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Houlihan Lokey's Earnings Preview


Houlihan Lokey (NYSE: HLI) will be releasing its next round of earnings Monday. For all of the relevant information, here is your guide for today's Q3 earnings announcement.

Earnings and Revenue

Based on management's projections, Houlihan Lokey analysts model for earnings of 60 cents per share on sales of $243 million.

In the same quarter last year, Houlihan Lokey reported earnings per share of 57 cents on revenue of $247 million. If the company were to report inline earnings when it publishes results Monday, earnings would be up 5.26 percent. Revenue would be down 1.87 percent from the year-ago period.

Houlihan Lokey's reported EPS has stacked up against analyst estimates in the past like this:


Quarter Q2 2018 Q1 2018 Q4 2017 Q3 2017
EPS Estimate 0.42 0.41 0.45 0.51
EPS Actual 0.56 0.5 0.59 0.57


Q3 EPS Estimate: 60 cents per share
Q3 Revenues Estimate: $243 million

Stock Performance

Shares of Houlihan Lokey were trading around $51.32. Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 63.5 percent. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders can be content going into this earnings release.

Analysts have adjusted their estimates higher for EPS and revenues over the past 90 days. The most common rating by analysts on Houlihan Lokey stock is a Neutral. The strength of this rating has risen over the past three months.

Conference Call

The Houlihan Lokey's Q3 conference call is scheduled to begin at 5:00 p.m. ET and can be accessed here:


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