NYSE:STAY - Extended Stay America Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $17.08 +0.12 (+0.71 %) (As of 12/13/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$16.96Today's Range$16.7650 - $17.1052-Week Range$15.73 - $22.58Volume1.17 million shsAverage Volume1.60 million shsMarket CapitalizationN/AP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield5.13%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 Webwww.extendedstayamerica.com Phone980-345-1600 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current RatioN/A Quick RatioN/A Price-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/A Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/A Miscellaneous Employees8,400 Outstanding Shares188,920,000Market Cap$0.00 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 announced 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 yield of 5.15%. 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 of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program on Tuesday, February 27th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. How were Extended Stay America's earnings last quarter? Extended Stay America (NYSE:STAY) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 31st. The company reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $351.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $344.17 million. The firm's revenue was up .1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.35 earnings per share. View Extended Stay America's Earnings History. 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, October, 31st. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.10-$1.14 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.10. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.271-$1.277 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.27 billion.Extended Stay America also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $1.10-1.14 EPS. What price target have analysts set for STAY? 7 analysts have issued 1-year target prices 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 $22.3571 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 30.9% 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? Media stories about STAY stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news 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 positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Extended Stay America earned a news sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. Are investors shorting Extended Stay America? Extended Stay America saw a increase in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,898,479 shares, an increase of 60.5% from the October 31st total of 1,182,961 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,398,937 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.4 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 Las Vegas Sands (LVS), Marriott International (MAR), Hilton Hotels (HLT), MGM Resorts International (MGM), Wynn Resorts (WYNN), InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), Huazhu Group (HTHT), Melco Resorts & Entertainment (MLCO), Hyatt Hotels (H), Park Hotels & Resorts (PK), Caesars Entertainment (CZR), Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (WH), Choice Hotels International (CHH), Sunstone Hotel Investors (SHO) and Eldorado Resorts (ERI). 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 investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.00%), Vanguard Group Inc (9.00%), BlackRock Inc. (4.35%), Hamlin Capital Management LLC (2.48%), Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (2.32%) and Cohen & Steers Inc. (2.22%). Company insiders that own Extended Stay America stock include Ames Flynn, Brian T Nicholson, Centerbridge Credit Partners G, 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 Deutsche Bank AG, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Brookfield Asset Management Inc., Morgan Stanley, Bamco Inc. NY, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Alliancebernstein L.P.. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Cohen & Steers Inc., FIL Ltd, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Hilton Capital Management LLC and Schroder Investment Management Group. 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 $17.08. 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: 344 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 292 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 636MarketBeat'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 12/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What Factors Can Affect Return on Equity?