China Lodging Group Ltd

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HTHT : NASDAQ : Services
$112.94 up 4.15 | 3.81%
Today's Range: 107.16 - 113.04
Avg. Daily Volume: 261100.0
08/21/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

CHINA LODGING GROUP LTD -ADR's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. CHINA LODGING GROUP LTD -ADR has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.23 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 19.90% 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 Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)293.42249.31
EBITDA ($mil)88.8466.68
EBIT ($mil)60.9340.35
Net Income ($mil)57.4847.47

Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)508.59432.32
Total Assets ($mil)2213.131433.06
Total Debt ($mil)563.5992.8
Equity ($mil)889.33741.67

Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin41.7336.9
EBITDA Margin30.2726.74
Operating Margin20.7716.18
Sales Turnover0.450.65
Return on Assets6.177.16
Return on Equity15.3613.84
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio1.491.25
Interest Expense2.340.53
Interest Coverage26.0375.71

Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)69.570.0
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share12.780.0
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume261332.0196779.0


BUY. CHINA LODGING GROUP LTD -ADR's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 41.31 for the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.23. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 8.56 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.02 and a discount versus the industry average of 9.92. 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 57.27 Peers 41.31   HTHT NA Peers 18.55

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 4.61 Peers 24.62   HTHT 0.06 Peers 2.80

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 8.56 Peers 9.92   HTHT 25.65 Peers 52.48

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 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 7.65 Peers 3.29   HTHT 6.52 Peers 7.54

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.


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

HTHT trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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