NASDAQ:HTHT - Huazhu Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $34.52 -1.14 (-3.20 %) (As of 05/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$34.52Today's Range$34.18 - $35.3152-Week Range$24.90 - $49.60Volume1.50 million shsAverage Volume1.33 million shsMarket Capitalization$10.06 billionP/E Ratio95.89Dividend Yield0.93%Beta1.54 ProfileAnalyst 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 CIK1483994 Webwww.huazhu.com Phone86-21-6195-2011Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.39 Current Ratio1.17 Quick Ratio1.16Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio95.89 Forward P/E Ratio31.10 P/E Growth1.9 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.46 billion Price / Sales6.87 Cash Flow$0.8035 per share Price / Cash Flow42.96 Book Value$3.15 per share Price / Book10.96Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.36 Net Income$104 million Net Margins7.16% Return on Equity15.82% Return on Assets4.74%Miscellaneous Employees13,525 Outstanding Shares291,440,000Market Cap$10.06 billion Next Earnings Date5/22/2019 (Confirmed) 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 13th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, January 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.34 per share on Tuesday, January 15th. This represents a $1.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.94%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 31st. This is an increase 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? Shares of Huazhu Group split before market open 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) released its earnings results on Thursday, March, 14th. The company reported ($0.22) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.20) by $0.02. The company earned $2.68 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.60 billion. Huazhu Group had a return on equity of 15.82% and a net margin of 7.16%. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $3.55 earnings per share. 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 Wednesday, May 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Huazhu Group. How can I listen to Huazhu Group's earnings call? Huazhu Group will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, May 22nd at 9:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8456750438. What price target have analysts set for HTHT? 9 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Huazhu Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect Huazhu Group's stock price to reach $42.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 21.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Huazhu Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Huazhu Group? 9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Huazhu Group in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Huazhu Group. What are Wall Street analysts saying about Huazhu Group stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Huazhu Group stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Huazhu Group Limited is a hotel operator and franchisor primarily in China. It primary focus on economy and midscale hotel segments,China Lodging Group's brands include Hi Inn, HanTing Hotel, Elan Hotel, HanTing PremiumHotel, JI Hotel, Starway Hotel, Joya Hotel, VUE Hotel, Crystal Orange Hotel, Orange Hotel Select, Orange Hotel and Manxin Hotel. The Company's busines includes leased and owned, manachised and franchised models. Lease and ownership model, the Company directly operateshotels typically located on leased or owned properties. Manachise model, the Company manages manachised hotels through the on-site hotel managers. Franchise model, the Company provides training, reservation and support services to the franchised hotels and collects fees from franchisees but does not appoint on-site hotel managers. Huazhu Group Limited, formerly known as China Lodging Group Ltd., is based in Shanghai, China. " (5/17/2019) 2. Morgan Stanley analysts commented, "We are reducing our 2019 non-GAAP EPS forecast to $0.32 from $0.40 due to incremental weakness in the U.S. public sector business, lower spending from a large U.S. automotive client and greater uncertainty in Europe. We are introducing our initial 2020 non-GAAP EPS forecast of $0.34." (3/17/2019) Has Huazhu Group been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about HTHT stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Huazhu Group earned a media sentiment score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. Are investors shorting Huazhu Group? Huazhu Group saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 15,469,994 shares, an increase of 14.2% from the March 29th total of 13,543,360 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,653,551 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 9.4 days. View Huazhu Group's Current Options Chain. 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), Eldorado Resorts (ERI), Extended Stay America (STAY), Sunstone Hotel Investors (SHO), Boyd Gaming (BYD) and Red Rock Resorts (RRR). What other stocks do shareholders of Huazhu Group own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Huazhu Group investors own include Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Micron Technology (MU), CA (CA), YY (YY), Paypal (PYPL), Applied Materials (AMAT), Netflix (NFLX), Lam Research (LRCX) and BlackRock (BLK). Who are Huazhu Group's key executives? Huazhu Group's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Qi Ji, Founder & Exec. Chairman (Age 52)Ms. Min Zhang, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 45)Mr. Hui Jin, Pres (Age 41)Mr. Nee Chuan Teo, Chief Financial Officer (Age 48)Yu Ida, Sr. Mang. of Investor Relations Who are Huazhu Group's major shareholders? Huazhu Group's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include OppenheimerFunds Inc. (10.18%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.55%), BlackRock Inc. (2.15%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (1.68%), Morgan Stanley (1.44%) and Matthews International Capital Management LLC (0.52%). Which institutional investors are selling Huazhu Group stock? HTHT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fiera Capital Corp, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, GAM Holding AG, Morgan Stanley, FIL Ltd, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Wasatch Advisors Inc. and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS. Which institutional investors are buying Huazhu Group stock? HTHT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., OppenheimerFunds Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Platinum Investment Management Ltd., Hsbc Holdings PLC, Northern Trust Corp and BlackRock Inc.. 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 $34.52. How big of a company is Huazhu Group? Huazhu Group has a market capitalization of $10.06 billion and generates $1.46 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $104 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.36 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: 2.9 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 382 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 270 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 652MarketBeat'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. This page was last updated on 5/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Ex-Dividend Date in Investing? 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