Intercontinental Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

IHG -- USA Stock  

USD 63.78  0.19  0.30%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Intercontinental Hotels Group is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides Intercontinental buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding IHG positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Intercontinental Hotels available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from IHG buy-and-hold prospective. Please also check Intercontinental Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon Intercontinental Hotels Group has a risk adjusted performance of (0.06), jensen alpha of (0.046364), total risk alpha of (0.018492), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.12)
Macroaxis provides unbiased buy or sell recommendations on Intercontinental that should be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on Intercontinental Hotels. Our buy, hold, or sell suggestion engine determines the entity potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Intercontinental Hotels Group is not overpriced, please check out all Intercontinental fundamentals including its Total Debt, Earnings Per Share and the relationship between Net Income and Book Value Per Share . Given that Intercontinental Hotels has Price to Earning of 27.50X, we strongly advise you confirm Intercontinental Hotels market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your regular risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Intercontinental Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Intercontinental generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
The company has 3.05B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 5.22 . This implies that the company may be unable to create cash to meet all of its financial commitments. Intercontinental Hotels has Current Ratio of 0.78 suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due.

Intercontinental current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price69.20
Target Mean Price69.20
Recommendation Mean1.00
Target High Price69.20
Number Of Analyst Opinions1
Target Low Price69.20

Intercontinental Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.07Value At Risk2.58
Potential Upside1.43Standard Deviation1.14
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Fmr LlcCommon Shares7 M465.7 M
Capital International InvestorsCommon Shares4.3 M287.4 M
Jackson Square Partners LlcCommon Shares1.1 M74.9 M
Parametric Portfolio Associates LlcCommon Shares394.8 K26.4 M
Amundi Pioneer Asset Management IncCommon Shares311.3 K20.8 M
Capital Guardian Trust CoCommon Shares214.5 K14.4 M
Goldman Sachs Group IncCommon Shares195 K13 M

Intercontinental Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.71
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.03

Intercontinental Volatility Alert

Intercontinental Hotels Group exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -1.02 and kurtosis of 1.65. However, we advise investors to further study Intercontinental Hotels Group technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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Intercontinental Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsIntercontinentalPeer Average
Return On Equity0.07% (0.31)%
Return On Asset12.77% (0.14)%
Profit Margin12.71% (1.27)%
Operating Margin23.69% (5.51)%
Current Valuation14.85B16.62B
Shares Outstanding182.03M571.82M
Shares Owned by Institutions8.44% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted439.38K4.71M
Price to Earning27.50X28.72X
Price to Book24.48X9.51X
Price to Sales3.40X11.42X
Gross Profit1.13B27.38B
Net Income424M570.98M
Cash and Equivalents192M2.7B
Cash per Share1.05X5.01X
Total Debt3.05B5.32B
Debt to Equity5.22% 48.70%
Current Ratio0.80X2.16X
Book Value Per Share(7.82)X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations274.5M971.22M
Short Ratio4.56X4.00X
Earnings Per Share2.31X3.12X
Number of Employees12.81K18.84K
Market Capitalization11.33B19.03B
Total Asset3.77B29.47B
Retained Earnings2.22B9.33B
Working Capital237M1.48B
Current Asset1.61B9.34B
Current Liabilities1.37B7.9B
Z Score1.88.72