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How to buy Park Hotels-and-Resorts stock | $17.15

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Park Hotels & Resorts Inc is a reit-hotel & motel business based in the US. Park Hotels-and-Resorts shares (PK) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Park Hotels-and-Resorts employs 488 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.5 billion.

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Park Hotels-and-Resorts. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: PK. 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 Park Hotels-and-Resorts 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$17.15, 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 Park Hotels-and-Resorts, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Park Hotels-and-Resorts. 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.

Park Hotels-and-Resorts share price

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Park Hotels-and-Resorts shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-29.
Latest market closeUSD$17.15
52-week rangeUSD$3.7708 - USD$24.5808
50-day moving average USD$16.3712
200-day moving average USD$11.4512
Wall St. target priceUSD$15.82
PE ratio 5.4444
Dividend yield USD$1.8 (20.25%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.439

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Is it a good time to buy Park Hotels-and-Resorts stock?

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Park Hotels-and-Resorts price performance over time

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Is Park Hotels-and-Resorts under- or over-valued?

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

Park Hotels-and-Resorts's P/E ratio

Park Hotels-and-Resorts's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 5x. In other words, Park Hotels-and-Resorts shares trade at around 5x 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.

Park Hotels-and-Resorts's PEG ratio

Park Hotels-and-Resorts's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.1411. 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 Park Hotels-and-Resorts's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Park Hotels-and-Resorts's EBITDA

Park Hotels-and-Resorts's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$42 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Park Hotels-and-Resorts's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Park Hotels-and-Resorts financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.5 billion
Gross profit TTM USD$902 million
Return on assets TTM -1.72%
Return on equity TTM -19.12%
Profit margin -72.9%
Book value $21.663
Market capitalisation USD$4.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Park Hotels-and-Resorts shares

There are currently 10.9 million Park Hotels-and-Resorts shares held short by investors – that's known as Park Hotels-and-Resorts's "short interest". This figure is 20.7% down from 13.8 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Park Hotels-and-Resorts shares can be evaluated.

Park Hotels-and-Resorts's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Park Hotels-and-Resorts's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Park Hotels-and-Resorts shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Park Hotels-and-Resorts shares traded daily (recently around 5.1 million). Park Hotels-and-Resorts's SIR currently stands at 2.14. In other words for every 100,000 Park Hotels-and-Resorts shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2140 shares are currently held short.

However Park Hotels-and-Resorts's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Park Hotels-and-Resorts shares, or, against the total number of tradable Park Hotels-and-Resorts shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Park Hotels-and-Resorts's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Park Hotels-and-Resorts shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.0836% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Park Hotels-and-Resorts shares, roughly 84 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Park Hotels-and-Resorts.

Find out more about how you can short Park Hotels-and-Resorts stock.

Park Hotels-and-Resorts share dividends

We're not expecting Park Hotels-and-Resorts to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Park Hotels-and-Resorts share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Park Hotels-and-Resorts's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.7708 up to $24.5808. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PK.US volatility(beta: 2.31)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 Park Hotels-and-Resorts's is 2.3068. This would suggest that Park Hotels-and-Resorts's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Park Hotels-and-Resorts overview

Park is the second largest publicly traded lodging REIT with a diverse portfolio of market-leading hotels and resorts with significant underlying real estate value. Park's portfolio currently consists of 60 premium-branded hotels and resorts with over 33,000 rooms primarily located in prime city center and resort locations.

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