What’s H World Group Limited (HTHT)’s Price to Earnings Ratio?


H World Group Limited (NASDAQ:HTHT) saw a downside of -2.27% to $42.26 after subtracting -$0.98 on Wednesday. The 5-day average trading volume is 569,162 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $44.06 in the past week and touched a new high 2 times within the past 5 days. An average of 1,577,375 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 1,722,670.

HTHT’s 1-month performance is 29.69% or $6.54 on its low of $35.65 reached on 11/29/22. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $21.84 and high of $45.70, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 02/11/22. YTD, HTHT has achieved 16.52% or $4.83 and has reached a new high 11 times. However, the current price is down -7.52% from the 52-week high price.

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Valuation Metrics

HTHT stock has a beta of 0.98. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 7.69 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 10.81, with the price to cash flow ratio at 912.66.

H World Group Limited’s quick ratio for the period ended September 29 was 0.70, with the current ratio over the same period at 0.70. As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending September 29 was 1.03, while the total debt to equity was 1.63. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 55.60%. The trailing 12-month EBITDA margin is 5.71% while for the period ending September 29, H World Group Limited’s operating margin was -1.70%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $236.0 million against revenue of $2.01 billion.

Earnings Surprise

For the quarterly period ending September 29 this year, Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Net income shrunk -360.27% to -$73.0 million, while revenue of $0.0 was 100.0% off the previous quarter. Analysts expected HTHT to announce -$0.68 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted -$0.17, representing a 75.00% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $70.0 million. HTHT stock balance sheet for the quarter ending September 29 shows that total liabilities totaled 7.4 billion, with total debt at $45.08 billion.

Let’s look briefly at H World Group Limited (HTHT) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 27 December was 53.63% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 35.47%.

The stock’s 5-day moving average is $42.57, reflecting a +1.47% or $0.61 change from its current price. HTHT is currently trading +16.94% above its 20-day SMA, +6.06% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 by +31.78% and SMA200 by+89.27%.

Stochastic %K and %D was 55.46% and 54.98% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 1.77. The RSI (14) points at 56.43%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 43.30% with the period’s ATR at 1.88. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 0.03 and -0.25 on the 14-day charts.

Analyst Ratings

In the most recent analyst report for H World Group Limited (NASDAQ: HTHT), Daiwa Securities upgraded it to a Buy rating. They previously had an Outperform rating on the stock. Analysts offering their rating for HTHT stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Buy. Currently, 0 brokerage advisors rate HTHT as a “sell,”, while 0 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 2 rates the stock as overweight while 14 have offered a “buy” rating.

What is HTHT’s price target for the next 12 months?

Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $281.54 and a high of $361.42, with their median price target at $324.73. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for H World Group Limited (HTHT) stock is $321.38.


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