China Lodging Group Limited Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts
China Lodging Group Limited (NASDAQ:HTHT) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, May 8th. 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 $-0.22 per share on revenues of $850.55 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 32.72.
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 $1.59 to a profit $1.3. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $3.49, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how China Lodging Group Limited has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||112.17||184.85||262.91||356.57||516.77|
|Diluted EPS ($)||-1.479||0.1350||0.5565||0.2980||0.4551|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Sep. 30, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||98.03||102.99||125.56||141.79||141.54|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.1502||-0.0254||0.1825||0.2475||0.0449|
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)