Stochastic Oscillator Analysis for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC)

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Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) for the period of 9-Day stands at 5.26% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 5%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) signals “Sell” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Sell”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Sell” for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Sell”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Sell”.

About Company

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company is a global provider of education solutions, delivering content, technology, services and media to students in over 150 countries worldwide. The Company delivers its offerings to both educational institutions and consumers. It provides kindergarten through twelfth grade, or K-12, educational content in the United States. The Company, through its subsidiary, provides print and electronic textbook curriculum, learning content, and assessment tools and services. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) opened the session at $8.4 and after going down -3.53% closed at $8.2. The stock lost -0.2 points in the last trade.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $8.05 and $8.55 during the previous active session. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) traded with the volume of 1.66 Million with average volume of 958.82 Million. The stock has HIGH volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 0.63 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.42 and 22.47 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) is at 0.1% and the shares outstanding are 128.94 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) are discussed below:

Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 0 while Forward P/E shows the value of 0.

The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 0.76 and 1.24 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 5.03 and 9.09 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) stands at 1.1 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 1.4.

Return on Assets ROA of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) is at -9.7% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) stand at -32.5% and -14.8% respectively.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) on the basis of 5 day trade show the dip of -14.58% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows decrease of -28.07%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in red zone with the value of -23.36% while six month performance of the shares of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) remained bearish with the count of -33.06%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) remained down at -29.31% and -24.42% respectively.

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