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Executive Summary

Hilltop Holdings Inc. provides banking and financial products and services.

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and good value.

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Share Price & News

How has Hilltop Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: HTH's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Banks


US Market

1 Year Return




US Banks


US Market

Return vs Industry: HTH exceeded the US Banks industry which returned -17.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: HTH underperformed the US Market which returned 16.8% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day11.2%7.1%-0.04%
30 Day25.0%8.7%5.1%
90 Day55.4%22.8%19.5%
1 Year-1.9%-3.5%-11.6%-14.6%19.6%17.1%
3 Year-13.8%-17.3%-7.4%-14.9%42.5%33.3%
5 Year7.5%2.2%18.3%3.9%75.1%56.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Hilltop Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is Hilltop Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: HTH ($21.47) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($29.28)

Significantly Below Fair Value: HTH is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: HTH is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.1x) compared to the US Banks industry average (10x).

PE vs Market: HTH is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.1x) compared to the US market (19.2x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: HTH's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: HTH's PB Ratio (0.9x) is in line with the US Banks industry average.

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Future Growth

How is Hilltop Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: HTH's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-20.6% per year).

Earnings vs Market: HTH's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-20.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: HTH's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: HTH's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-6.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: HTH's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-6.3% per year).

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: HTH's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.9%).

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Past Performance

How has Hilltop Holdings performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: HTH has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: HTH's current net profit margins (15.5%) are higher than last year (11%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: HTH's earnings have grown by 4.6% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: HTH's earnings growth over the past year (74.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (4.6% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: HTH earnings growth over the past year (74.8%) exceeded the Banks industry -3%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: HTH's Return on Equity (12.7%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Hilltop Holdings's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)

Financial Position Analysis

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Balance Sheet

Financial Institutions Analysis

Asset Level: HTH's Assets to Equity ratio (7.4x) is low.

Allowance for Bad Loans: HTH has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (229%).

Low Risk Liabilities: 80% of HTH's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.

Loan Level: HTH has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (45%).

Low Risk Deposits: HTH's Loans to Deposits ratio (66%) is appropriate.

Level of Bad Loans: HTH has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.9%).

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What is Hilltop Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: HTH's dividend (1.68%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.62%).

High Dividend: HTH's dividend (1.68%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.29%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, HTH has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: HTH's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 4 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (11.2%), HTH's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: HTH's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (15.7% payout ratio).

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Jeremy Ford (45 yo)





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CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jeremy's total compensation ($USD3.69M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.48M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Jeremy's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.

Leadership Team

Jeremy Ford
$ 16.7m
William Furr
Executive VP & CFO3.92yrsUS$1.90m0.046%
$ 885.1k
Martin Winges
President & CEO of Hilltop Securities Inc.1.5yrsUS$5.80mno data
Mark Plunkett
Executive VP2.42yrsno datano data
Keith Bornemann
Executive VP2.75yrsno data0.0052%
$ 99.8k
Toby Pennycuff
Chief Information Officer3.25yrsno datano data
Darren Parmenter
Executive VP & Chief Administrative Officer3.92yrsUS$802.11kno data
Erik Yohe
Senior Vice President of Corporate Developmentno datano datano data
Corey Prestidge
Executive VP12.58yrsUS$550.34k0.084%
$ 1.6m
Ben Brooks
Vice President of Corporate Communicationsno datano datano data
J. Gomez
Executive VP & Director of Business Development1.58yrsno datano data
Jerry Schaffner
President & CEO of Plainscapital Bank9.75yrsUS$1.49m0.14%
$ 2.8m


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: HTH's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Jeremy Ford
$ 16.7m
John Green
Independent Director16.5yrsUS$69.00k0.13%
$ 2.5m
Carl Webb
$ 2.6m
Gerald Ford
Chairman of the Board13yrsUS$796.10k17.41%
$ 337.2m
Charles Cummings
Independent Director14.83yrsUS$123.00k0.042%
$ 804.7k
Rhodes Bobbitt
Independent Director14.75yrsUS$88.00k0.14%
$ 2.7m
Arthur Sherman
Independent Director7.75yrsUS$68.00k0.024%
$ 462.4k
Todd Salmans
Chairman of PrimeLendingno dataUS$2.32m0.042%
$ 806.2k
William Hill
Independent Director12.33yrsUS$63.00k0.039%
$ 752.8k
W. Nichols
Independent Director12.33yrsUS$68.00k0.018%
$ 343.4k
Tracy Bolt
Independent Director7.75yrsUS$111.00k0.037%
$ 714.4k
Kenneth Russell
Director10yrsUS$56.00kno data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: HTH's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 12.3 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: HTH insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Hilltop Holdings Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Hilltop Holdings Inc.
  • Ticker: HTH
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1998
  • Industry: Regional Banks
  • Sector: Banks
  • Market Cap: US$1.937b
  • Shares outstanding: 90.22m
  • Website: https://www.hilltop-holdings.com

Number of Employees


  • Hilltop Holdings Inc.
  • 6565 Hillcrest Avenue
  • Dallas
  • Texas
  • 75205
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
WXFDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURFeb 2004
HTHNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDFeb 2004


Hilltop Holdings Inc. provides banking and financial products and services. The company operates in four segments: Banking, Broker-Dealer, Mortgage Origination, and Insurance. The Banking segment offers sa ...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/08/11 23:40
End of Day Share Price2020/08/11 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.