See How Hilton Worldwide Holdings Ranks Among Analysts' Top Picks With Strong Buyback Activity

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A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (Symbol: HLT) is the #27 broker analyst pick among those stocks screened by The Online Investor for strong stock buyback activity. To make that list, a stock must have repurchased at least 5% of its outstanding shares over the trailing twelve month period. In forming the rank, the analyst opinions from the major brokerage houses were tallied, and averaged; then, the list of stocks with strong buyback activity was ranked according to those averages.

HLT operates in the Hotels, Lodging, Restaurants & Travel sector, among companies like McDonald's Corp ( MCD ) which is up about 0.6% today, and Starbucks Corp. ( SBUX ) trading up by about 0.2%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of HLT, versus MCD and SBUX.

HLT,MCD,SBUX Relative Performance Chart

HLT is currently trading up about 1.4% midday Wednesday.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: Investing , Investing Ideas
Referenced Symbols: MCD , SBUX , HLT

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