NASDAQ:HTHT - Huazhu Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $32.94 0.00 (0.00 %) (As of 02/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$32.94Today's Range$32.52 - $33.3852-Week Range$24.90 - $49.60Volume753,698 shsAverage Volume1.19 million shsMarket Capitalization$9.60 billionP/E Ratio50.68Dividend Yield0.97%Beta1.52 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 Phone86-21-6195-2011Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.17 Current Ratio1.34 Quick Ratio1.33Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio50.68 Forward P/E Ratio47.06 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.26 billion Price / Sales7.64 Cash Flow$1.0929 per share Price / Cash Flow30.14 Book Value$3.60 per share Price / Book9.15Profitability 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 Shares291,436,000Market Cap$9.60 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 13th. Stockholders 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 dividend yield of 4.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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? Shares of Huazhu Group split on the morning of Friday, May 25th 2018. The 4-1 split was announced on Friday, April 20th 2018. The newly minted shares were issued to shareholders after the market closes 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 28th. The company reported $0.25 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.00. The company had revenue of $2.37 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.36 billion. Huazhu Group had a net margin of 14.00% and a return on equity of 24.86%. Huazhu Group's revenue for the quarter was up 33.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.07 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 Tuesday, March 12th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Huazhu Group. What price target have analysts set for HTHT? 9 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Huazhu Group's shares. Their predictions range from $20.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect Huazhu Group's share price to reach $43.0357 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 30.6% 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 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 7 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? News stories about HTHT stock have been trending negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Huazhu Group earned a media sentiment score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Are investors shorting Huazhu Group? Huazhu Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 12,461,243 shares, an increase of 20.0% from the January 15th total of 10,383,455 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,488,503 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 8.4 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), Caesars Entertainment (CZR), Park Hotels & Resorts (PK), Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (WH), Choice Hotels International (CHH), Eldorado Resorts (ERI), Sunstone Hotel Investors (SHO), Extended Stay America (STAY), Red Rock Resorts (RRR) and Boyd Gaming (BYD). 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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Standard Life Aberdeen plc (5.11%), BlackRock Inc. (2.05%), Yiheng Capital LLC (0.91%), Matthews International Capital Management LLC (0.51%), Fiera Capital Corp (0.51%) and Van ECK Associates Corp (0.30%). Which institutional investors are selling Huazhu Group stock? HTHT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Van ECK Associates Corp, Citigroup Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Stifel Financial Corp, Korea Investment CORP, Northern Trust Corp and GAM Holding AG. Which institutional investors are buying Huazhu Group stock? HTHT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Matthews International Capital Management LLC, Yiheng Capital LLC, Fiera Capital Corp, Thornburg Investment Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Legal & General Group Plc, Discovery Value Fund and New York State Common Retirement Fund. 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 $32.94. How big of a company is Huazhu Group? Huazhu Group has a market capitalization of $9.60 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: 361 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 245 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 606MarketBeat'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 2/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is intrinsic value?