VALUATION OF STOCK OF INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL GROUPS (IHG), STARWOOD HOTELS & RESORTS WORLDWIDE, MARRIOT INTERNATIONAL AND INDIAN HOTELS COMPANY
ANALYSIS AND RECOMMENDATION
SUBMITTED BY GROUP:-
ANIMESH LEO TOPPO
Intercontinental Hotel Groups, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Marriot International and Indian Hotels Company are the companies we have chosen to work on this stock evaluation project. These four hotel companies are categorized under same industry. We selected these companies as they are from same industry and we can better identify stock performance and their unique competitive advantages which they hold to survive in the industry. Each of the company is different in sizes so we will have a better concept of whole industry and get a general view of investment in a giant and medium size company in a certain industry.
In this paper we have analysed the financial conditions of all the companies and also compared all the ratios with industry average. So we can know the companies in detail and estimate the return of investment.
BACKGROUNG AND LITERATURE OF THE COMPANIES STUDIED
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC owns, manages, franchises, and leases hotels and resorts worldwide. The company operates its hotels under the InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge Suites, Candlewood Suites, EVEN Hotels, and HUALUXE Hotels & Resorts brands. It also manages Priority Club Rewards, a hotel loyalty program with approximately 63 million members. As of June 25, 2012, it operated approximately 4,500 hotels and 661,000 guest rooms; and had approximately 1,000 hotels in its development pipeline. InterContinental Hotels Group PLC was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Denham, the United Kingdom.
Marriott International, Inc. is a diversified hospitality company. It is a lodging...