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Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index dipped 2.7% in August

September 14, 2022


The Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index dipped 2.7% in August to a level of 5,021. Year to date through the first eight months of 2022, the stock index decreased 12.6%.

“Hotel stocks took a breather in August after July’s sharp rebound. Despite the slight decline in stock prices, both the Global Hotel Brands and Hotel REITs outperformed their respective benchmarks in August,” said Michael Bellisario, senior hotel research analyst and director at Baird. “Hotel trends have remained solid throughout the summer months despite all the capital markets volatility and macroeconomic uncertainties. However, investors appear somewhat skeptical about the prospects for a significant recovery in business transient travel post-Labor Day, and hotel stocks appear to be discounting this relatively conservative fundamental expectation, in our opinion.”

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