Here’s how analysts see Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) after this past week.

May 24, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.77 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.42, from 1.35 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 13 investors sold Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company shares while 31 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. 120.03 million shares or 2.66% less from 123.31 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Moreover, Credit Suisse Ag has 0% invested in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) for 107,777 shares. Blackrock holds 0% or 6.65M shares. Hsbc Plc holds 0% or 19,893 shares. Raymond James invested in 0% or 133,824 shares. Trexquant Limited Partnership holds 56,037 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Principal Financial Grp Inc holds 14,796 shares. State Street Corporation holds 0% of its portfolio in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) for 2.16 million shares. Bancorporation Of Montreal Can accumulated 10,926 shares or 0% of the stock. Envestnet Asset accumulated 4,099 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, Highbridge Management Limited Liability has 0.01% invested in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC). Thompson Siegel Walmsley Ltd Liability Co owns 1.72 million shares. Citigroup Inc accumulated 0% or 28,754 shares. Sei Invests invested 0% of its portfolio in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC). Greywolf Cap Mgmt L P holds 672,000 shares. Morgan Stanley reported 1.30M shares.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt had 7 analyst reports since February 23, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) rating on Friday, February 23. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $9.5 target. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Hold” rating and $12.0 target in Thursday, February 22 report. Morgan Stanley maintained Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) rating on Friday, May 4. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $8 target. The stock of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) earned “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, March 27. The stock of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, February 23 by BMO Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 11 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, May 4 by Stifel Nicolaus. Below is a list of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) latest ratings and price target changes.

04/05/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $9 New Target: $8 Maintain
04/05/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Hold Old Target: $9.5 New Target: $8 Maintain
11/04/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $13.0000 Maintain
27/03/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Sell New Target: $6.5000 Initiate
22/02/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $12.0 Maintain
23/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $9.5 Maintain
23/02/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $11 New Target: $8 Maintain

The stock increased 3.17% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $6.5. About 575,566 shares traded. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) has declined 25.40% since May 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 36.95% the S&P500.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company provides content, services, and technology solutions for educational institutions and consumers. The company has market cap of $802.08 million. It primarily delivers kindergarten through 12th grade education content. It currently has negative earnings. The firm operates in two divisions, Education and Trade Publishing.

More recent Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Martha Stewart Team Up on New Book The Martha Manual: How to Do (Almost …” on May 14, 2018. Also Prnewswire.com published the news titled: “180 Awards Recognize 15 Students for Outstanding Progress in Literacy and Math Achievement” on May 15, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Recent Analysis Shows DTE Energy, Transdigm Group, Ringcentral, Resonant, Hudson Technologies, and Houghton …” with publication date: May 14, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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