Hyatt Hotels Co. (NYSE:H) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the twenty-two analysts that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $50.69.

A number of research firms have weighed in on H. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Hyatt Hotels from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $64.00 price objective on the stock. in a report on Friday, June 5th. TheStreet cut shares of Hyatt Hotels from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Thursday, March 26th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Hyatt Hotels from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 7th. Gordon Haskett initiated coverage on shares of Hyatt Hotels in a research report on Thursday, June 25th. They set an “underperform” rating and a $43.00 target price on the stock. Finally, Robert W. Baird lowered shares of Hyatt Hotels from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $55.00 target price on the stock. in a research report on Wednesday, May 27th.

H stock traded up $0.45 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $51.59. 912,352 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,175,252. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.54, a quick ratio of 1.47 and a current ratio of 1.48. Hyatt Hotels has a 1-year low of $24.02 and a 1-year high of $94.98. The stock’s 50-day simple moving average is $54.19 and its 200 day simple moving average is $66.61. The company has a market cap of $5.21 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 41.27 and a beta of 1.41.

Hyatt Hotels (NYSE:H) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 6th. The company reported ($0.35) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.18) by ($0.17). Hyatt Hotels had a return on equity of 3.58% and a net margin of 12.57%. The company had revenue of $993.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $942.33 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.45 EPS. On average, research analysts anticipate that Hyatt Hotels will post -3 earnings per share for the current year.

In other Hyatt Hotels news, insider Mark R. Vondrasek sold 2,561 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $45.32, for a total transaction of $116,064.52. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Company insiders own 22.80% of the company’s stock.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of H. Synovus Financial Corp acquired a new position in shares of Hyatt Hotels during the 1st quarter worth $34,000. Quadrant Capital Group LLC raised its stake in shares of Hyatt Hotels by 151.0% during the 4th quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 994 shares of the company’s stock worth $88,000 after buying an additional 598 shares during the last quarter. Allworth Financial LP acquired a new position in shares of Hyatt Hotels during the 1st quarter worth $102,000. Private Capital Group LLC raised its stake in shares of Hyatt Hotels by 3,119.2% during the 1st quarter. Private Capital Group LLC now owns 2,511 shares of the company’s stock worth $120,000 after buying an additional 2,433 shares during the last quarter. Finally, IndexIQ Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Hyatt Hotels during the 1st quarter worth $185,000. Institutional investors own 35.70% of the company’s stock.

Hyatt Hotels Company Profile

Hyatt Hotels Corporation, a hospitality company, develops, owns, operates, manages, franchises, licenses, or provides services to hotels, resorts, residential, 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.

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