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

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC)

Today's Latest Price: $1.66 USD

0.02 (-1.19%)

Updated Sep 25 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 29 in Outsourcing - Education Services

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HMHC Stock Summary

  • The price/operating cash flow metric for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co is higher than just 5.03% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • Over the past twelve months, HMHC has reported earnings growth of 433%, putting it ahead of 96.3% of US stocks in our set.
  • The volatility of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co's share price is greater than that of 95.37% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to HMHC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are USAK, MDP, GVP, TISI, and TILE.
  • Visit HMHC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.hmhco.com.
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HMHC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $1.66 52-week high $6.85
Prev. close $1.68 52-week low $1.03
Day low $1.60 Volume 1,170,182
Day high $1.70 Avg. volume 2,460,579
50-day MA $2.38 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $3.20 Market Cap 208.88M

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:
$1.66$4.11 145%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for HMHC, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co ranked in the 64th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 145.83%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co ended up being:

  • The compound growth rate in the free cash flow of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co over the past 5.45 years is -0.07%; that's higher than only 14.41% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector.
  • 19% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than only 7.99% 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 -6.6. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 10.13% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

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IPAR, TAP, TGT, MO, and GHC can be thought of as valuation peers to HMHC, in the sense that they are in the Consumer Defensive sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest HMHC News From Around the Web

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Wells Fargo: 3 Stocks That Could Climb Over 50%

A speculative fever from the bulls pushed the market to historic heights, but have the bears now been vindicated? Following a record breaking five-month rally, stocks have dipped from their record highs. The recent decline had been preceded by warnings, which had been making the rounds for weeks, that a reality check was overdue. Weighing in for Wells Fargo, senior global equity strategist Scott Wren stated, “We have not had much give back in this gigantic run that we’ve had. So inevitably the stock market sell-off was bound to happen.” This, however, is not to say that exciting plays can’t be found in the current financial environment. “Certainly, pullbacks are opportunities in our minds,” the strategist explained.Taking Wren’s strategy to heart, the analysts at Wells Fargo are poundi...

Yahoo | September 10, 2020

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt To Present at Goldman Sachs 29th Annual Communacopia Conference

Learning company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) (NASDAQ: HMHC) today announced that Jack Lynch, the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, Joe Abbott, the Company's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Brian Shipman, the Company's Senior Vice President of Investor Relations, will participate in the Goldman Sachs 29th Annual Communacopia Conference.

Yahoo | September 9, 2020

Are Options Traders Betting on a Big Move in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMHC) Stock?

Investors need to pay close attention to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMHC) stock based on the movements in the options market lately.

Yahoo | September 1, 2020

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Announces Integrated Social-Emotional Learning Curriculum Based on Best-Selling Memoir

Learning Company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) today introduced A Chance in the World Integrated SEL Curriculum for students in grades 8-12, based upon the powerful memoir of the same name by best-selling author, philanthropist, and speaker Steve Pemberton. This unique, flexible SEL (social emotional learning) curriculum is designed to bring students and educators together around Steve Pemberton's inspiring story of resilience, which portrays his traumatic experiences in the foster-care system and his quest to uncover the truth about his origins.

Yahoo | September 1, 2020

A Look At Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's (NASDAQ:HMHC) Share Price Returns

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) shareholders will doubtless be very grateful to see the share price up...

Yahoo | August 31, 2020

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HMHC Price Returns

1-mo -28.76%
3-mo -7.78%
6-mo -11.70%
1-year -68.44%
3-year -86.17%
5-year -91.80%
YTD -73.44%
2019 -29.46%
2018 -4.73%
2017 -14.29%
2016 -50.18%
2015 5.17%

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