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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for CHSP. The highest price target was 27, which equates to a potential upside of 8.52 percent. The minimum price target given 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.54 percent. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of CHSP to grow at a rate of 102.75 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of CHSP is 0.22.

CHSP has traded between a high of 27.08 and a low of 20.81 over the past year. Today's price is 19.56 percent above the 52-week low, and 8.12 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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.