A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ: HMHC):

  • 8/11/2017 – Houghton Mifflin Harcourt was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company is a global provider of education solutions, delivering content, technology, services and media to students in over 150 countries worldwide. The Company delivers its offerings to both educational institutions and consumers. It provides kindergarten through twelfth grade, or K-12, educational content in the United States. The Company, through its subsidiary, provides print and electronic textbook curriculum, learning content, and assessment tools and services. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. “
  • 8/5/2017 – Houghton Mifflin Harcourt was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating.
  • 8/4/2017 – Houghton Mifflin Harcourt had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. They now have a $13.00 price target on the stock.
  • 8/3/2017 – Houghton Mifflin Harcourt was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company is a global provider of education solutions, delivering content, technology, services and media to students in over 150 countries worldwide. The Company delivers its offerings to both educational institutions and consumers. It provides kindergarten through twelfth grade, or K-12, educational content in the United States. The Company, through its subsidiary, provides print and electronic textbook curriculum, learning content, and assessment tools and services. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. “
  • 7/20/2017 – Houghton Mifflin Harcourt was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $13.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company is a global provider of education solutions, delivering content, technology, services and media to students in over 150 countries worldwide. The Company delivers its offerings to both educational institutions and consumers. It provides kindergarten through twelfth grade, or K-12, educational content in the United States. The Company, through its subsidiary, provides print and electronic textbook curriculum, learning content, and assessment tools and services. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. “
  • 7/12/2017 – Houghton Mifflin Harcourt was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 7/10/2017 – Houghton Mifflin Harcourt had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They now have a $12.50 price target on the stock.

Shares of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ HMHC) opened at 10.95 on Wednesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $11.82 and its 200 day moving average price is $11.49. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company has a one year low of $9.15 and a one year high of $16.18. The firm’s market capitalization is $1.35 billion.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The business services provider reported ($0.20) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.23) by $0.03. The business had revenue of $393.05 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $387.68 million. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt had a negative return on equity of 16.14% and a negative net margin of 18.60%. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s quarterly revenue was up .3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned ($0.23) earnings per share. Analysts expect that Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company will post ($1.63) EPS for the current fiscal year.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMH) is a global learning company, specializing in education solutions across a range of media. The Company operates through two segments: Education and Trade Publishing. As of December 31, 2016, the Company delivered content, services and technology to both educational institutions and consumers, reaching over 50 million students in approximately 150 countries across the world.

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