Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (HLI): Price and Financial Metrics

Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (HLI): $81.32

2.97 (+3.79%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where HLI ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.52% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for HLI is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • HLI's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 10.15% of US stocks).

HLI Stock Summary

  • For HLI, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by merely 15.24% of US equities we're observing.
  • Over the past twelve months, HLI has reported earnings growth of 91.72%, putting it ahead of 78.95% of US stocks in our set.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for Houlihan Lokey Inc comes in at 73.23%, a number that bests 88.28% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to HLI, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are NVEE, III, FNKO, HUBG, and MHH.
  • HLI's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Houlihan Lokey Inc's official web site, go to www.hl.com.

HLI Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, HLI's price/sales ratio is 12.5% higher, now standing at 3.6.
  • HLI's price/earnings ratio has moved down 1 over the prior 73 months.
  • HLI's price/earnings ratio has moved down 1 over the prior 73 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for HLI.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
HLI 2019-04-16 3.0 3.7 20.6 12.9
HLI 2018-07-03 3.6 4.0 19.9 14.4
HLI 2018-03-06 3.1 3.7 18.0 13.3
HLI 2017-12-04 3.1 3.8 21.0 12.7
HLI 2017-11-15 2.9 3.6 19.9 12.0
HLI 2016-07-12 2.2 2.3 21.7 11.3

HLI Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 129.13%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 129.13%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 67.11%.
Over the past 34 months, HLI's revenue has gone up $1,215,111,000.

The table below shows HLI's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 2,299.496 944.788 471.944
2021-09-30 1,948.574 701.285 416.724
2021-06-30 1,687.038 604.984 352.631
2021-03-31 1,525.452 579.837 312.771
2020-12-31 1,327.442 484.095 272.419
2020-09-30 1,123.081 273.196 202.798

HLI's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • HLI has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 93.44% of graded US stocks.
  • HLI's asset turnover comes in at 0.791 -- ranking 24th of 442 Trading stocks.
  • PSA, LIVE, and SITC are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with HLI.

The table below shows HLI's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.791 1 0.616
2021-03-31 0.755 1 0.538
2020-12-31 0.724 1 0.486
2020-09-30 0.666 1 0.385
2020-06-30 0.704 1 0.373
2020-03-31 0.766 1 0.398

HLI Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of HLI, see our HLI price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $75.00 Average Broker Recommendation 2.19 (Hold)

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HLI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $81.32 52-week high $122.62
Prev. close $78.35 52-week low $76.27
Day low $78.56 Volume 654,500
Day high $81.32 Avg. volume 423,042
50-day MA $83.58 Dividend yield 2.71%
200-day MA $97.71 Market Cap 5.41B

Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (HLI) Company Bio

Houlihan Lokey focuses on mergers and acquisitions, financings, financial restructurings and financial advisory services. The Company operates in three segments: Corporate Finance, Financial Restructuring and Financial Advisory Services. The company was founded in 1972 and is based in Los Angeles, California.

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Latest HLI News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Houlihan Lokey Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate HLI as an investment opportunity.

Houlihan Lokey Announces Rebranding of GCA in Japan and the Asia-Pacific Region

LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / February 24, 2022 / Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI), the global investment bank, recently announced the rebranding of GCA Group (GCA) in Japan and its other operations in the Asia-Pacific region, joining their colleagues around the world under the Houlihan Lokey banner. The acquisition of GCA was completed late last year, and the two firms have been operating together under the Houlihan Lokey brand in Europe and the United States since December 2021.

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Houlihan Lokey (HLI) is an Incredible Growth Stock: 3 Reasons Why

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HLI Price Returns

1-mo -2.35%
3-mo -8.53%
6-mo -22.10%
1-year 2.54%
3-year 98.60%
5-year 164.11%
YTD -20.63%
2021 57.04%
2020 40.61%
2019 36.33%
2018 -17.20%
2017 49.30%

HLI Dividends

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Continue Researching HLI

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