NASDAQ:HTHT - Huazhu Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $29.90 -0.78 (-2.54 %) (As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$29.90Today's Range$29.56 - $30.4952-Week Range$24.90 - $49.60Volume1.08 million shsAverage Volume1.21 million shsMarket Capitalization$8.94 billionP/E Ratio46.00Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.73 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Huazhu Group Limited, together with its subsidiaries, develops and operates leased and owned, manachised, and franchised hotels primarily in the People's Republic of China. The company operates hotels under the Hi Inn, HanTing Hotel, Elan Hotel, Orange Hotel, HanTing Premium, Starway Hotel, JI Hotel, Orange Hotel Select, Manxin Hotel, Crystal Orange Hotel, Joya Hotel, Grand Mercure, Novotel, Mercure, Ibis Styles, and Ibis brand names for business and leisure travelers. As of September 30, 2018, it had 698 leased hotels, 3,139 manachised hotels, and 218 franchised hotels with 409,516 rooms. The company was formerly known as China Lodging Group, Limited and changed its name to Huazhu Group Limited in June 2018. Huazhu Group Limited was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China. Receive HTHT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for HTHT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Hotels & motels Sub-IndustryN/A SectorConsumer Discretionary Current SymbolNASDAQ:HTHT Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.huazhu.com Phone86-21-6195-2011 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.17 Current Ratio1.34 Quick Ratio1.33 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio46.00 Forward P/E Ratio42.71 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.26 billion Price / Sales6.94 Cash Flow$1.0972 per share Price / Cash Flow27.25 Book Value$3.60 per share Price / Book8.31 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.65 Net Income$190.15 million Net Margins14.00% Return on Equity24.86% Return on Assets8.07% Miscellaneous Employees13,525 Outstanding Shares291,440,000Market Cap$8.94 billion OptionableOptionable Huazhu Group (NASDAQ:HTHT) Frequently Asked Questions What is Huazhu Group's stock symbol? Huazhu Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "HTHT." How often does Huazhu Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Huazhu Group? Huazhu Group announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 13th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, January 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.34 per share on Tuesday, January 15th. This represents a $1.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.55%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 31st. This is a positive change from Huazhu Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.16. View Huazhu Group's Dividend History. When did Huazhu Group's stock split? How did Huazhu Group's stock split work? Huazhu Group's stock split on Friday, May 25th 2018. The 4-1 split was announced on Friday, April 20th 2018. The newly created shares were distributed to shareholders after the closing bell on Monday, May 21st 2018. An investor that had 100 shares of Huazhu Group stock prior to the split would have 400 shares after the split. How were Huazhu Group's earnings last quarter? Huazhu Group Ltd (NASDAQ:HTHT) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 15th. The company reported $0.32 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.36 by $0.04. The business earned $402.97 million during the quarter. Huazhu Group had a return on equity of 24.86% and a net margin of 14.00%. View Huazhu Group's Earnings History. When is Huazhu Group's next earnings date? Huazhu Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March 12th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Huazhu Group. What guidance has Huazhu Group issued on next quarter's earnings? Huazhu Group updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 15th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.137-1.137 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.42 billion.Huazhu Group also updated its Q4 2018 guidance to EPS. What price target have analysts set for HTHT? 8 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Huazhu Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect Huazhu Group's share price to reach $43.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 46.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Huazhu Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Huazhu Group? 8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Huazhu Group in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Huazhu Group. Has Huazhu Group been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about HTHT stock has trended very negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Huazhu Group earned a news impact score of -3.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Huazhu Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Huazhu Group include Hilton Hotels (HLT), MGM Resorts International (MGM), Wynn Resorts (WYNN), InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), Melco Resorts & Entertainment (MLCO), Hyatt Hotels (H), Park Hotels & Resorts (PK), Caesars Entertainment (CZR), Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (WH), Choice Hotels International (CHH), Sunstone Hotel Investors (SHO), Eldorado Resorts (ERI), Boyd Gaming (BYD), Penn National Gaming (PENN) and Red Rock Resorts (RRR). Who are Huazhu Group's key executives? Huazhu Group's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Qi Ji, Founder & Exec. Chairman (Age 51)Ms. Min Zhang, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 44)Mr. Hui Jin, Pres (Age 40)Mr. Nee Chuan Teo, Chief Financial Officer (Age 47)Yu Ida, Sr. Mang. of Investor Relations Who are Huazhu Group's major shareholders? Huazhu Group's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include OppenheimerFunds Inc. (9.50%), Standard Life Aberdeen plc (5.40%), Schroder Investment Management Group (4.20%), Morgan Stanley (3.71%), BlackRock Inc. (1.97%) and William Blair Investment Management LLC (1.49%). Which institutional investors are selling Huazhu Group stock? HTHT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Taikang Asset Management Hong Kong Co Ltd, FMR LLC, FIL Ltd, Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Elephas Investment Management Ltd, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Dorsey Wright & Associates and American Century Companies Inc.. Which institutional investors are buying Huazhu Group stock? HTHT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Standard Life Aberdeen plc, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Capital International Investors, Schroder Investment Management Group, GAM Holding AG, Capital Guardian Trust Co., Capital International Inc. CA and Morgan Stanley. How do I buy shares of Huazhu Group? Shares of HTHT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Huazhu Group's stock price today? One share of HTHT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $29.90. How big of a company is Huazhu Group? Huazhu Group has a market capitalization of $8.94 billion and generates $1.26 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $190.15 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.65 on an earnings per share basis. Huazhu Group employs 13,525 workers across the globe. What is Huazhu Group's official website? The official website for Huazhu Group is http://www.huazhu.com. How can I contact Huazhu Group? Huazhu Group's mailing address is NO 2266 HONGQIAO ROAD CHANGNING DISTRICT, SHANGHAI F4, 200336. The company can be reached via phone at 86-21-6195-2011 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Huazhu Group (NASDAQ HTHT)Community Ranking: 3.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 349 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 234 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 583MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Huazhu Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HTHT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HTHT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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