Analyst Ratings for Chesapeake Lodging Trust (CHSP)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Chesapeake Lodging Trust (NYSE:CHSP) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, CHSP was issued an average rating of Hold.

Of the 8 analysts covering the stock, 0 gave it a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 7 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

CHSP was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 27, which equates to a potential upside of 8.52 percent. The minimum price target given was 22, implying a possible loss of -11.58 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.54 percent. That number becomes -0.54 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.23 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.46 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, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of CHSP to grow at a rate of 102.75 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. CHSP has a PEG ratio of 0.22.

In the last 52-weeks, CHSP has achieved a high of 27.08 and a low of 20.81. Currently the stock is 19.56 percent higher than its low, and 8.12 percent lower than its 52-week high. CHSP has a P/E ratio of 22.83. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CHSP value stock report compares CHSP to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.47 billion. CHSP will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.