La Quinta Holdings Company Profile (NYSE:LQ)

About La Quinta Holdings (NYSE:LQ)

La Quinta Holdings logoLa Quinta Holdings Inc. is an owner, operator and franchisor of select-service hotels primarily serving the midscale and upper-midscale sectors under the La Quinta brand. The Company's segments include owned hotels, franchise and management, and corporate and other. The owned hotels segment is engaged in the operation of owned hotel properties. The franchise and management segment is engaged in various license, franchise and management agreements relating to its owned and franchised hotels. As of December 31, 2016, its portfolio consisted of 888 hotels representing approximately 87,200 rooms located primarily across 48 states in the United States, as well as in Canada, Mexico, Honduras and Colombia, of which 322 hotels were owned and operated, and 566 were franchised. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had a pipeline of 248 franchised hotels in the United States, Mexico, Colombia, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Chile and El Salvador.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Hotels & Motels
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:LQ
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.lq.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $2.03 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 117,463,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $15.66
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $14.48
  • 52 Week Range: $9.73 - $17.46
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 49.138
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 42.15
  • P/E Growth: 8.590
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $966.42 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.10
  • Book Value: $5.81 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.97
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $299.78 million
  • Net Margins: 4.13%
  • Return on Equity: 7.28%
  • Return on Assets: 1.67%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.45%
  • Current Ratio: 1.26%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.26%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.03 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.85
  • Short Ratio: 2.58
 

Frequently Asked Questions for La Quinta Holdings (NYSE:LQ)

What is La Quinta Holdings' stock symbol?

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

How were La Quinta Holdings' earnings last quarter?

La Quinta Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LQ) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August, 7th. The company reported $0.17 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.14 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $263.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $260.44 million. La Quinta Holdings had a return on equity of 7.28% and a net margin of 4.13%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 2.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.21 EPS. View La Quinta Holdings' Earnings History.

When will La Quinta Holdings make its next earnings announcement?

La Quinta Holdings is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for La Quinta Holdings.

Where is La Quinta Holdings' stock going? Where will La Quinta Holdings' stock price be in 2017?

7 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for La Quinta Holdings' shares. Their forecasts range from $9.00 to $16.00. On average, they expect La Quinta Holdings' share price to reach $12.69 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for La Quinta Holdings.

What are analysts saying about La Quinta Holdings stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about La Quinta Holdings stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "La Quinta Holdings Inc. is an owner, operator and franchisor of select-service hotels in the United States, primarily serving the midscale and upper-midscale segments. It provides franchise services to hotels in the U.S., Canada and Mexico under the La Quinta Inns & Suites (TM) and La Quinta Inn (TM) brands. La Quinta Holdings Inc. is headquartered in Irving, Texas. " (7/21/2017)
  • 2. Stifel Nicolaus analysts commented, "LQ reported 4Q16 adjusted EPS of $0.01, $0.03 below our estimate and $0.01 below the Street. Variance to our estimate higher operating expense and higher taxes.Total adjusted EBITDA declined 10.3% to $69.9 million, and margins -270 bps to 31.4%. LQ provided 2017E RevPAR guidance of flat-+2.0% and adjusted EBITDA guidance of $320-$340 million. We were projecting $345.0 million, and the Street was at $340.1 million. The renovation program will impact RevPAR by 50-75 bps. The guidance includes $13 million of share based compensation. Franchise openings guidance was not provided." (3/1/2017)

Are investors shorting La Quinta Holdings?

La Quinta Holdings saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,161,734 shares, an increase of 54.3% from the July 31st total of 2,049,684 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,104,993 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.9 days. Approximately 3.9% of the company's stock are sold short.

Who are some of La Quinta Holdings' key competitors?

Who are La Quinta Holdings' key executives?

La Quinta Holdings' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Mitesh B. Shah, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Keith A. Cline, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • James H. Forson, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer
  • John W. Cantele, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Julie M. Cary, Chief Marketing Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Mark M. Chloupek, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Rajiv K. Trivedi, Chief Development Officer, Executive Vice President
  • James Abrahamson, Independent Director
  • Glenn Alba, Independent Director
  • Scott O. Bergren, Independent Director

Who owns La Quinta Holdings stock?

La Quinta Holdings' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (6.74%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.67%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.03%), First Eagle Investment Management LLC (2.63%), State Street Corp (1.47%) and River Road Asset Management LLC (1.42%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for La Quinta Holdings.

Who sold La Quinta Holdings stock? Who is selling La Quinta Holdings stock?

La Quinta Holdings' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Citadel Advisors LLC, Hodges Capital Management Inc., Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK, River Road Asset Management LLC, Gotham Asset Management LLC, Spark Investment Management LLC, Caxton Associates LP and GSA Capital Partners LLP. View Insider Buying and Selling for La Quinta Holdings.

Who bought La Quinta Holdings stock? Who is buying La Quinta Holdings stock?

La Quinta Holdings' stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Eagle Investment Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Forward Management LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Vanguard Group Inc., Iridian Asset Management LLC CT and Convergence Investment Partners LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for La Quinta Holdings.

How do I buy La Quinta Holdings stock?

Shares of La Quinta Holdings can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is La Quinta Holdings' stock price today?

One share of La Quinta Holdings stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.28.


MarketBeat Community Rating for La Quinta Holdings (NYSE LQ)
Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  119 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  214 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  333
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for La Quinta Holdings (NYSE:LQ) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.14)
Consensus Price Target: $12.69 (26.56% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for La Quinta Holdings (NYSE:LQ)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/15/2017Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$14.50 -> $16.00LowView Rating Details
3/1/2017Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetHold$13.50 -> $13.25N/AView Rating Details
12/15/2016Bank of America CorporationUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
11/7/2016Off Wall StreetReiterated RatingBuy$14.20N/AView Rating Details
11/3/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingHold$11.00N/AView Rating Details
11/1/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeUnderperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
9/26/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Initiated CoverageSell$9.00N/AView Rating Details
8/5/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$13.00 -> $12.00N/AView Rating Details
8/3/2016Deutsche Bank AGSet Price TargetBuy$18.00 -> $17.00N/AView Rating Details
7/6/2016Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
2/25/2016Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$18.00 -> $15.00N/AView Rating Details
10/26/2015Raymond James Financial, Inc.Initiated CoverageMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for La Quinta Holdings (NYSE:LQ)
Earnings by Quarter for La Quinta Holdings (NYSE:LQ)
Earnings History by Quarter for La Quinta Holdings (NYSE LQ)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/1/2017        
8/7/2017Q2 2017$0.14$0.17$260.44 million$263.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2017Q1 2017$0.06$0.04$232.20 million$234.27 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/28/2017Q416$0.02$0.01$218.92 million$222.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q316$0.19$0.19$267.50 million$272.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2016Q216$0.20$0.21$266.78 million$269.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.08$0.09$238.72 million$241.77 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q415$0.06$0.09$231.74 million$228.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$0.19$0.19$275.06 million$279.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$0.19$0.19$276.50 million$273.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$0.08$0.08$242.73 million$248.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2015Q414$0.05$0.08$224.56 million$228.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/22/2014Q314$0.17$0.16$264.24 million$271.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/12/2014Q214$0.13$0.13$257.88 million$260.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/20/2014Q114($0.01)$0.06$212.05 million$227.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for La Quinta Holdings (NYSE:LQ)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.40 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.41 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for La Quinta Holdings (NYSE:LQ)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for La Quinta Holdings (NYSE:LQ)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 97.02%
Insider Trades by Quarter for La Quinta Holdings (NYSE:LQ)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for La Quinta Holdings (NYSE:LQ)
Insider Trades by Quarter for La Quinta Holdings (NYSE:LQ)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/2/2016Alan J BowersDirectorBuy4,042$12.36$49,959.12View SEC Filing  
7/16/2015Rajiv K TrivediInsiderSell35,388$24.07$851,789.16View SEC Filing  
7/13/2015Julie M CaryInsiderSell9,592$23.50$225,412.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2015Angelo J LombardiInsiderSell35,558$24.30$864,059.40View SEC Filing  
4/27/2015Mark M ChloupekInsiderSell17,500$24.11$421,925.00View SEC Filing  
4/24/2015Angelo J LombardiInsiderSell27,516$23.96$659,283.36View SEC Filing  
4/20/2015Angelo J LombardiInsiderSell5,697$22.87$130,290.39View SEC Filing  
3/25/2015Mark M ChloupekInsiderSell1,359$24.25$32,955.75View SEC Filing  
3/19/2015Mark M ChloupekInsiderSell10,000$23.77$237,700.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015Mark M ChloupekInsiderSell11,905$23.25$276,791.25View SEC Filing  
2/3/2015Wayne B GoldbergInsiderSell100,000$21.58$2,158,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/8/2015Keith A ClineInsiderSell66,256$21.55$1,427,816.80View SEC Filing  
1/6/2015Wayne B GoldbergInsiderSell100,000$21.47$2,147,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2014Wayne B GoldbergInsiderSell100,000$22.02$2,202,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2014Rajiv K TrivediInsiderSell23,308$21.83$508,813.64View SEC Filing  
11/26/2014Rajiv K TrivediInsiderSell40,000$21.44$857,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014Mark M ChloupekInsiderSell10,500$21.52$225,960.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014Rajiv K TrivediInsiderSell52,025$21.09$1,097,207.25View SEC Filing  
11/21/2014Mark M ChloupekInsiderSell10,500$21.01$220,605.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014Wayne B GoldbergInsiderSell100,000$20.10$2,010,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2014Angelo J LombardiInsiderSell106,290$20.18$2,144,932.20View SEC Filing  
10/30/2014Julie M CaryInsiderSell18,963$20.22$383,431.86View SEC Filing  
10/28/2014Julie M CaryInsiderSell20,500$20.04$410,820.00View SEC Filing  
10/27/2014James H ForsonInsiderSell5,000$19.91$99,550.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2014Mark M ChloupekInsiderSell14,000$20.23$283,220.00View SEC Filing  
10/14/2014James H ForsonInsiderSell5,000$18.27$91,350.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for La Quinta Holdings (NYSE:LQ)
Latest Headlines for La Quinta Holdings (NYSE:LQ)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Quinta Holdings Inc. (LQ) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $267.94 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 18 at 1:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Quinta Holdings (LQ) and Morgans Hotel Group (MHGC) Critical Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 18 at 12:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing La Quinta Holdings (LQ) & Morgans Hotel Group (MHGC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 10:44 AM
nasdaq.com logoIs La Quinta (LQ) Stock a Solid Choice Right Now? - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - September 15 at 6:11 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs La Quinta (LQ) Stock a Solid Choice Right Now?
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 6:11 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Quinta Holdings Inc. (LQ) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 8:42 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-La Quinta Holdings says unite filed amendment no. 1 to Corepoint Lodging's registration statement
www.reuters.com - September 8 at 2:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLa Quinta Holdings President And CEO, Keith Cline, To Present At Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2017 Gaming and Lodging Conference In New York
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 9:58 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Luxor Capital Group LP reports 5.0 percent passive stake in La Quinta Holdings Inc as of Aug 23
www.reuters.com - September 5 at 9:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate La Quinta Holdings Inc. (LQ) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $267.94 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 31 at 7:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Quinta Holdings Inc. (LQ) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 31 at 2:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Anticipate La Quinta Holdings Inc. (LQ) Will Announce Earnings of $0.17 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 29 at 8:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to La Quinta Holdings, Inc. : August 23, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 8:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing Belmond (BEL) & La Quinta Holdings (LQ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 23 at 4:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead-To-Head Comparison: La Quinta Holdings (LQ) vs. Belmond (BEL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 20 at 10:12 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Quinta Holdings Inc. (LQ) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 18 at 8:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about La Quinta Holdings Inc.
finance.yahoo.com - August 13 at 11:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLa Quinta Holdings, Inc. :LQ-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 6:15 AM
seekingalpha.com logoLa Quinta Holdings' (LQ) CEO Keith Cline on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - August 9 at 3:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: La Quinta Holdings, Inc. to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 10:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of LQ earnings conference call or presentation 8-Aug-17 12:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 10:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLa Quinta Holdings Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - August 7 at 8:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLa Quinta beats Street 2Q forecasts
finance.yahoo.com - August 7 at 8:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Quinta Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LQ) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.03 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 7:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Quinta Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LQ) Rating Increased to Hold at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 5 at 1:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLa Quinta Holdings, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:LQ) : August 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 1:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Quinta Holdings Inc. (LQ) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 9:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBelmond (BEL) vs. La Quinta Holdings (NYSE:LQ) Critical Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 7:45 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Registration filed for spin-off of La Quinta's real estate business
www.reuters.com - July 28 at 2:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoForm 10 Registration Statement Filed for the Planned Spin-Off of La Quinta’s Real Estate Business
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 4:01 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLa Quinta splitting, spinning off real estate business
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 4:01 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Quinta Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LQ) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 24 at 8:52 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoLa Quinta Holdings to Report Second Quarter 2017 Earnings and to Host Conference Call
feeds.benzinga.com - July 24 at 4:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLa Quinta Holdings, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LQ-US : July 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 24 at 12:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Lowers La Quinta Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LQ) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 22 at 12:57 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing La Quinta Holdings (LQ) & Red Lion Hotels Corporation (RLH)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 22 at 12:13 AM
prnewswire.com logoG6 Hospitality, Hilton And Marriott Announce Hotel Developments In Honduras
www.prnewswire.com - July 20 at 5:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing La Quinta Holdings (LQ) & Choice Hotels International (CHH)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 10 at 8:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Quinta Holdings Inc. (LQ) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $258.30 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 29 at 11:09 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Quinta Holdings Inc. (LQ) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 27 at 8:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Quinta Holdings Inc. (LQ) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.14 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 27 at 2:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Quinta Holdings (LQ) & Bravo Brio Restaurant Group (BBRG) Financial Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 27 at 7:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLa Quinta Announces Completion Of Multi-Million Dollar Renovation To Its Chicago Downtown Location
finance.yahoo.com - June 20 at 7:18 PM
streetinsider.com logoUPDATE: Morgan Stanley Upgrades La Quinta Holdings (LQ) to Overweight
www.streetinsider.com - June 16 at 7:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMorgan Stanley Bullish On Lodging, Checks In To La Quinta With An Overweight Rating
finance.yahoo.com - June 16 at 7:27 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Quinta Holdings Inc. (LQ) Upgraded to Overweight at Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 15 at 2:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing La Quinta Holdings (LQ) and Monarch Casino & Resort (MCRI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 10 at 6:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Expect La Quinta Holdings Inc (LQ) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $258.30 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 3 at 9:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Quinta Holdings Inc (LQ) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 2 at 10:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Expect La Quinta Holdings Inc (LQ) Will Announce Earnings of $0.14 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 1 at 10:26 AM

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