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Best Hotel Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top hotel stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best hotel stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the lodging industry.

Industry: Lodging
Ticker
Company
Exchange
Industry
Zen Score
Market Cap
Price
1d %
EBITDA
P/E
D/E
CHH
CHOICE HOTELS INTERNATIONAL INC
NYSE
Lodging
$6.47B$115.960.81%$563.87M18.23x3.98
WH
WYNDHAM HOTELS & RESORTS INC
NYSE
Lodging
$5.82B$64.480.00%$640.00M17.10x2.88
MAR
MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL INC
NASDAQ
Lodging
$47.77B$147.18-0.26%$2.87B27.72x12.89
GHG
GREENTREE HOSPITALITY GROUP LTD
NYSE
Lodging
$332.85M$3.23-3.29%N/A19.11x1.41
SOND
SONDER HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Lodging
$415.35M$1.911.06%-$23.09M-0.11x14.25
TNL
TRAVEL & LEISURE CO
NYSE
Lodging
$3.15B$37.620.16%$824.00M9.07x-8.50
MCG
MEMBERSHIP COLLECTIVE GROUP INC
NYSE
Lodging
$827.67M$4.14-2.36%-$97.96M-2.62x32.45
IHG
INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS GROUP PLC
NYSE
Lodging
$9.67B$51.50-1.21%$509.00M35.42x-4.18
HLT
HILTON WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS INC
NYSE
Lodging
$34.54B$125.92-0.04%$1.94B36.18x-20.50
HTHT
H WORLD GROUP LTD
NASDAQ
Lodging
$11.57B$37.23-1.17%-$2.81M-50.38x5.60
H
HYATT HOTELS CORP
NYSE
Lodging
$9.36B$85.75-0.37%$971.00M40.07x2.50
INTG
INTERGROUP CORP
NASDAQ
Lodging
$114.72M$51.50-4.45%$3.88M-10.80x-3.37

Hotel Stocks FAQ

What are the best hotel stocks to buy right now in Oct 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best lodging stocks to buy right now are:

1. Choice Hotels International (NYSE:CHH)


Choice Hotels International (NYSE:CHH) is the top hotel stock with a Zen Score of 53, which is 18 points higher than the hotel industry average of 35. It passed 20 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Choice Hotels International has seen its stock lose -12.2% over the past year, overperforming other hotel stocks by 1 percentage points.

Choice Hotels International has an average 1 year price target of $125.80, an upside of 8.49% from Choice Hotels International's current stock price of $115.96.

Choice Hotels International stock has a consensus Sell recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 10 analysts covering Choice Hotels International, 10% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 40% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 50% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:WH)


Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:WH) is the second best hotel stock with a Zen Score of 51, which is 16 points higher than the hotel industry average of 35. It passed 19 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has seen its stock lose -20.94% over the past year, underperforming other hotel stocks by -8 percentage points.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has an average 1 year price target of $88.00, an upside of 36.48% from Wyndham Hotels & Resorts's current stock price of $64.48.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 2 analysts covering Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, 50% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 50% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR)


Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR) is the third best hotel stock with a Zen Score of 50, which is 15 points higher than the hotel industry average of 35. It passed 20 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Marriott International has seen its stock lose -5.31% over the past year, overperforming other hotel stocks by 8 percentage points.

Marriott International has an average 1 year price target of $168.14, an upside of 14.24% from Marriott International's current stock price of $147.18.

Marriott International stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 7 analysts covering Marriott International, 42.86% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 14.29% have issued a Buy, 42.86% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the hotel stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 8 hotel stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 hotel stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Greentree Hospitality Group (NYSE:GHG)


Greentree Hospitality Group (NYSE:GHG) has an annual dividend yield of 17.03%, which is 14 percentage points higher than the hotel industry average of 3.46%.

Greentree Hospitality Group's dividend payout ratio of 324.7% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

2. Travel & Leisure Co (NYSE:TNL)


Travel & Leisure Co (NYSE:TNL) has an annual dividend yield of 4.12%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the hotel industry average of 3.46%. Travel & Leisure Co's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% two times in the last 10 years. Travel & Leisure Co's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Travel & Leisure Co's dividend payout ratio of 34.9% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Intercontinental Hotels Group (NYSE:IHG)


Intercontinental Hotels Group (NYSE:IHG) has an annual dividend yield of 2.52%, which is -1 percentage points lower than the hotel industry average of 3.46%. Intercontinental Hotels Group's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% eight times in the last 10 years. Intercontinental Hotels Group's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Intercontinental Hotels Group's dividend payout ratio of 0% indicates that its dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

Why are hotel stocks down?

Hotel stocks were down -0.47% in the last day, and up 2.42% over the last week.

We couldn't find a catalyst for why hotel stocks are down.

What are the most undervalued hotel stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued hotel stocks right now are:

1. Greentree Hospitality Group (NYSE:GHG)


Greentree Hospitality Group (NYSE:GHG) is the most undervalued hotel stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Greentree Hospitality Group has a valuation score of 71, which is 34 points higher than the hotel industry average of 37. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Greentree Hospitality Group's stock has dropped -60.8% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the hotel industry by -48 percentage points.

2. Travel & Leisure Co (NYSE:TNL)


Travel & Leisure Co (NYSE:TNL) is the second most undervalued hotel stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Travel & Leisure Co has a valuation score of 57, which is 20 points higher than the hotel industry average of 37. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Travel & Leisure Co's stock has dropped -32.22% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the hotel industry by -19 percentage points.

3. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:WH)


Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:WH) is the third most undervalued hotel stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has a valuation score of 57, which is 20 points higher than the hotel industry average of 37. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts's stock has dropped -20.94% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the hotel industry by -8 percentage points.

Are hotel stocks a good buy now?

54.55% of hotel stocks rated by analysts are a buy right now. On average, analysts expect hotel stocks to rise by 24.9% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the lodging industry?

The average P/E ratio of the lodging industry is 22.74x.
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