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.

Several price targets were given for CHH by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 72, implying a possible profit of 12.5 percent. The minimum price target given 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. 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. 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, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of CHH's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 8.85 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, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, 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.

In the last 52-weeks, CHH has achieved a high of 67.80 and a low of 43.70. Currently the stock is 46.45 percent higher than its low, and 5.6 percent below the 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 market cap of CHH is $3.63 billion. CHH is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.