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:
  • Market Cap: $2.12726 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 117,463,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $17.23
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $15.23
  • 52 Week Range: $9.73 - $18.53
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 50.23
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 41.35
  • P/E Growth: 8.83
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $966.42 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.16
  • Book Value: $5.81 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.06
  • EBITDA: $299.78 million
  • Net Margins: 4.13%
  • Return on Equity: 7.28%
  • Return on Assets: 1.67%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.45%
  • Current Ratio: 1.26%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.26%
  • Average Volume: 1.37 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.88
  • 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August, 7th. The company reported $0.17 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate 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 net margin of 4.13% and a return on equity of 7.28%. The firm's revenue was down 2.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm 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?

6 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for La Quinta Holdings' shares. Their forecasts range from $11.00 to $22.00. On average, they expect La Quinta Holdings' stock price to reach $15.29 in the next twelve months. 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. " (10/11/2017)
  • 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)

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Nationwide Fund Advisors (0.13%) and Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.03%). 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 Nationwide Fund Advisors. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fox Run Management L.L.C.. 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 $17.78.

MarketBeat Community Rating for La Quinta Holdings (NYSE LQ)
Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  127 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  223 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  350
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about La Quinta Holdings and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for La Quinta Holdings (NYSE:LQ) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $15.29 (14.00% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for La Quinta Holdings (NYSE:LQ)
Price Target History for La Quinta Holdings (NYSE:LQ)
Analysts' Ratings History for La Quinta Holdings (NYSE:LQ)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/6/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$22.00N/AView Rating Details
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
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 10/24/2015 forward)


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$0.17N/AView Earnings Details
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)


Earnings Estimates for La Quinta Holdings (NYSE:LQ)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.41 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.43 EPS


Dividend History for La Quinta Holdings (NYSE:LQ)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for La Quinta Holdings (NYSE:LQ)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 97.45%
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)


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La Quinta Holdings (LQ) Chart for Tuesday, October, 24, 2017

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