Hyatt Hotels Co. (H) Insider Sells 14,104 Shares

Hyatt Hotels Co. (NYSE:H) insider Peter Fulton sold 14,104 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $70.00, for a total transaction of $987,280.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 38,436 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,690,520. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Hyatt Hotels Co. (NYSE:H) traded up $0.51 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $71.62. 726,574 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 762,083. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39, a current ratio of 1.06 and a quick ratio of 1.04. The stock has a market cap of $8,584.22, a PE ratio of 40.11, a P/E/G ratio of 10.27 and a beta of 1.25. Hyatt Hotels Co. has a 1 year low of $50.21 and a 1 year high of $73.33.

Hyatt Hotels (NYSE:H) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.09. The firm had revenue of $1.12 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.09 billion. Hyatt Hotels had a net margin of 4.66% and a return on equity of 6.13%. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.47 EPS. equities analysts predict that Hyatt Hotels Co. will post 1.73 earnings per share for the current year.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. MKM Partners raised shares of Hyatt Hotels from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $79.00 price target for the company in a research note on Thursday. Stifel Nicolaus increased their price target on shares of Hyatt Hotels from $61.00 to $67.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, November 6th. Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $68.00 price target on shares of Hyatt Hotels in a research note on Friday, September 8th. FBR & Co reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $66.00 price target (up previously from $63.00) on shares of Hyatt Hotels in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Finally, Deutsche Bank reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $60.00 price target (up previously from $59.00) on shares of Hyatt Hotels in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Hyatt Hotels currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $69.40.

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in H. Ameriprise Financial Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Hyatt Hotels by 1.1% in the 2nd quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 7,962 shares of the company’s stock valued at $447,000 after purchasing an additional 84 shares in the last quarter. Amalgamated Bank grew its position in shares of Hyatt Hotels by 2.0% in the 1st quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 4,686 shares of the company’s stock valued at $253,000 after buying an additional 91 shares during the last quarter. Utah Retirement Systems grew its position in shares of Hyatt Hotels by 1.7% in the 2nd quarter. Utah Retirement Systems now owns 6,086 shares of the company’s stock valued at $342,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the last quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board grew its position in shares of Hyatt Hotels by 3.7% in the 2nd quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board now owns 6,712 shares of the company’s stock valued at $377,000 after buying an additional 240 shares during the last quarter. Finally, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company grew its position in shares of Hyatt Hotels by 7.2% in the 2nd quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 4,062 shares of the company’s stock valued at $228,000 after buying an additional 272 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 38.83% of the company’s stock.

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Hyatt Hotels Company Profile

Hyatt Hotels Corporation is a global hospitality company. The Company develops, owns, operates, manages, franchises, licenses or provides services to a portfolio of properties. The Company operates through four segments: owned and leased hotels; Americas management and franchising (Americas); ASPAC management and franchising (ASPAC), and EAME/SW Asia management and franchising (EAME/SW Asia).

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