Hill International, Inc. provides project and construction management, and other consulting services primarily for the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy, and industrial markets. More Details
Good value with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Hill International's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HIL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: HIL's weekly volatility has decreased from 13% to 7% over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Professional Services
1 Year Return
US Professional Services
Return vs Industry: HIL underperformed the US Professional Services industry which returned 16.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HIL underperformed the US Market which returned 21% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Hill International's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Hill International 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: HIL ($2.35) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($15.27)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HIL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HIL is good value based on its PE Ratio (23.3x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (25.3x).
PE vs Market: HIL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.3x) compared to the US market (21.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate HIL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HIL is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (3.3x).
How is Hill International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Commercial Services industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Hill International has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
- Examine whether Hill International is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
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How has Hill International performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HIL has a large one-off loss of $5.9M impacting its September 30 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: HIL became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HIL has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 18.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: HIL has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: HIL has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Professional Services industry (-0.06%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HIL's Return on Equity (5.4%) is considered low.
How is Hill International's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HIL's short term assets ($194.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($95.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: HIL's short term assets ($194.3M) exceed its long term liabilities ($76.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HIL's debt to equity ratio (53.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: HIL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 122.3% to 53.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: HIL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (21.1%).
Interest Coverage: HIL's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (3x coverage).
What is Hill International current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate HIL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HIL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HIL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HIL's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of HIL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Raouf Ghali (58 yo)
Mr. Raouf S. Ghali serves as Chief Executive Officer of Hill International, Inc. since October 2018 and has been its President and Director since August 11, 2016. Mr. Ghali had been the Chief Operating Off...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Raouf's total compensation ($USD2.22M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD539.30K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Raouf's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO, President & Director||2.25yrs||US$2.22m||0.39% |
|Chief Administrative Officer||3yrs||US$972.77k||0.18% |
|Regional President of Middle East||10.75yrs||US$1.01m||0.053% |
|Senior VP & CFO||2.17yrs||US$429.56k||0.19% |
|Senior Vice President of Global Information Technology||2.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP||2.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Global Marketing & Communications||2yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP of Global Human Resources & Facilities Security Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President||12.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Caribbean Regional Manager -Project Management Group||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Construction Claims Operations for Las Vegas||14.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP - Project Management Group & MD - European Operations - Project Management Group||8yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: HIL's management team is considered experienced (2.6 years average tenure).
|CEO, President & Director||2.25yrs||US$2.22m||0.39% |
|Independent Director||4.42yrs||US$120.00k||0.36% |
|Independent Director||1.58yrs||US$96.00k||0.15% |
|Independent Director||2.25yrs||US$125.00k||0.32% |
|Independent Chairman||2.25yrs||US$160.00k||0.028% |
|Independent Director||1.58yrs||US$96.00k||0.13% |
|Independent Director||0.58yr||no data||0.089% |
Experienced Board: HIL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Hill International, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Hill International, Inc.
- Ticker: HIL
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1976
- Industry: Research and Consulting Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: US$132.136m
- Shares outstanding: 56.23m
- Website: https://www.hillintl.com
Number of Employees
- Hill International, Inc.
- One Commerce Square
- 17th Floor
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|HIL||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Jun 2006|
|HLZ||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Jun 2006|
Hill International, Inc. provides project and construction management, and other consulting services primarily for the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy, and industrial markets. The company ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/16 00:25|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/15 00:00|
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