Why La Quinta Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LQ) Is In News?


Thomson Reuters, a distinguished brokerage company, has placed a 52-week price target of $12.75 on La Quinta Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LQ) shares after it surveyed top market analysts. Calculating estimated earnings after taking into consideration different elements, it is predicted to come at $0.54 for the next fiscal and $N/A for underway quarter.

Valuation Estimates

Analysts take into account the price to earnings ratio to estimate the firm’s valuation. This ratio, which is also called as the P/E ratio evaluates the company on relative expense factor. The formula to calculate ratio is stock’s latest price/ per share earnings. The P/E ratio of La Quinta Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LQ) stands at 1463.75.

Analysts also work out Price/Earnings Growth ratio in an attempt to estimate the valuation of a firm. This ratio commonly known as the PEG ratio implies the stock’s valuation compared to earnings growth potential. Investors look to invest in the stocks with a lower PEG ratio. For La Quinta Holdings Inc. Common , the PEG ratio for coming 3-5 years is 7.75.

Technical Analysis

The technical analysis highlights that La Quinta Holdings Inc. Common current is trading $-0.20 points away or -1.69% from its 50-day moving average of $11.91. Further it is trading $-0.03 or -0.28% away its 200-day moving average of $11.74.

The 52-week high of La Quinta Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LQ) was $19.22 while lowest point recorded in 52-week was $9.42. It implies if stock price makes a movement of over $-7.51, it will record a new 52-week high. In the case of +24.31% drop, it will touch a new 52-week low.

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