Hilton named a top-pick at Nomura Nomura raised Hilton estimates and increased its price target to $29 from $26 citing high operating leverage, out-sized EBITDA and attractive valuation. The firm named Hilton a top pick in the lodging sector and reiterates its Buy rating.
Hilton current share levels attractive, says JPMorgan JPMorgan reaffirms its Overweight rating on Hilton after meeting with management. The firm believes returning capital to equity holders in the second half of 2015, a potential addition to the S&P 500 Index now that sponsors own a non-majority stake and the possible spin of its owned hotels and related EBITA will move shares of Hilton higher over the next few quarters. It views current share levels as attractive and keeps a $35 price target for the stock.