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Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (HLT.N)

HLT.N on New York Stock Exchange

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8 Dec 2017
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Hilton Worldwide Unveiled "Connected Room," The First Mobile-Centric Hotel Room, To Begin Rollout In 2018
Thursday, 7 Dec 2017 07:09am EST 

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc ::HILTON WORLDWIDE - UNVEILED 'CONNECTED ROOM', A HIGH-TECH GUEST ROOM ENABLING GUESTS TO PERSONALIZE STAY FROM THEIR MOBILE DEVICE.HILTON WORLDWIDE - 'CONNECTED ROOM' TO SCALE RAPIDLY TO HOTELS ACROSS THE U.S. IN 2018.  Full Article

Hilton ups stock repurchase authorization by $1 billion
Thursday, 16 Nov 2017 04:30pm EST 

Nov 16 (Reuters) - Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc :Hilton increases stock repurchase authorization by $1 billion.Total amount of common stock currently authorized for repurchase is approximately $1.3 billion.  Full Article

SOTHERLY HOTELS ENTERS INTO FRANCHISE AGREEMENT WITH HILTON TO REBRAND ITS WILMINGTON HOTEL ​
Thursday, 16 Nov 2017 01:08pm EST 

Nov 16 (Reuters) - Sotherly Hotels Inc ::SOTHERLY HOTELS - ‍ ENTERED INTO A 10-YEAR FRANCHISE AGREEMENT WITH HILTON TO REBRAND ITS WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA HOTEL AS HOTEL BALLAST WILMINGTON​.SOTHERLY HOTELS - CONVERSION OF WILMINGTON HOTEL TO TAKE PLACE ON OR BEFORE MARCH 31, 2018, SUBJECT TO CERTAIN PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT REQUIREMENTS​.  Full Article

Hilton Worldwide estimates calendar shifts weighed on U.S. RevPAR by about 70 bps in qtr
Thursday, 26 Oct 2017 11:06am EDT 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc ::Hilton worldwide says‍​ excluding impact of holiday shifts and weather, overall revpar trends generally in line with expectations this quarter - conf call.Hilton worldwide says‍​ calendar shifts displaced business travel and group demand in the quarter - conf call.Hilton worldwide says‍​ system-wide, estimate revpar benefits from hurricanes harvey and irma largely offset major calendar shifts for quarter - conf call.Hilton worldwide says‍​ estimate the 2 major calendar shifts negatively weighed on u.s. Revpar by approximately 70 basis points in quarter - conf call.Hilton worldwide says‍​ continue to expect full year 2017 revpar growth in the region to be in the mid- to high single digits for europe - conf call.  Full Article

Hilton Worldwide Q3 adjusted earnings per share $0.56
Thursday, 26 Oct 2017 06:00am EDT 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc :Hilton reports third quarter results, raises full year outlook.Q3 adjusted earnings per share $0.56.Q3 earnings per share $0.55 from continuing operations.Sees Q4 2017 earnings per share $0.41 to $0.45 excluding items.Q3 earnings per share view $0.50 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Hilton Worldwide - fy 2018 system-wide revpar expected to increase between 1.0 % and 3.0 % on comparable and currency neutral basis compared to 2017​.Hilton Worldwide - ‍raised adjusted ebitda guidance for full year 2017 to between $1,920 million and $1,940 million, an increase of $30 million at midpoint​.Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc - ‍system-wide comparable revpar increased 1.3 percent on a currency neutral basis for Q3 compared to prior year​.Hilton Worldwide - Q4 ‍system-wide revpar expected to increase between 1.0 % and 3.0 % on comparable and currency neutral basis compared to q4 of 2016​.Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc - ‍q4 2017 diluted eps, before special items, is projected to be between $0.41 and $0.45​.Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc - ‍q4 2017 diluted eps, adjusted for special items, is projected to be between $0.41 and $0.45​.Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc - qtrly total revenues $ 2,354 million versus $ 1,867‍​ million.Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc - ‍full year 2017 diluted eps, before special items, is projected to be between $1.68 and $1.72​.  Full Article

Hilton prices secondary offering
Thursday, 28 Sep 2017 08:51pm EDT 

Sept 28 (Reuters) - Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc :Hilton prices secondary offering.Pricing of secondary offering of 14.6 million shares of Hilton stock by certain selling stockholders affiliated with Blackstone.  Full Article

Hilton Worldwide Holdings says expanded size of the board from 9 directors to 11 directors
Tuesday, 26 Sep 2017 04:59pm EDT 

Sept 26 (Reuters) - Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc :Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc says expanded size of the board from nine directors to eleven directors - SEC Filing.Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc says appointed Raymond E. Mabus, JR. And Zhang Ling to board, effective September 26, 2017​.  Full Article

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc's subsidiaries extend exchange offer
Wednesday, 2 Aug 2017 07:30am EDT 

Aug 2 (Reuters) - Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc :Hilton Domestic Operating Company Inc., Hilton Worldwide Finance Llc and Hilton Worldwide Finance Corp. Announce extension of exchange offer.Hhilton Domestic Operating- extended expiration date of offer to exchange up to $1 billion aggregate principal amount of hoc's 4.250% senior notes due 2024.Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc - ‍exchange offer will now expire at 5:00 p.m. (New York City time) on Monday, August 7, 2017​.  Full Article

Hilton says corporate customers are cautiously optimistic - Conf call
Wednesday, 26 Jul 2017 10:57am EDT 

July 26 (Reuters) - Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc :Hilton says expectations for macro indicators, such as, GDP growth and nonresidential fixed investment growth, suggest continued improvement for 2017, but co has not seen that translate into increased demand.Hilton says its 2017 forecast suggests co will achieve midpoint of its RevPAR range.Hilton says continues to forecast 2017 U.S. RevPAR growth towards the lower half of its 1-3 percent system-wide range.Hilton says corporate customers are cautiously optimistic; they would like to see more clarity on public policy, positive movement on tax reform, before dialing up spending on travel.  Full Article

Hilton reports second quarter results, raises full year outlook
Wednesday, 26 Jul 2017 06:00am EDT 

July 26 (Reuters) - Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc :Q2 adjusted earnings per share $0.52.Q2 earnings per share $0.51 from continuing operations.Sees Q3 2017 earnings per share $0.47 to $0.51 excluding items.Q2 earnings per share view $0.50 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc sees full year 2017 diluted EPS, adjusted for special items, to be between $1.78 and $1.85.Q3 earnings per share view $0.50 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.FY2017 earnings per share view $1.83 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Hilton Worldwide Holdings sees full year 2017 system-wide RevPAR to increase between 1.0 and 3 percent on comparable and currency neutral basis versus 2016.Hilton Worldwide sees Q3 2017 system-wide RevPAR increase between 0.0 percent and 2.0 percent on comparable and currency neutral basis versus Q3 of 2016.Hilton Worldwide sees full year 2017 capital expenditures, excluding amounts reimbursed by hotel owners, between $150 million and $200 million.Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc sees increasing luxury distribution by approximately 15 percent this year.Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc - system-wide comparable RevPAR increased 1.8 percent on a currency neutral basis for Q2 compared to prior year.Hilton Worldwide - raised adjusted EBITDA guidance for full year 2017 to between $1,880 million and $1,920 million, an increase of $20 million at midpoint.  Full Article

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Hilton says tax cut would finance share buybacks

NEW YORK Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc would use the windfall from a lower U.S. corporate tax rate to finance share buybacks from investors, company executives said, highlighting how corporate savings would be spent under the Republican tax plan.