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, which equates to a potential upside of 8.52 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 22, which equates to a potential downside of -11.58 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -0.54 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -0.54 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.23 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.46 percent.

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 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of CHSP's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 102.75 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, 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. Currently the stock is 19.56 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 8.12 percent. 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.