Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC): Price and Financial Metrics

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC)

Today's Latest Price: $5.07 USD

0.06 (-1.17%)

Updated Jan 28 10:42am

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Overall POWR Rating

POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 36 in Outsourcing - Education Services

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HMHC Stock Summary

  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 93.94% of US listed stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co is reporting a growth rate of 420.19%; that's higher than 96.41% of US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for HMHC comes in at 17.76% -- higher than that of 89.19% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co are CNFR, GVP, CONN, USAK, and SNFCA.
  • HMHC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co's official web site, go to www.hmhco.com.

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HMHC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $5.07 52-week high $6.85
Prev. close $5.13 52-week low $1.03
Day low $5.06 Volume 344,075
Day high $5.33 Avg. volume 1,983,458
50-day MA $3.65 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $2.50 Market Cap 638.06M

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC) Company Bio

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company provides education solutions for educational institutions and consumers worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Education and Trade Publishing. The company was established in 2013 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.

HMHC Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$5.07$1.59 -69%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co. To summarize, we found that Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co ranked in the 25th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for HMHC, they are:

  • The compound growth rate in the free cash flow of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co over the past 5.5 years is -0.17%; that's higher than merely 9.64% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector.
  • 45% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than merely 17.42% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -7.32. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 10.04% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Consumer Defensive that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as HMHC, try EL, LNDC, KOF, WBA, and KO.

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Latest HMHC News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate HMHC as an investment opportunity.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: Kids Are Going Back To School Regardless Of Pandemic Severity

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt or HMH (NASDAQ:HMHC) has benefited tremendously from digital education trends as of late, and the company has acquired several new contracts in Q3/20 due to the rise in coronavirus cases. Since we last covered the stock in September, the stock has gone up 114.53%, but we believe...

Ophelia Research on Seeking Alpha | December 31, 2020

Is HMHC A Good Stock To Buy Now?

Hedge funds and large money managers usually invest with a focus on the long-term horizon and, therefore, short-lived dips or bumps on the charts usually don’t make them change their opinion towards a company. This time it may be different. The coronavirus pandemic destroyed the high correlations among major industries and asset classes. We are […]

Yahoo | December 16, 2020

Unseen Tolkien writings to unlock untold Middle-earth secrets

"This new collection is a veritable treasure-trove," said Deb Brody, vice-president at publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

NBC News | November 20, 2020

The Consensus EPS Estimates For Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) Just Fell Dramatically

The latest analyst coverage could presage a bad day for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC), with the...

Yahoo | November 14, 2020

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Montgomery Public Schools Partner to Bolster Early Literacy with Implementation of AI-Powered Digital Reading Assistant

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Nov. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Montgomery Public Schools has partnered with learning technology company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to implement Amira Learning™, the first intelligent reading assistant that listens to, assesses and tutors learners to bolster early literacy…

PR Newswire | November 12, 2020

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HMHC Price Returns

1-mo 48.25%
3-mo 94.25%
6-mo 71.28%
1-year -11.83%
3-year -41.72%
5-year -71.58%
YTD 52.25%
2020 -46.72%
2019 -29.46%
2018 -4.73%
2017 -14.29%
2016 -50.18%

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