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China Lodging Group (HTHT) Stock Soars as Hotel Room Rates Rise

John Jagerson

China Lodging Group Ltd ( HTHT), one of the stocks we analyzed in  Tuesday's Daily Market Commentary webinar, released earnings on Monday, May 14 after the market close. China Lodging has been able to increase its average daily rate (ADR) for its rooms both by adding more mid-scale and upscale hotels to its current mix of hotels and by charging more for its hotel rooms. Earnings per share were reported at $0.28 and revenue at $333.4 million over the first quarter of 2018.