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The Howard Hughes Corporation is a real estate-diversified business based in the US. The Howard Hughes Corporation shares (HHC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. The Howard Hughes Corporation employs 1,500 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$769.9 million.

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  3. Search for The Howard Hughes Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: HHC. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
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  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$77.5, 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 The Howard Hughes Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of The Howard Hughes Corporation. 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.

The Howard Hughes Corporation share price

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The Howard Hughes Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$77.5
52-week rangeUSD$35.1 - USD$129.39
50-day moving average USD$75.0338
200-day moving average USD$61.8765
Wall St. target priceUSD$105.5
PE ratio 64.5263
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$2.591

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Is it a good time to buy The Howard Hughes Corporation stock?

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The Howard Hughes Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $77.5 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-13) -4.56%
1 month (2020-12-18) -4.52%
3 months (2020-10-20) 24.34%
6 months (2020-07-20) 47.00%
1 year (2020-01-17) -38.02%
2 years (2019-01-18) -27.41%
3 years (2018-01-19) 127.65
5 years (2016-01-20) 95.07

Is The Howard Hughes Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

The Howard Hughes Corporation's P/E ratio

The Howard Hughes Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 65x. In other words, The Howard Hughes Corporation shares trade at around 65x recent earnings.

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

The Howard Hughes Corporation's PEG ratio

The Howard Hughes Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 5.55. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into The Howard Hughes Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

The Howard Hughes Corporation's EBITDA

The Howard Hughes Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$107 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a The Howard Hughes Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

The Howard Hughes Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$769.9 million
Gross profit TTM USD$487.3 million
Return on assets TTM -0.7%
Return on equity TTM 0.11%
Profit margin -2.68%
Book value $68.142
Market capitalisation USD$4.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting The Howard Hughes Corporation shares

There are currently 1.9 million The Howard Hughes Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as The Howard Hughes Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 9.1% up from 1.7 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting The Howard Hughes Corporation shares can be evaluated.

The Howard Hughes Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

The Howard Hughes Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of The Howard Hughes Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of The Howard Hughes Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 352268.7732342). The Howard Hughes Corporation's SIR currently stands at 5.38. In other words for every 100,000 The Howard Hughes Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5380 shares are currently held short.

However The Howard Hughes Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of The Howard Hughes Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable The Howard Hughes Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case The Howard Hughes Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 The Howard Hughes Corporation shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0618% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable The Howard Hughes Corporation shares, roughly 62 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against The Howard Hughes Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short The Howard Hughes Corporation stock.

The Howard Hughes Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting The Howard Hughes Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

The Howard Hughes Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, The Howard Hughes Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $35.1 up to $129.39. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HHC.US volatility(beta: 1.6)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 The Howard Hughes Corporation's is 1.6047. This would suggest that The Howard Hughes Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

The Howard Hughes Corporation overview

The Howard Hughes Corporation owns, manages, and develops commercial, residential, and hospitality operating properties in the United States. It operates through four segments: Operating Assets, Master Planned Communities (MPCs), Seaport District, and Strategic Developments. The Operating Assets segment owns 14 retail, 32 office, nine multi-family, and three hospitality properties, as well as 13 other operating assets and investments primarily located and around The Woodlands, Texas; Columbia, Maryland; New York, New York; Las Vegas, Nevada; and Honolulu, Hawai?i. The MPCs segment develops and sells residential and commercial land. This segment sells residential land designated for detached and attached single family homes ranging from entry-level to luxury homes; and commercial land parcels designated for retail, office, hospitality, and high density residential projects, as well as services and other for-profit activities, and parcels designated for use by government, schools, and other not-for-profit entities. As of December 31, 2019, this segment had 9,943 remaining saleable acres of land. The Seaport District segment is involved in the landlord operations, managed businesses, and events and sponsorships. The Strategic Development segment comprises residential condominium and commercial property projects. This segment consist of 21 development or redevelopment projects. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

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