Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (HGV): Why It Jumped 13.74% Today, And What Comes Next

Big changes are happening at Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV), which makes the stock worth watching today. The company is among the top gainers of the stock market today, skyrocketing 13.74% or (2.1 points) to $17.38 from its previous close of $15.28. Does this growth mean it the best stock to buy right now? The shares seem to have an active trading volume day with a reported 395774 contracts so far this session. HGV shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 830.8 thousand shares, but with a 82.47 million float and a 10.8% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for HGV stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $35.86 per share. This means the stock has a potential increase of 106.33% from where the HGV share price has been trading recently.

During the recent trading session for Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV), the company witnessed their stock rise $6.42 over a week and tumble down $-10.29 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $36.56, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be higher. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 10/31/19. The recent low of $8.28 stood for a -52.46% since 03/18/20, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 0 is also allocated to the stock. Since the beta is less than one, it implies that the stock is more volatile than the market, a data that traders are keeping close attention to.

Looking at the current readings for Hilton Grand Vacations Inc., the two-week RSI stands at 42.2. This figure suggests that HGV stock, for now, is neutral, meaning that the shares are stable in terms of price movement. The stochastic readings, on the other hand, based on the current HGV readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 39.06% at this stage. This figure means that HGV share price today is being neutral.

Technical chart claims that Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (HGV) would settle between $15.86/share to $16.44/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $14.16 mark, then the market for Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $13.04 for its downside target. The stock is currently in the green zone of MACD, with the indicator reading 0.82. Traders are always alerted for the move of a stock above or below the zero line due to the fact that the reading is an indicator of the position of the short-term average relative to the long-term average. If the MACD is above the zero line, then the short-term average relative is above that of the long-term average, thus implying an upward momentum. Vice versa is the case if the MACD is below the zero line.

Analysts at Janney lowered their recommendation on shares of HGV from Buy to Neutral in their opinion released on September 25. Goldman analysts have lowered their rating of Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV) stock from Buy to Neutral in a separate flash note issued to investors on September 19. Analysts at JP Morgan released an upgrade from Underweight to Neutral for the stock, in a research note that dated back to August 20.

HGV equity has an average rating of 2.5, with the figure leaning towards a bullish end. 8 analysts who tracked the company were contacted by Reuters. Amongst them, 5 rated the stock as a hold while the remaining 3 were split even though not equally. Some analysts rate the stock as a buy or a strong buy while no rated it as a sell. 3 analysts rated Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV) as a buy or a strong buy while not a single analyst advised that investors should desist from purchasing the stock or sell them if they already own the company’s stock.

Moving on, HGV stock price is currently trading at 4.7X forward 12-month Consensus EPS estimates, and its P/E ratio is 6.3 while for the average stock in the same group, the multiple is 14.7. Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. current P/B ratio of 2.3 means it is trading at a premium against its industry’s 2.3.

Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (HGV)’s current-quarter revenues are projected to climb by nearly -1% to hit $445510, based on current consensus estimate. The firm’s full-year revenues are expected to expand by over 7.4% from $1.84 billion to a noteworthy $1.97 billion. At the other end of the current quarter income statement, Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. is expected to see its adjusted earnings surge by roughly 3.4% to hit $0.6 per share. For the fiscal year, HGV’s earnings are projected to climb by roughly 6.2% to hit $2.57 per share.