Hersha Hospitality Trust

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HT : NYSE : Financial
$18.24 -0.1 | -0.55%
Today's Range: 18.18 - 18.39
Avg. Daily Volume: 322000.0
07/24/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


HERSHA HOSPITALITY TRUST's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 29.35% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)104.24106.69
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)3.753.95
Net Income ($mil)24.77-7.73


Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)54.8444.48
Total Assets ($mil)2124.042088.83
Total Debt ($mil)1070.331272.52
Equity ($mil)842.04650.96


Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin8.7110.18
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin3.63.7
Sales Turnover0.220.23
Return on Assets7.031.81
Return on Equity14.923.63
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.560.66
Interest Expense9.8512.22
Interest Coverage0.380.32


Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)41.844.36
Div / share0.760.28
EPS0.44-0.26
Book value / share20.1514.67
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume320971.0665104.0

Valuation


HOLD. HERSHA HOSPITALITY TRUST's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 52.73 for the Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts REITs industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.66. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.92 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.07 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 3.67. The price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average and is well below the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, HERSHA HOSPITALITY TRUST proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
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premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
HT 6.46 Peers 52.73   HT 8.11 Peers 19.56

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

HT is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

HT is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
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premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
HT 77.50 Peers 53.89   HT NM Peers 4.92

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

HT is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

HT's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
HT 0.92 Peers 3.67   HT 512.76 Peers 33.36

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

HT is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

HT is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
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premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
HT 1.68 Peers 8.15   HT -4.15 Peers 10.08

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

HT is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

HT significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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