NYSE:LQ - La Quinta Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$21.62 -21.62 (-50.00 %)
(As of 09/21/2018 03:31 AM ET)
Previous Close$43.24
Today's Range$21.62 - $21.62
52-Week Range$13.61 - $21.74
Average Volume1.57 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.53 billion
P/E Ratio74.55
Dividend YieldN/A
La Quinta logoLa Quinta Holdings Inc. owns, operates, and franchises select-service hotels. As of December 31, 2017, the company had 902 hotels, which included 317 owned and operated, as well as 585 franchised hotels with approximately 88,400 rooms under the La Quinta Inn, La Quinta Inn & Suites, and LQ Hotel trademarks primarily in 48 states of the United States, as well as in Canada, Mexico, Honduras, and Colombia. It serves the upper-midscale and midscale segments, principally under the La Quinta brand. La Quinta Holdings Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Hotels & motels
SectorConsumer Discretionary


Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.07
Current Ratio1.01
Quick Ratio1.01


Trailing P/E Ratio74.55
Forward P/E Ratio58.43
P/E Growth11.77

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$980.63 million
Price / Sales2.59
Cash Flow$1.6305 per share
Price / Cash13.26
Book Value$6.86 per share
Price / Book3.15


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.29
Net Income$151.96 million
Net Margins13.87%
Return on Equity3.13%
Return on Assets0.80%


Outstanding Shares117,250,000
Market Cap$2.53 billion

La Quinta (NYSE:LQ) Frequently Asked Questions

What is La Quinta's stock symbol?

La Quinta trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LQ."

How were La Quinta's earnings last quarter?

La Quinta Holdings Inc (NYSE:LQ) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 8th. The company reported ($0.05) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.06. The company earned $228.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $229.52 million. La Quinta had a net margin of 13.87% and a return on equity of 3.13%. La Quinta's revenue was down 2.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.04 earnings per share. View La Quinta's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for LQ?

6 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for La Quinta's shares. Their predictions range from $18.00 to $46.00. On average, they expect La Quinta's share price to reach $27.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 26.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for La Quinta.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for La Quinta?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for La Quinta in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for La Quinta.

Who are some of La Quinta's key competitors?

Who are La Quinta's key executives?

La Quinta's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Keith A. Cline, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 48)
  • Mr. James H. Forson, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 51)
  • Mr. John W. Cantele, Exec. VP & COO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Mark M. Chloupek, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 46)
  • Mr. Rajiv K. Trivedi, Exec. VP & Chief Devel. Officer (Age 55)

Has La Quinta been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about LQ stock have trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. La Quinta earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for La Quinta.

How do I buy shares of La Quinta?

Shares of LQ 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 La Quinta's stock price today?

One share of LQ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.62.

How big of a company is La Quinta?

La Quinta has a market capitalization of $2.53 billion and generates $980.63 million in revenue each year. The company earns $151.96 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.29 on an earnings per share basis. La Quinta employs 7,486 workers across the globe.

How can I contact La Quinta?

La Quinta's mailing address is 909 HIDDEN RIDGE SUITE 600, IRVING TX, 75038. The company can be reached via phone at 214-492-6600 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for La Quinta (NYSE LQ)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  326 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  399 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  725
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about La Quinta and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LQ will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LQ will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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