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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for CHSP. The most optimistic price target was 27, implying potential capital gains of 8.52 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 22, which equates to a potential downside of -11.58 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -0.54 percent on average, compared to last month. 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.46 percent.

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 1 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's 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. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of CHSP is 0.22.

In the last 52-weeks, CHSP has achieved a high of 27.08 and a low of 20.81. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 19.56 percent, and below the high by 8.12 percent. CHSP has a price/earnings 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.