About LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO)
LaSalle Hotel Properties is a leading multi-operator real estate investment trust. The Company owns 41 properties, which are upscale, full-service hotels, totaling approximately 10,400 guest rooms in 11 markets in seven states and the District of Columbia. The Company focuses on owning, redeveloping and repositioning upscale, full-service hotels located in urban, resort and convention markets. LaSalle Hotel Properties seeks to grow through strategic relationships with premier lodging groups, including Access Hotels & Resorts, Accor, Benchmark Hospitality, Davidson Hotel Company, Evolution Hospitality, HEI Hotels & Resorts, Highgate Hotels, Hilton, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, IHG, JRK Hotel Group, Inc., Marriott International, Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Outrigger Lodging Services, Provenance Hotels, Two Roads Hospitality, and Viceroy Hotel Group.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Real estate investment trusts
Trailing P/E Ratio14.29
Forward P/E Ratio15.90
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$1.10 billion
Price / Sales3.53
Cash Flow$3.4916 per share
Price / Cash10.11
Book Value$21.87 per share
Price / Book1.61
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.47
Net Income$195.03 million
Return on Equity4.46%
Return on Assets2.88%
LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) Frequently Asked Questions
What is LaSalle Hotel Properties' stock symbol?
LaSalle Hotel Properties trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LHO."
How often does LaSalle Hotel Properties pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for LaSalle Hotel Properties?
LaSalle Hotel Properties declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, March 16th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.45 per share on Monday, April 16th. This represents a $1.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.10%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 28th. View LaSalle Hotel Properties' Dividend History.
How will LaSalle Hotel Properties' stock buyback program work?
LaSalle Hotel Properties announced that its board has authorized a stock repurchase program on Saturday, April 8th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 14.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.
How were LaSalle Hotel Properties' earnings last quarter?
LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) released its earnings results on Thursday, May, 10th. The real estate investment trust reported ($0.10) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.27 by $0.37. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $223 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $216.67 million. LaSalle Hotel Properties had a return on equity of 4.46% and a net margin of 9.55%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 12.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.67 EPS. View LaSalle Hotel Properties' Earnings History.
When is LaSalle Hotel Properties' next earnings date?
What guidance has LaSalle Hotel Properties issued on next quarter's earnings?
LaSalle Hotel Properties issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 10th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.16-2.19 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.12. LaSalle Hotel Properties also updated its Q2 guidance to $0.74-0.77 EPS.
What price target have analysts set for LHO?
17 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for LaSalle Hotel Properties' shares. Their predictions range from $24.00 to $35.00. On average, they expect LaSalle Hotel Properties' stock price to reach $27.1923 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for LaSalle Hotel Properties.
What are Wall Street analysts saying about LaSalle Hotel Properties stock?
Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about LaSalle Hotel Properties stock:
- 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Lasalle Hotel Properties, which intends to operate as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes, has been formed to own hotel properties and to continue and expand the hotel investment activities of LaSalle Partners Incorporated and certain of its affiliates collectively, LaSalle. LaSalle is an institutionally respected real estate services and investment firm which has extensive experience in the acquisition, investment management, finance, development and disposition of hotel properties. " (5/9/2018)
- 2. Boenning Scattergood analysts commented, "We remain Underperform-rated on LHO shares, but believe further weakness could eventually entice potential bidders for this high-quality portfolio. Key Points: FFO In-Line: LHO reported fourth quarter Adjusted FFO of $0.53 per share, in-line with both consensus and B&S. Full year Adjusted FFO was $2.47 per share compared to $2.90 in 2016, a 14.8% decline." (2/22/2018)
Are investors shorting LaSalle Hotel Properties?
LaSalle Hotel Properties saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 6,998,340 shares, an increase of 159.3% from the May 15th total of 2,699,413 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 5,172,852 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.4 days. Currently, 6.4% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
Who are some of LaSalle Hotel Properties' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to LaSalle Hotel Properties include Essex Property Trust (ESS), Realty Income (O), Vornado Realty Trust (VNO), Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE), Gecina (GECFF), Klépierre (KLPEF), Extra Space Storage (EXR), ANNALY Cap Mgmt/SH (NLY), HCP (HCP), Mid-America Apartment Communities (MAA), SINO Ld Ltd/S (SNLAY), Duke Realty (DRE), Regency Centers (REG), UDR (UDR) and Iron Mountain (IRM).
Who are LaSalle Hotel Properties' key executives?
LaSalle Hotel Properties' management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Michael D. Barnello, Pres, CEO & Trustee (Age 53)
- Mr. Kenneth G. Fuller, CFO, Exec. VP, Sec. & Treasurer (Age 40)
- Mr. Alfred L. Young Jr., Exec. VP & COO (Age 50)
- Mr. Ian Gaum, Chief Investment Officer
Has LaSalle Hotel Properties been receiving favorable news coverage?
News stories about LHO stock have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. LaSalle Hotel Properties earned a news impact score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.61 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.
Who are LaSalle Hotel Properties' major shareholders?
LaSalle Hotel Properties' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.53%), HG VORA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC (9.10%), HG VORA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC (8.20%),
HG VORA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC
HG VORA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC
(7.10%) and HG Vora Capital Management LLC (7.25%). Company insiders that own LaSalle Hotel Properties stock include Alfred L Young and Michael D Barnello. View Institutional Ownership Trends for LaSalle Hotel Properties.
Which major investors are selling LaSalle Hotel Properties stock?
LHO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Sei Investments Co., Seizert Capital Partners LLC and Royal Bank of Canada. View Insider Buying and Selling for LaSalle Hotel Properties.
Which major investors are buying LaSalle Hotel Properties stock?
LHO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including HG Vora Capital Management LLC, Zimmer Partners LP, Centersquare Investment Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Long Pond Capital LP, BlackRock Inc. and Kempen Capital Management N.V.. View Insider Buying and Selling for LaSalle Hotel Properties.
How do I buy shares of LaSalle Hotel Properties?
Shares of LHO 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 LaSalle Hotel Properties' stock price today?
One share of LHO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $35.30.
How big of a company is LaSalle Hotel Properties?
LaSalle Hotel Properties has a market capitalization of $3.90 billion and generates $1.10 billion in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $195.03 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.47 on an earnings per share basis. LaSalle Hotel Properties employs 36 workers across the globe.
How can I contact LaSalle Hotel Properties?
LaSalle Hotel Properties' mailing address is 7550 WISCONSIN AVE 10TH FLOOR, BETHESDA MD, 20814. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 301-941-1500 or via email at [email protected]
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