NYSE:HF (USA) Also trade in: Germany

HFF Inc

$ 43.83 -0.43 (-0.97%)
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Volume: 104,468 Avg Vol (1m): 421,386
Market Cap $: 1.75 Bil Enterprise Value $: 2.47 Bil
P/E (TTM): 13.98 P/B: 5.80
Earnings Power Value 5.38
Net Current Asset Value 2.36
Tangible Book 5.52
Projected FCF 44.03
Median P/S Value 38.31
Graham Number 19.75
Peter Lynch Value 52.03
DCF (FCF Based) 0
DCF (Earnings Based) 0
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 5/10

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company's financial situation is . It is based on these factors
1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.
A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 0.25
Cash-To-Debt ranked higher than
55.25% of 1685 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 16825, Med: 0.31, Min: 0.01
HF: 0.25
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 0.48, Max: 10000
Current: 0.25
0
10000
Equity-to-Asset 0.21
Equity-to-Asset ranked lower than
76.58% of 1644 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 1.2, Med: 0.45, Min: -4.07
HF: 0.21
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: -0.29, Med: 0.27, Max: 0.64
Current: 0.21
-0.29
0.64
Debt-to-Equity 3.15
Debt-to-Equity ranked lower than
84.62% of 1404 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 345, Med: 0.77, Min: 0.01
HF: 3.15
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: -4.11, Med: 0.88, Max: 6.06
Current: 3.15
-4.11
6.06
Debt-to-EBITDA 4.46
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
70.63% of 1321 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 2663.83, Med: 5.13, Min: 0.01
HF: 4.46
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 1, Med: 2, Max: 4.46
Current: 4.46
1
4.46
Interest Coverage 6.03
Interest Coverage ranked higher than
50.76% of 1519 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 112391, Med: 6.01, Min: 0.03
HF: 6.03
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.24, Med: 13.35, Max: 55.99
Current: 6.03
5.24
55.99
Piotroski F-Score 8
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Altman Z-Score 2.13
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -2.05
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 14.61%
WACC 12.12%

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 19.28
Operating Margin ranked lower than
52.60% of 1673 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 99999999.99, Med: 17.31, Min: -110181.51
HF: 19.28
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: -2.5, Med: 19.85, Max: 22.57
Current: 19.28
-2.5
22.57
Net Margin % 18.38
Net Margin ranked higher than
54.74% of 1677 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 99999999.99, Med: 13.74, Min: -115394.72
HF: 18.38
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: -0.97, Med: 15.16, Max: 18.38
Current: 18.38
-0.97
18.38
ROE % 43.60
ROE ranked higher than
96.39% of 1689 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 3896.34, Med: 7.69, Min: -6528
HF: 43.6
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: -1.89, Med: 35.04, Max: 43.6
Current: 43.6
-1.89
43.6
ROA % 11.84
ROA ranked higher than
90.11% of 1729 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 518.56, Med: 2.98, Min: -695.65
HF: 11.84
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: -0.35, Med: 10.22, Max: 13.25
Current: 11.84
-0.35
13.25
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 1082.52
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked higher than
92.18% of 1700 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 968400, Med: 17.04, Min: -202176.47
HF: 1082.52
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 134.92, Med: 1244.03, Max: 1689.62
Current: 1082.52
134.92
1689.62
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 9.70
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked higher than
65.34% of 1535 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 1443.1, Med: 3.9, Min: -100
HF: 8
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -41.7, Med: 8, Max: 44.3
Current: 8
-41.7
44.3
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate 8.40
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked higher than
74.10% of 1355 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 1078.9, Med: 7.7, Min: -254
HF: 6.8
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: -2.4, Max: 45.4
Current: 6.8
0
45.4
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate 9.70
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked higher than
58.81% of 1272 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 1054.4, Med: 7.6, Min: -271.6
HF: 9.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: -13.7, Max: 380.6
Current: 9.7
0
380.6

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Business Description

Industry Real Estate Services » Real Estate Services    NAICS : 522292    SIC : 6519
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Traded in other countries H2L.Germany
Address 2323 Victory Avenue, Suite 1200, One Victory Park, Dallas, TX, USA, 75219
HFF is a leading provider of commercial real estate and capital markets services to the U.S. commercial real estate industry. Acting as an investment bank and broker, the company handles debt placement, investment sales, structured finance, loan sales and commercial loan servicing. Substantially all of HFF's revenue is in the form of capital markets services fees, which are collected from its clients and usually negotiated on a transaction-by-transaction basis.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 13.98
PE Ratio ranked lower than
69.87% of 1424 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 88000, Med: 10.26, Min: 0.01
HF: 13.98
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 9.36, Med: 17.24, Max: 118.38
Current: 13.98
9.36
118.38
PE Ratio without NRI 13.98
PE without NRI ranked lower than
69.43% of 1377 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 85500, Med: 10.57, Min: 0.01
HF: 13.98
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 9.36, Med: 17.24, Max: 118.38
Current: 13.98
9.36
118.38
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 10.15
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked lower than
52.86% of 840 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 1860, Med: 9.08, Min: 0.02
HF: 10.15
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.31, Med: 12.91, Max: 174.1
Current: 10.15
5.31
174.1
PB Ratio 5.80
PB Ratio ranked lower than
95.33% of 1734 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 1166.67, Med: 0.94, Min: 0.01
HF: 5.8
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.54, Med: 5.22, Max: 11.42
Current: 5.8
0.54
11.42
PS Ratio 2.57
PS Ratio ranked lower than
51.40% of 1677 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 3676.67, Med: 2.54, Min: 0.01
HF: 2.57
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.18, Med: 2.24, Max: 3.7
Current: 2.57
0.18
3.7
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 10.86
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ranked higher than
50.50% of 695 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 3451.61, Med: 13.91, Min: 0.07
HF: 10.86
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.16, Med: 13.8, Max: 21.09
Current: 10.86
5.16
21.09
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 10.44
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
54.95% of 939 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 5350, Med: 11.45, Min: 0.07
HF: 10.44
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.98, Med: 13.04, Max: 20.02
Current: 10.44
4.98
20.02
EV-to-EBIT 12.95
EV-to-EBIT ranked higher than
57.70% of 1487 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 25077.07, Med: 11.73, Min: 0.04
HF: 12.95
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: -285.7, Med: 11.1, Max: 622.1
Current: 12.95
-285.7
622.1
EV-to-EBITDA 11.48
EV-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
61.44% of 1517 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 20104.58, Med: 11.23, Min: 0.04
HF: 11.48
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 2, Med: 10.3, Max: 97
Current: 11.48
2
97
EV-to-Revenue 3.59
EV-to-Revenue ranked higher than
55.76% of 1700 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 36957.46, Med: 4.23, Min: 0.03
HF: 3.59
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.2, Med: 2.7, Max: 4.6
Current: 3.59
0.2
4.6
PEG Ratio 0.84
PEG Ratio ranked higher than
52.45% of 593 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 264, Med: 0.69, Min: 0.01
HF: 0.84
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PEG Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.42, Med: 0.66, Max: 2.01
Current: 0.84
0.42
2.01
Shiller PE Ratio 24.78
Shiller PE Ratio ranked lower than
80.84% of 569 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 2279.91, Med: 13.24, Min: 0.03
HF: 24.78
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 19.73, Med: 28.94, Max: 56.69
Current: 24.78
19.73
56.69
Current Ratio 1.16
Current Ratio ranked lower than
72.23% of 1678 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 8471, Med: 1.8, Min: 0.01
HF: 1.16
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.72, Med: 1.51, Max: 4.79
Current: 1.16
0.72
4.79
Quick Ratio 1.16
Quick Ratio ranked higher than
58.28% of 1678 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 8471, Med: 1.01, Min: 0.01
HF: 1.16
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.07, Med: 1.25, Max: 3.52
Current: 1.16
0.07
3.52
Days Sales Outstanding 5.44
Days Sales Outstanding ranked higher than
79.19% of 1504 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 961.22, Med: 32.35, Min: 0.01
HF: 5.44
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.12, Med: 2.15, Max: 5.44
Current: 5.44
1.12
5.44
Days Payable 4.21
Days Payable ranked lower than
95.67% of 1410 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 4623.33, Med: 78.67, Min: -73
HF: 4.21
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.48, Med: 3.17, Max: 6.6
Current: 4.21
2.48
6.6

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
3-Year Share Buyback Rate -2.10
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked higher than
69.34% of 923 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 53.6, Med: -4.3, Min: -1251.9
HF: -2.1
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -29.8, Med: -0.7, Max: 20.1
Current: -2.1
-29.8
20.1

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 7.95
Price-to-Tangible-Book ranked lower than
95.64% of 1743 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 2333.33, Med: 0.98, Min: 0.01
HF: 7.95
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.27, Med: 6.4, Max: 13.22
Current: 7.95
1.27
13.22
Price-to-Projected-FCF 1.00
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked lower than
55.94% of 817 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 227.46, Med: 0.97, Min: 0.01
HF: 1
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.32, Med: 1.36, Max: 4.74
Current: 1
0.32
4.74
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.15
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked lower than
72.32% of 1416 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 878, Med: 0.95, Min: 0
HF: 1.15
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.13, Med: 0.92, Max: 1.61
Current: 1.15
0.13
1.61
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.84
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value ranked lower than
62.67% of 375 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 67.71, Med: 0.54, Min: 0.01
HF: 0.84
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.49, Med: 0.78, Max: 2.46
Current: 0.84
0.49
2.46
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.22
Price-to-Graham-Number ranked lower than
90.94% of 1325 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 182.57, Med: 0.67, Min: 0.01
HF: 2.22
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
Price-to-Graham-Number range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.05, Med: 2.33, Max: 6.55
Current: 2.22
1.05
6.55
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 7.70
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked higher than
64.51% of 1781 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 2500, Med: 7.05, Min: -5000
HF: 7.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: -0.4, Med: 8.7, Max: 37.9
Current: 7.7
-0.4
37.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 22.28
Forward Rate of Return ranked higher than
92.32% of 976 companies
in the Real Estate Services industry.
Industry Max: 1593.92, Med: 5.72, Min: -48890
HF: 22.28
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: -33.9, Med: 24.8, Max: 135
Current: 22.28
-33.9
135

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 689.61
EPS (TTM) $ 3.14
Beta 1.95
Volatility % 49.94
52-Week Range $ 31.38 - 49.25
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 39.82

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 8
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy Y
CFROA > ROA Y
Lower Leverage yoy Y
Higher Current Ratio yoy Y
Less Shares Outstanding yoy N
Higher Gross Margin yoy Y
Higher Asset Turnover yoy Y