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Hilton Grand Vacations Inc is a resorts & casinos business based in the US. Hilton Grand Vacations shares (HGV) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Hilton Grand Vacations employs 3,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.3 billion.

How to buy shares in Hilton Grand Vacations

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Hilton Grand Vacations. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: HGV. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Hilton Grand Vacations reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$21.31, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Hilton Grand Vacations, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Hilton Grand Vacations. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

How has coronavirus impacted Hilton Grand Vacations's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Hilton Grand Vacations's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was USD$21.31, which is 32.35% down on its pre-crash value of USD$31.5 and 157.37% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$8.28.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Hilton Grand Vacations shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$405.26 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$676.81.

Hilton Grand Vacations share price

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Hilton Grand Vacations shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market closeUSD$21.31
52-week rangeUSD$8.28 - USD$36.56
50-day moving average USD$21.9231
200-day moving average USD$20.7519
Wall St. target priceUSD$27.5
PE ratio 23.3936
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.96

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Is it a good time to buy Hilton Grand Vacations stock?

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Hilton Grand Vacations price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $21.31 from 2020-10-19

1 week (2020-10-23) -8.50%
1 month (2020-10-01) -0.33%
3 months (2020-07-30) 2.50%
6 months (2020-04-30) 3.45%
1 year (2019-10-30) -38.23%
2 years (2018-10-30) -20.75%
3 years (2017-10-30) -47.42%
5 years (2015-10-27) N/A

Is Hilton Grand Vacations under- or over-valued?

Valuing Hilton Grand Vacations stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Hilton Grand Vacations's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Hilton Grand Vacations's P/E ratio

Hilton Grand Vacations's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 23x. In other words, Hilton Grand Vacations shares trade at around 23x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Hilton Grand Vacations's EBITDA

Hilton Grand Vacations's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$205 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Hilton Grand Vacations's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Hilton Grand Vacations financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 12.05%
Gross profit TTM USD$477 million
Return on assets TTM 2.85%
Return on equity TTM 16.86%
Profit margin 6.54%
Book value $6.147
Market capitalisation USD$1.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Hilton Grand Vacations shares

There are currently 2.1 million Hilton Grand Vacations shares held short by investors – that's known as Hilton Grand Vacations's "short interest". This figure is 24.9% down from 2.9 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Hilton Grand Vacations shares can be evaluated.

Hilton Grand Vacations's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Hilton Grand Vacations's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Hilton Grand Vacations shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Hilton Grand Vacations shares traded daily (recently around 741245.17241379). Hilton Grand Vacations's SIR currently stands at 2.9. In other words for every 100,000 Hilton Grand Vacations shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2900 shares are currently held short.

However Hilton Grand Vacations's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Hilton Grand Vacations shares, or, against the total number of tradable Hilton Grand Vacations shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Hilton Grand Vacations's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Hilton Grand Vacations shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0254% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Hilton Grand Vacations shares, roughly 25 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Hilton Grand Vacations.

Find out more about how you can short Hilton Grand Vacations stock.

Hilton Grand Vacations share dividends

We're not expecting Hilton Grand Vacations to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Hilton Grand Vacations share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Hilton Grand Vacations's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.28 up to $36.56. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HGV.US volatility(beta: 2.15)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Hilton Grand Vacations's is 2.1534. This would suggest that Hilton Grand Vacations's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Hilton Grand Vacations overview

Hilton Grand Vacations Inc., a timeshare company, develops, markets, and operates vacation ownership resorts primarily under the Hilton Grand Vacations brand. The company operates in two segments, Real Estate Sales and Financing; and Resort Operations and Club Management. It sells vacation ownership intervals; manages resorts; operates a points-based vacation club; and finances and services loans provided to consumers for their timeshare purchases. The company also manages and operates the points-based Hilton Grand Vacations Club and Hilton Club exchange programs, which provide exchange, leisure travel, and reservation services to approximately 326,000 members, as well as engages in the rental of inventory made available due to ownership exchanges through its club programs. As of December 31, 2019, it had 59 resorts comprising 9,540 units located in the Hawaiian Islands, New York City, Orlando, South Carolina, Washington D.C., and Las Vegas; and Europe. The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Orlando, Florida.

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