China Lodging Group Ltd.

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HTHT : NASDAQ : Consumer Services
$159.91 up 3.08 | 1.96%
Today's Range: 156.71 - 160.43
Avg. Daily Volume: 626400.0
02/23/18 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

CHINA LODGING GROUP LTD -ADR's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income significantly, outpacing the average growth rates of competitors within its industry. CHINA LODGING GROUP LTD -ADR has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.18 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 20.09% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)356.67266.0
EBITDA ($mil)121.6478.92
EBIT ($mil)88.8652.58
Net Income ($mil)70.6544.07

Balance Sheet Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)591.34457.19
Total Assets ($mil)2371.671453.17
Total Debt ($mil)558.6243.06
Equity ($mil)945.39787.22

Profitability Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Gross Profit Margin45.8139.32
EBITDA Margin34.129.66
Operating Margin24.9119.77
Sales Turnover0.460.65
Return on Assets6.887.67
Return on Equity17.2614.17
Debt Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Current Ratio1.411.4
Interest Expense5.230.32
Interest Coverage16.99162.29

Share Data Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)69.570.0
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share13.590.0
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume650616.0430241.0


BUY. CHINA LODGING GROUP LTD -ADR's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 27.27 for the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.51. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 10.85 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.26 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 17.07. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, CHINA LODGING GROUP LTD -ADR seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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HTHT 64.96 Peers 27.27   HTHT NA Peers 15.85

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

HTHT is trading at a significant premium to its peers.


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

Ratio not available.

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  Price to
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HTHT 5.34 Peers 24.18   HTHT 0.06 Peers 0.85

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

HTHT 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.

HTHT trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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HTHT 10.85 Peers 17.07   HTHT 42.76 Peers 258.59

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.

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

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  Sales Growth
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HTHT 9.46 Peers 3.55   HTHT 14.49 Peers 10.44

Premium. 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.

HTHT is trading at a significant premium to its industry.


Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

HTHT has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.



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