Active Volume Stock: La Quinta Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LQ)

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La Quinta Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LQ) belonging to the Consumer Discretionary sector which declined -1.97% and closed its last trading session at $10.96.

The company reported its last EPS on 6/30/2016 and is expected to report its next EPS on 10/26/2016. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $11.97.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 3.13. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. The Stock had a 3.14 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 3.13 and 3.14 respectively.

La Quinta Holdings Inc. on 6/30/2016 reported its EPS as $0.21 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.2. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.01. This shows a surprise factor of 5%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on La Quinta Holdings Inc. Earnings, with 10 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.19. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.21 and $0.17 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.19.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for La Quinta Holdings Inc. as $267.75 Million in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 8 analysts. The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 274.55 Million, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 264.7 Million. The company’s last year sales total was 279.1 Million.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for La Quinta Holdings Inc. is 0%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is -44.4%. In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 0% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 2.8%.

The Company got Initiated by Goldman on 26-Sep-16 to Sell.

Insider Trades for La Quinta Holdings Inc. show that the latest trade was made on 10 Jun 2016 where Shah Mitesh B, the Director completed a transaction type “Buy” in which 3155 shares were traded at a price of $0.

12 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 3330540 shares traded.

8 analysts projected Price Targets for La Quinta Holdings Inc. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $17. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $9 and the Mean Price Target is $11.97.

La Quinta Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LQ) has the market capitalization of $1.28 Billion. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 0 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 0.1% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 4.3 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of -19.47 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 0 and ATR value of 0.32. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 2.84% and 2.97%.

Company profile:

La Quinta Holdings Inc. is an owner, operator and franchisor of select-service hotels in the United States, primarily serving the midscale and upper-midscale segments. It provides franchise services to hotels in the U.S., Canada and Mexico under the La Quinta Inns & Suites (TM) and La Quinta Inn (TM) brands. La Quinta Holdings Inc. is headquartered in Irving, Texas.