Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NYSE:PK) traded at $11.48 at last check on Tuesday, Sep 15, making an upward move of 4.5% on its previous day’s price.

Looking at the stock we see that its previous close was $10.99 and the beta (5Y monthly) reads 1.86 with the day’s price range being $10.89 – 11.54. The company has a 12-month trailing PE ratio of 0. In terms of its 52-week price range, PK has a high of $26.58 and a low of $3.99. The company’s stock has gained about 18.05% over that past 30 days.

Park has a market cap of $2.61 Billion and is expected to release its quarterly earnings report on Nov 04, 2020- Nov 09, 2020. With its Forward Dividend at 1.8 and a yield of 16.38%, the company’s investors could be anxious for the PK stock to gain ahead of the earnings release. Estimates by analysts give the company expected earnings per share (EPS) of -$0.9, with the EPS growth for the year declined at -$5.04 for 2020 and -$1.38 for next year. These figures represent -4.5% and at -0.73% growth in EPS for the two years respectively.

On the other hand, looking at the outlook for the PK stock, short term indicators assign the stock an average of 50% Buy, while medium term indicators assign it an average of 50% Sell. Long term indicators on average place the stock in the category of Hold.

Based on estimates by 15 analysts where scores have ranged from 1.00 for a strong buy to 5.00 for a strong sell, 9 have rated the Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. (PK) stock as a Hold, while none rate it as a Buy. 2 analysts rate it as outperform while 1 of them rated it as underperform, whereas 3 suggests the stock as a Sell. The stock has an overall rating of Hold and investors could take advantage and scoop up stock of the company.

Looking further, we note that the PEG ratio for the PK stock currently stands at 0, and the current price level is 19.34% off its SMA20 and 23.68% from its 50-day simple moving average. The RSI (14) is pointing at 69.17 while the volatility over the past week is 5.74% and drops to 5.56% over the past one month. The beta value is 1.86, while the average true range (ATR) is currently pointing at 0.58. The average price target for the stock over the next 12 months is $9.64, with the estimates having a low of $6.5 and a high of $13. These price ends are -43.38% and +13.24% off the current price level respectively, although investors could be excited at the prospect of a -17.25% if the PK share price touches on the median price of $9.5.

Let’s briefly compare Park (PK) stock to its peers. We find that today’s price change of +4.5% and -57.84% over the past 12 months for PK competes that of American Tower Corp (AMT), which has seen its stock price rise 3.75% in the latest trading session and is +17.89% over the last one year. Another of its peers Prologis Inc (PLD) has climbed 1.46% today, and is +21.1% up over the past year, while Crown Castle International Corp (CCI) is also up 4.5% yet its price remains in the red at -57.84% over the same period. American has a P/E ratio of 58.9 compared to Park’s 0 and Prologis 39.48. In contrast to these companies, both the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial are today at 0.88% and 0.45%, respectively, in early deals.

Coming back to Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NYSE:PK), we note that the average 3-month trading volume was 6.5 Million, while that of the preceding 10-day period stands at 6.72 Million. Current shares outstanding are 235.6 Million.

According to data from Thomson Reuters, insiders hold 0.79% of the company’s shares while institutions hold 101.41%. The data shows that short shares as of August 30, 2020, stood at 23.06 Million at a short ratio of 4.02. This represents a 9.79% Short interest in Shares outstanding on August 30, 2020. Shares short rose in August from the previous month at 17.41 Million. Investors should be excited about this stock as its upside potential is great, with today’s price pushing the stock -57.52% down in year-to-date price movement.