Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) went up to recover about 38.82% since recording its record low price of $5.1. The stock experienced -5.09% slump, arriving at $7.08 on 3/14/2019. During the day, the stock price traveled from $7.06 to $7.47. This company shares are 43.08% off its target price of $10.13 and the current market capitalization stands at $887.97M. The recent change has given its price a -24.91% deficit over SMA 50 and -33.46% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -29.69% declines, -24.03% declines and 18% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found HMHC’s volatility during a week at 3.68% and during a month it has been found around 5.96%.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $878 million or 96.2% in HMHC stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Anchorage Capital Group, L.L.C. owns $149.86 million in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company, which represents roughly 16.88% of the company’s market cap and approximately 17.07% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Vanguard Group Inc, which owns 9,407,038 shares of the stock are valued at $70.18 million. The third largest holder is Ws Management Lllp, which currently holds $64.05 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 7.21% of its market capitalization.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company 13F Filings

At the end of December reporting period, 72 institutional holders increased their position in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) by some 8,951,923 shares, 66 decreased positions by 11,417,889 and 10 held positions by 97,373,517. That puts total institutional holdings at 117,743,329 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 29 new institutional investments totaling 1,447,428 shares while 21 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 1,839,867 shares.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC), with 2 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 3 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 1 buy, 1 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.43 average brokerage recommendation [T1].