Why You Shouldn't Bet Against Hilton (HLT) Stock - Tale of the Tape
One stock that might be an intriguing choice for investors right now is Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT). This is because this security in the hotel space is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is in great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective.
This is important because, often times, a rising tide will lift all boats in an industry, as there can be broad trends taking place in a segment that are boosting securities across the board. This is arguably taking place in the hotel space as it currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 9 out of more than 250 industries, suggesting it is well-positioned from this perspective, especially when compared to other segments out there.
Meanwhile, Hilton is actually looking pretty good on its own too. The firm has seen solid earnings estimate revision activity over the past month, suggesting analysts are becoming a bit more bullish on the firm's prospects in both the short and long term.
In fact, over the past month, current quarter estimates have increased from 17 cents per share to 19 cents per share, while current year estimates has increased from 60 cents per share to 66 cents per share. This has helped HLT to earn a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), further underscoring the company's solid position.
So, if you are looking for a decent pick in a strong industry, consider Hilton. Not only is its industry currently in the top third, but it is seeing solid estimate revisions as of late, suggesting it could be a very interesting choice for investors seeking a name in this great industry segment.
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