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How to buy Hyatt Hotels Corporation stock | $73.87

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Hyatt Hotels Corporation is a lodging business based in the US. Hyatt Hotels Corporation shares (H) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Hyatt Hotels Corporation employs 55,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.3 billion.

How to buy shares in Hyatt Hotels Corporation

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  3. Search for Hyatt Hotels Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: H. 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 Hyatt Hotels Corporation 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$73.87, 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 Hyatt Hotels Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Hyatt Hotels Corporation. 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.

Hyatt Hotels Corporation share price

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Hyatt Hotels Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$73.87
52-week rangeUSD$24.02 - USD$94.7586
50-day moving average USD$71.3171
200-day moving average USD$58.3814
Wall St. target priceUSD$59.69
PE ratio 22.4332
Dividend yield USD$0.8 (1.54%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$2.689

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Hyatt Hotels Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $73.87 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-09) N/A
1 month (2020-12-18) 1.34%
3 months (2020-10-16) 33.56%
6 months (2020-07-17) 40.38%
1 year (2020-01-17) -16.24%
2 years (2019-01-18) 8.44%
3 years (2018-01-18) 78.48
5 years (2016-01-16) N/A

Is Hyatt Hotels Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Hyatt Hotels Corporation's P/E ratio

Hyatt Hotels Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 22x. In other words, Hyatt Hotels Corporation shares trade at around 22x 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.

Hyatt Hotels Corporation's PEG ratio

Hyatt Hotels Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 15.5121. 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 Hyatt Hotels Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Hyatt Hotels Corporation's EBITDA

Hyatt Hotels Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$6 million.

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

Hyatt Hotels Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.3 billion
Gross profit TTM USD$1 billion
Return on assets TTM -2.41%
Return on equity TTM -5.03%
Profit margin -14.13%
Book value $33.115
Market capitalisation USD$7.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Hyatt Hotels Corporation shares

There are currently 4.0 million Hyatt Hotels Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Hyatt Hotels Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 14.8% up from 3.5 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Hyatt Hotels Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Hyatt Hotels Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Hyatt Hotels Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Hyatt Hotels Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Hyatt Hotels Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 716250). Hyatt Hotels Corporation's SIR currently stands at 5.64. In other words for every 100,000 Hyatt Hotels Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5640 shares are currently held short.

However Hyatt Hotels Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Hyatt Hotels Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Hyatt Hotels Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Hyatt Hotels Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Hyatt Hotels Corporation shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.1731% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Hyatt Hotels Corporation shares, roughly 173 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 Hyatt Hotels Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Hyatt Hotels Corporation stock.

Hyatt Hotels Corporation's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Hyatt Hotels Corporation.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Hyatt Hotels Corporation's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 26.65

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Hyatt Hotels Corporation's overall score of 26.65 (as at 01/01/2019) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 47th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Hyatt Hotels Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Hyatt Hotels Corporation's environmental score

Environmental score: 13.11/100

Hyatt Hotels Corporation's environmental score of 13.11 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Hyatt Hotels Corporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Hyatt Hotels Corporation's social score

Social score: 9.27/100

Hyatt Hotels Corporation's social score of 9.27 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Hyatt Hotels Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Hyatt Hotels Corporation's governance score

Governance score: 3.27/100

Hyatt Hotels Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Hyatt Hotels Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Hyatt Hotels Corporation's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Hyatt Hotels Corporation scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Hyatt Hotels Corporation has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Hyatt Hotels Corporation was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 26.65
Total ESG percentile 46.74
Environmental score 13.11
Environmental score percentile 2
Social score 9.27
Social score percentile 2
Governance score 3.27
Governance score percentile 2
Level of controversy 2

Hyatt Hotels Corporation share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 23.48% of net profits

Recently Hyatt Hotels Corporation has paid out, on average, around 23.48% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.54% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Hyatt Hotels Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 1.54% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Hyatt Hotels Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $0.8 per share.

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

Hyatt Hotels Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 9 March 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 25 February 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Hyatt Hotels Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Hyatt Hotels Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $24.02 up to $94.7586. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

H.US volatility(beta: 1.54)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 Hyatt Hotels Corporation's is 1.5396. This would suggest that Hyatt Hotels Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Hyatt Hotels Corporation overview

Hyatt Hotels Corporation, a hospitality company, develops, owns, operates, manages, franchises, licenses, or provides services to hotels, resorts, and other properties. It operates through four segments: Owned and Leased Hotels, Americas Management and Franchising, ASPAC Management and Franchising, and EAME/SW Asia Management and Franchising. The company operates its properties under the Park Hyatt, Miraval, Grand Hyatt, Alila, Andaz, The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, Destination, Hyatt Regency, Hyatt, Hyatt Ziva, Hyatt Zilara, Thompson Hotels, Hyatt Centric, Caption by Hyatt, Hyatt House, Hyatt Place, tommie, Hyatt Residence Club, Hyatt Residences, Exhale, World of Hyatt, and Hyatt Resorts brands. As of September 30, 2020, its hotel portfolio consisted of approximately 950 hotels in 67 countries. It primarily serves corporations; national, state, and regional associations; specialty market accounts, including social, government, military, educational, religious, and fraternal accounts; travel agency and luxury organizations; and a group of individual consumers. Hyatt Hotels Corporation has a strategic alliance with Small Luxury Hotels to provide benefits to the members of World of Hyatt loyalty program by providing additional stay opportunities at luxury hotels primarily in Europe. The company was formerly known as Global Hyatt Corporation and changed its name to Hyatt Hotels Corporation in June 2009. Hyatt Hotels Corporation was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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