Huazhu Group Limited, together with its subsidiaries, develops leased and owned, manachised, and franchised hotels primarily in the People’s Republic of China. More Details
Exceptional growth potential with worrying balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Huazhu Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HTHT is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: HTHT's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: HTHT underperformed the US Hospitality industry which returned 91.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HTHT exceeded the US Market which returned 52.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Huazhu Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StDid The Underlying Business Drive Huazhu Group's (NASDAQ:HTHT) Lovely 561% Share Price Gain?
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3 months ago | Simply Wall StIs Huazhu Group (NASDAQ:HTHT) Using Too Much Debt?
Is Huazhu Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: HTHT ($56.3) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($13.86)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HTHT is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HTHT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Hospitality industry average.
PE vs Market: HTHT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate HTHT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HTHT is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (10x) compared to the US Hospitality industry average (4.2x).
How is Huazhu Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HTHT is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: HTHT is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: HTHT's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: HTHT's revenue (23.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HTHT's revenue (23.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: HTHT's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (24.4%)
How has Huazhu Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HTHT is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: HTHT is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HTHT is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 36.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare HTHT's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: HTHT is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Hospitality industry (-31.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HTHT has a negative Return on Equity (-19.28%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Huazhu Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HTHT's short term assets (CN¥12.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (CN¥10.5B).
Long Term Liabilities: HTHT's short term assets (CN¥12.9B) do not cover its long term liabilities (CN¥43.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HTHT's debt to equity ratio (105%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: HTHT's debt to equity ratio has increased from 10.2% to 105% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: HTHT's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (5.1%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if HTHT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Huazhu Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate HTHT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HTHT's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HTHT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HTHT's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: HTHT is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of HTHT's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Qi Ji (53 yo)
Mr. Qi Ji has been an Executive Chairman of Huazhu Group Limited (formerly known as, China Lodging Group) since August 2009 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since November 8, 2019. He has been Dire...
Experienced Management: HTHT's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: HTHT's board of directors are considered experienced (5.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 12.4%.
Huazhu Group Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Huazhu Group Limited
- Ticker: HTHT
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2005
- Industry: Hotels, Resorts and Cruise Lines
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: US$18.536b
- Shares outstanding: 321.80m
- Website: https://www.huazhu.com
Number of Employees
- Huazhu Group Limited
- No. 699 Wuzhong Road
- Minhang District
Huazhu Group Limited, together with its subsidiaries, develops leased and owned, manachised, and franchised hotels primarily in the People’s Republic of China. The company operates hotels under its own bra...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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