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 maximum price target given was 24, implying a possible profit of 22.76 percent. The lowest price target was 18, implying potential capital losses of -7.93 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 3.28 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.48 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.98 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of STAY's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 182.56 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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 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 below the high by 3.17 percent. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $3.77 billion. STAY's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.