Huazhu Group Limited (NASDAQ:HTHT) went down by -2.05% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $64.53. The company’s stock price has collected 1.11% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 09/28/21 that Huazhu Group appoints CEO for International Business
Is It Worth Investing in Huazhu Group Limited (NASDAQ :HTHT) Right Now?
Huazhu Group Limited (NASDAQ:HTHT) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 163.85 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for HTHT is at 1.57. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 13 analysts out of 17 who provided ratings for Huazhu Group Limited declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 2 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $375.57, which is $9.94 above the current price. HTHT currently public float of 307.43M and currently shorts hold a 4.96% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of HTHT was 1.61M shares.
HTHT’s Market Performance
HTHT stocks went up by 1.11% for the week, with a monthly drop of -0.86% and a quarterly performance of -2.59%, while its annual performance rate touched 13.59%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.19% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.35% for Huazhu Group Limited. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 4.03% for HTHT stocks with a simple moving average of -5.17% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of HTHT
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for HTHT stocks, with UBS repeating the rating for HTHT by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for HTHT in the upcoming period, according to UBS is $63 based on the research report published on September 24th of the current year 2021.
Jefferies, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see HTHT reach a price target of $59. The rating they have provided for HTHT stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on September 07th, 2021.
HTHT Trading at 5.57% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought HTHT to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -23.57% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.35%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.19%, as shares surge +1.59% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +11.76% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, HTHT rose by +1.11%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +11.08% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $47.45. In addition, Huazhu Group Limited saw 9.53% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Stock Fundamentals for HTHT
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -13.62 for the present operating margin
- +4.58 for the gross margin
The net margin for Huazhu Group Limited stands at -21.50. The total capital return value is set at -2.65, while invested capital returns managed to touch -4.96. Equity return is now at value 5.70, with 1.00 for asset returns.
Based on Huazhu Group Limited (HTHT), the company’s capital structure generated 397.00 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 79.88. Total debt to assets is 69.04, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 356.58. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 71.75.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 12.37, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.38. The receivables turnover for the company is 13.37 and the total asset turnover is 0.17. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.22.