NasdaqGS:HTHT

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Executive Summary

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


Snowflake Analysis

Exceptional growth potential and slightly overvalued.


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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 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.6%

HTHT

-0.9%

US Hospitality

-0.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

30.6%

HTHT

-15.5%

US Hospitality

13.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: HTHT exceeded the US Hospitality industry which returned -15.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: HTHT exceeded the US Market which returned 13.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

HTHTIndustryMarket
7 Day1.6%-0.9%-0.8%
30 Day-5.7%0.2%-5.0%
90 Day20.4%21.2%10.1%
1 Year31.6%30.6%-14.1%-15.5%16.4%13.8%
3 Year47.3%43.7%-10.2%-15.9%36.9%27.8%
5 Year617.4%585.8%21.6%9.2%85.0%64.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Huazhu Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Huazhu Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: HTHT ($42.69) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($99.07)

Significantly Below Fair Value: HTHT is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


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 (17.6x) compared to the US Hospitality industry average (2.2x).


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Future Growth

How is Huazhu Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?

81.9%

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 (2.2%).

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 (27.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: HTHT's revenue (27.4% 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 (29.2%)


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Past Performance

How has Huazhu Group performed over the past 5 years?

-7.2%

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 7.2% 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 (-49.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: HTHT has a negative Return on Equity (-34.44%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Huazhu Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: HTHT's short term assets (CN¥8.4B) do not cover its short term liabilities (CN¥14.4B).

Long Term Liabilities: HTHT's short term assets (CN¥8.4B) do not cover its long term liabilities (CN¥42.2B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: HTHT's debt to equity ratio (313.4%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: HTHT's debt to equity ratio has increased from 3.2% to 313.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: HTHT's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (7.6%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if HTHT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Huazhu Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.79%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: HTHT's dividend (0.79%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.72%).

High Dividend: HTHT's dividend (0.79%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.94%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: HTHT is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: HTHT is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are 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.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

1.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Qi Ji (53 yo)

0.83

Tenure

Mr. Qi Ji has been an Executive Chairman of Huazhu Group Limited (formerly known as, China Lodging Group) since February 2007 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since November 8, 2019. He serves as t ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Qi Ji
Founder0.83yrno data24.17%
CN¥ 3.2b
Jiong Wu
Co-Founder & Independent Director13.67yrsno data2.5%
CN¥ 327.6m
Tong Tong Zhao
Co-Founder & Independent Director13.58yrsno data8.58%
CN¥ 1.1b
Hui Jin
Co-President1.67yrsno datano data
Xinxin Liu
Co-President1.67yrsno datano data
Nee Chuan Teo
Chief Financial Officer4.5yrsno datano data
Yu Ida
Senior Manager of Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Yuewu Rong
Legal Directorno datano datano data

1.7yrs

Average Tenure

50.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: HTHT's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Qi Ji
Founder0.83yrno data24.17%
CN¥ 3.2b
Jiong Wu
Co-Founder & Independent Director13.67yrsno data2.5%
CN¥ 327.6m
Tong Tong Zhao
Co-Founder & Independent Director13.58yrsno data8.58%
CN¥ 1.1b
Sébastien Bazin
Director4.67yrsno datano data
Jian Shang
Independent Director6.33yrsno datano data
Min Zhang
Executive Vice-Chairlady0.83yrno datano data
Xiaofan Wang
Board Oberver0.17yrno datano data
Gaurav Bhushan
Alternate Director4.5yrsno datano data
Shangzhi Zhang
Director4.25yrsno datano data
Theng Fong Hee
Director0.17yrno datano data
Lei Cao
Director0.17yrno datano data

4.5yrs

Average Tenure

52.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: HTHT's board of directors are considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 8.1%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Huazhu Group Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Huazhu Group Limited
  • Ticker: HTHT
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 2005
  • Industry: Hotels, Resorts and Cruise Lines
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Market Cap: US$13.098b
  • Shares outstanding: 306.83m
  • Website: https://www.huazhu.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Huazhu Group Limited
  • No. 2266 Hongqiao Road
  • Changning District
  • Shanghai
  • 200336
  • China

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
HTHTNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesSPONSORED ADSUSUSDMar 2010
CL4ADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesSPONSORED ADSDEEURMar 2010
HTHT NBMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesSPONSORED ADSMXMXNMar 2010
0A2ILSE (London Stock Exchange)YesSPONSORED ADSGBUSDMar 2010
1179SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)USD0.0001HKHKDSep 2020

Biography

Huazhu Group Limited, together with its subsidiaries, develops leased and owned, manachised, and franchised hotels primarily in the People’s Republic of China. It operates hotels under its own brands, such ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/09/27 06:07
End of Day Share Price2020/09/25 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.