Hyatt Hotels Corp. (NYSE:H) major shareholder Gregory Boyd Penner sold 81,000 shares of Hyatt Hotels Corp. stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $53.92, for a total value of $4,367,520.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Major shareholders that own 10% or more of a company’s shares are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

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

  • On Friday, November 18th, Gregory Boyd Penner sold 78,000 shares of Hyatt Hotels Corp. stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $53.98, for a total value of $4,210,440.00.
  • On Wednesday, November 16th, Gregory Boyd Penner sold 198,892 shares of Hyatt Hotels Corp. stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $53.35, for a total value of $10,610,888.20.
  • On Tuesday, November 15th, Gregory Boyd Penner sold 45,000 shares of Hyatt Hotels Corp. stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $52.56, for a total value of $2,365,200.00.
  • 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 value 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 value of $2,370,904.74.
  • On Thursday, November 10th, Gregory Boyd Penner sold 62,431 shares of Hyatt Hotels Corp. stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $52.83, for a total value of $3,298,229.73.
  • 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 value of $6,813,300.00.
  • On Wednesday, November 9th, 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 value of $6,813,300.00.

Shares of Hyatt Hotels Corp. (NYSE:H) opened at 54.14 on Tuesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $50.95 and a 200-day moving average price of $50.32. Hyatt Hotels Corp. has a 1-year low of $34.06 and a 1-year high of $54.82. The company has a market cap of $7.08 billion, a P/E ratio of 36.86 and a beta of 1.41.

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

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

H has been the topic of several analyst reports. Morgan Stanley set a $49.00 price objective on Hyatt Hotels Corp. and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Citigroup Inc. lifted their price objective on Hyatt Hotels Corp. from $50.00 to $55.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, August 11th. FBR & Co restated a “buy” rating and set a $62.00 price objective on shares of Hyatt Hotels Corp. in a report on Thursday, August 4th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Hyatt Hotels Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 4th. Finally, TheStreet downgraded Hyatt Hotels Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, November 7th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. Hyatt Hotels Corp. has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $51.66.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Legal & General Group Plc boosted its position in Hyatt Hotels Corp. by 3.1% in the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 3,217 shares of the company’s stock valued at $158,000 after buying an additional 97 shares during the period. Brave Asset Management Inc purchased a new position in Hyatt Hotels Corp. during the second quarter valued at approximately $167,000. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company purchased a new position in Hyatt Hotels Corp. during the third quarter valued at approximately $188,000. Pacer Advisors Inc. boosted its position in Hyatt Hotels Corp. by 500.9% in the second quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 4,062 shares of the company’s stock valued at $199,000 after buying an additional 3,386 shares during the period. Finally, Prudential Financial Inc. purchased a new position in Hyatt Hotels Corp. during the third quarter valued at approximately $201,000. 18.82% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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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