China Lodging Group Ltd

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HTHT : NASDAQ : Services
$70.98 up 1.94 | 2.81%
Today's Range: 69.17 - 72.854
Avg. Daily Volume: 157000.0
04/28/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

CHINA LODGING GROUP LTD -ADR's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased, representing an increase to the bottom line. 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.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 46.87% 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 Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)203.43209.3
EBITDA ($mil)44.2439.27
EBIT ($mil)23.2515.88
Net Income ($mil)13.599.28

Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)466.01329.06
Total Assets ($mil)1439.341187.68
Total Debt ($mil)42.9650.12
Equity ($mil)777.7529.52

Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin34.831.53
EBITDA Margin21.7418.76
Operating Margin11.437.59
Sales Turnover0.650.75
Return on Assets8.055.67
Return on Equity14.912.72
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio1.411.06
Interest Expense0.260.24
Interest Coverage89.7866.15

Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)0.062.72
Div / share0.00.68
Book value / share0.08.44
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume156484.0170593.0


BUY. CHINA LODGING GROUP LTD -ADR's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 42.59 for the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.92.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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HTHT 41.20 Peers 42.59   HTHT NA Peers 18.48

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

HTHT is trading at a valuation on par with 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 3.76 Peers 24.79   HTHT 0.05 Peers 1.74

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 NA Peers 9.29   HTHT 57.69 Peers 80.05

Neutral. 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.

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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 NA Peers 3.33   HTHT 5.64 Peers 2.67

Neutral. 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.

Ratio not available.


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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