Hersha Hospitality Trust

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HT : NYSE : Financial
$18.02 -0.05 | -0.28%
Today's Range: 17.84 - 18.20
Avg. Daily Volume: 438,300
09/30/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


HERSHA HOSPITALITY TRUST's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown its sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, and although its growth in net income has outpaced the industry average, its revenue growth has not.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 2.60% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)129.32127.61
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)29.5830.58
Net Income ($mil)110.2119.22


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)251.9845.06
Total Assets ($mil)2026.51904.07
Total Debt ($mil)1053.791035.53
Equity ($mil)780.29760.47


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin27.928.37
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin22.8723.97
Sales Turnover0.240.24
Return on Assets6.361.65
Return on Equity14.632.27
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.570.58
Interest Expense11.2810.69
Interest Coverage2.622.86


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)42.4347.77
Div / share0.280.28
EPS2.330.32
Book value / share18.3915.92
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume512400.0539333.0

Valuation


HOLD. HERSHA HOSPITALITY TRUST's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 61.50 for the Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts REITs industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.19. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.04 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 3.97. 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
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
HT 7.71 Peers 61.50   HT 7.21 Peers 22.10

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 40.68 Peers 62.88   HT 0.02 Peers 3.89

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.

 

Discount. 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 significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
HT 1.04 Peers 3.97   HT 675.00 Peers 60.36

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
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
HT 1.67 Peers 8.67   HT 7.70 Peers 15.95

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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