China Lodging Group Ltd

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HTHT : NASDAQ : Services
$56.66 up 0.68 | 1.2%
Today's Range: 55.01 - 56.8
Avg. Daily Volume: 161400.0
02/21/17 - 3:56 PM ET

Financial Analysis

CHINA LODGING GROUP LTD -ADR's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 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 1.15 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 43.30% 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 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)266.0251.78
EBITDA ($mil)78.9267.23
EBIT ($mil)52.5841.22
Net Income ($mil)44.0735.19

Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)457.19291.25
Total Assets ($mil)1453.171135.12
Total Debt ($mil)43.0693.59
Equity ($mil)787.22549.32

Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin39.4537.42
EBITDA Margin29.6626.7
Operating Margin19.7716.37
Sales Turnover0.650.78
Return on Assets7.675.74
Return on Equity14.1711.87
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio1.41.15
Interest Expense0.320.3
Interest Coverage162.29137.39

Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)0.062.69
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share0.08.76
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume161494.0157841.0


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 39.05 for the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.35.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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HTHT 36.04 Peers 39.05   HTHT NA Peers 17.57

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 4.13 Peers 24.32   HTHT 0.04 Peers 3.22

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 8.20   HTHT 59.00 Peers 79.94

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 2.99   HTHT 7.11 Peers 3.67

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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