Media headlines about Extended Stay America (NYSE:STAY) have been trending somewhat negative this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Extended Stay America earned a media sentiment score of -0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 47.6165743553161 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
Several research analysts have issued reports on the company. ValuEngine cut Extended Stay America from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Stifel Nicolaus dropped their price target on Extended Stay America from $21.00 to $19.25 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating and issued a $21.00 price target on shares of Extended Stay America in a research report on Friday, September 8th. Zacks Investment Research cut Extended Stay America from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, July 22nd. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded Extended Stay America from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, October 7th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. Extended Stay America currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $20.81.
Shares of Extended Stay America (NYSE:STAY) opened at $17.37 on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $3,244.87, a PE ratio of 16.70, a P/E/G ratio of 3.04 and a beta of 1.05. Extended Stay America has a 52-week low of $15.00 and a 52-week high of $20.95. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.94, a quick ratio of 0.11 and a current ratio of 0.11.
Extended Stay America (NYSE:STAY) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported $0.35 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.37 by ($0.02). The company had revenue of $350.86 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $359.70 million. Extended Stay America had a return on equity of 14.53% and a net margin of 5.83%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.36 EPS. analysts expect that Extended Stay America will post 0.97 earnings per share for the current year.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, December 5th. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 21st will be given a dividend of $0.21 per share. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.84%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 20th. Extended Stay America’s dividend payout ratio is presently 215.38%.
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Extended Stay America Company Profile
Extended Stay America, Inc is a owner/operator of company-branded hotels in North America. The Company operates in the extended stay lodging industry. The Company owns and operates approximately 700 hotel properties consisting of approximately 75,900 rooms located in 44 states across the United States of America and in Canada.
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