NYSE:STAY - Extended Stay America Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $18.25 +0.18 (+1.00 %) (As of 04/24/2019 04:45 AM ET)Previous Close$18.07Today's Range$17.97 - $18.3252-Week Range$14.77 - $22.58Volume1.67 million shsAverage Volume1.71 million shsMarket Capitalization$3.44 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield4.87%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Extended Stay America, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and manages hotels in the United States. As of February 27, 2018, it had 599 hotels and approximately 66,000 rooms, as well as managed 26 hotels under the Extended Stay America brand. It serves customers in the mid-priced extended stay segment. The company also relicenses Extended Stay America brand to unaffiliated third parties. Extended Stay America, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. Receive STAY News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for STAY and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Hotels & motels Sub-IndustryN/A SectorConsumer Discretionary Current SymbolNYSE:STAY Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1581164 Webwww.extendedstayamerica.com Phone980-345-1600Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current RatioN/A Quick RatioN/APrice-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual SalesN/A Price / SalesN/A Cash FlowN/A Price / Cash FlowN/A Book ValueN/A Price / BookN/AProfitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares188,229,000Market Cap$3.44 billion Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Confirmed) OptionableOptionable Extended Stay America (NYSE:STAY) Frequently Asked Questions What is Extended Stay America's stock symbol? Extended Stay America trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "STAY." How often does Extended Stay America pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Extended Stay America? Extended Stay America declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, March 5th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Thursday, March 28th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 13th. View Extended Stay America's Dividend History. How will Extended Stay America's stock buyback program work? Extended Stay America announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback program on Tuesday, February 27th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were Extended Stay America's earnings last quarter? Extended Stay America (NYSE:STAY) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 27th. The company reported $0.21 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.02. The company earned $289.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $288.52 million. Extended Stay America's revenue was down 4.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.19 EPS. View Extended Stay America's Earnings History. When is Extended Stay America's next earnings date? Extended Stay America is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Extended Stay America. How can I listen to Extended Stay America's earnings call? Extended Stay America will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 2nd at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8777056003. What guidance has Extended Stay America issued on next quarter's earnings? Extended Stay America issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 27th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.02-$1.14 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.09. Extended Stay America also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $1.02-1.14 EPS. What price target have analysts set for STAY? 6 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Extended Stay America's stock. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect Extended Stay America's stock price to reach $21.9167 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Extended Stay America. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Extended Stay America? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Extended Stay America in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Extended Stay America. Has Extended Stay America been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about STAY stock has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Extended Stay America earned a media sentiment score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. Are investors shorting Extended Stay America? Extended Stay America saw a decline in short interest during the month of March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 2,818,437 shares, a decline of 29.8% from the March 15th total of 4,014,935 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,097,169 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.3 days. View Extended Stay America's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Extended Stay America's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Extended Stay America include Melco Resorts & Entertainment (MLCO), Huazhu Group (HTHT), InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), Hyatt Hotels (H), Caesars Entertainment (CZR), Park Hotels & Resorts (PK), Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (WH), Choice Hotels International (CHH), Eldorado Resorts (ERI), Sunstone Hotel Investors (SHO), Boyd Gaming (BYD), Red Rock Resorts (RRR), Belmond (BEL), Penn National Gaming (PENN) and Xenia Hotels & Resorts (XHR). What other stocks do shareholders of Extended Stay America own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Extended Stay America investors own include Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), CBL & Associates Properties (CBL), Government Properties Income Trust (GOV), Micron Technology (MU), Anadarko Petroleum (APC), Ford Motor (F), Nordic American Tanker (NAT), NGL Energy Partners (NGL), Cornerstone Total Return Fund (CRF) and AGNC Investment (AGNC). Who are Extended Stay America's key executives? Extended Stay America's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Jonathan S. Halkyard, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)Mr. John R. Dent, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec. (Age 54)Mr. Kevin A. Henry, Chief HR Officer and Exec. VP of HR (Age 50)Mr. Gerardo I. Lopez, Sr. Advisor (Age 59)Mr. David Clarkson, Interim Chief Financial Officer (Age 46) Who are Extended Stay America's major shareholders? Extended Stay America's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Hamlin Capital Management LLC (1.56%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.98%), Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (0.89%), First Manhattan Co. (0.43%), Kirr Marbach & Co. LLC IN (0.31%) and Reinhart Partners Inc. (0.16%). Company insiders that own Extended Stay America stock include Ames Flynn, Brian T Nicholson, Kevin A Henry, Paulson & Co Inc and Richard F Wallman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Extended Stay America. Which institutional investors are selling Extended Stay America stock? STAY stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hamlin Capital Management LLC, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC, BB&T Corp, Kirr Marbach & Co. LLC IN, Strs Ohio and Foundry Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold Extended Stay America company stock in the last year include Ames Flynn and Richard F Wallman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Extended Stay America. Which institutional investors are buying Extended Stay America stock? STAY stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Roubaix Capital LLC, First Manhattan Co., Reinhart Partners Inc., Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV and Virtu Financial LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Extended Stay America. How do I buy shares of Extended Stay America? Shares of STAY 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 Extended Stay America's stock price today? One share of STAY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.25. How big of a company is Extended Stay America? Extended Stay America has a market capitalization of $3.44 billion. What is Extended Stay America's official website? The official website for Extended Stay America is http://www.extendedstayamerica.com. How can I contact Extended Stay America? Extended Stay America's mailing address is 11525 N. COMMUNITY HOUSE ROAD SUITE 100, CHARLOTTE NC, 28277. The company can be reached via phone at 980-345-1600 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Extended Stay America (NYSE STAY)Community Ranking: 2.7 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 361 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 304 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 665MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Extended Stay America and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe STAY will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe STAY will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 4/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the downside to momentum investing?