Hyatt Hotels Corp. (NYSE:H) major shareholder Gregory Boyd Penner sold 62,431 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $52.83, for a total transaction of $3,298,229.73. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Major shareholders that own 10% or more of a company’s stock are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

Gregory Boyd Penner also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, November 14th, Gregory Boyd Penner sold 68,000 shares of Hyatt Hotels Corp. stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $53.24, for a total transaction of $3,620,320.00.
  • On Friday, November 11th, Gregory Boyd Penner sold 44,878 shares of Hyatt Hotels Corp. stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $52.83, for a total transaction of $2,370,904.74.
  • On Tuesday, November 8th, Gregory Boyd Penner sold 130,000 shares of Hyatt Hotels Corp. stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $52.41, for a total transaction of $6,813,300.00.
  • On Wednesday, November 9th, Gregory Boyd Penner sold 130,000 shares of Hyatt Hotels Corp. stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $52.41, for a total transaction of $6,813,300.00.

Hyatt Hotels Corp. (NYSE:H) opened at 52.26 on Wednesday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $50.39 and its 200-day moving average is $50.19. Hyatt Hotels Corp. has a 52-week low of $34.06 and a 52-week high of $54.82. The firm has a market capitalization of $6.84 billion, a PE ratio of 35.58 and a beta of 1.41.

Hyatt Hotels Corp. (NYSE:H) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 3rd. The company reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.29 by $0.18. Hyatt Hotels Corp. had a net margin of 4.49% and a return on equity of 5.33%. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.30 EPS. On average, analysts anticipate that Hyatt Hotels Corp. will post $1.59 earnings per share for the current year.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Hyatt Hotels Corp. (NYSE:H)

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Teachers Advisors Inc. raised its position in Hyatt Hotels Corp. by 94.6% in the first quarter. Teachers Advisors Inc. now owns 59,012 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,921,000 after buying an additional 28,681 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its position in Hyatt Hotels Corp. by 4.7% in the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 137,460 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,802,000 after buying an additional 6,182 shares during the period. A.R.T. Advisors LLC raised its position in Hyatt Hotels Corp. by 132.2% in the first quarter. A.R.T. Advisors LLC now owns 62,523 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,094,000 after buying an additional 35,600 shares during the period. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC raised its position in Hyatt Hotels Corp. by 7.1% in the second quarter. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC now owns 199,591 shares of the company’s stock worth $9,808,000 after buying an additional 13,198 shares during the period. Finally, KBC Group NV raised its position in Hyatt Hotels Corp. by 55.2% in the second quarter. KBC Group NV now owns 146,009 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,175,000 after buying an additional 51,904 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 17.75% of the company’s stock.

Several research analysts recently commented on H shares. FBR & Co reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $62.00 price objective on shares of Hyatt Hotels Corp. in a research note on Thursday, August 4th. Morgan Stanley set a $49.00 target price on shares of Hyatt Hotels Corp. and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Hyatt Hotels Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 4th. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded shares of Hyatt Hotels Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 19th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Vetr raised shares of Hyatt Hotels Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $50.60 target price on the stock in a research report on Monday, September 12th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $51.66.

About Hyatt Hotels Corp.

Hyatt Hotels Corporation is a global hospitality company. The Company develops, owns, operates, manages, franchises, licenses or provides services to a portfolio of properties, consisting of full service hotels, select service hotels, resorts and other properties, including timeshare, fractional and other forms of residential and vacation properties.

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