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U.S. Hotel Stocks Down 2.0% for September

October 9, 2023

The Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index dropped 2.0% in September to a level of 5,739.

“Hotel stocks were down again in September, but they outperformed their relative benchmarks,” said Michael Bellisario, senior hotel research analyst and director at Baird. “Both the S&P 500 and the RMZ had their worst monthly performance of the year as higher interest rates weighed on stock prices and investor sentiment; hotels likely benefited from continued slow but stable RevPAR growth during the month. Year-to-date, the hotel brand sub-index is +23%, while the Hotel REIT sub-index is -1.5%.”

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