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U.S. Hotel Stocks Down 2.4% in October

November 10, 2023

he Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index decreased 2.4% in October to a level of 5,600.

“Hotel stocks fell for the third consecutive month in October, and performance directionally tracked the broader indices,” said Michael Bellisario, senior hotel research analyst and director at Baird. “Interest rates remained a key driver of performance, and elevated interest rates weighed on real estate stocks, which caused the hotel REITs to be relative outperformers during the month. The global hotel brands’ approximate 2% decline nearly matched the S&P 500’s pullback in October.”

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