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 maximum price target given was 72, implying potential capital gains of 12.5 percent. The minimum price target given was 59, implying a possible loss of -7.81 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -1.28 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.71 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the 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 decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of CHH to grow at a rate of 8.85 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of CHH is 2.79.

CHH has a 52-week high of 67.80 and a 52-week low of 43.70. Currently the stock is 46.45 percent higher than its low, and 5.6 percent lower than its 52-week high. CHH has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $3.63 billion. CHH will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.