NYSE:CHH - Choice Hotels International Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $70.95 -0.82 (-1.14 %) (As of 12/19/2018 08:00 AM ET)Previous Close$71.77Today's Range$70.76 - $72.7452-Week Range$69.06 - $85.35Volume330,000 shsAverage Volume306,607 shsMarket Capitalization$4.02 billionP/E Ratio19.66Dividend Yield1.20%Beta1.08 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Choice Hotels International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a hotel franchisor worldwide. It operates through Hotel Franchising and SkyTouch Technology segments. The company franchises lodging properties under the brand names of Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion, Sleep Inn, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Cambria hotels & suites, and Ascend Hotel Collection. It also develops and markets cloud-based technology products to the hotel industry, including inventory management, pricing, and connectivity to third party channels and hoteliers; and provides onsite and remote installation, training, and phone support services. As of October 31, 2018, the company had approximately 6,800 franchised hotels with 550,000 rooms in approximately 40 countries and territories. Choice Hotels International, Inc. was founded in 1939 and is based in Rockville, Maryland. Receive CHH News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CHH and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Hotels & motels Sub-IndustryHotels Resorts & Cruise Lines SectorConsumer Discretionary Current SymbolNYSE:CHH Previous Symbol CUSIP16990510 Webwww.choicehotels.com Phone301-592-5000 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio0.94 Quick Ratio0.94 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio19.66 Forward P/E Ratio18.43 P/E Growth2.19 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.01 billion Price / Sales3.94 Cash Flow$3.0821 per share Price / Cash Flow23.02 Book Value($3.75) per share Price / Book-18.92 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.88 Net Income$114.89 million Net Margins17.26% Return on Equity-98.61% Return on Assets19.52% Miscellaneous Employees1,987 Outstanding Shares55,980,000Market Cap$4.02 billion OptionableOptionable Choice Hotels International (NYSE:CHH) Frequently Asked Questions What is Choice Hotels International's stock symbol? Choice Hotels International trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CHH." How often does Choice Hotels International pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Choice Hotels International? Choice Hotels International declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 14th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, January 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.215 per share on Thursday, January 17th. This represents a $0.86 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 31st. View Choice Hotels International's Dividend History. How were Choice Hotels International's earnings last quarter? Choice Hotels International Inc (NYSE:CHH) issued its earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The company reported $1.24 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.16 by $0.08. The company earned $291.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $321.69 million. Choice Hotels International had a negative return on equity of 98.61% and a net margin of 17.26%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 1.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.95 EPS. View Choice Hotels International's Earnings History. When is Choice Hotels International's next earnings date? Choice Hotels International is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Choice Hotels International. What guidance has Choice Hotels International issued on next quarter's earnings? Choice Hotels International updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 8th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.79-3.86 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.76. Choice Hotels International also updated its Q4 guidance to $0.78-0.85 EPS. What price target have analysts set for CHH? 9 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Choice Hotels International's stock. Their forecasts range from $71.00 to $95.00. On average, they anticipate Choice Hotels International's stock price to reach $81.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Choice Hotels International. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Choice Hotels International? 9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Choice Hotels International in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Choice Hotels International. Has Choice Hotels International been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about CHH stock has been trending neutral on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Choice Hotels International earned a news impact score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of Choice Hotels International's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Choice Hotels International include MGM Resorts International (MGM), Wynn Resorts (WYNN), InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), Melco Resorts & Entertainment (MLCO), Huazhu Group (HTHT), Hyatt Hotels (H), Park Hotels & Resorts (PK), Caesars Entertainment (CZR), Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (WH), Sunstone Hotel Investors (SHO), Eldorado Resorts (ERI), Penn National Gaming (PENN), Red Rock Resorts (RRR), Boyd Gaming (BYD) and Belmond (BEL). Who are Choice Hotels International's key executives? Choice Hotels International's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Patrick S. Pacious, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 52)Mr. Dominic E. Dragisich, Chief Financial Officer (Age 35)Mr. Scott E. Oaksmith, Sr. VP of Fin. & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 46)Ms. Simone Wu, SVP, Gen. Counsel, Corp. Sec. & External Affairs (Age 53)Mr. David A. Pepper, Chief Devel. Officer (Age 51) Who are Choice Hotels International's major shareholders? Choice Hotels International's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Bamco Inc. NY (8.60%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.22%), Vanguard Group Inc (5.22%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (3.25%), BlackRock Inc. (2.78%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.25%). Company insiders that own Choice Hotels International stock include Bruce Bainum, David A Pepper, John Bonds, Patrick Cimerola, Patrick Pacious, Robert J Mcdowell, Scott E Oaksmith, Simone Wu, Stephen P Joyce and William L Jews. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Choice Hotels International. Which major investors are selling Choice Hotels International stock? CHH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Teachers Advisors LLC, Man Group plc, First Trust Advisors LP, Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC, Congress Asset Management Co. MA, BlackRock Inc. and Chicago Equity Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold Choice Hotels International company stock in the last year include John Bonds, Patrick Cimerola, Patrick Pacious, Robert J Mcdowell, Scott E Oaksmith, Simone Wu and William L Jews. View Insider Buying and Selling for Choice Hotels International. Which major investors are buying Choice Hotels International stock? CHH stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, Morgan Stanley, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., FMR LLC, Brown Advisory Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Vanguard Group Inc and Vanguard Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Choice Hotels International. How do I buy shares of Choice Hotels International? Shares of CHH 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 Choice Hotels International's stock price today? One share of CHH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $70.95. How big of a company is Choice Hotels International? Choice Hotels International has a market capitalization of $4.02 billion and generates $1.01 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $114.89 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.88 on an earnings per share basis. Choice Hotels International employs 1,987 workers across the globe. What is Choice Hotels International's official website? The official website for Choice Hotels International is http://www.choicehotels.com. How can I contact Choice Hotels International? Choice Hotels International's mailing address is 1 CHOICE HOTELS CIRCLE SUITE 400, ROCKVILLE MD, 20850. The company can be reached via phone at 301-592-5000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Choice Hotels International (NYSE CHH)Community Ranking: 1.3 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 181 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 497 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 678MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Choice Hotels International and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CHH will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CHH will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 12/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How do investors use RSI to grade stocks?