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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.01
STAY's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
58% of the 979 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. STAY: 0.01 )
STAY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.01

Equity to Asset 0.19
STAY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. STAY: 0.19 )
STAY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.99
Current: 0.19

0.17
0.99
Interest Coverage 1.33
STAY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
52% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 15.20 vs. STAY: 1.33 )
STAY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 9999.99
Current: 1.33

1.1
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.07
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 27.69
STAY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 8.88 vs. STAY: 27.69 )
STAY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.59   Max: 37.22
Current: 27.69

-0.59
37.22
Net-margin (%) 7.25
STAY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 5.27 vs. STAY: 7.25 )
STAY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -144.44   Max: 20.1
Current: 7.25

-144.44
20.1
ROE (%) 10.91
STAY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 7.77 vs. STAY: 10.91 )
STAY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 11.54
Current: 10.91

0.36
11.54
ROA (%) 1.92
STAY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. STAY: 1.92 )
STAY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 3.46
Current: 1.92

0.3
3.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.07
STAY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 12.30 vs. STAY: 8.07 )
STAY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -0.1   Max: 9.91
Current: 8.07

-0.1
9.91
Revenue Growth (%) 4.30
STAY's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. STAY: 4.30 )
STAY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 317.9
Current: 4.3

1.2
317.9
EBITDA Growth (%) 5.40
STAY's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. STAY: 5.40 )
STAY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 133.7
Current: 5.4

0
133.7
EPS Growth (%) 5.30
STAY's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. STAY: 5.30 )
STAY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -100   Max: 188.4
Current: 5.3

-100
188.4
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

STAY Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Ron Baron 347,351 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 255,889 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 542,531 sh (New)
John Paulson 55,711,591 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 80,913 sh (New)
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Q1 2014

STAY Guru Trades in Q1 2014

George Soros 16,000 sh (New)
Ron Baron 1,001,304 sh (+188.27%)
Steven Cohen 364,300 sh (+42.37%)
John Paulson 55,711,591 sh (unchged)
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 18,156 sh (-77.56%)
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Q2 2014

STAY Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ron Baron 1,133,637 sh (+13.22%)
John Paulson 55,711,591 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 10,699 sh (-41.07%)
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Q3 2014

STAY Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Pioneer Investments 113,800 sh (New)
Ron Baron 1,213,285 sh (+7.03%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Paulson 47,661,591 sh (-14.45%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with STAY

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Paulson 2014-09-30 Reduce -14.45%0.81%$21.86 - $24.06 $ 18.64-20%47661591
George Soros 2014-06-30 Sold Out $21.04 - $23.83 $ 18.64-17%0
Andreas Halvorsen 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.07%$22.64 - $26.57 $ 18.64-26%0
Ron Baron 2014-03-31 Add 188.27%0.06%$22.64 - $26.57 $ 18.64-26%1001304
George Soros 2014-03-31 New Buy$22.64 - $26.57 $ 18.64-26%16000
John Paulson 2013-12-31 New Buy7.2%$23.41 - $26.15 $ 18.64-24%55711591
Andreas Halvorsen 2013-12-31 New Buy0.07%$23.41 - $26.15 $ 18.64-24%542531
Ron Baron 2013-12-31 New Buy0.04%$23.41 - $26.15 $ 18.64-24%347351
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 44.30
STAY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 29.40 vs. STAY: 44.30 )
STAY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 44.3   Max: 57.91
Current: 44.3

44.3
57.91
P/B 4.40
STAY's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. STAY: 4.40 )
STAY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 7.24
Current: 4.4

4.4
7.24
P/S 3.10
STAY's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. STAY: 3.10 )
STAY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.06   Max: 4.16
Current: 3.1

3.06
4.16
PFCF 27.20
STAY's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 374.00 vs. STAY: 27.20 )
STAY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 27.2   Max: 46.7
Current: 27.2

27.2
46.7
EV-to-EBIT 21.60
STAY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
75% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 22.67 vs. STAY: 21.60 )
STAY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 21.6   Max: 29.1
Current: 21.6

21.6
29.1
PEG 26.35
STAY's PEG is ranked higher than
83% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. STAY: 26.35 )
STAY' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 18.83   Max: 320.47
Current: 26.35

18.83
320.47
Shiller P/E 30.70
STAY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. STAY: 30.70 )
STAY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 30.7   Max: 42.87
Current: 30.7

30.7
42.87
Current Ratio 1.16
STAY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. STAY: 1.16 )
STAY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 58.5
Current: 1.16

0.23
58.5
Quick Ratio 1.16
STAY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. STAY: 1.16 )
STAY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 58.33
Current: 1.16

0.23
58.33

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.80
STAY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
51% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. STAY: 2.80 )
STAY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 2.08
Current: 2.8

0.31
2.08
Dividend Payout 0.88
STAY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
72% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. STAY: 0.88 )
STAY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 1.6
Current: 0.88

0.71
1.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.80
STAY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
50% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. STAY: 2.80 )
STAY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 2.08
Current: 2.8

0.31
2.08
Share Buyback Rate -22.10
STAY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
53% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. STAY: -22.10 )
STAY' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 100   Max: -62.6
Current: -22.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 5.00
STAY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 4.58 vs. STAY: 5.00 )
STAY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 6.44   Max: 8.21
Current: 5

6.44
8.21
Price/DCF (Projected) 5.20
STAY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 4.99 vs. STAY: 5.20 )
STAY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 6.74   Max: 17.86
Current: 5.2

6.74
17.86
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
STAY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. STAY: 0.80 )
STAY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 1.08
Current: 0.8

0.96
1.08
Price/Graham Number 2.70
STAY's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
76% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 4.88 vs. STAY: 2.70 )
STAY' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 3.54   Max: 4.74
Current: 2.7

3.54
4.74
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.60
STAY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
73% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. STAY: 4.60 )
STAY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.4   Max: 4.6
Current: 4.6

3.4
4.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -2.68
STAY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
61% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: 5.35 vs. STAY: -2.68 )
STAY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -9.3   Max: -2.3
Current: -2.68

-9.3
-2.3

Business Description

Industry: Travel & Leisure » Lodging
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Extended Stay America Inc was incorporated in Delaware on July 8, 2013. The Company owns and operates company-branded hotels in North America. Its business operates in the extended stay lodging industry. It owns and operates approximately 684 hotel properties comprising of over 76,200 rooms located in 44 states across the United States and Canada. It owns and operates approximately 632 of its hotels under the core brand, Extended Stay America, which serves the mid-price extended stay segment. In addition, it owns and operates three Extended Stay Canada hotels, 49 hotels in the economy extended stay segment under the Crossland Economy Studios and Hometown Inn brands, and also manage two Extended Stay America hotels. The Company's extended stay hotels are designed to provide an affordable and attractive alternative to traditional lodging or apartment accommodations and are targeted toward self-sufficient, value-conscious guests. Its hotels feature fully-furnished rooms with in-room kitchens, complimentary grab-and-go breakfast, free WiFi, flat screen TVs and limited housekeeping service, which is typically provided on a weekly basis. Its guests include business travelers, professionals on temporary work or training assignments, persons relocating, temporarily displaced or purchasing a home and anyone else in need of temporary housing. These guests generally rent accommodations on a weekly or longer term basis. The Company's competitors include existing and new participants in the lodging industry. It also faces competition from third-party internet travel intermediaries such as Priceline.com, Expedia.com and Travelocity.com.
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