Extended Stay America, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and manages hotels in the United States.
Undervalued with questionable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Extended Stay America's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: STAY has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: STAY underperformed the US Hospitality industry which returned 6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: STAY underperformed the US Market which returned 19.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Extended Stay America's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Extended Stay America undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: STAY ($13.05) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($36.08)
Significantly Below Fair Value: STAY is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: STAY is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.6x) compared to the Hospitality industry average (24x).
PE vs Market: STAY is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.6x) compared to the US market (18.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: STAY's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: STAY is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.9x) compared to the US Hospitality industry average (2.2x).
How is Extended Stay America forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: STAY's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-31.5% per year).
Earnings vs Market: STAY's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-31.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: STAY's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: STAY's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-0.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: STAY's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.2% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: STAY's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (18%).
How has Extended Stay America performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: STAY has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: STAY's current net profit margins (15%) are lower than last year (16.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: STAY's earnings have grown by 2.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: STAY's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: STAY had negative earnings growth (-15%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Hospitality industry average (-9.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: STAY's Return on Equity (14.3%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Extended Stay America's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: STAY's short term assets ($526.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($232.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: STAY's short term assets ($526.2M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: STAY's debt to equity ratio (208.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: STAY's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 209.1% to 208.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: STAY's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (15.4%).
Interest Coverage: STAY's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.9x coverage).
Inventory Level: STAY has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: STAY's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.2x debt).
What is Extended Stay America's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: STAY's dividend (7.05%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.43%).
High Dividend: STAY's dividend (7.05%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.7%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, STAY has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: STAY's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 6 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (94.8%), STAY's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: STAY's dividends in 3 years are not forecast to be well covered by earnings (94.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bruce Haase (59yo)
Mr. Bruce N. Haase has been a Director of ESH Hospitality, Inc. since April 5, 2018 and serves as its President and Chief Executive Officer since November 22, 2019. He serves as Director, President and Chi ...
|Chief Financial Officer||1.8yrs||US$1.22m||0.027% $653.9k|
|Executive VP & Chief Human Resources Officer||5.5yrs||US$2.05m||0.036% $861.7k|
|Executive Officer||0.3yrs||US$4.87m||0.15% $3.6m|
|Chief Asset Merchant||3.3yrs||US$1.20m||0.0082% $195.6k|
|VP of Financial Planning & Analysis and Treasurer||7.1yrs||US$1.01m||0.013% $301.1k|
|President||0.3yrs||no data||0.036% $852.9k|
|Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Investment Officer||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting Officer||4.8yrs||US$414.52k||0.015% $356.4k|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|General Counsel & Corporate Secretary||1.7yrs||no data||0.0032% $76.8k|
Experienced Management: STAY's management team is considered experienced (2.5 years average tenure).
|President||0.3yrs||no data||0.036% $852.9k|
|Independent Director||6.6yrs||US$203.04k||0.12% $3.0m|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||6.6yrs||US$158.54k||0.29% $6.9m|
|Independent Director||2.8yrs||US$193.67k||0.013% $300.6k|
|Independent Director||2.7yrs||US$188.04k||0.012% $277.5k|
|Independent Director||2yrs||US$196.55k||no data|
|Independent Director||3.6yrs||US$142.91k||0.0067% $159.6k|
Experienced Board: STAY's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: STAY insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Extended Stay America, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Extended Stay America, Inc.
- Ticker: STAY
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1995
- Industry: Hotels, Resorts and Cruise Lines
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: US$2.386b
- Shares outstanding: 182.82m
- Website: https://www.extendedstayamerica.com
Number of Employees
- Extended Stay America, Inc.
- 11525 North Community House Road
- Suite 100
- North Carolina
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|STAY||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Paired Shares||US||USD||Nov 2013|
|EA71||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Paired Shares||DE||EUR||Nov 2013|
Extended Stay America, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and manages hotels in the United States. As of December 16, 2019, the company had a network of 630 hotels. It serves customers in the mid-priced extended stay segment. The company also relicenses Extended Stay America brand to third party franchisees. Extended Stay America, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/19 01:58|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/18 00:00|
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