Do Institutional Investors Hate Hyatt Hotels Corp (NYSE:H)?

May 17, 2018 - By Christine Reyes

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Sentiment for Hyatt Hotels Corp (NYSE:H)

Hyatt Hotels Corp (NYSE:H) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.3 in Q4 2017. Its down -0.50, from 1.8 in 2017Q3. The ratio worsened, as 91 funds increased and started new positions, while 70 sold and reduced their holdings in Hyatt Hotels Corp. The funds in our partner’s database now hold: 44.69 million shares, up from 44.54 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Hyatt Hotels Corp in their top 10 positions increased from 4 to 5 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 14 Reduced: 56 Increased: 55 New Position: 36.

Hyatt Hotels Corporation, a hospitality company, develops, owns, operates, manages, franchises, licenses, or provides services to full and select service hotels, resorts, and residential and other properties. The company has market cap of $9.35 billion. It operates in four divisions: Owned and Leased Hotels, Americas Management and Franchising, ASPAC Management and Franchising, and EAME/SW Asia Management and Franchising. It has a 41.42 P/E ratio. The firm operates its properties under the Hyatt, Park Hyatt, Miraval, Grand Hyatt, Hyatt Regency, Andaz, Hyatt Centric, The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, Hyatt Place, Hyatt House, Hyatt Ziva, Hyatt Zilara, Hyatt Residence Club, Hyatt Residences, Hyatt Gold Passport, and Hyatt Resorts brands and trademarks.

The stock increased 0.39% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $81.59. About 61,945 shares traded. Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) has risen 46.92% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 35.37% the S&P500.

Analysts await Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $0.48 EPS, down 7.69 % or $0.04 from last year’s $0.52 per share. H’s profit will be $55.02 million for 42.49 P/E if the $0.48 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.33 actual EPS reported by Hyatt Hotels Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 45.45 % EPS growth.

Long Pond Capital Lp holds 6.51% of its portfolio in Hyatt Hotels Corporation for 3.04 million shares. Grs Advisors Llc owns 144,613 shares or 6.15% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Gruss Capital Management Lp has 4.22% invested in the company for 716,000 shares. The New York-based Bluemar Capital Management Llc has invested 3.59% in the stock. Tide Point Capital Management Lp, a Connecticut-based fund reported 531,294 shares.

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 45% of Hyatt Hotels’s analysts are positive. Out of 11 Wall Street analysts rating Hyatt Hotels, 5 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 6 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $70.0 while the high is $93.0. The stock’s average target of $83.63 is 2.50% above today’s ($81.59) share price. H was included in 20 notes of analysts from December 7, 2017. Susquehanna maintained the shares of H in report on Friday, February 23 with “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, February 1 report. The company was upgraded on Monday, January 8 by Raymond James. On Friday, February 16 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. The firm has “In-Line” rating by Evercore given on Tuesday, February 20. Robert W. Baird maintained Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) on Thursday, April 19 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, May 4 by Deutsche Bank. M Partners upgraded the shares of H in report on Thursday, December 7 to “Buy” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, January 8 report. The stock of Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, February 13 by Susquehanna.

More recent Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Recent Analysis Shows PHH, Stanley Black & Decker, Invacare, Ophthotech, Party City Holdco, and Hyatt Hotels …” on May 14, 2018. Also Bizjournals.com published the news titled: “This Nashville hotel developer might do apartments next” on April 18, 2018. Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Coming to Stay at Hyatt: Employees at company’s Bay Area hotels have been there for an average of more than 13 years” with publication date: April 20, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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