China Lodging Group Limited Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts
China Lodging Group Limited (NASDAQ:HTHT) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, August 15th. China Lodging Group Ltd. operates a hotel chain in China. The Company mainly utilizes a lease-and-operate model, under which they directly operate hotels that are typically located in prime locations of selected cities. China Lodging also employs a franchise-and-manage model, under which they manage franchised hotels.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to China Lodging Group Limited Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $1.17 per share on revenues of $1.02 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 38.04.
Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $1.79 to a profit $1.75. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $3.56, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how China Lodging Group Limited has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||195||263||357||518|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.14||0.56||0.30||0.45|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012||Mar. 31, 2013|
|Revenue ($) in millions||133.23||142.19||141.76||139.59|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.18||0.25||0.05||0.00|
China Lodging Group Limited has beat analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.
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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)