boosted its stake in shares of Hilton Grand Vacations by 178.2% in the third quarter. Zimmer Partners LP now owns 6,050,266 shares of the company’s stock worth $193,609,000 after buying an additional 3,875,266 shares during the last quarter. UBS Group AG raised its holdings in Hilton Grand Vacations by 15,193.0% in the 2nd quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 1,335,080 shares of the company’s stock worth $42,482,000 after purchasing an additional 1,326,350 shares during the period. Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. raised its holdings in Hilton Grand Vacations by 6.3% in the 2nd quarter. Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. now owns 1,320,233 shares of the company’s stock worth $42,010,000 after purchasing an additional 78,680 shares during the period. Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD raised its holdings in Hilton Grand Vacations by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD now owns 1,133,442 shares of the company’s stock worth $36,066,000 after purchasing an additional 3,583 shares during the period. Finally, Point72 Asset Management L.P. raised its holdings in Hilton Grand Vacations by 22.0% in the 2nd quarter. Point72 Asset Management L.P. now owns 594,600 shares of the company’s stock worth $18,920,000 after purchasing an additional 107,401 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 99.25% of the company’s stock.

About Hilton Grand Vacations

Hilton Grand Vacations Inc, a timeshare company, develops, markets, and operates vacation ownership resorts primarily under the Hilton Grand Vacations brand. The company operates in two segments, Real Estate Sales and Financing, and Resort Operations and Club Management. It sells vacation ownership intervals; manages resorts; operates a points-based vacation club; and finances and services loans provided to consumers for their timeshare purchases.

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