Key Metrics Investors Should Be Watching This Earnings Season

In the following video, Fool contributor Matt Thalman discusses three metrics specific to the hospitality industry that investors should watch when earnings reports have been announced: average daily rate, hotel occupancy, and revenue per available room.

Matt says to also consider comparing the three different metrics on a quarterly basis with past performance and against other hotel companies. Doing so will give you a better idea of how well a particular company is performing and help you decide whether your money belongs in the industry.


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