NYSE:STAY - Extended Stay America Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $21.85 +0.12 (+0.55 %) (As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$21.73Today's Range$21.57 - $21.8952-Week Range$16.27 - $22.58Volume1.72 million shsAverage Volume1.63 million shsMarket Capitalization$4.16 billionP/E Ratio21.85Dividend Yield4.07%Beta0.96 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart 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 Ratio21.85 Forward P/E Ratio19.00 P/E Growth2.54 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.28 billion Price / Sales3.24 Cash Flow$2.2296 per share Price / Cash9.80 Book Value$7.00 per share Price / Book3.12 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 Shares189,960,000Market Cap$4,161.91 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 Friday, April 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Friday, May 25th. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.03%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 10th. This is a boost from Extended Stay America's previous quarterly dividend of $0.21. 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 initiated a share repurchase program on Tuesday, February 27th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were Extended Stay America's earnings last quarter? Extended Stay America (NYSE:STAY) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 26th. The company reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.02. The company earned $298 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $292.38 million. Extended Stay America had a net margin of 5.47% and a return on equity of 15.18%. The business's revenue was up 2.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $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, July, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Extended Stay America. What price target have analysts set for STAY? 9 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Extended Stay America's shares. Their predictions range from $20.50 to $26.00. On average, they expect Extended Stay America's share price to reach $22.1667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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." Are investors shorting Extended Stay America? Extended Stay America saw a increase in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 3,090,313 shares, an increase of ∞ from the June 15th total of 0 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,942,857 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.6 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 InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), Melco Resorts & Entertainment (MLCO), Huazhu Group (HTHT), Wyndham Worldwide (WYN), Hyatt Hotels (H), Caesars Entertainment Co. Common Stock (CZR), Park Hotels & Resorts (PK), Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (WH), Choice Hotels International (CHH), Boyd Gaming (BYD), Red Rock Resorts (RRR), Sunstone Hotel Investors (SHO), Eldorado Resorts (ERI), Penn National Gaming (PENN) and Xenia Hotels & Resorts (XHR). 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) Has Extended Stay America been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about STAY stock have trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Extended Stay America earned a daily sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.01 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are Extended Stay America's major shareholders? Extended Stay America's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Hamlin Capital Management LLC (2.54%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (1.05%), Kirr Marbach & Co. LLC IN (0.31%), Westpac Banking Corp (0.11%), Thompson Investment Management Inc. (0.10%) and Capital One National Association (0.06%). Company insiders that own Extended Stay America stock include Centerbridge Credit Partners G, Douglas Gerard Geoga, Jonathan S Halkyard, Kevin A Henry and Paulson & Co Inc. 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, Fred Alger Management Inc., Westpac Banking Corp, Bank of Montreal Can, Kirr Marbach & Co. LLC IN, Pendal Group Ltd, Foundry Partners LLC and Thompson Investment Management Inc.. 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 Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Highland Capital Management LLC, CENTRAL TRUST Co, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and James Investment Research Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Extended Stay America stock in the last two years include 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 $21.85. 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. 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: 277 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 241 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 518MarketBeat'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 7/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Should you buy a closed-end mutual fund?