Are Analysts Bullish Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) After Last Week?

June 14, 2018 - By Alfred Lee

Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.08, from 1.13 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 16 investors sold Choice Hotels International, Inc. shares while 64 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 45 raised stakes. 28.80 million shares or 2.04% more from 28.23 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
X Management Limited Co holds 4,774 shares. Crawford Counsel reported 0.29% of its portfolio in Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH). 122,299 were reported by Brown Advisory Inc. Intl Grp Incorporated Inc holds 0% or 763 shares. Utd Financial Advisers Ltd accumulated 3,266 shares. Gotham Asset Mgmt Lc invested in 14,306 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Blackrock holds 0.01% or 1.40M shares. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has invested 0% in Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH). Pennsylvania-based Pnc Gru has invested 0% in Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH). Metropolitan Life Com Ny stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH). State Of Wisconsin Investment Board invested in 175,594 shares. Northern Trust owns 255,322 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Markel stated it has 83,500 shares or 0.13% of all its holdings. Bluemountain Cap Management Lc holds 14,538 shares. D E Shaw & Company holds 0% or 25,712 shares.

Since March 1, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 selling transactions for $5.98 million activity. Another trade for 11,310 shares valued at $918,259 was sold by Pepper David A. Cimerola Patrick sold $64,856 worth of stock or 800 shares. On Thursday, March 1 the insider WU Simone sold $804,813. McDowell Robert J sold $600,009 worth of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) on Thursday, March 8. Shares for $834,423 were sold by Oaksmith Scott E on Thursday, March 1. Shares for $254,345 were sold by JEWS WILLIAM L.

Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Choice Hotels (NYSE:CHH), 0 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Choice Hotels had 6 analyst reports since February 21, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Wednesday, February 21 by Barclays Capital. Jefferies initiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, May 31 report. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Wednesday, February 21 report. Wells Fargo downgraded Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) on Friday, May 11 to “Market Perform” rating. JP Morgan maintained Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) on Wednesday, February 21 with “Underweight” rating. The stock of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, February 26 by UBS. Below is a list of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) latest ratings and price target changes.

31/05/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $85.0000 Initiate
11/05/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $88 Downgrade
26/02/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Hold New Target: $82.0 Upgrade
21/02/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $67 New Target: $75 Maintain
21/02/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $86 New Target: $88 Maintain
21/02/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $73 New Target: $72 Maintain

The stock increased 1.24% or $1 during the last trading session, reaching $81.75. About 134,832 shares traded. Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) has risen 22.10% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.53% the S&P500.

Choice Hotels International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a hotel franchisor worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.63 billion. It operates in two divisions, Hotel Franchising and SkyTouch Technology. It has a 40.39 P/E ratio. The firm franchises lodging properties under the proprietary brand names Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion, Sleep Inn, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Cambria hotels and suites, and Ascend Hotel Collection.

More news for Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Wolfe Research positive on lodging sector” on May 29, 2018. Prnewswire.com‘s article titled: “Cambria Hotels Debuts Newest Property in Downtown Asheville, NC” and published on June 08, 2018 is yet another important article.

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