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Should You Be Holding Extended Stay America, Inc. (NASDAQ:STAY)?

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Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of Extended Stay America, Inc. (NASDAQ:STAY), there's is a dependable dividend-paying company with a a great history of delivering benchmark-beating performance. Below, I've touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. If you're interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, read the full report on Extended Stay America here.

Solid track record average dividend payer

In the previous year, STAY has ramped up its bottom line by 23%, with its latest earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. Not only did STAY outperformed its past performance, its growth also exceeded the Hospitality industry expansion, which generated a 0.2% earnings growth. This is an optimistic signal for the future.

NasdaqGS:STAY Income Statement, April 25th 2019

STAY's high dividend payments make it one of the best dividend stocks on the market, and its profitability ensures that dividends are well-covered by its net income.

NasdaqGS:STAY Historical Dividend Yield, April 25th 2019

Next Steps:

For Extended Stay America, I've compiled three pertinent factors you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for STAY’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for STAY’s outlook.
  2. Financial Health: Are STAY’s operations financially sustainable? Balance sheets can be hard to analyze, which is why we’ve done it for you. Check out our financial health checks here.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of STAY? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

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