Hersha Hospitality Trust

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HT : NYSE : Financial
$18.33 -0.12 | -0.65%
Today's Range: 18.25 - 18.49
Avg. Daily Volume: 338000.0
09/19/17 - 11:47 AM ET

Financial Analysis


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

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 15.87% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)138.79129.32
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)25.4729.58
Net Income ($mil)80.03110.21


Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)66.82251.98
Total Assets ($mil)2196.172026.5
Total Debt ($mil)1070.191053.79
Equity ($mil)904.19780.29


Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin23.9127.9
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin18.3522.87
Sales Turnover0.220.24
Return on Assets5.436.36
Return on Equity10.7714.12
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.540.57
Interest Expense10.5911.28
Interest Coverage2.42.62


Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)41.8342.43
Div / share0.280.28
EPS1.752.33
Book value / share21.6218.39
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume330685.0438174.0

Valuation


HOLD. HERSHA HOSPITALITY TRUST's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 60.91 for the Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts REITs industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.88. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.84 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.10 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 3.91. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and 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
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
HT 7.93 Peers 60.91   HT 6.81 Peers 19.13

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 121.67 Peers 54.38   HT 3.85 Peers 3.77

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.

 

Average. 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 trades at a valuation on par to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
HT 0.84 Peers 3.91   HT -7.26 Peers 75.66

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.

 

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

However, HT is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
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premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
HT 1.62 Peers 8.31   HT -2.54 Peers 12.34

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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