HFF Inc. (NYSE:HF)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at JMP Securities in a research note issued to investors on Monday.

A number of other research analysts have also recently commented on HF. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods decreased their target price on shares of HFF from $32.00 to $30.00 and set a “market perform” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, July 27th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of HFF from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, November 4th. Finally, TheStreet raised shares of HFF from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, July 25th.

HFF (NYSE:HF) traded up 0.017% on Monday, reaching $29.295. 77,623 shares of the company traded hands. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.12 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.581 and a beta of 1.59. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $27.19 and a 200-day moving average of $28.51. HFF has a 1-year low of $21.36 and a 1-year high of $35.71.

HFF (NYSE:HF) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.51 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $126.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $121.19 million. HFF had a net margin of 15.80% and a return on equity of 43.76%. On average, equities analysts anticipate that HFF will post $2.02 EPS for the current year.

Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of HF. Forward Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of HFF during the second quarter valued at about $251,000. Emerald Acquisition Ltd. acquired a new stake in shares of HFF during the second quarter valued at about $578,000. Rothschild Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of HFF by 28.4% in the second quarter. Rothschild Asset Management Inc. now owns 208,362 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,017,000 after buying an additional 46,120 shares in the last quarter. Swiss National Bank boosted its stake in shares of HFF by 7.1% in the second quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 60,100 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,736,000 after buying an additional 4,000 shares in the last quarter. Finally, New Amsterdam Partners LLC NY boosted its stake in shares of HFF by 41.1% in the second quarter. New Amsterdam Partners LLC NY now owns 307,223 shares of the company’s stock valued at $8,873,000 after buying an additional 89,499 shares in the last quarter. 87.04% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

HFF Company Profile

HFF, Inc is a provider of commercial real estate and capital markets services to both the users and providers of capital in the United States commercial real estate industry. The Company offers capital markets services, including debt placement; investment sales; distressed debt and real estate owned advisory services; equity placement; investment banking and advisory services; loan sales, and commercial loan servicing.

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