Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co (HMHC): Linda Kay Zecher , director officer of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co sold 13,433 shares on Apr 20, 2016. The Insider selling transaction was reported by the company on Apr 22, 2016 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were sold at $21.00 per share for a total value of $282,093.00 , the company said in a SEC Form 4 Filing.
Other Insider transactions have been reported by the company according to SEC Form 4, on Apr 20, 2016, William Frederick Bayers (officer ) sold 17,500 shares at $20.06 per share price.On Apr 7, 2016, Mary Johanna Cullinane (officer ) sold 15,000 shares at $19.55 per share price.Also, On Apr 5, 2016, John Dragoon (officer ) sold 25,000 shares at $19.84 per share price.On Apr 4, 2016, Timothy Lon Cannon (officer ) sold 15,000 shares at $20.00 per share price.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co: On Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016 heightened volatility was witnessed in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co which led to swings in the share price. The shares opened for trading at $20.88 and hit $20.96 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $20.85, with a gain of 0.10% or 0.02 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 5,28,697 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $27.14 and the company has a market cap of $2,575 M . The 52-week low of the share price is at $16.
Company has been under the radar of several Street Analysts.Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co is Initiated by Credit Suisse to Outperform. The Rating was issued on Feb 3, 2016.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMH) is a global learning company specializing in education solutions across a variety of media. The Company operates in two segments: Education and Trade Publishing. Its Education segment provides educational products technology platforms and services to meet the diverse needs of classrooms. Its Trade Publishing segment develops markets and sells consumer books in print and digital formats and licenses book rights to other publishers and electronic businesses in the United States and abroad. It delivers content services and technology to both educational institutions and consumers in more than 150 countries across the world. In the United States the Company is a provider of Kindergarten through 12th grade (K-12) educational content. Its content includes characters and titles such as Curious George Carmen Sandiego The Oregon Trail The Little Prince The Lord of the Rings Life of Pi Webster’s New World Dictionary and Cliffs Notes.