A Director at Hilltop Holdings Inc (NYSE: HTH) is Buying Shares

By Carrie Williams

Today, a Director at Hilltop Holdings Inc (NYSE: HTH), Gerald J. Ford, bought shares of HTH for $250.8K.

Following Gerald J. Ford’s last HTH Buy transaction on June 18, 2009, the stock climbed by 13.5%. This is Ford’s first transaction since reporting a Buy transaction on FCX back in August 2015

The company has a one-year high of $30.60 and a one-year low of $21.47. HTH’s market cap is $2.42B and the company has a P/E ratio of 16.06. Currently, Hilltop Holdings Inc has an average volume of 295.6K.

Based on 3 analyst ratings, the analyst consensus is Moderate Buy with an average price target of $28.67, reflecting a -12.1% downside. Six different firms, including Compass Point and KBW, currently also have a Buy rating on the stock.

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Hilltop Holdings, Inc. is a financial holding company, which provides business and consumer banking services through PlainsCapital Bank. It engages in the provision of banking, mortgage, and origination, financial, advisory and insurance services. The company operates through the following segments: Banking, Broker-Dealer, Mortgage Origination, and Insurance.