Analyst Ratings for Extended Stay America Inc. (STAY)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Extended Stay America Inc. (NYSE:STAY) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for STAY last month.

7 analysts declared STAY a buy, 1 gave an overweight rating, 5 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for STAY. The most optimistic price target was 24, implying a possible profit of 22.76 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 18, implying potential capital losses of -7.93 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 3.28 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.48 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.98 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of STAY to grow at a rate of 182.56 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. STAY has a PEG ratio of 0.29.

In the trailing 52-weeks, STAY hit 20.19 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 13.00. Today's price is 50.38 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 3.17 percent. STAY has a price/earnings ratio of 52.81. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The STAY value stock report compares STAY to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of STAY is $3.77 billion. STAY is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.