NYSE:STAY - Extended Stay America Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $17.65 -0.29 (-1.62 %) (As of 10/22/2018 04:31 AM ET)Previous Close$17.65Today's Range$17.56 - $18.0252-Week Range$16.27 - $22.58Volume828,334 shsAverage Volume1.61 million shsMarket Capitalization$4.16 billionP/E Ratio17.65Dividend Yield4.82%Beta0.96 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 SymbolNYSE:STAY CUSIPN/A Webwww.extendedstayamerica.com Phone980-345-1600 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.98 Current Ratio0.19 Quick Ratio0.19 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio17.65 Forward P/E Ratio15.35 P/E Growth2.54 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.28 billion Price / Sales2.60 Cash Flow$1.8010 per share Price / Cash9.80 Book Value$7.00 per share Price / Book2.52 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.00 Net Income$78.84 million Net Margins5.47% Return on Equity15.18% Return on Assets4.97% Miscellaneous Employees8,400 Outstanding Shares188,920,000Market Cap$4.16 billion 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Thursday, August 23rd. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 8th. 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 approved a stock buyback program on Tuesday, February 27th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. How were Extended Stay America's earnings last quarter? Extended Stay America (NYSE:STAY) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 25th. The company reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.34 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $336.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $336.68 million. Extended Stay America had a return on equity of 15.18% and a net margin of 5.47%. The firm's revenue was down .5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.31 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, October 31st 2018. 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, November 1st at 8:00 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 FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.07-1.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.13. What price target have analysts set for STAY? 9 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Extended Stay America's stock. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $26.00. On average, they anticipate Extended Stay America's share price to reach $22.8333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 29.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Extended Stay America. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Extended Stay America? 9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Extended Stay America in the last year. There are currently 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Extended Stay America. Who are some of Extended Stay America's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Extended Stay America include MGM Resorts International (MGM), Wynn Resorts (WYNN), Wyndham Worldwide (WYN), InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), Melco Resorts & Entertainment (MLCO), Huazhu Group (HTHT), Hyatt Hotels (H), Caesars Entertainment (CZR), Park Hotels & Resorts (PK), Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (WH), Choice Hotels International (CHH), Boyd Gaming (BYD), Eldorado Resorts (ERI), Sunstone Hotel Investors (SHO) and Red Rock Resorts (RRR). 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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Hamlin Capital Management LLC (2.48%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (1.16%), Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (0.84%), First Manhattan Co. (0.39%), BB&T Corp (0.07%) and First Hawaiian Bank (0.02%). Company insiders that own Extended Stay America stock include Ames Flynn, Brian T Nicholson, Centerbridge Credit Partners G, Douglas Gerard Geoga, Jonathan S Halkyard, 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 Hamlin Capital Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, BB&T Corp, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, First Manhattan Co., CENTRAL TRUST Co and Raymond James Trust N.A.. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Peregrine Capital Management LLC, First Hawaiian Bank, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Iberiabank Corp and Strs Ohio. Company insiders that have bought Extended Stay America stock in the last two years include Brian T Nicholson, Douglas Gerard Geoga and Jonathan S Halkyard. 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 $17.65. How big of a company is Extended Stay America? Extended Stay America has a market capitalization of $4.16 billion and generates $1.28 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $78.84 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.00 on an earnings per share basis. 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: 329 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 271 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 600MarketBeat'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. 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