How to buy Hilton Worldwide (HLT) shares in Australia
Learn how to easily invest in Hilton Worldwide shares.
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Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (HLT) is a leading lodging business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$145 after a previous close of US$144.31. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD142.41 to a high of USD146.601. The latest price was USD146.13 (25 minute delay). Hilton Worldwide is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
How to buy shares in Hilton Worldwide
- Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
- Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
- Search for Hilton Worldwide. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: HLT. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
- Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Hilton Worldwide reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
- Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$144.31, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Hilton Worldwide, depending on your broker.
- Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Hilton Worldwide. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.
What's in this guide?
- Hilton Worldwide key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is Hilton Worldwide stock a buy or sell?
- Hilton Worldwide performance over time
- Is Hilton Worldwide suitable for ethical investing?
- Are Hilton Worldwide shares over-valued?
- Hilton Worldwide's financials
- How volatile are Hilton Worldwide shares?
- Does Hilton Worldwide pay a dividend?
- Have Hilton Worldwide shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Hilton Worldwide stock price (NYSE:HLT)Use our graph to track the performance of HLT stocks over time.
Hilton Worldwide shares at a glance
|52-week range||US$98.57 - US$159.2059|
|50-day moving average||US$146.35|
|200-day moving average||US$132.8481|
|Dividend yield||US$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||US$0.14|
Where to buy Hilton Worldwide stock
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Is it a good time to buy Hilton Worldwide stock?
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Hilton Worldwide price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-13)||-2.52%|
|1 month (2021-12-23)||-5.55%|
|3 months (2021-10-22)||3.16%|
|6 months (2021-07-23)||16.66%|
|1 year (2021-01-22)||39.22%|
|2 years (2020-01-23)||31.70%|
|3 years (2019-01-23)||106.60%|
|5 years (2017-01-23)||153.04%|
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Is Hilton Worldwide under- or over-valued?
Valuing Hilton Worldwide stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Hilton Worldwide's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Hilton Worldwide's P/E ratio
Hilton Worldwide's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 1057x. In other words, Hilton Worldwide shares trade at around 1057x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Hilton Worldwide's PEG ratio
Hilton Worldwide's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.2314. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Hilton Worldwide's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Hilton Worldwide's EBITDA
Hilton Worldwide's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$984 million (£0.0 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Hilton Worldwide's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Hilton Worldwide financials
|Revenue TTM||US$2.1 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||37.93%|
|Gross profit TTM||US$980 million|
|Return on assets TTM||3%|
|Return on equity TTM||-9999999%|
|Market capitalisation||US$41.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Hilton Worldwide's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Hilton Worldwide.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Hilton Worldwide's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 15.29
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Hilton Worldwide's overall score of 15.29 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 19th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Hilton Worldwide is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Hilton Worldwide's environmental score
Environmental score: 7.61/100
Hilton Worldwide's social score
Social score: 6.63/100
Hilton Worldwide's governance score
Governance score: 1.54/100
Hilton Worldwide's controversy score
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Hilton Worldwide scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Hilton Worldwide has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||15.29|
|Total ESG percentile||18.74|
|Level of controversy||2|
Hilton Worldwide share dividends
We're not expecting Hilton Worldwide to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Hilton Worldwide's shares ever split?
Hilton Worldwide's shares were split on a 1000:2052 basis on 3 January 2017. So if you had owned 2052 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1000 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Hilton Worldwide shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 105.2% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Hilton Worldwide shares which in turn could have impacted Hilton Worldwide's share price.
Hilton Worldwide share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Hilton Worldwide's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$98.57 up to US$159.2059. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Hilton Worldwide's is 1.2701. This would suggest that Hilton Worldwide's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Hilton Worldwide overview
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., a hospitality company, owns, leases, manages, develops, and franchises hotels and resorts. It operates through two segments, Management and Franchise, and Ownership. The company engages in the hotel management and licensing of its brands. It operates hotels under the Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, LXR Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Tempo by Hilton, Motto by Hilton, Signia by Hilton, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton, and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company operates in North America, South America, and Central America, including various Caribbean nations; Europe, the Middle East, and Africa; and the Asia Pacific. As of December 31, 2020, the company had approximately 6,478 properties with 1,019,287 rooms in 119 countries and territories. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.
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