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Extended Stay America, Inc. (NASDAQ: STAY) went up by 3.53% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $22.58, while STAY stocks collected +0.55% of gains with the last five trading sessions.

Extended Stay America, Inc. (NASDAQ: STAY) Worth an Investment?

Extended Stay America, Inc. (NASDAQ: STAY) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 28.78 times of increase in earnings at the present.

STAY Market Performance

STAY stocks went up by 0.55% for the week, with the monthly drop of -0.87% and a quarterly performance of 4.18%, while its annual performance rate touched -6.62%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 0.92% for STAY stocks with the simple moving average of -0.38% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Extended Stay America, Inc. (NASDAQ: STAY)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for STAY stocks, with Goldman repeating the rating for STAY shares by setting it to “Buy”. The predicted price for STAY socks in the upcoming period according to Goldman is $21 based on the research report published on March 4, 2019.

BofA/Merrill, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see STAY stock at the price of $21. The rating they have provided for STAY stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on October 23, 2018.

Morgan Stanley gave “ Overweight” rating to STAY stocks, setting the target price at $21 in the report published on May 31, 2018.

STAY Stocks -0.02% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought STAY to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Extended Stay America, Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -19.44% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 2.46%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 2.64%, while the shares surge at the distance of +0.33% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -4.71% lower at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, STAY went up by +0.55%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -14.08% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $18.03. In addition, Extended Stay America, Inc. saw 17.35% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.

STAY Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Extended Stay America, Inc. (STAY), starting from WALLMAN RICHARD F, who sold 15,000 shares at the price of $21.49 back on Aug 02. After this action, Rushing now owns 110,798 shares of Extended Stay America, Inc., valued at $322,376 with the latest closing price.

Nicholson Brian T., the See Remarks of Extended Stay America, Inc., bought 10,000 shares at the value of $21.19 during a trade that took place back on Jul 31, which means that Nicholson Brian T. is holding 40,113 shares at the value of $211,908 based on the most recent closing price.

STAY Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +29.68 for the present operating margin and +36.82 for gross margin. The net margin for Extended Stay America, Inc. stands at +8.85. Total capital return value is set at 9.96, while invested capital returns managed to touch 3.47. Equity return holds the value 14.90%, with 3.00% for asset returns.

Based on Extended Stay America, Inc. (STAY), the company’s capital structure generated 305.67 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 75.35. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 61.09 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 305.67 and long-term debt to capital is 75.35.

EBITDA value lies at +112.70 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 4.09. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 4.40 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.43. The receivables turnover for Extended Stay America, Inc. is 61.68 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.32. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.53.