La Quinta Holdings Inc (LQ) Drops 5.1% on January 27

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La Quinta Holdings Inc (LQ) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Wednesday January 27 as the stock slid 5.1% to $10.99, a loss of $-0.59 per share. Starting at an opening price of $11.56 a share, the stock traded between $10.99 and $11.59 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 851,869 shares over 6,743 trades, against an average daily volume of 2.1 million shares and a total float of 129.64 million.

The losses send La Quinta Holdings Inc down to a market cap of $1.42 billion. In the last year, La Quinta Holdings Inc has traded between $24.94 and $10.26, and its 50-day SMA is currently $13.59 and 200-day SMA is $18.98.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 96.5.

La Quinta Holdings Inc is an owner, operator & franchisor of select-service hotels primarily serving the midscale & upper-midscale segments. Its portfolio includes approximately 867 hotels in the U.S. states, as well as in Canada and Mexico.

La Quinta Holdings Inc is based out of Irving, TX and has some 7,719 employees. Its CEO is Keith A. Cline.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of La Quinta Holdings Inc, check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for LQ. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

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