contact me @ firstname.lastname@example.org. Curious to know
who you are - maybe we know each other. I just moved
from St. John where I lived for last 9 years. God, I
could go for a beer at Duffy's Love Shack right about
A previous respondent said-conversion to a C corp
will provide the impetus for mutual funds,
institution, and individual investors to take a more active
buy role in HOT stock. If this is true, why aren't
the shrewd investors buying now at these ridiculous
low prices? This drop from 56 to 23 is beyond
Here it is the bottom line:
The REIT funds
are slowly selling this stock. Many wish they had
done it sooner...many are still waiting hoping for a
little bounce...it won't happen as long it is a
Individual shareholders aren't buying...they are confused as
hell. Just look at some of the questions on this
"Regular" stock funds aren't buying this stock...who wants
HOWEVER....everything changes after
the conversion. You have a C Corp, stock funds buy
it, individual shareholders buy the stock of the
world's greatest hotel company AND it will be added to
the S&P 500 amongst one of the first or second
changes in that list. All this happens in the 1st quarter
of 99.....will easily be back above 30..the climb to
50 will take longer...but it will
I bought at $30 and wonder if I should have
dumped at an 8% loss. It seems that with a loss in sales
revenues and other charge-offs that this stock is going to
continue its downward trend to the high teens. I'm going
to hold though and possibly buy more at the bottom
of this stock's cup (where ever that may
1999 should be a stellar year with all the parties and
vacations during the last year of the century.
curious though if converting to a C-Corp is a positive
thing. I guess most corporations are C-type but will the
conversion further zap this stock?
Do I understand the restructuring correctly?
Class B shares, non voting (?) in the new parent (a C
corp structure), issued to holders of the REIT in
exchange for "old" REIT shares. Additionally the new "B"
shares pay a $0.60 per annum dividend.
Is that the
if you bought at $52........hold because I bought
I travel a great deal and I am ALWAYS
impressed at the amount of business Westin is generating. I
spoke to a reservation agent the other day (booked a
reservation at the Omaha Westin Aquila...a great property
next time your in Omaha)...she said to buy more HOT.
Bookings are strong.
Hold this baby.