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

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $7.23
  • Forecasted Upside: -45.35 %
  • Number of Analysts: 1
  • Breakdown:
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  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 0 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$13.22
▼ -0.13 (-0.97%)

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Analyst Price Target for HMHC

Analyst Price Target is $7.23
▼ -45.35% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 1 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in the last 3 months. The average price target is $7.23, with a high forecast of $11.00 and a low forecast of $3.45. The average price target represents a -45.35% upside from the last price of $13.22.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 1 contributing 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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4/30/2020
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7/29/2020
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10/27/2020
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1/25/2021
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4/25/2021
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7/24/2021
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9/22/2021
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10/22/2021

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/10/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$8.00 ➝ $11.00High
3/3/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$3.00 ➝ $6.00High
12/15/2020Smith Barney CitigroupBoost Price Target$3.00 ➝ $3.45High
11/24/2020Smith Barney CitigroupBoost Price Target$2.50 ➝ $3.00High
10/5/2020CitigroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$1.00 ➝ $2.50Low
8/10/2020Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$2.20 ➝ $2.50Low
7/5/2020BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$3.00Low
4/17/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$6.50 ➝ $2.00High
4/7/2020BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$7.00 ➝ $3.00High
4/3/2020CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Sell$7.50 ➝ $1.00High
3/10/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeSell ➝ NeutralHigh
10/18/2019BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetOutperform$8.00 ➝ $7.00High
9/5/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$7.00 ➝ $6.50Low
7/16/2019CitigroupLower Price TargetPositive ➝ Buy$10.00 ➝ $8.00High
3/4/2019BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$12.00 ➝ $11.00Medium
10/9/2018BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$8.00High
8/5/2018Wells Fargo & CompanySet Price TargetBuy$13.00Medium
8/3/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$8.00 ➝ $7.00High
8/3/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold ➝ Hold$8.00 ➝ $7.50High
6/27/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$12.00 ➝ $13.00Low
5/4/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$9.00 ➝ $8.00Low
5/4/2018Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$9.50 ➝ $8.00Low
3/27/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageSell$6.50High
2/23/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$11.00 ➝ $8.00Low
11/3/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingHold$14.00N/A
11/3/2017CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$16.00 ➝ $15.00N/A
10/23/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$12.00 ➝ $11.00N/A
10/19/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingHold$13.00N/A
9/21/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$12.50Low
9/18/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$13.00Low
8/4/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$13.00Medium
7/10/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$12.50Low
5/15/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$10.00 ➝ $13.00N/A
5/5/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$10.00 ➝ $13.00Low
4/12/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldHigh
1/31/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Focus ListN/A
11/4/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldN/A
(Data available from 10/22/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.47 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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9/22/2021
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10/22/2021

Current Sentiment

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt logo
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co. engages in the provision of pre-K-12 education solutions, delivering content, technology, services, and media. It operates through the following segments: Education and HMH Books & Media. The Education segment provides educational products, technology platforms and services. The HMH Books & Media segment primarily develops, markets and sells consumer books in print and digital formats and licenses book rights to other publishers and electronic businesses. The company was founded in 1832 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.
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Today's Range

Now: $13.22
Low: $13.16
High: $13.37

50 Day Range

MA: $13.60
Low: $13.02
High: $14.20

52 Week Range

Now: $13.22
Low: $2.18
High: $14.45

Volume

9,213 shs

Average Volume

641,534 shs

Market Capitalization

$1.69 billion

P/E Ratio

25.92

Dividend Yield

N/A

Beta

1.31

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, and Smith Barney Citigroup.
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What is the current price target for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt?

2 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $7.23, suggesting a possible downside of 45.3%. BMO Capital Markets has the highest price target set, predicting HMHC will reach $11.00 in the next twelve months. Smith Barney Citigroup has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $3.45 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 1 hold rating 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.