HOT : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Hotels & Lodging Stock Outlook - April 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 31, 2014
    Hotels & Lodging Stock Outlook - April 2014 - Industry Outlook
  2. Hotels & Lodging Stock Outlook - Dec 2013 - Industry Outlook

    December 5, 2013
    Hotels & Lodging Stock Outlook - Dec 2013 - Industry Outlook
  3. For Consumer Discretionary Investors, Luxury Is Where It’s At ...

    October 4, 2013
    For the rich and growing middle classes of the world, spending on luxury goods continues to surge. That can provide a nice ...
  4. Hotels & Lodging Stock Outlook - Aug. 2013 - Industry Outlook

    July 31, 2013
    Hotels & Lodging Stock Outlook - Aug. 2013 - Industry Outlook
  5. FelCor Sells Asset to Reduce Debt - Analyst Blog

    June 21, 2013
    FelCor Lodging inked a deal to divest Sheraton Suites Galleria - Atlanta for $21 million to an undisclosed purchaser.
  6. InterContinental Enters Grand Cayman - Analyst Blog

    June 14, 2013
    InterContinental debuts Holiday Inn Resort branded property in Grand Cayman.
  7. Hyatt Regency Debuts in Gurgaon - Analyst Blog

    June 14, 2013
    Hyatt opened a Hyatt Regency branded property in Gurgaon.
  8. Wyndham's RCI to Flourish Further - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2013
    Wyndham added 35 affiliated resorts to its portfolio in first quarter of 2013.
  9. The Lodging Sector Finally Rebounds

    March 27, 2013
    After being commercial real estate’s whipping boy since the Great Recession, the lodging sector is finally beginning to bounce ...
  10. Starwood's Luxury Line Now in Poland - Analyst Blog

    February 12, 2013
    In order to beef up its Polish as well as Luxury Collection portfolio, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. (HOT) introduced ...
  11. Wyndham Beats on Both Lines - Analyst Blog

    February 6, 2013
    Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (WYN) announced fourth quarter 2012 adjusted earnings of 63 cents per share, which surpassed ...
  12. Red Lion Enters Cathedral City - Analyst Blog

    January 2, 2013
    Spokane, Washington-based Red Lion Hotels Corporation (RLH) recently opened a new franchise in Cathedral City, California ...
  13. Red Lion Restructures Portfolio - Analyst Blog

    September 6, 2012
    Red Lion Hotels Corporation (RLH) sold yet another property -- Hotel Sacramento at Arden Village, California -- for $9.0 ...
  14. Dalian Wanda's Acquisition Of AMC Just The Start

    September 6, 2012
    Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda closed its $2.6 billion purchase of ANC theaters September 5. The acquisition is the start ...
  15. Grand Hyatt Debuts in Malaysia - Analyst Blog

    August 29, 2012
    Consistent with its development strategy, Hyatt Hotels Corporation H) recently announced the opening of the hotel -- Grand ...
  16. Hotels & Lodging Stock Outlook - Aug. 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    August 14, 2012
    The year 2012 started on a positive note for the hotel & lodging industry, with lodging performance indicators witnessing ...
  17. Hotels & Lodging Stock Outlook - Aug. 2012 - Industry Outlook

    August 14, 2012
  18. Red Lion Offloads Non-Core Assets - Analyst Blog

    August 7, 2012
    Red Lion Hotels Corporation (RLH) has recently struck a deal to sell its 478-room hotel in Southeast Denver, Colorado for ...
  19. Earnings Growth Continues at Wyndham - Analyst Blog

    July 25, 2012
    Wyndham Worldwide Corporation's (WYN) second quarter 2012 adjusted earnings of 87 cents per share surpassed the Zacks Consensus ...
  20. Red Lion Goes to Cathedral City - Analyst Blog

    July 19, 2012
    Spokane, Washington-based Red Lion Hotels Corporation (RLH) recently announced the signing of a franchise license agreement ...
  21. Services Stocks Making Big Moves on July 12, 2012

    July 12, 2012
    The Nasdaq has decreased 1.3%, the S&P 500 has slipped 0.8% and the Dow is down 0.5% on a bad morning for the market. The ...
  22. Hotels & Lodging Stock Outlook - May 2012 - Industry Outlook

    May 2, 2012
    Hotels & Lodging Stock Outlook - May 2012 - Industry Outlook
  23. Hotels & Lodging Stock Outlook - May 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    May 2, 2012
    Hotels & Lodging Stock Outlook - May 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews
  24. Expedia Travels First Class

    April 28, 2012
    The soaring travel stock isn’t as good a deal as it was a year ago, or yesterday, but it’s plenty good enough ...
  25. Hotel Stocks To Watch In 2012

    December 30, 2011
    The past year can best be described as one of recovery for the hotel industry. In 2012, expect more of the same.
  26. Marriott Focuses Its Business

    November 28, 2011
    Marriott is now going to focus on its core business. We look at why this matters.
  27. Should Value Investors Check Into Marriott?

    October 11, 2011
    The hotel business is tricky, and people aren't vacationing as much. However, Marriott seems to be doing pretty good, all ...
  28. Gaylord Entertainment Is Looking Very Hospitable

    September 13, 2011
    Gaylord Entertainment's Q2 was its best in recent memory and its stock is cheap. I'll look at the reasons why now is the ...
  29. Marriott Lodges Earnings Gains

    July 20, 2011
    Hotel chain Marriott posted an earnings increase for its quarter, but the market was unhappy with its performance compared ...
  30. Full Speed Ahead For Carnival Cruise

    December 30, 2010
    Carnival Cruise reported an encouraging fourth quarter and full-year earnings, suggesting that the cruise industry is steering ...
  31. Hotel Stocks Rise And Shine In 2010

    December 28, 2010
    As a profitable 2010 comes to a close, hotel owners and operators have reason to be optimistic.
  32. Marriott Earnings

    July 21, 2010
    Investors should keep an eye on Marriot over the next few months, as its name and reputation will help the company brave ...
  33. Is The IPO Market Drying Up?

    June 24, 2010
    Be cautious of investing in IPOs in this environment as the demand may be drying up.
  34. The Most Beautiful Stock In The World

    June 24, 2010
    Last October 22, I discussed the merits of buying Sally Beauty Holdings long and Ulta Salon short. Eight months later, I'll ...
  35. Investors Should Stick With Steiner

    November 4, 2009
    Steiner is a wonderfully-run company that should continue to deliver.
  36. Hyatt's IPO: Don't Even Go There

    September 24, 2009
    The Pritzker family is looking to take Hyatt Hotels public and investors should stay far away.
  37. Summer's Not Over Yet

    August 4, 2009
    With the economy where it is this summer Americans have bee holding off on vacation plans.
  38. No Rebound In Travel Yet

    July 21, 2009
    Recent data shows no rebound in business travel yet, disappointing investors in lodging and airline stocks who bought expecting ...
  39. Make Room For Marriott

    April 3, 2009
    Marriott's stock is trading close to a seven-year low. Is now the time to buy?
  40. Hotel Stocks Surprisingly Strong In 2008

    December 30, 2008
    Surprisingly, 2008 wasn't that bad for hotel stocks, so 2009 could be solid for the likes of Wyndham and Choice Hotels.
  41. Stay The Course With Steiner

    September 5, 2008
    Steiner Leisure is a leader in spa services, but business slowed thanks to the global economic slowdown. The company rebounded ...
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