Analyst Ratings for Choice Hotels International Inc. (CHH)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Choice Hotels International Inc. (NYSE:CHH) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, CHH was issued an average rating of Hold.

Of the 13 analysts covering the stock, 2 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 9 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 2 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for CHH. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 72, implying a possible profit of 12.5 percent. The lowest price target was 59, implying potential capital losses of -7.81 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -1.28 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.71 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 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.

The growth rate of CHH's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 8.85 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. CHH has a PEG ratio of 2.79.

In the trailing 52-weeks, CHH hit 67.80 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 43.70. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 46.45 percent, and below the high by 5.6 percent. CHH has a price/earnings ratio of 24.71. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CHH value stock report compares CHH to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of CHH is $3.63 billion. CHH will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.