InterContinental Hotels Group

  • Profit From This Boom

    By Dan Moskowitz - August 15, 2013 | Tickers: IHG, MAR, WYN

    If you’re going to invest in hospitality, then you might want to consider the biggest provider of hotel rooms in the world.

    Popular brands 

    It’s possible that you have never heard of InterContinental Hotels (NYSE: IHG). However, there's an excellent chance that you have heard of its brand hotels, such as Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, and Crowne Plaza. You might also want to familiarize yourself with more »

  • Checking In With One of the World's Top Hotel Chains

    By Brian Hill - August 7, 2013 | Tickers: IHG, MAR, WYNN

    You've probably had experiences at hotels that range from truly enjoyable to "never goin' back to that dump again." Today, we look at a hotel chain that excels at providing top-flight customer service as well as furthering the goals of its franchisees and stockholders. In other words, a hotel chain that gets it right.

    Marriott International (NYSE: MAR) operates and franchises hotels across the globe. Among the company's more »

  • 3 Hotel Companies for Luxurious Returns

    By Shweta Dubey - July 19, 2013 | Tickers: IHG, MAR, HOT

    With the global economy on the path to recovery, it will lead to a rise in the spending capacity of the population. This directly impacts the demand for hotel rooms, as the tourism industry gets a boost. According to PFK Hospitality Research, residents staying away from home for more than one day are expected to rise to 3.3% this year. Compare that to the increase in supply of hotel more »

  • Don't Stay In These Chinese Hotels

    By Jeremy Worthington - July 11, 2013 | Tickers: SVN, HTHT, HMIN, IHG, MAR

    There are three hotel groups in China that control a significant part of the Chinese hotel market. The three are Home Inns & Hotel Management Inc. (NASDAQ: HMIN), China Lodging Group, Limited (NASDAQ: HTHT) and Seven Days Group Holdings Limited (NYSE: SVN). All three of them have had completely different results, with Home Inns going up and down sharply, China Lodging mostly staying even and 7 Days pretty much at its more »

  • Can Hotel Companies Provide You with Stability and Growth?

    By Paul Sangrey - June 25, 2013 | Tickers: H, IHG, MAR, HOT, WYN

    One of the keys in investing is to find companies that have low downside risk but still have a great deal of upside potential.  This is exactly what Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide (NYSE: HOT) gives you. It has an established position in the luxury hotel market and has weathered the most recent recession reasonably well. At the same time it is in the process of a major expansion into China more »

  • Making Room for Expansion: The Lodging Industry

    By Damian Illia - June 20, 2013 | Tickers: IHG, MAR, WYN

    The lodging industry took a huge blow with the last world economic recession. Some went under, others managed to stay alive. For those who remained in the game, recovery was not easy. Marriott International (NYSE: MAR), Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), and Intercontinental Hotels (NYSE: IHG) are three companies that were able to stay at the table. Today, all three hold good future prospects, although some are better than others.

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  • A Travel Package of Stocks

    By Alexander MacLennan - June 19, 2013 | Tickers: CAR, DAL, HTZ, IHG

    When you go to a travel site like Expedia, Travelocity, or Orbitz to book a trip, the websites will often offer travel packages complete with airfare, rental car, and hotel lodging. And they do this for a good reason. Not only do the booking sites make more money through more sales, but they also know travelers often require multiple purchases to fulfill their travel experience. This is a lesson for more »

  • These 3 Stocks Should Benefit From a Growing Travel Market

    By John Timmes - June 3, 2013 | Tickers: IHG, MAR, HOT

    TripAdvisor recently published a bi-annual survey showing that travel spending and hotel profitability should increase in 2013. The report states that 42% of U.S. travelers are planning to increase their travel spending in 2013. Globally, 68% of hoteliers are optimistic that profits will increase in 2013. Additionally, 40% of global accommodations were planning to increase their room rates within three months of the report, which was published March 6 more »

  • Finding Value in a Hot Market

    By John Timmes - May 22, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, IHG, SIX

    In the current stock market boom, P/E ratios continue to climb higher and higher.  It has become increasingly difficult to find stocks that appear undervalued based on their current P/E.  The S&P 500 currently trades at a P/E of 19.29 versus a historical average of 15.49.  Either investors are expecting more growth in the economy, or the market has gotten a bit ahead of more »

  • DUPLICATE:Finding Value in a Hot Market

    By John Timmes - May 21, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, IHG, SIX

    In the current stock market boom, P/E ratios continue to climb higher and higher.  It has become increasingly difficult to find stocks that appear undervalued based on their current P/E.  The S&P500 currently trades at a P/E of 19.29 versus a historical average of 15.49.  Either investors are expecting more growth in the economy, or the market has gotten a bit ahead of itself more »

  • A Turnaround Play That You Should Take a Look At

    By Anh HOANG - May 20, 2013 | Tickers: IHG, MAR, OEH

    Recently, Barron’s featured luxury hotel operator Orient-Express Hotels (NYSE: OEH), thinking that the company might experienced a decent turnaround under the leadership of its new CEO. Since the beginning of May, Orient-Express’ share price has gone up significantly, from $9.50 per share to nearly $11.70 per share. Should we invest in Orient-Express now? Let’s find out.

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    Orient-Express is a leading luxury hotel operator, owning more »

  • Why Is This Stock So HOT?

    By Marshall Hargrave - May 14, 2013 | Tickers: CHH, IHG, HOT

    The hotel industry could be a big benefactor from the rebounding economy and increased consumer spending. It appears one of the big winners in the sector so far has been Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide (NYSE: HOT). Starwood posted 1Q 2013 EPS of $0.76, compared to $0.63 for the same period last year, blowing past $0.53 consensus estimates. The question is, does this mean there are more good more »

  • These Investor Friendly Companies Will Make Your Portfolio Shine!

    By Shweta Dubey - March 18, 2013 | Tickers: IHG, MAR, WYN

    Since the beginning of 2012, the hotel & lodging industry has entered into recovery mode. According to the preliminary data for 2012, the average daily rate (ADR) and occupancy saw an improvement of 4.3% and 2.3% respectively. This recovery was mainly due to rising volumes of international travel and tourism. In 2013, I anticipate further growth in travel volumes because of rapidly booming BRIC economies. The hotel companies with more »

  • These Investor Friendly Stocks will Shine Your Portfolio

    By Shweta Dubey - March 7, 2013 | Tickers: IHG, MAR, WYN

    Year 2012, marked a beginning for the recovery in the hotel & lodging industry. However, some hindrances were seen in the second half of 2012 due to the various fiscal concerns. These swings have affected the overall market sentiment, and have led to a sense of uncertainty in the hotel stocks by the end of 2012. In 2013, I feel the sector is back on the radar bravely; withstanding all the more »

  • How to Trade These Lodging Stocks in 2013

    By Madhukar Dubey - January 25, 2013 | Tickers: IHG, MAR, WYN

    2012 was a great year for the lodging companies with occupancy and RevPAR trends improving. Stock prices of these companies followed their business fundamentals and Marriott International (NYSE: MAR), Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) and Intercontinental Hotels (NYSE: IHG) significantly outperformed the S&P 500. The following table shows some of the key parameters for these companies.

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    % Gain in Stock 2012

    % increase in EPS 2012

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  • The Hotel Company of the Future

    By Matthew Frankel - January 9, 2013 | Tickers: H, IHG, MAR, HOT

    Starwood Hotels (NYSE: HOT) is one of the world’s largest hotel companies, with hotels in about 100 countries that operate under nine very recognizable brand names.  The company has rebounded very nicely since its 2009 low of $9.00 (congrats to everyone with the foresight to have bought then), however I believe there is still growth to be had in this best-in-breed company.

    

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  • 5 Hotel Stocks Hedge Funds Love

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - December 7, 2012 | Tickers: H, IHG, MAR, HOT, WYN

    After identifying the most popular stocks among hedge funds according to their third quarter 13F filings, we have decided to break down the top five stocks that hedge funds love in the hotel industry. As a whole, the hotel industry is expected to see positive growth in the interim as demand grows in the low-single digits in 2012 and 2013; hotel room pricing and occupancy improved 3.7% and 4 more »

  • A Five Star Hotel Stock

    By Andrés Cardenal - November 29, 2012 | Tickers: H, IHG, MAR, HOT, WYN

    The hotel business has been experiencing tough times over the last years due to oversupply on an industry level and uninspiring economic growth on a global scale. But things are slowly turning around for the industry, and one hotel company stands above most competitors in terms of profitability and potential for growth. InterContinental (NYSE: IHG) is a superior hotel operator offering an attractive valuation and solid long term potential.

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  • ​​​​3 Hotels That Could Move Up

    By Cecil Sales - November 15, 2012 | Tickers: IHG, MAR, WYN

    After doing quite well for most of 2012, with strong revPAR (Revenue per available room), lodging stocks have recently started to underperform. Amongst those punching below its weight are stellar names, including Marriott International (NYSE: MAR) Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), and Intercontinental Hotels Group (NYSE: IHG), all of which have underperformed the Standard & Poor’s 500.

    Marriot International

    Marriott International, the hospitality major, posted 6% RevPAR in 3Q 2012 more »

  • 3 Lodging Stocks That Could Move Higher

    By Sandeep Gupta - November 6, 2012 | Tickers: IHG, MAR, HOT, WYN | Editor's Choice

    After outperforming for most of 2012, lodging stocks have underperformed recently amid concerns about a wobble in 4Q RevPAR (Revenue Per Available Room) extending into 2013. Over the last one month, the stocks of some big hotel companies like Marriott International (NYSE: MAR), Starwood Hotel and Restaurants Worldwide (NYSE: HOT), Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN) and Intercontinental Hotels Group (NYSE: IHG), have all underperformed Standard & Poor’s 500.

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