Potential Price Increase for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT) After Recent Insider Activity


Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc.’s recent filing unveils that its insider Fuentes Laura unloaded Company’s shares for reported $1.77 million on Jun 12. In the deal valued at $141.42 per share,12,513 shares were sold. As a result of this transaction, Fuentes Laura now holds 5,270 shares worth roughly $ 0.78 million.

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Then, STEENLAND DOUGLAS M bought 695 shares, generating $99,889 in total proceeds. Upon buying the shares at $143.73, the Director now owns 26,194 shares.

Before that, Silcock Christopher W sold 90 shares. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. shares valued at $12,425 were divested by the insider at a price of $138.05 per share. As a result of the transaction, Silcock Christopher W now holds 64,434 shares, worth roughly $9.57 million.

Barclays upgraded its Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. [HLT] rating to an Overweight from a an Equal weight in a research note published on Tuesday, March 09, 2023; the price target was increased to $168 from $151. PT values the company’s stock at a premium of 11.56 to its Tuesday closing price.

Price Performance Review of HLT

On Tuesday, Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. [NYSE:HLT] saw its stock fall -1.60% to $148.58. On the same session, the stock had its day’s lowest price of $147.685, but rose to a high of $150.61. Over the last five days, the stock has lost -0.09%. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. shares have risen nearly 17.58% since the year began. Nevertheless, the stocks have risen 16.38% over the past one year. While a 52-week high of $157.14 was reached on 08/10/23, a 52-week low of $116.39 was recorded on 01/03/23. SMA at 50 days reached $149.97, while 200 days put it at $142.61. A total of 1.34 million shares were traded, compared to the trading of 1.2 million shares in the previous session.

Levels Of Support And Resistance For HLT Stock

The 24-hour chart illustrates a support level at 147.31, which if violated will result in even more drops to 146.03. On the upside, there is a resistance level at 150.23. A further resistance level may holdings at 151.88. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) on the 14-day chart is 45.55, which indicates neutral technical sentiment, while the Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) stands at -0.20, which suggests price will go down in the next trading period. Percent R suggests that price movement has been bearish at 73.75%. Stochastics %K at 43.04% indicates the stock is a holding.

How much short interest is there in Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc.?

A steep rise in short interest was recorded in Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. stocks on Aug 14, 2023, dropping by -0.48 million shares to a total of 4.03 million shares. Yahoo Finance data shows the prior-month short interest on Jul 13, 2023 was 4.51 million shares. There was a decline of -11.91%, which implies that there is a negative sentiment for the stock. In spite of short shares comprising just 1.57% of the overall stock float, the days-to-cover ratio (short ratio) fell to 2.25.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. [HLT] – Who Are The Largest Shareholders?

In filings from The Vanguard Group, Inc., it is revealed that the company now owns 24,505,606 shares, or roughly 9.37% of the outstanding HLT shares. In other words, the investor’s shares have fallen by -51,154 from its previous 13-F filing of 24556760.0. Additionally, BlackRock Fund Advisors decreased -0.57% of its stake after which the total value it holdings stand at $2,005,382,052, while T. Rowe Price Investment Manageme added 11.55% of its stake to hold $1.56 billion in the firm. Over the last quarter, SSgA Funds Management, Inc. purchased 312,101 shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., while Fidelity Management & Research Co bought -557,313 shares. At present, Principal Global Investors LLC is holding 9,552,904 shares valued at $1.49 billion. Pershing Square Capital Managemen owned 9,332,853 shares of the company at the time of its most recent 13F filing, worth $1.45 billion.

According to FactSet, Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc.’s share price will average $164.42 in the next year, based on opinions of analysts polled by the firm. This is up nearly 9.27 percent from its previous closing price of $151.00. Analysts expect Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. stock to reach the higher price of $182.00, while the lowest price estimate is $145.00. However, 22 analysts have rated HLT stock as an Overweight in their predictions for 2023.


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