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

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$43.24 +21.62 (+100.00 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$21.62
Today's Range$43.24 - $43.24
52-Week Range$13.61 - $21.74
VolumeN/A
Average Volume1.57 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.53 billion
P/E Ratio149.10
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.74
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
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Discretionary
SymbolNYSE:LQ
CUSIPN/A
Phone214-492-6600

Debt

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

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio149.10
Forward P/E Ratio116.86
P/E Growth11.77

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$980.63 million
Price / Sales5.17
Cash Flow$3.2609 per share
Price / Cash13.26
Book Value$6.86 per share
Price / Book6.30

Profitability

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

Miscellaneous

Employees7,486
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 earnings results on Tuesday, May, 8th. The company reported ($0.05) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.01 by $0.06. The firm earned $228.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $229.52 million. La Quinta had a net margin of 13.87% and a return on equity of 3.13%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 2.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.04 EPS. View La Quinta's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for LQ?

6 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for La Quinta's stock. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $46.00. On average, they anticipate La Quinta's share price to reach $27.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 37.0%. 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 recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. La Quinta earned a coverage optimism score of 0.02 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 47.88 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. 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 $43.24.

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:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  254 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  342 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  596
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 8/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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