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Will Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co (HMHC) Short Squeeze Soon?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The stock has a beta value of 0.61.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC) stock is sinking -2.13% to $9.20. It has underperformed by 42.67% the S&P500. Public Employees Retirement System of OH now owns 8,628 shares of the business services provider's stock valued at $106,000 after buying an additional 1,729 shares during the period.

About 301,908 shares traded. Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) has risen 35.60% since November 10, 2016 and is uptrending. Its down 0.47, from 1.4 in 2017Q1.

Why Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC) is considered oversold? 31 funds opened positions while 31 raised stakes.

Houghton Mifflin Har (NASDAQ:HMHC)'s share price plunged -2.08% or -0.2 to reach at $9.4 during previous trading session. Advisory Svcs Networks Ltd Liability stated it has 23,274 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Swiss Financial Bank reported 176,100 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Bluecrest Capital Mgmt Ltd owns 70,274 shares.

Houghton Mifflin Har (NASDAQ:HMHC)'s shares slipped -4.08% in the past week and plunged -20.34% in the last 4 weeks, historically the stock illustrate that its six months performance stands at -25.98% while its year to date performance is at -13.36%.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. Oppenheimer Asset Mngmt Inc has 12,601 shares. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its holdings in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt by 760.5% in the second quarter. Moreover, Barclays Public Ltd Co has 0% invested in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co (NASDAQ:HMHC). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa stated it has 0.01% in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co (NASDAQ:HMHC). Rhumbline Advisers reported 121,173 shares.

Among 6 analysts covering Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC) Price Target Cut to $11.00 by Analysts at Morgan Stanley" was originally published by StockNewsTimes and is the sole property of of StockNewsTimes. Houghton Mifflin Har (NASDAQ:HMHC) has a market capitalization of $1.23 Billion and most recently 130.93 Million outstanding shares have been calculated. The rating was downgraded by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, August 5 to "Market Perform". As per Friday, August 7, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. (NYSE:C), 18 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 16 Hold. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co (NASDAQ:HMHC) on Monday, July 10 with "Hold" rating. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Friday, October 13. The rating was initiated by Wells Fargo on Monday, October 5 with "Outperform". Tudor Investment Et Al has invested 0% in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co (NASDAQ:HMHC). The firm has "Sell" rating by Societe Generale given on Tuesday, September 13.

First Pacific Advisors Llc increased General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) stake by 8.29M shares to 16.36 million valued at $442.01M in 2017Q2. Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) was raised too. Braun Stacey accumulated 1.17% or 268,740 shares. Another trade for 1,680 shares valued at $15,120 was made by Lee Darrell B on Wednesday, May 17. $38,485 worth of stock was sold by NERGES JOSEPH R on Thursday, June 1. Van de Ven Michael G had sold 15,273 shares worth $872,769.

Southwest Airlines Co. operates Southwest Airlines, a passenger airline that provides scheduled air transportation in the United States and near-international markets. A total of 1.12 Million shares exchanged hands, whereas the company's average trading volume stands at 989.65 Million shares. The Firm provides point-to-point service. It has a 32.36 P/E ratio.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q2 2017. Lasry Marc owns 1.45 million shares or 5.63% of their USA portfolio. Rothschild Inv Corp Il reported 4,024 shares stake. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a hold rating and issued a $13.00 target price on shares of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Gsa Capital Ptnrs Ltd Liability Partnership invested in 26,000 shares. Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in the second quarter valued at $125,000. Mitchell Mcleod Pugh & Williams holds 0.17% of its portfolio in Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) for 3,705 shares. Balyasny Asset Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 313,774 shares. Jennison Associates LLC now owns 1,896,412 shares of the business services provider's stock valued at $23,326,000 after acquiring an additional 1,856,757 shares during the last quarter.



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