Hilltop (NYSE:HTH) will release its earnings data after the market closes on Thursday, January 25th. Analysts expect Hilltop to post earnings of $0.42 per share for the quarter.

Hilltop (NYSE:HTH) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.31 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.43 by ($0.12). Hilltop had a net margin of 9.00% and a return on equity of 8.16%. On average, analysts expect Hilltop to post $1 EPS for the current fiscal year and $2 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of Hilltop (HTH) opened at $26.67 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04, a quick ratio of 0.82 and a current ratio of 0.99. Hilltop has a 52 week low of $21.47 and a 52 week high of $29.54. The company has a market capitalization of $2,560.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.99 and a beta of 1.04.

Several brokerages have commented on HTH. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Hilltop from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $30.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, January 10th. ValuEngine upgraded Hilltop from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $30.00 target price on shares of Hilltop in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $33.50.

In other news, Director Gerald J. Ford purchased 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 22nd. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $25.08 per share, for a total transaction of $250,800.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Company insiders own 22.50% of the company’s stock.

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About Hilltop

Hilltop Holdings Inc is a financial holding Company. The Company provides business and consumer banking services from offices located throughout Texas through PlainsCapital Bank (the Bank). It has three operating business units, which include PlainsCapital Corporation (PCC) (banking and mortgage origination), Hilltop Securities Holdings LLC (Securities Holdings) (broker-dealer) and PlainsCapital Company (NLC) (insurance).

Earnings History for Hilltop (NYSE:HTH)

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