China Lodging Group, Ltd (HTHT) Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Analysts

China Lodging Group, Ltd (NASDAQ:HTHT) has been assigned an average rating of “Buy” from the six research firms that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $104.75.

Several research firms have commented on HTHT. BidaskClub raised China Lodging Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, December 22nd. Benchmark raised their price objective on China Lodging Group from $128.00 to $142.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 29th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered China Lodging Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, January 20th.

China Lodging Group (HTHT) opened at $159.91 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.57, a current ratio of 1.41 and a quick ratio of 1.40. China Lodging Group has a 52-week low of $55.02 and a 52-week high of $166.19. The company has a market capitalization of $11,340.00, a PE ratio of 64.22 and a beta of 1.47.

China Lodging Group (NASDAQ:HTHT) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 28th. The company reported $0.98 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.97 by $0.01. China Lodging Group had a return on equity of 19.55% and a net margin of 14.95%. The company had revenue of $2.37 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.36 billion. During the same period last year, the company posted $4.28 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 33.8% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts anticipate that China Lodging Group will post 3.32 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in HTHT. Advisor Group Inc. grew its stake in shares of China Lodging Group by 216.6% during the second quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 1,298 shares of the company’s stock valued at $101,000 after acquiring an additional 888 shares in the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC grew its stake in shares of China Lodging Group by 9.9% during the second quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 13,778 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,112,000 after acquiring an additional 1,236 shares in the last quarter. Stifel Financial Corp grew its stake in shares of China Lodging Group by 11.5% during the second quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 8,948 shares of the company’s stock valued at $725,000 after acquiring an additional 925 shares in the last quarter. Royal Bank of Canada grew its stake in shares of China Lodging Group by 8.3% during the second quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 10,947 shares of the company’s stock valued at $883,000 after acquiring an additional 838 shares in the last quarter. Finally, State Street Corp grew its stake in shares of China Lodging Group by 1.5% during the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 22,610 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,824,000 after acquiring an additional 324 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 36.03% of the company’s stock.

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China Lodging Group Company Profile

China Lodging Group, Limited is a holding company. The Company is a multi-brand hotel group in China with leased, manachised and franchised models. Under the lease model, the Company directly operates hotels located on leased properties. Under the manachise model, the Company manages manachised hotels through the on-site hotel managers the Company appoints and collects fees from franchisees.

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