GSSSB Senior Clerk Answer Key

Intercontinental Hotels Group One is part of the consumer cyclical sector and travel and leisure industry. The company CEO is Keith Barr. InterContinental Hotels Group owns, manages, franchises, and leases hotels and resorts. It operates hotels under its brands, which includes InterContinental, Kimpton, HUALUXE, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo, EVEN Hotels, and o amongst others.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The IHG shares had a previous change of 1.09% which opened at 63.81 and closed at 63.96. It moved to an intraday high of 64.32 and a low of 63.80.

SeekingAlpha:  InterContinental Hotels Group Plc (IHG) Q1 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, IHG shares returned -2.04% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 2.39%. Over three months, it changed 8.90%. In one year it has changed 0.45% and within that year its 52-week high was 70.71 and its 52-week low was 53.52. IHG stock is 19.52% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 58.63 and a 50 day moving average of 62.87. Right now, IHG stock is trading 9.10% above its 200 day moving average.

SeekingAlpha:  InterContinental Hotels Group Plc (IHG) Q1 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript


The company has a market cap of $11.6b with 182.0m shares outstanding and a float of 182.0m shares. Trading volume was 98,677 shares and has experienced an average volume of 71,488 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.


The last annual reported EPS for Intercontinental Hotels Group One was 1.92 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 33.31.

The dividend per share is currently 1.56, which is a dividend yield of 2.44%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 66.83, which means it might be undervalued and has a margin of safety of 4.29%

The next earnings report will be: 05-21-2019

The long-term trend of the EPS is a vital number as it helps understand the future potential of Intercontinental Hotels Group One; the EPS growth rate, as it is usually called, is typically displayed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 13.90% over the last twelve months.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 8.60% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 552,855, which was 0.30% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 7.15. This stock has some short interest, but it might be normal and no need to worry if long the position.

I calculated the beta to be 1.26

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 10.65%, profit margin is 8.12%, price-to-sales is 0.03 and.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 2  : Growth Expectations Result
 3  : Financial Safety Result
 3  : Past Performance Result
 0  : Valuation Result
 3  : Dividend Safety Result
 2  : Overall Result

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I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).


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