NYSE:STAY - Extended Stay America Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $17.98 +0.12 (+0.67 %) (As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$17.86Today's Range$17.86 - $18.0652-Week Range$14.77 - $22.58Volume979,234 shsAverage Volume1.36 million shsMarket Capitalization$3.40 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield4.93%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 Employees8,400 Outstanding Shares188,919,000Market Cap$3.40 billion Next Earnings Date2/27/2019 (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 Wednesday, October 31st. Investors of record on Thursday, November 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Thursday, November 29th. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.89%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 14th. View Extended Stay America's Dividend History. How will Extended Stay America's stock buyback program work? Extended Stay America declared that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan on Tuesday, February 27th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. How were Extended Stay America's earnings last quarter? Extended Stay America (NYSE:STAY) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 31st. The company reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.38 by $0.01. The firm earned $351.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $344.17 million. The firm's quarterly revenue was up .1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.35 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, February 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Extended Stay America. What price target have analysts set for STAY? 7 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Extended Stay America's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect Extended Stay America's share price to reach $22.0714 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Extended Stay America. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Extended Stay America? 7 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 6 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? News stories about STAY stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Extended Stay America earned a news sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of Extended Stay America's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Extended Stay America include Melco Resorts & Entertainment (MLCO), InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), Huazhu Group (HTHT), 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), Red Rock Resorts (RRR), Boyd Gaming (BYD), Penn National Gaming (PENN), Belmond (BEL) 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), Ford Motor (F), NGL Energy Partners (NGL), Nordic American Tanker (NAT), Government Properties Income Trust (GOV), Cornerstone Total Return Fund (CRF), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Arlington Asset Investment (AI) and SunCoke Energy Partners (SXCP). 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.36%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (4.40%), Investec Asset Management LTD (4.34%), River Road Asset Management LLC (2.31%), Hamlin Capital Management LLC (2.07%) and Cohen & Steers Inc. (1.88%). Company insiders that own Extended Stay America stock include Ames Flynn, Brian T Nicholson, Douglas Gerard Geoga, Kevin A Henry, Paulson & Co Inc and Richard F Wallman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Extended Stay America. Which major investors are selling Extended Stay America stock? STAY stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc., Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Hamlin Capital Management LLC, Cohen & Steers Inc., First Quadrant L P CA, Comerica Bank, Peregrine Capital Management LLC and Marcato Capital Management LP. Company insiders that have sold Extended Stay America company stock in the last year include Ames Flynn, Kevin A Henry and Richard F Wallman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Extended Stay America. Which major investors are buying Extended Stay America stock? STAY stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Northwood Liquid Management LP, River Road Asset Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, CI Investments Inc., Hill Winds Capital LP and Deprince Race & Zollo Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Extended Stay America stock in the last two years include Brian T Nicholson and Douglas Gerard Geoga. 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 $17.98. How big of a company is Extended Stay America? Extended Stay America has a market capitalization of $3.40 billion. Extended Stay America employs 8,400 workers across the globe. 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: 355 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 299 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 654MarketBeat'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 2/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a put option?