Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (NASDAQ:PLYA) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the eight ratings firms that are covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $13.45.
Several brokerages have recently weighed in on PLYA. Northland Securities reissued a “buy” rating and set a $14.75 target price on shares of Playa Hotels & Resorts in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Playa Hotels & Resorts from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott started coverage on Playa Hotels & Resorts in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. They set a “buy” rating and a $14.00 price target on the stock.
In other Playa Hotels & Resorts news, Director Daniel J. Hirsch purchased 30,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 10th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $10.52 per share, for a total transaction of $315,600.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 2.74% of the stock is owned by insiders.
A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of PLYA. Russell Investments Group Ltd. acquired a new position in shares of Playa Hotels & Resorts in the second quarter worth $1,078,000. Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS acquired a new position in shares of Playa Hotels & Resorts in the second quarter worth $1,386,000. Sei Investments Co. acquired a new position in shares of Playa Hotels & Resorts in the second quarter worth $429,000. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Playa Hotels & Resorts in the second quarter worth $1,013,000. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its holdings in shares of Playa Hotels & Resorts by 7.7% in the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 203,435 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,431,000 after acquiring an additional 14,620 shares during the last quarter. 77.43% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Playa Hotels & Resorts (NASDAQ PLYA) traded down $0.01 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $10.78. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 72,115 shares, compared to its average volume of 298,044. The company has a current ratio of 1.59, a quick ratio of 1.51 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.44. Playa Hotels & Resorts has a 52 week low of $9.81 and a 52 week high of $12.27.
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About Playa Hotels & Resorts
Playa Hotels & Resorts NV is based in the Netherlands and operates hotels and resorts. The Company owns, operates and develops all-inclusive resorts in beachfront locations in vacation destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean. It owns a portfolio consisting of more than 10 resorts located in Mexico, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica.
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