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, which equates to a potential upside of 22.76 percent. The minimum price target given was 18, implying a possible loss of -7.93 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 3.28 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.48 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.98 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of STAY to grow at a rate of 182.56 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of STAY is 0.29.

In the trailing 52-weeks, STAY hit 20.19 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 13.00. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 50.38 percent, and 3.17 percent below the high. STAY has a P/E 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.