Howard Hughes Corp (HHC) was Initiated by Citigroup to “Buy” and the brokerage firm has set the Price Target at $165. Citigroup advised their investors in a research report released on May 13, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Howard Hughes Corp. Company shares were Reiterated by Compass Point on Apr 21, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 200 from a previous price target of $190 .
On the company’s financial health, Howard Hughes Corp reported $3.04 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 2.71 according to the earnings call on May 2, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.33. The company had revenue of $239.66 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $186.95 million. The company’s revenue was up 54.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.56 EPS.
Howard Hughes Corp opened for trading at $105.01 and hit $105.89 on the upside on Tuesday, eventually ending the session at $105.38, with a gain of 0.64% or 0.67 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,05,769 shares. Company has a market cap of $4,197 M.
The Howard Hughes Corporation is a developer of master planned communities and mixed use properties. The Company is engaged in development of master planned communities and the ownership management and the redevelopment or repositioning of real estate assets which are generating revenues also called Operating Assets as well as other strategic real estate opportunities in the form of entitled and unentitled land and other development rights also called Strategic Developments. The Company operates its business in three segments: Master Planned Communities (MPC) Operating Assets and Strategic Developments. MPC segment consists of the development and sale of residential land and the development of commercial land to hold develop or sell. Operating Assets segment contains 44 properties investments and other assets that generate revenue consisting primarily of retail office and multi-family properties. Strategic Developments segment consists of 30 development projects.