HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF) has received an average rating of “Hold” from the six analysts that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have given a hold recommendation and one has issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year target price among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $41.00.
Several brokerages have weighed in on HF. Zacks Investment Research upgraded HFF from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 27th. TheStreet upgraded HFF from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Friday, July 27th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded HFF from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, July 28th.
Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Point72 Asia Hong Kong Ltd acquired a new stake in shares of HFF during the 1st quarter worth $107,000. SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new stake in shares of HFF during the 1st quarter worth $119,000. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC acquired a new stake in shares of HFF during the 1st quarter worth $134,000. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. acquired a new stake in shares of HFF during the 1st quarter worth $135,000. Finally, PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its position in HFF by 509.1% during the 2nd quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 4,142 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $142,000 after purchasing an additional 3,462 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 92.86% of the company’s stock.
Shares of HFF stock traded down $0.06 during trading on Monday, hitting $45.19. 1,583 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 181,521. HFF has a fifty-two week low of $32.99 and a fifty-two week high of $51.74. The company has a market capitalization of $1.78 billion, a P/E ratio of 18.37 and a beta of 1.08.
HFF (NYSE:HF) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.61 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.13. The company had revenue of $153.73 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $139.00 million. HFF had a return on equity of 37.50% and a net margin of 15.72%. equities research analysts expect that HFF will post 2.63 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
HFF Company Profile
HFF, Inc provides commercial real estate and capital market services to the users and providers of capital primarily in the United States commercial real estate industry. The company offers debt placement services, such as construction and construction/mini-permanent loans, adjustable and fixed rate mortgages, entity level debts, mezzanine debts, forward delivery loans, tax exempt financing, and sale/leaseback financing to the owners of various properties comprising office, retail, industrial, hotel, multi-housing, student housing, self-storage, senior living, independent living, assisted living, nursing homes, condominiums and condominium conversions, mixed-use properties, and land.
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