Alert: Positive Investment/Fundamental Signals (5/13/19)-Hilltop Holdings Inc (NYSE: HTH)


Recent notable positive changes in fundamentals have benefitted Hilltop Holdings Inc (NYSE: HTH): the consensus estimate for December, 2020 increased significantly, the consensus estimate for December, 2019 increased significantly, and significant quarterly earnings acceleration occurred.

Notable positive changes in Hilltop Holdings Inc (NYSE: HTH) investment behavior have recently occurred: positive upside/downside volume developed.

In light of these very positive signals we are reviewing our current Overall Rating of C. We would view the shares with optimism pending completion of this review in the next several days.


Current PriceTarget Research Rating

With future capital returns forecasted to be in line with the cost of capital, HTH is expected to continue to be Value Creation neutral.

Hilltop Holdings has a current Value Trend Rating of C (Low Neutral). This rating combines highly consistent signals from two proprietary PTR measures of a stock’s attractiveness. Hilltop Holdings has a neutral Appreciation Score of 49 and a neutral Power Rating of 45, leading to the Low Neutral Value Trend Rating.

Recent Price Action

On 5/13/19, Hilltop Holdings Inc (NYSE: HTH) stock suffered a large decline of -3.8%, closing at $20.10. However, unusually low trading volume at 65% of normal accompanied the decline. The stock has performed in line with the market over the last nine months and has declined -4.9% during the last week.

About John Lafferty 44922 Articles
During his career, John has developed valuation and stock rating methodologies, managed institutional portfolios and mutual funds, and provided equity research to institutional investors on thousands of companies. He has been Director of Research at PTR since its inception in 2004.

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