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How to buy Chatham Lodging Trust stock | $11.84

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Chatham Lodging Trust is a reit-hotel & motel business based in the US. Chatham Lodging Trust shares (CLDT) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Chatham Lodging Trust employs 39 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$175.1 million.

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  3. Search for Chatham Lodging Trust. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: CLDT. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Chatham Lodging Trust reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$11.84, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Chatham Lodging Trust, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Chatham Lodging Trust. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Chatham Lodging Trust share price

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Chatham Lodging Trust shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$11.84
52-week rangeUSD$3.44 - USD$18.1286
50-day moving average USD$10.9688
200-day moving average USD$7.8415
Wall St. target priceUSD$10.8
PE ratio 17.9231
Dividend yield USD$1.32 (19.18%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.439

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Is it a good time to buy Chatham Lodging Trust stock?

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Chatham Lodging Trust price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $11.84 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-07) 0.68%
1 month (2020-12-17) 3.05%
3 months (2020-10-16) 64.44%
6 months (2020-07-17) 109.93%
1 year (2020-01-17) -34.48%
2 years (2019-01-17) -40.47%
3 years (2018-01-17) 22.71
5 years (2016-01-15) 17.52

Is Chatham Lodging Trust under- or over-valued?

Valuing Chatham Lodging Trust stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Chatham Lodging Trust's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Chatham Lodging Trust's P/E ratio

Chatham Lodging Trust's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 18x. In other words, Chatham Lodging Trust shares trade at around 18x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Chatham Lodging Trust's PEG ratio

Chatham Lodging Trust's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.13. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Chatham Lodging Trust's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Chatham Lodging Trust's EBITDA

Chatham Lodging Trust's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$20.1 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Chatham Lodging Trust's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Chatham Lodging Trust financials

Revenue TTM USD$175.1 million
Gross profit TTM USD$150.3 million
Return on assets TTM -1.38%
Return on equity TTM -10.22%
Profit margin -42.85%
Book value $14.502
Market capitalisation USD$530.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Chatham Lodging Trust shares

There are currently 1.8 million Chatham Lodging Trust shares held short by investors – that's known as Chatham Lodging Trust's "short interest". This figure is 22.6% up from 1.5 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Chatham Lodging Trust shares can be evaluated.

Chatham Lodging Trust's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Chatham Lodging Trust's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Chatham Lodging Trust shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Chatham Lodging Trust shares traded daily (recently around 321479.0990991). Chatham Lodging Trust's SIR currently stands at 5.55. In other words for every 100,000 Chatham Lodging Trust shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5550 shares are currently held short.

However Chatham Lodging Trust's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Chatham Lodging Trust shares, or, against the total number of tradable Chatham Lodging Trust shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Chatham Lodging Trust's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Chatham Lodging Trust shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0556% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Chatham Lodging Trust shares, roughly 56 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Chatham Lodging Trust.

Find out more about how you can short Chatham Lodging Trust stock.

Chatham Lodging Trust share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 330% of net profits

Recently Chatham Lodging Trust has paid out, on average, around 330% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 19.18% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Chatham Lodging Trust shareholders could enjoy a 19.18% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Chatham Lodging Trust's case, that would currently equate to about $1.32 per share.

Chatham Lodging Trust's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Chatham Lodging Trust's most recent dividend payout was on 27 March 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 27 February 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Chatham Lodging Trust share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Chatham Lodging Trust's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.44 up to $18.1286. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CLDT.US volatility(beta: 2.09)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Chatham Lodging Trust's is 2.0919. This would suggest that Chatham Lodging Trust's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Chatham Lodging Trust overview

Chatham Lodging Trust is a self-advised, publicly traded real estate investment trust focused primarily on investing in upscale, extended-stay hotels and premium-branded, select-service hotels. At September, 30, 2020, The company owns interests in 86 hotels totaling 12,040 rooms/suites, comprised of 40 properties it wholly owns with an aggregate of 6,092 rooms/suites in 15 states and the District of Columbia and a minority investment in the Innkeepers joint ventures that owns 46 hotels with an aggregate of 5,948 rooms/suites.

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