Basic Trading Data for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC)

In the past 52-week period, shares of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) have moved within the range of $8.05 to $13.95. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $8.65, which is 37.99% higher than its 52-week high.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of -10.94%, and a 50-day SMA of -19.28%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $1.12 billion.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

Measuring Wall Street analysts’ average enthusiasm for a specific stock is critical when considering a potential investment. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC) is Outperform.

Publicly-traded companies normally report earnings and revenue figures that are either above or below the average Wall Street projection. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Sep. 2017, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC) delivered a 0.67% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $0.53 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $0.53 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC) delivered a 25.49% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $0.73 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $0.58 per share.

Ownership at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

We can gain important insight by taking a look at institutional ownership, as detailed in public companies’ latest 13F filings. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC) has 0 billion shares outstanding currently, 102.46% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $1.08 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC), there were 8 new positions totaling 85,705 shares of the company’s stock. There were 27 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 8,930,555 shares.

Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators

Analyzing the average trade volume of a publicly-traded company’s stock – in the short, medium and long terms – is helpful for gaining insight into trading activity and general investor sentiment. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC) has had a 20-day average volume of 1,079,725 shares, with an average of 80% of short term indicators pointed at Sell.

The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 995,772 shares, with an average of 100% of medium term indicators pointing toward Sell. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 993,028 shares with 100% of long-term indicators pointing to Sell.