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.

Several price targets were given for HTHT by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 107.3, implying potential capital gains of 12.75 percent. The lowest price target was 66.2, which equates to a potential downside 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. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 13.23 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 20.6 percent in FY estimates.

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, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of HTHT's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 40.92 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of HTHT is 1.26.

In the last 52-weeks, HTHT has achieved a high of 97.44 and a low of 36.96. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 157.49 percent, and below the high by 2.33 percent. HTHT has a price/earnings 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.