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How to buy Extended Stay America stock

Learn how to easily invest in Extended Stay America stock.

Extended Stay America is a lodging business based in the US. Extended Stay America shares (STAY) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Extended Stay America stock price (NASDAQ: STAY)

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Extended Stay America shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-08-15.
Latest market close$20.23
52-week range$0.00 - $0.00
50-day moving average $19.91
200-day moving average $17.38
Wall St. target price$20.38
PE ratio 36.1484
Dividend yield $0.2 (0.98%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.57

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Is it a good time to buy Extended Stay America stock?

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Extended Stay America price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $20.23 from 2021-06-08

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1 year (2022-01-24) N/A
2 years (2021-01-28) 33.97%
3 years (2020-01-28) 49.63%
5 years (2018-01-26) 20.49

Is Extended Stay America stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Extended Stay America's P/E ratio

Extended Stay America's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 36x. In other words, Extended Stay America shares trade at around 36x recent earnings.

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

Extended Stay America's PEG ratio

Extended Stay America's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.34. 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 Extended Stay America's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Extended Stay America's EBITDA

Extended Stay America's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $350.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Extended Stay America's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Extended Stay America financials

Revenue TTM $1 billion
Operating margin TTM 14.21%
Gross profit TTM $476.7 million
Return on assets TTM 2.16%
Return on equity TTM 8.98%
Profit margin 9.85%
Book value $6.38
Market capitalisation $3.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Extended Stay America share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 6.29% of net profits

Recently Extended Stay America has paid out, on average, around 6.29% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.59% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Extended Stay America shareholders could enjoy a 0.59% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Extended Stay America's case, that would currently equate to about $0.2 per share.

While Extended Stay America's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Extended Stay America is investing more in its future growth.

Extended Stay America's most recent dividend payout was on 26 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 14 June 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Extended Stay America share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Extended Stay America's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0 up to $0. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

STAY.US volatility(beta: 1.92)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Extended Stay America's is 1.9223. This would suggest that Extended Stay America's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Extended Stay America overview

Extended Stay America, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, owns, operates, develops, and manages hotels in the United States. As of December 31, 2020, the company had a network of 646 hotels. It serves customers in the mid-priced extended stay segment. The company also licenses Extended Stay America brand to third-party franchisees. Extended Stay America, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Extended Stay America is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.809% of Extended Stay America shares are held by insiders and 102.415% by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for Extended Stay America?
Extended Stay America's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Extended Stay America based?
Extended Stay America's address is: 11525 North Community House Road, Charlotte, NC, United States, 28277
What is Extended Stay America's ISIN number?
Extended Stay America's international securities identification number is: US30224P2002
What is Extended Stay America's CUSIP number?
Extended Stay America's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 30224P200

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