NASDAQ:HMHC - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $2.82
  • Forecasted Upside: -53.52 %
  • Number of Analysts: 5
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 5 Hold Ratings
  • 0 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$6.06
▼ -0.06 (-0.98%)
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Analyst Price Target for HMHC

i We calculate consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). Our consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. Our consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.
$2.82
▼ -53.52% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 5 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in the last 3 months. The average price target is $2.82, with a high forecast of $3.45 and a low forecast of $2.00. The average price target represents a -53.52% upside from the last price of $6.06.
Hold
The current consensus among 5 investment analysts is to hold stock in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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9/4/2019
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12/3/2019
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3/2/2020
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5/31/2020
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8/29/2020
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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
12/15/2020Citigroup Inc. 3% Minimum Coupon Principal Protected Based Upon RussellBoost Price Target$3.00 ➝ $3.45Low
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12/15/2020Smith Barney CitigroupBoost Price Target$3.00 ➝ $3.45High
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11/24/2020Citigroup Inc. 3% Minimum Coupon Principal Protected Based Upon RussellBoost Price Target$2.50 ➝ $3.00High
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11/24/2020Smith Barney CitigroupBoost Price Target$2.50 ➝ $3.00High
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10/5/2020CitigroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$1.00 ➝ $2.50Low
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8/10/2020Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$2.20 ➝ $2.50Low
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7/5/2020BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$3.00Low
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Rating by Jeffrey Silber at BMO Capital Markets
4/17/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$6.50 ➝ $2.00High
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4/7/2020BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$7.00 ➝ $3.00High
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Rating by Jeffrey Silber at BMO Capital Markets
4/3/2020CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Sell$7.50 ➝ $1.00High
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3/10/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeSell ➝ NeutralHigh
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10/18/2019BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetOutperform$8.00 ➝ $7.00High
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9/5/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$7.00 ➝ $6.50Low
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7/16/2019CitigroupLower Price TargetPositive ➝ Buy$10.00 ➝ $8.00High
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3/4/2019BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$12.00 ➝ $11.00Medium
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10/9/2018BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$8.00High
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8/5/2018Wells Fargo & CompanySet Price TargetBuy$13.00Medium
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Rating by William Warmington at Wells Fargo & Company
8/3/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$8.00 ➝ $7.00High
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8/3/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold ➝ Hold$8.00 ➝ $7.50High
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6/27/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$12.00 ➝ $13.00Low
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5/4/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$9.00 ➝ $8.00Low
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5/4/2018Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$9.50 ➝ $8.00Low
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3/27/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageSell$6.50High
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2/23/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$11.00 ➝ $8.00Low
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11/3/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingHold$14.00N/A
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11/3/2017CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$16.00 ➝ $15.00N/A
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10/23/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$12.00 ➝ $11.00N/A
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10/19/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingHold$13.00N/A
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9/21/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$12.50Low
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9/18/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$13.00Low
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8/4/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$13.00Medium
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7/10/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$12.50Low
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5/15/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$10.00 ➝ $13.00N/A
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5/5/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$10.00 ➝ $13.00Low
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4/12/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldHigh
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1/31/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Focus ListN/A
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11/4/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldN/A
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10/1/2016Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetBuy$23.00N/A
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Rating by Trace Urdan at Credit Suisse Group AG
9/23/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$23.00N/A
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Rating by Trace Urdan at Credit Suisse Group AG
8/17/2016CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$29.00 ➝ $23.00N/A
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8/8/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuyN/A
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Rating by Trace Urdan at Credit Suisse Group AG
8/5/2016BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$22.00 ➝ $17.00N/A
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8/1/2016The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$20.00N/A
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6/9/2016OppenheimerReiterated RatingOutperform$33.00N/A
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5/22/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldN/A
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Rating by Denny Galindo at Morgan Stanley
5/18/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuyN/A
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Rating by Trace Urdan at Credit Suisse Group AG
5/5/2016OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuyN/A
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3/29/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight$25.00N/A
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(Data available from 2/25/2016 forward)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt logo
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company, a learning company, provides curriculum, supplemental, intervention solutions, and professional learning services worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Education and HMH Books & Media. The Education segment provides educational products, technology platforms, and services, including print and digital content in the form of textbooks, digital courseware, instructional aids, educational assessment, and intervention solutions for students. The Trade Publishing segment primarily develops, markets, and sells consumer books in print and digital formats, as well as licenses book rights to other publishers and electronic businesses; and reference materials, such as fiction and non-fiction books, dictionaries, and other reference works to schools, colleges, libraries, office supply distributors, and other businesses. This segment distributes products through retail stores comprising physical and online, and wholesalers. The company was formerly known as HMH Holdings (Delaware), Inc. and changed its name to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company in October 2013. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company was founded in 1832 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Today's Range

Now: $6.06
$5.95
$6.58

50 Day Range

MA: $5.19
$3.51
$6.59

52 Week Range

Now: $6.06
$1.03
$6.80

Volume

2,686,641 shs

Average Volume

1,966,677 shs

Market Capitalization

$762.65 million

P/E Ratio

N/A

Dividend Yield

N/A

Beta

1.37

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt?

The following Wall Street analysts have issued research reports on Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in the last twelve months: BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup Inc., Citigroup Inc. 3% Minimum Coupon Principal Protected Based Upon Russell, Morgan Stanley, Smith Barney Citigroup, Stifel Nicolaus, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt?

6 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $2.82, suggesting a possible downside of 53.5%. Citigroup Inc. 3% Minimum Coupon Principal Protected Based Upon Russell has the highest price target set, predicting HMHC will reach $3.45 in the next twelve months. Morgan Stanley has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $2.00 for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt currently has 5 hold ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in HMHC, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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What other companies compete with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt?

Other companies that are similar to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt include Pearson, John Wiley & Sons, Scholastic, William H. Sadlier and Lingo Media.

How do I contact Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's investor relations team?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's physical mailing address is 125 HIGH STREET, BOSTON MA, 02110. The business services provider's listed phone number is 617-351-5000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is www.hmhco.com.