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About Choice Hotels (NYSE:CHH)
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 March 28, 2018, the company franchised approximately 6,800 hotels with 500,000 rooms. Choice Hotels International, Inc. was founded in 1939 and is based in Rockville, Maryland.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Hotels & motels
Sub-IndustryHotels Resorts & Cruise Lines
Trailing P/E Ratio27.76
Forward P/E Ratio21.73
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$1.01 billion
Price / Sales4.50
Cash Flow$3.1170 per share
Price / Cash25.65
Book Value($4.59) per share
Price / Book-17.42
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.88
Net Income$114.89 million
Return on Equity-74.98%
Return on Assets17.84%
Choice Hotels (NYSE:CHH) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Choice Hotels' stock symbol?
Choice Hotels trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CHH."
How often does Choice Hotels pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Choice Hotels?
Choice Hotels declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, April 20th. Shareholders of record on Monday, July 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.215 per share on Tuesday, July 17th. This represents a $0.86 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 29th. View Choice Hotels' Dividend History.
How were Choice Hotels' earnings last quarter?
Choice Hotels (NYSE:CHH) issued its earnings results on Thursday, May, 10th. The company reported $0.67 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.07. The company earned $209.39 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $215.75 million. Choice Hotels had a net margin of 10.92% and a negative return on equity of 74.98%. Choice Hotels's revenue for the quarter was up 10.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.51 EPS. View Choice Hotels' Earnings History.
When is Choice Hotels' next earnings date?
What guidance has Choice Hotels issued on next quarter's earnings?
Choice Hotels issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 10th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.61-3.71 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.61. Choice Hotels also updated its Q2 guidance to $1.00-1.03 EPS.
What price target have analysts set for CHH?
7 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Choice Hotels' stock. Their forecasts range from $72.00 to $88.00. On average, they anticipate Choice Hotels' share price to reach $80.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Choice Hotels.
Who are some of Choice Hotels' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Choice Hotels include MGM Resorts International (MGM), Melco Resorts & Entertainment (MLCO), China Lodging Group (HTHT), InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), Wyndham Worldwide (WYN), Hyatt (H), Caesars Entertainment (CZR), Park Hotels & Resorts (PK), Boyd Gaming (BYD), Red Rock Resorts (RRR), Extended Stay America (STAY), Sunstone Hotel Investors (SHO), Eldorado Resorts (ERI), Penn National Gaming (PENN) and Xenia Hotels & Resorts (XHR).
Who are Choice Hotels' key executives?
Choice Hotels' management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Patrick S. Pacious, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 52)
- 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)
- Mr. Dominic E. Dragisich, Chief Financial Officer (Age 35)
Has Choice Hotels been receiving favorable news coverage?
News articles about CHH stock have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Choice Hotels earned a coverage optimism score of 0.06 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 47.11 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.
Who are Choice Hotels' major shareholders?
Choice Hotels' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bamco Inc. NY (8.52%), BlackRock Inc. (2.47%), Echo Street Capital Management LLC (1.73%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.64%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.43%) and Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (1.42%). Company insiders that own Choice Hotels stock include Bruce Bainum, David A Pepper, David L White, 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.
Which major investors are selling Choice Hotels stock?
CHH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Echo Street Capital Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Federated Investors Inc. PA, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Spark Investment Management LLC and Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C. Company insiders that have sold Choice Hotels company stock in the last year 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 Insider Buying and Selling for Choice Hotels.
Which major investors are buying Choice Hotels stock?
CHH stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Long Pond Capital LP, British Airways Pensions Investment Management Ltd, Millennium Management LLC, OppenheimerFunds Inc., GSA Capital Partners LLP, Great Lakes Advisors LLC, Landscape Capital Management L.L.C. and Guggenheim Capital LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Choice Hotels.
How do I buy shares of Choice Hotels?
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' stock price today?
One share of CHH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $79.95.
How big of a company is Choice Hotels?
Choice Hotels has a market capitalization of $4.53 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 employs 1,987 workers across the globe.
How can I contact Choice Hotels?
Choice Hotels' 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 (CHH)MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Choice Hotels 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.
Choice Hotels (NYSE:CHH) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.
7 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Choice Hotels in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $80.50, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 0.69%. The high price target for CHH is $88.00 and the low price target for CHH is $72.00. There are currently 2 sell ratings and 5 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."
|Today||30 Days Ago||90 Days Ago||180 Days Ago|
|Consensus Rating: ||Hold||Hold||Hold||Hold|
|Consensus Rating Score: ||1.71||1.75||1.67||2.00|
|Ratings Breakdown: ||2 Sell Rating(s)|
5 Hold Rating(s)
0 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|2 Sell Rating(s)|
6 Hold Rating(s)
0 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|2 Sell Rating(s)|
4 Hold Rating(s)
0 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|1 Sell Rating(s)|
5 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|Consensus Price Target: ||$80.50||$75.2857||$66.1429||$63.4286|
|Price Target Upside: ||0.69% upside||7.68% downside||14.10% downside||14.40% downside|
Choice Hotels (NYSE:CHH) Consensus Price Target History
Choice Hotels (NYSE:CHH) Analyst Ratings History
(Data available from 5/21/2016 forward)
Choice Hotels (NYSE:CHH) Dividend Information
Choice Hotels pays an annual dividend of $0.86 per share, with a dividend yield of 1.08%. CHH's next quarterly dividend payment will be made on Tuesday, July 17. The company has grown its dividend for the last 4 consecutive years and is increasing its dividend by an average of 5.10% each year. Choice Hotels pays out 29.86% of its earnings out as a dividend.
|Dividend Growth:||5.10% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio(s):||29.86% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
23.37% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
21.08% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
27.59% (Based on Cash Flow)
|Track Record:||4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth|
Choice Hotels (NYSE:CHH) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Choice Hotels (NYSE CHH) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 22.01%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 51.44%
Choice Hotels (NYSE CHH) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|5/14/2018||Patrick Cimerola||Insider||Sell||800||$81.07||$64,856.00||30,827|| |
|3/9/2018||John Bonds||SVP||Sell||14,820||$83.50||$1,237,470.00||14,272|| |
|3/8/2018||Robert J Mcdowell||Insider||Sell||7,392||$81.17||$600,008.64||31,377|| |
|3/6/2018||Patrick Cimerola||Insider||Sell||15,784||$79.95||$1,261,930.80||44,780|| |
|3/2/2018||Scott E Oaksmith||Insider||Sell||10,546||$79.12||$834,399.52||33,356|| |
|3/2/2018||William L Jews||Director||Sell||3,250||$78.26||$254,345.00||37,799|| |
|3/1/2018||Simone Wu||SVP||Sell||10,203||$78.88||$804,812.64||30,298|| |
|11/17/2017||Patrick Pacious||CEO||Sell||11,149||$75.78||$844,871.22||124,073|| |
|11/14/2017||Bruce Bainum||Major Shareholder||Sell||250,000||$74.05||$18,512,500.00|| |
|9/14/2017||Bruce Bainum||Major Shareholder||Sell||20,770||$62.00||$1,287,740.00|| |
|9/1/2017||Bruce Bainum||Major Shareholder||Sell||7,977||$62.15||$495,770.55|| |
|8/30/2017||David A Pepper||Insider||Sell||10,217||$61.07||$623,952.19||79,010|| |
|8/25/2017||David A Pepper||Insider||Sell||285||$61.04||$17,396.40||69,078|| |
|8/24/2017||David A Pepper||Insider||Sell||1,071||$61.09||$65,427.39||69,864|| |
|7/12/2017||Stephen P Joyce||CEO||Sell||17,024||$63.02||$1,072,852.48||176,943|| |
|7/10/2017||Stephen P Joyce||CEO||Sell||44,116||$62.88||$2,774,014.08||201,922|| |
|3/1/2017||Simone Wu||Insider||Sell||13,223||$61.33||$810,966.59||33,007|| |
|1/20/2017||Bruce Bainum||Major Shareholder||Sell||125,000||$54.68||$6,835,000.00|| |
|1/13/2017||Bruce Bainum||Major Shareholder||Sell||75,000||$54.38||$4,078,500.00|| |
|1/10/2017||Bruce Bainum||Major Shareholder||Sell||103,000||$54.22||$5,584,660.00|| |
|1/9/2017||Bruce Bainum||Major Shareholder||Sell||48,000||$54.15||$2,599,200.00|| |
|12/22/2016||Patrick Cimerola||Insider||Sell||1,013||$57.01||$57,751.13||41,464|| |
|12/12/2016||Patrick Cimerola||Insider||Sell||7,361||$55.03||$405,075.83||43,409|| |
|12/8/2016||Stephen P Joyce||CEO||Sell||32,006||$54.22||$1,735,365.32||190,749|| |
|12/6/2016||Patrick Cimerola||Insider||Sell||16,906||$53.11||$897,877.66||47,319|| |
|12/6/2016||Stephen P Joyce||CEO||Sell||32,000||$53.23||$1,703,360.00||158,753|| |
|11/14/2016||Stephen P Joyce||CEO||Sell||21,401||$50.18||$1,073,902.18||180,150|| |
|11/10/2016||Stephen P Joyce||CEO||Sell||7,999||$50.10||$400,749.90||166,748|| |
|11/9/2016||Stephen P Joyce||CEO||Sell||2,600||$50.00||$130,000.00||161,349|| |
|11/8/2016||Patrick Pacious||COO||Sell||15,126||$49.05||$741,930.30||131,910|| |
|11/7/2016||Patrick Pacious||COO||Sell||13,997||$49.10||$687,252.70||122,570|| |
|11/1/2016||David A Pepper||Insider||Sell||29,879||$47.62||$1,422,837.98||89,002|| |
|9/28/2016||Stephen P Joyce||CEO||Sell||32,000||$45.09||$1,442,880.00||180,548|| |
|9/2/2016||Patrick Cimerola||Insider||Sell||13,515||$48.21||$651,558.15||50,882|| |
|8/12/2016||Patrick Pacious||COO||Sell||4,745||$48.73||$231,223.85||113,062|| |
|6/13/2016||David L White||Insider||Sell||32,090||$45.70||$1,466,513.00||98,786|| |
|6/3/2016||Simone Wu||SVP||Sell||7,625||$45.92||$350,140.00||15,534|| |
|2/2/2016||Patrick Cimerola||SVP||Sell||1,823||$42.50||$77,477.50||27,966|| |
|2/2/2016||Stephen P. Joyce||CEO||Sell||45,180||$43.08||$1,946,354.40||140,564|| |
|1/5/2016||Stephen P. Joyce||CEO||Sell||11,957||$49.32||$589,719.24||140,564|| |
|1/4/2016||Stephen P. Joyce||CEO||Sell||33,223||$49.25||$1,636,232.75||140,564|| |
|11/13/2015||Stephen P. Joyce||CEO||Sell||10,691||$52.86||$565,126.26||144,234|| |
|11/11/2015||Stephen P. Joyce||CEO||Sell||19,428||$53.30||$1,035,512.40||144,234|| |
|11/6/2015||Bruce Bainum||Major Shareholder||Sell||21,335||$54.26||$1,157,637.10|| |
|11/4/2015||John P Tague||Director||Sell||3,000||$54.31||$162,930.00||16,246|| |
|8/17/2015||Stephen P Joyce||CEO||Sell||23,712||$50.06||$1,187,022.72|| |
|5/13/2015||Stephen P Joyce||CEO||Sell||3,129||$58.07||$181,701.03|| |
|3/5/2015||Stephen P Joyce||CEO||Sell||31,958||$63.01||$2,013,673.58|| |
|3/3/2015||Scott E Oaksmith||Insider||Sell||7,164||$62.69||$449,111.16|| |
|3/3/2015||Stephen P Joyce||CEO||Sell||25,256||$63.53||$1,604,513.68|| |
|2/27/2015||David A Pepper||SVP||Sell||29,586||$63.11||$1,867,172.46|| |
|2/27/2015||Stephen P Joyce||CEO||Sell||19,654||$63.21||$1,242,329.34|| |
|2/26/2015||David A Pepper||SVP||Sell||27,298||$63.52||$1,733,968.96|| |
|11/14/2014||Stephen P Joyce||CEO||Sell||8,045||$52.81||$424,856.45|| |
|11/13/2014||Stephen P Joyce||CEO||Sell||22,481||$53.09||$1,193,516.29|| |
|11/11/2014||Stephen P Joyce||CEO||Sell||45,330||$53.11||$2,407,476.30|| |
|11/7/2014||Stephen P Joyce||CEO||Sell||28,725||$52.62||$1,511,509.50|| |
|11/3/2014||Patrick Pacious||COO||Sell||33,947||$53.25||$1,807,677.75|| |
|10/30/2014||David A Pepper||SVP||Sell||4,123||$54.10||$223,054.30|| |
|8/18/2014||Stephen P Joyce||CEO||Sell||11,659||$50.69||$590,994.71|| |
|8/15/2014||Stephen P Joyce||CEO||Sell||25,939||$50.01||$1,297,209.39|| |
|8/12/2014||Stephen P Joyce||CEO||Sell||44,463||$48.90||$2,174,240.70|| |
|5/8/2014||William Jews||Director||Sell||4,500||$44.33||$199,485.00||32,327|| |
|3/21/2014||Barbara Bainum||major shareholder||Sell||262,459||$45.92||$12,052,117.28|| |
|1/31/2014||Stephen Joyce||CEO||Sell||3,423||$47.51||$162,626.73||89,592|| |
|1/30/2014||Stephen Joyce||CEO||Sell||15,586||$47.99||$747,972.14||90,632|| |
|11/5/2013||David Pepper||SVP||Sell||43,619||$46.23||$2,016,506.37||50,137|| |
|11/1/2013||David A Pepper||SVP||Sell||18,885||$45.94||$867,576.90|| |
|8/23/2013||David White||SVP||Sell||2,103||$40.04||$84,204.12||68,698|| |
|8/27/2012||Stiles Barbara Alexander||Director||Buy||8,000||$32.00||$256,000.00|| |
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