Lodging Stocks on Investors' Radar -- Hilton Worldwide, Marriott, Expedia and Wyndham Worldwide

  • Stock-Callers.com
  • 01.12.17
Stock-Callers.com has issued research reports on the following equities: Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT), Marriott International Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), and Wyndham Worldwide Corp. (NYSE: WYN).

According to CBRE Hotels' Americas Research, outlook for the US lodging industry, particularly historic hotels, continues to be extremely strong. Over the next five years, revenue per available room (RevPAR) for historic hotels is expected to grow at a compound average annual rate of 2.7 percent, which is greater than the RevPAR forecasts for the nation's upper upscale hotels at 2.0 percent and 1.7 percent for luxury hotels. Learn more about these stocks by downloading their comprehensive and free reports at: http://stock-callers.com/registration.
Hilton Worldwide 
McLean, Virginia headquartered Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc.'s shares declined 0.04 percent, closing Wednesday's trading session at $56.00. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.78 million shares. Shares of the Company have advanced 2.91 percent  in the last month, 21.39 percent over the previous three months, and 0.33 percent since the start of this year. The stock is trading 6.77 percent above its 50-day moving average and 17.05 percent above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings, which owns, leases, manages, develops, and franchises hotels, resorts, and timeshare properties worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 56.21.

On January 5, 2017, research firm FBR & Co. reiterated its 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $31 a share to $64 a share.

On January 9, 2017, Hilton and TripAdvisor announced a partnership to make Hilton's portfolio of 13 world-class global brands accessible in the TripAdvisor instant booking marketplace. Beginning in early 2017, travelers around the world will be able to make a reservation at any Hilton property quickly and easily without leaving the TripAdvisor site or mobile app. HLT complete research report is just a click away and free at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=HLT.
 
Marriott 
On Wednesday, Bethesda, Maryland headquartered Marriott International Inc.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 2.89 million shares, and ended the day 1.11 percent higher at $82.84. The Company's shares have advanced 24.85 percent in the previous three months and 0.19 percent on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 4.81 percent and 17.00 percent, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Marriott International, which operates, franchises, and licenses hotels and timeshare properties worldwide, have an RSI of 57.41.

On January 10th, 2017, research firm Stifel reiterated its 'Hold' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $67 a share to $78 a share.

On January 11th, 2017, Marriott International announced the opening of Aloft Austin Northwest, the second Aloft in Austin. Owned by Pure Lodging Hospitality and managed by Lodgic Hospitality, Aloft Austin Northwest features 130 loft-style rooms, 1,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and live music at W XYZ Bar. The complimentary report on MAR can be downloaded at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=MAR.
 
Expedia 
Bellevue, Washington headquartered Expedia Inc.'s stock finished the day 0.36 percent lower at $117.20 with a total trading volume of 1.55 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 3.46 percent on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 2.73 percent. Additionally, shares of Expedia, which together with its subsidiaries, operates as an online travel company in the US and internationally, have an RSI of 50.06.

On December 9, 2016, Expedia announced that it was named by Glassdoor UK as the Best Place to Work in 2017.
Yesterday, research firm Credit Suisse resumed its 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $145 per share. Sign up for your complimentary research report on EXPE at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=EXPE.
 
Wyndham Worldwide 
Shares in Parsippany, New Jersey headquartered Wyndham Worldwide Corp. ended yesterday's session 0.79 percent higher at $77.54. The stock recorded a trading volume of 588,807 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 15.65 percent in the previous three months and 1.53 percent since the start of this year. The stock is trading 5.90 percent and 10.10 percent above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Moreover, shares of Wyndham Worldwide, which provides hospitality services and products to individual consumers and business customers worldwide, have an RSI of 65.81.

On January 10, 2017, Wyndham Worldwide announced that it will report Q4 and FY16 results on February 15th, 2017. Steve Holmes, Chairman and CEO, and Tom Conforti, Executive Vice President and CFO, will host a conference call with investors to discuss the results and business outlook at 8:30 a.m. ET that morning. Get free access to your research report on WYN at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=WYN.

 
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