Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. [NYSE: PK] shares went lower by -0.82% from its previous closing of $24.38, now trading at the price of $24.18, also adding -0.2 points. Is PK stock a buy or should you stay away?

The stock had a rather active trading session with the latest closing, by far recording 2.09 million contracts. Compared to the average trading volume of PK shares, the company saw a far better performance. Moreover, the stock has a 236.50M float and a -1.55% run over in the last seven days. PK share price has been hovering between $33.02 and $21.68 lately, and is definitely worthy of attention.

Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. [NYSE:PK]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 21.68 to 33.02. This is compared to its latest closing price of $24.38.

Stay on the lookout for the next quarterly financial report – the company is expected to release the following results on Wed 26 Feb (In 34 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. [PK]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. [PK] sitting at +14.87 and its Gross Margin at +19.91, this company’s Net Margin is now 8.60%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 4.66, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 5.80%. Its Return on Equity is 8.07, and its Return on Assets is 4.93. These metrics suggest that this Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. [PK] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 52.34. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 34.36, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 31.49. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 3.20, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 52.34.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 12.55 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 4.31. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 3.16, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.38. Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. [PK] has a Price to Book Ratio of 0.93, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 11.94 and P/E Ratio of 20.77. These metrics show that this company has a mixed appeal, and ROI could be a gain or a loss.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. [PK] earns $5,294,004 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 19.69 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.29. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 1.45 and its Current Ratio is 1.45. This company, considering these metrics, has a healthy ratio between its short-term liquid assets and its short-term liabilities, making it a less risky investment.

Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. [PK] has 236.50M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $5.72B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 21.68 to 33.02. At its current price, it has moved down by -26.77% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 11.53% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 46.42. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. [PK] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. [PK], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.