Analyst Ratings for China Lodging Group Ltd. ADR (HTHT)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Analysts covering China Lodging Group Ltd. ADR (NASDAQ:HTHT) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. HTHT had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 7 analysts, 1 gave an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

HTHT was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 107.3, implying a possible profit of 12.75 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 66.2, implying a possible loss of -30.44 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 13.23 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 20.6 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of HTHT to grow at a rate of 40.92 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of HTHT is 1.26.

HTHT has traded between a high of 97.44 and a low of 36.96 over the past year. Currently the stock is 157.49 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 2.33 percent. HTHT has a P/E ratio of 51.38. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The HTHT value stock report compares HTHT to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.62 billion. HTHT's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.