$0.60 EPS Expected for Choice Hotels International, Inc. (CHH)

April 23, 2018 - By Migdalia James

Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.18, from 1.31 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 22 investors sold Choice Hotels International, Inc. shares while 53 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. 28.23 million shares or 0.53% less from 28.38 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Walleye Trading Limited Liability Company stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH). Quantbot Lp has 0.04% invested in Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH). Bluecrest holds 0.01% or 3,952 shares in its portfolio. Virginia-based Markel has invested 0.07% in Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH). Macquarie Grp Inc Limited owns 875,242 shares. Fdx Advsr has 0.02% invested in Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) for 9,409 shares. Aperio Gru Lc holds 0% in Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) or 8,371 shares. Spark Management Limited Liability Company invested in 0.39% or 93,000 shares. 4,879 are held by Jpmorgan Chase &. The Connecticut-based Trexquant Investment Lp has invested 0.05% in Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH). United Kingdom-based Barclays Pcl has invested 0% in Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH). Earnest Partners Ltd Co has invested 0% in Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH). Stevens Capital Mgmt Lp holds 0.05% in Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) or 15,335 shares. Sawgrass Asset Ltd Co invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH). Northwestern Mutual Wealth invested in 48 shares or 0% of the stock.

Since November 17, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 sales for $6.76 million activity. The insider WU Simone sold 10,203 shares worth $804,813. Shares for $254,345 were sold by JEWS WILLIAM L on Friday, March 2. 15,784 shares were sold by Cimerola Patrick, worth $1.26M. 14,820 shares were sold by Bonds John, worth $1.24 million. Pepper David A also sold $918,259 worth of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) on Wednesday, March 7. 11,149 shares were sold by Pacious Patrick, worth $844,871 on Friday, November 17.

Analysts expect Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) to report $0.60 EPS on May, 10 before the open.They anticipate $0.09 EPS change or 17.65 % from last quarter’s $0.51 EPS. CHH’s profit would be $34.15 million giving it 33.69 P/E if the $0.60 EPS is correct. After having $0.63 EPS previously, Choice Hotels International, Inc.’s analysts see -4.76 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.80% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $80.85. About 313,689 shares traded or 19.30% up from the average. Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) has risen 28.79% since April 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.24% the S&P500.

Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering Choice Hotels (NYSE:CHH), 0 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Choice Hotels had 8 analyst reports since November 7, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) earned “Hold” rating by UBS on Monday, February 26. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, December 13 by J.P. Morgan. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating in Wednesday, February 21 report. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Monday, November 13. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Wednesday, February 21 report. The company was maintained on Wednesday, February 21 by JP Morgan. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating in Tuesday, November 7 report. JP Morgan downgraded Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) on Wednesday, December 13 to “Underweight” rating.

Choice Hotels International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a hotel franchisor worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.60 billion. It operates in two divisions, Hotel Franchising and SkyTouch Technology. It has a 40.04 P/E ratio. The firm franchises lodging properties under the proprietary brand names Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion, Sleep Inn, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Cambria hotels and suites, and Ascend Hotel Collection.

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