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How to buy Choice Hotels International stock

Learn how to easily invest in Choice Hotels International stock.

Choice Hotels International Inc is a lodging business based in the US. Choice Hotels International shares (CHH) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Choice Hotels International employs 1,460 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Choice Hotels International stock price (NYSE: CHH)

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Choice Hotels International shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-06-24.
Latest market close$117.24
52-week range$109.09 - $156.96
50-day moving average $130.18
200-day moving average $138.44
Wall St. target price$141.25
PE ratio 19.7208
Dividend yield $0.925 (0.83%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $5.95

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Choice Hotels International price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $117.24 from 2022-06-24

1 week (2022-06-17) -0.45%
1 month (2022-05-26) -8.15%
3 months (2022-03-24) -17.51%
6 months (2021-12-23) -23.20%
1 year (2021-06-25) -2.54%
2 years (2020-06-26) 54.32%
3 years (2019-06-26) 37.80%
5 years (2017-06-26) 76.97%

Is Choice Hotels International stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Choice Hotels International's P/E ratio

Choice Hotels International's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 20x. In other words, Choice Hotels International shares trade at around 20x 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.

Choice Hotels International's PEG ratio

Choice Hotels International's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.6426. 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 Choice Hotels International's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Choice Hotels International's EBITDA

Choice Hotels International's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $522.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Choice Hotels International's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Choice Hotels International financials

Revenue TTM $1.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 42.42%
Gross profit TTM $599.6 million
Return on assets TTM 17.06%
Return on equity TTM 200.08%
Profit margin 29.2%
Book value $5.68
Market capitalisation $6.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Choice Hotels International share dividends

20%

Dividend payout ratio: 19.74% of net profits

Recently Choice Hotels International has paid out, on average, around 19.74% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.83% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Choice Hotels International shareholders could enjoy a 0.83% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Choice Hotels International's case, that would currently equate to about $0.925 per share.

While Choice Hotels International's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Choice Hotels International is investing more in its future growth.

Choice Hotels International's most recent dividend payout was on 14 July 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 June 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Choice Hotels International's shares ever split?

Choice Hotels International's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 24 October 2005. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Choice Hotels International shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Choice Hotels International shares which in turn could have impacted Choice Hotels International's share price.

Choice Hotels International share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Choice Hotels International's shares have ranged in value from as little as $109.09 up to $156.9582. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CHH.US volatility(beta: 1.33)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 Choice Hotels International's is 1.3312. This would suggest that Choice Hotels International's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Choice Hotels International overview

Choice Hotels International, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, operates as a hotel franchisor worldwide. The company operates in Hotel Franchising and Corporate & Other segments. It franchises lodging properties under the brand names of Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion, Clarion Pointe, Sleep Inn, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, WoodSpring Suites, Everhome Suites, Cambria Hotels, and Ascend Hotel Collection. The company also develops and markets cloud-based property management software to non-franchised hoteliers. As of December 31, 2021, it had 7,030 hotels with 579,746 rooms located in 50 states, the District of Columbia and approximately 40 countries and territories. Choice Hotels International, Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Choice Hotels International is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 42.506% of Choice Hotels International shares are held by insiders and 60.89% by institutions.
How many people work for Choice Hotels International?
Latest data suggests 1,460 work at Choice Hotels International.
When does the fiscal year end for Choice Hotels International?
Choice Hotels International's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Choice Hotels International based?
Choice Hotels International's address is: 1 Choice Hotels Circle, Rockville, MD, United States, 20850
What is Choice Hotels International's ISIN number?
Choice Hotels International's international securities identification number is: US1699051066
What is Choice Hotels International's CUSIP number?
Choice Hotels International's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 169905106

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