Brokerage Firm Rating on Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC)

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC) as 4, which is a Sell recommendation. 2 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. A total of 4 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 6 research analysts is 2.33, which indicates as a Buy.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC) : 4 investment research analysts covering Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC) have an average price target of $22.5 for the near short term. The highest target price given by the Brokerage Firm to the stock is $33 and the lowest target is $17 for the short term. Analysts expect the variance to be within $7.55 of the average price.


For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC): The stock opened at $14.90 on Thursday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $15.02 for the day. The stock traded down to $14.43 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $14.73 with a loss of -1.07% for the day. The stock had closed at $14.89 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 885,198 shares.

In a related news, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged that Dragoon John, officer (See remarks.) of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co, had unloaded 25,000 shares at an average price of $20.41 in a transaction dated on May 2, 2016. The total value of the transaction was worth $510,250.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMH) is a global learning company, specializing in education solutions across a variety of media. The Company operates in two segments: Education and Trade Publishing. Its Education segment provides educational products, technology platforms and services to meet the diverse needs of classrooms. Its Trade Publishing segment develops, markets and sells consumer books in print and digital formats and licenses book rights to other publishers and electronic businesses in the United States and abroad. It delivers content, services and technology to both educational institutions and consumers, in more than 150 countries across the world. In the United States, the Company is a provider of Kindergarten through 12th grade (K-12) educational content. Its content includes characters and titles such as Curious George, Carmen Sandiego, The Oregon Trail, The Little Prince, The Lord of the Rings, Life of Pi, Websters New World Dictionary and Cliffs Notes.

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