CHH
$60.60
Choice Hotels International
($1.15)
(1.86%)
Earnings Details
2nd Quarter June 2017
Wednesday, August 02, 2017 8:00:00 AM
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Summary

Choice Hotels Raises Guidance but Remains In-line with Estimates

Choice Hotels International (CHH) reported 2nd Quarter June 2017 earnings of $0.79 per share on revenue of $276.8 million. The consensus earnings estimate was $0.77 per share on revenue of $255.2 million. Revenue grew 14.5% on a year-over-year basis.

The company said it expects third quarter earnings of $0.90 to $0.92 per share and now expects 2017 earnings of $2.81 to $2.86 per share. The company's previous guidance was 2017 earnings of $2.78 to $2.84 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.94 per share for the quarter ending September 30, 2017 and $2.84 per share for the year ending December 31, 2017.

Choice Hotels International Inc and its subsidiaries, operates as hotel franchisors. The Company operates in two reportable segments encompassing its hotel franchising business and its SkyTouch Technology ("SkyTouch") division.

Results
Reported Earnings
$0.79
Earnings Whisper
-
Consensus Estimate
$0.77
Reported Revenue
$276.8 Mil
Revenue Estimate
$255.2 Mil
Growth
Earnings Growth
Revenue Growth
Power Rating
Grade
Earnings Release

Choice Hotels International Reports A 16-Percent Increase In Second Quarter Diluted Earnings Per Share

Choice Hotels International, Inc. (CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, today reported its results for the three months ended June 30, 2017. Net income for the 2017 second quarter was $45.0 million, or $0.79 per diluted share, compared to $38.8 million, or $0.68 per diluted share for the 2016 second quarter, representing a 16-percent increase. Second quarter adjusted earnings before income taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) was $81.1 million compared to $70.4 million in the prior-year second quarter, a 15-percent increase.

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"Choice Hotels’ overall strategy to successfully focus on franchisee profitability has led to our robust development pipeline and continues to deliver strong financial results," said Stephen P. Joyce, chief executive officer, Choice Hotels. "For second quarter of 2017, 176 new domestic franchise agreements were executed, a 20-percent increase when compared to second quarter of 2016. In fact, we have experienced one of the strongest January through June development periods in our company’s history, as new franchise agreements increased 30-percent and new construction agreements increased 65-percent, versus the first six months of 2016."

"Our midscale and upscale brands continue to be core areas of strength and expansion," said Patrick Pacious, Choice Hotel’s president, chief operating officer and incoming chief executive officer. "The brands in our midscale segment, including Comfort, Quality and Sleep Inn, are experiencing continued growth in both RevPAR and our development pipeline. In addition, our upscale brands - Cambria Hotels and The Ascend Hotel Collection - are aggressively expanding. These results reinforce that we have very effective distribution channels and a high-performing franchisee business model."

Highlights of the company’s second quarter 2017 results are as follows:

Overall Results

Diluted earnings per share (EPS) for the second quarter was $0.79, a 16-percent increase from the second quarter of the prior year; Diluted EPS increased 11-percent compared to our adjusted diluted EPS for the second quarter of 2016, which excluded executive termination benefits incurred in 2016.

Total revenues and hotel franchising revenues for the second quarter increased 14 percent and 10 percent, respectively, from the second quarter of the prior year.

Adjusted EBITDA totaled $81.1 million for the second quarter, a 15-percent increase from the second quarter of the prior year.

Adjusted EBITDA from hotel franchising activities for the second quarter increased 11 percent from the prior year second quarter to $84.0 million.

Adjusted hotel franchising margins for the second quarter increased 100 basis points from the prior year second quarter to 70.5 percent.

Royalties

Domestic royalty fees for second quarter totaled $87.0 million, a 7.2-percent increase from the second quarter of the prior year.

Domestic system-wide revenue per available room (RevPAR) increased 2.0 percent for the second quarter compared to the prior year second quarter. Occupancy and average daily rates increased 30 basis points and 1.5 percent, respectively, in the second quarter compared to the same period of 2016.

The Comfort brands extended their consecutive months of RevPAR index gains, compared to their focused competition, to 33 months.

Effective royalty rate increased 19 basis points for the second quarter of 2017, compared to the second quarter of the prior year.

Domestic franchised hotels, as of June 30, 2017, increased 2.6 percent from June 30, 2016.

Cambria Hotels surpassed 30 open hotels with three new Cambria Hotels opening during the second quarter, including our first Los Angeles property and our second hotel in Chicago.

Domestic and international rooms, as of June 30, 2017, increased 2.2 percent and 1.8 percent, respectively, from June 30, 2016.

Development

New, executed franchised hotel development contracts totaled 176 in the second quarter, a 20-percent increase from the comparable period of the prior year.

New construction and conversion franchise agreements increased 33 percent and 14 percent, respectively, in the second quarter of 2017, compared to the second quarter of the prior year.

The company executed 11 Cambria Hotels new construction franchise agreements in the second quarter of 2017, a 22-percent increase compared to the second quarter of the prior year. The domestic new construction pipeline for the Cambria Hotels brand now totals nearly 70 hotels.

Domestic relicensing and contract renewal transactions totaled 127 for the three months ended June 30, 2017, a 19-percent increase from the same period of 2016.

The company’s total domestic pipeline of hotels awaiting conversion, under construction or approved for development, as of June 30, 2017, increased 22 percent to 721 hotels from June 30, 2016.

The new construction and conversion domestic pipelines totaled 523 and 198 hotels, respectively at June 30, 2017, representing increases of 30 percent and 5 percent from June 30, 2016.

Use of Cash Flows

Dividends During the six months ended June 30, 2017, the company paid cash dividends totaling approximately $24 million. Based on the current quarterly dividend rate of $0.215 per common share, the company expects to pay dividends of approximately $49 million during 2017.

Share Repurchases The company did not repurchase shares of common stock under its share repurchase program during the six months ended June 30, 2017. The company currently has authorization to purchase up to 4.0 million additional shares under this program.

Hotel Development & Financing Pursuant to its program to encourage acceleration of the growth of our upscale Cambria Hotels brand, the company advanced approximately $64 million in support of the brand’s development during the six months ended June 30, 2017. The company also recycled approximately $2 million of prior investments in Cambria development projects, resulting in net advances of $62 million for the current year. Advances under this program are primarily in the form of joint venture investments, forgivable key money loans, senior mortgage loans, development loans, mezzanine lending, and through the operation of a land-banking program. On June 30, 2017, the company had approximately $261 million reflected in its consolidated balance sheet pursuant to these financial support activities. With respect to lending and joint venture investments, the company generally expects to recycle these loans and investments within a five-year period.

Special Item

During the three and six months ended June 30, 2016, the company recorded an executive termination benefit charge of approximately $2.2 million. This special item impacted diluted EPS by $0.03 and $0.02 per share for the three and six months ended June 30, 2016, respectively. The company evaluates the non-GAAP measures presented herein that exclude executive termination benefits because those non-GAAP measures allow for period-over-period comparison of ongoing core operations before the impact of these charges. These non-GAAP measures, which are reconciled to the comparable GAAP measures in Exhibit 6, include adjusted net income, adjusted diluted EPS, adjusted hotel franchising selling, general and administrative expenses, adjusted EBITDA, adjusted hotel franchising EBITDA and adjusted hotel franchising margins.

Outlook

The company’s consolidated 2017 outlook reflects the following assumptions:

Consolidated Outlook

Net income for full-year 2017 is expected to range between $160 million and $163 million.

Adjusted EBITDA for full-year 2017 is expected to range between $293 million and $297 million.

The company’s third-quarter 2017 adjusted diluted EPS is expected to range between $0.90 and $0.92.

The company expects full-year 2017 adjusted diluted EPS to range between $2.81 and $2.86.

The effective tax rate is expected to be approximately 33 percent for both the third quarter and full-year 2017.

All estimates for 2017 exclude any potential costs associated with the company’s recently announced executive succession plan.

Adjusted diluted EPS estimates are based on the current number of shares outstanding, and thus do not factor in any changes that may occur due to new equity grants or any further repurchases of common stock, under the company’s share repurchase program.

The adjusted diluted EPS and consolidated adjusted EBITDA estimates assume that we incur net reductions in adjusted EBITDA related to non-hotel franchising activities at the midpoint of the range for these investments.

Hotel Franchising

Adjusted EBITDA from hotel franchising activities for full-year 2017 is expected to range between $299 million and $303 million.

Net domestic unit growth for 2017 is expected to range between approximately 2 percent and 3 percent.

RevPAR is expected to increase between 1 percent and 2 percent for the third quarter and range between 2 percent and 3 percent for full-year 2017.

The effective royalty rate is expected to increase between 17 and 19 basis points for full-year 2017 as compared to full-year 2016.

Non-Hotel Franchising Activities

Net reductions in full-year 2017 adjusted EBITDA, relating to our non-hotel franchising operations, which primarily relate to SkyTouch and vacation rental activities, are expected to range between approximately $5 million and $7 million.

Conference Call Choice will conduct a conference call on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss the company’s 2017 second quarter results. The dial-in number to listen to the call domestically is 1-855-638-5678 and the number for international participants is 1-920-663-6286. The conference call also will be webcast simultaneously via the company’s website, www.choicehotels.com. Interested investors and other parties wishing to access the call via the webcast should go to the website and click on the Investor Info link. The Investor page will feature a conference call microphone icon to access the call.

The call will be recorded and available for replay beginning at 1:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, by calling 1-855-859-2056 (domestic) or 1-404-537-3406 (international) and entering access code 43105678. In addition, the call will be archived and available on choicehotels.com via the Investor Info link.

About Choice Hotels Choice Hotels International, Inc. (CHH) is one of the world’s largest hotel companies. With over 6,500 hotels franchised in more than 40 countries and territories, Choice Hotels International represents more than 500,000 rooms around the globe. As of June 30, 2017, 792 hotels were in our development pipeline. Our company’s Ascend Hotel Collection?, Cambria? Hotels, Comfort Inn?, Comfort Suites?, Sleep Inn?, Quality?, Clarion?, MainStay Suites?, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel?, Econo Lodge?, Rodeway Inn?, and Vacation Rentals by Choice Hotels(TM) brands provide a spectrum of lodging choices to meet guests’ needs. With more than 32 million members, our Choice Privileges? rewards program enhances every trip a guest takes, with benefits ranging from instant, every day rewards to exceptional experiences, starting right when they join. All hotels and vacation rentals are independently owned and operated. Visit us at www.choicehotels.com for more information.

Forward-Looking Statements Certain matters discussed in this press release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Generally, our use of words such as "expect," "estimate," "believe," "anticipate," "should," "will," "forecast," "plan," "project," "assume" or similar words of futurity identify such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on management’s current beliefs, assumptions and expectations regarding future events, which in turn are based on information currently available to management. Such statements may relate to projections of the company’s revenue, earnings and other financial and operational measures, company debt levels, ability to repay outstanding indebtedness, payment of dividends, repurchases of common stock and future operations, among other matters. We caution you not to place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements do not guarantee future performance and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors.

Several factors could cause actual results, performance or achievements of the company to differ materially from those expressed in or contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Such risks include, but are not limited to, changes to general, domestic and foreign economic conditions; foreign currency fluctuations; operating risks common in the lodging and franchising industries; changes to the desirability of our brands as viewed by hotel operators and customers; changes to the terms or termination of our contracts with franchisees; our ability to keep pace with improvements in technology utilized for marketing and reservations systems and other operating systems; our ability to grow our franchise system; exposure to risks related to our hotel development and financing activities; fluctuations in the supply and demand for hotels rooms; our ability to realize anticipated benefits from acquired businesses; the level of acceptance of alternative growth strategies we may implement; operating risks associated with our international operations; the outcome of litigation; and our ability to manage our indebtedness. These and other risk factors are discussed in detail in the company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission including our annual report on Form 10-K for 2016 and our quarterly reports filed on Form 10-Q. Except as may be required by law, we undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Statement Concerning Non-GAAP Financial Measurements Presented in this Press Release Adjusted EBITDA, hotel franchising revenues, adjusted hotel franchising SG&A, Adjusted EBITDA from hotel franchising activities, adjusted hotel franchising margins and adjusted diluted EPS are non-GAAP financial measurements. These measures should not be considered as an alternative to any measure of performance or liquidity as promulgated under or authorized by generally accepted accounting principles in the United States ("GAAP"), such as net income, total revenues and operating margins. The company’s calculation of these measurements may be different from the calculations used by other companies and therefore comparability may be limited. The company has included an exhibit accompanying this release that reconciles these items to the most comparable GAAP financial measures. We discuss management’s reasons for reporting these non-GAAP measures below.

Adjusted Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization: Adjusted EBITDA reflects net income excluding the impact of interest expense, interest income, provision for income taxes, depreciation and amortization, other (gains) and losses, equity in net income of unconsolidated affiliates, mark to market adjustments on non-qualified retirement plan investments and executive termination benefits. We consider adjusted EBITDA to be an indicator of operating performance because we use it to measure our ability to service debt, fund capital expenditures, and expand our business. We also use adjusted EBITDA, as do analysts, lenders, investors and others, to evaluate companies because it excludes certain items that can vary widely across different industries or among companies within the same industry. For example, interest expense can be dependent on a company’s capital structure, debt levels and credit ratings. Accordingly, the impact of interest expense on earnings can vary significantly among companies. The tax positions of companies can also vary because of their differing abilities to take advantage of tax benefits and because of the tax policies of the jurisdictions in which they operate. As a result, effective tax rates and provision for income taxes can vary considerably among companies. Adjusted EBITDA also excludes depreciation and amortization because companies utilize productive assets of different ages and use different methods of both acquiring and depreciating productive assets. These differences can result in considerable variability in the relative costs of productive assets and the depreciation and amortization expense among companies. Mark to market adjustments on non-qualified retirement plan investments recorded in SG&A are excluded from EBITDA as the company accounts for these investments in accordance with accounting for deferred compensation arrangements when investments are held in a rabbi trust and invested. Changes in the fair value of the investments are recognized as both compensation expense in SG&A and other gains and losses. As a result, the changes in the fair value of the investments do not have a material impact on the company’s net income. These amounts are excluded from EBITDA as they can vary widely across reporting periods based on the performance of the investments and are not an indicator of the operating performance of the company.

Hotel Franchising Revenues, Adjusted Hotel Franchising EBITDA, Adjusted Hotel Franchising SG&A and Margins: The company reports hotel franchising revenues, adjusted hotel franchising EBITDA, adjusted franchising hotel SG&A and margins which exclude marketing and reservation system revenues; the SkyTouch Technology division; vacation rental activities including operations that provide Software as a Service ("SaaS") technology solutions to vacation rental management companies; and revenue generated from the ownership of an office building that is leased to a third-party. These non-GAAP measures are a commonly used measure of performance in our industry and facilitate comparisons between the company and its competitors. Marketing and reservation system activities are excluded from these measures since the company is required by its franchise agreements to use the fees collected for marketing and reservation activities; as such, no income or loss to the company is generated. Cumulative marketing and reservation system fees not expended are recorded as a liability in the company’s financial statements and are carried over to the next year and expended in accordance with the franchise agreements. Cumulative marketing and reservation expenditures in excess of fees collected for marketing and reservation activities are deferred and recorded as an asset in the company’s financial statements and recovered in future periods. SkyTouch Technology is a division of the company that develops and markets cloud-based technology products, including inventory management, pricing and connectivity to third party channels, to hoteliers not under franchise agreements with the company. The operations for SkyTouch Technology and our vacation rental activities are excluded since they do not reflect the company’s core franchising business but are adjacent, complementary lines of business.

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Choice Hotels International, Inc. and Subsidiaries Exhibit 1 Consolidated Statements of Income (Unaudited) Three Months Ended June 30, Six Months Ended June 30, Variance Variance 2017 2016 $ % 2017 2016 $ % (In thousands, except per share amounts) REVENUES: Royalty fees $ 92,486 $ 86,195 $ 6,291 7% $ 161,475 $ 151,054 $ 10,421 7% Initial franchise and relicensing fees 6,981 5,706 1,275 22% 11,987 10,862 1,125 10% Procurement services 11,068 10,308 760 7% 17,544 16,104 1,440 9% Marketing and reservation system 158,035 133,814 24,221 18% 267,510 260,175 7,335 3% Other 8,229 5,728 2,501 44% 16,181 10,674 5,507 52% Total revenues 276,799 241,751 35,048 14% 474,697 448,869 25,828 6% OPERATING EXPENSES: Selling, general and administrative 38,208 40,039 (1,831) (5%) 71,054 75,158 (4,104) (5%) Depreciation and amortization 3,050 2,956 94 3% 6,120 5,721 399 7% Marketing and reservation system 158,035 133,814 24,221 18% 267,510 260,175 7,335 3% Total operating expenses 199,293 176,809 22,484 13% 344,684 341,054 3,630 1% Operating income 77,506 64,942 12,564 19% 130,013 107,815 22,198 21% OTHER INCOME AND EXPENSES, NET: Interest expense 11,280 11,224 56 0% 22,485 22,316 169 1% Interest income (1,438) (827) (611) 74% (2,702) (1,666) (1,036) 62% Other (gains) losses (576) (321) (255) 79% (1,473) (259) (1,214) 469% Equity in net (income) loss of affiliates 859 (744) 1,603 (215%) 2,939 1,436 1,503 105% Total other income and expenses, net 10,125 9,332 793 8% 21,249 21,827 (578) (3%) Income before income taxes 67,381 55,610 11,771 21% 108,764 85,988 22,776 26% Income taxes 22,386 16,788 5,598 33% 35,025 26,003 9,022 35% Net income $ 44,995 $ 38,822 $ 6,173 16% $ 73,739 $ 59,985 $ 13,754 23% Basic earnings per share $ 0.80 $ 0.69 $ 0.11 16% $ 1.31 $ 1.06 $ 0.25 24% Diluted earnings per share $ 0.79 $ 0.68 $ 0.11 16% $ 1.30 $ 1.06 $ 0.24 23%

Choice Hotels International, Inc. and Subsidiaries Exhibit 2 Consolidated Balance Sheets (In thousands, except per share amounts) June 30, December 31, 2017 2016 (Unaudited) ASSETS Cash and cash equivalents $ 197,957 $ 202,463 Accounts receivable, net 146,653 107,336 Other current assets 35,617 35,074 Total current assets 380,227 344,873 Fixed assets and intangibles, net 178,271 178,704 Notes receivable, net of allowances 132,004 110,608 Investments in unconsolidated entities 131,722 94,839 Investments, employee benefit plans, at fair value 19,451 16,975 Other assets 106,298 106,469 Total assets $ 947,973 $ 852,468 LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS’ DEFICIT Accounts payable $ 67,736 $ 48,071 Accrued expenses and other current liabilities 71,973 81,184 Deferred revenue 135,350 133,218 Current portion of long-term debt 1,302 1,195 Total current liabilities 276,361 263,668 Long-term debt 862,965 839,409 Deferred compensation & retirement plan obligations 23,927 21,595 Other liabilities 37,337 39,145 Total liabilities 1,200,590 1,163,817 Total shareholders’ deficit (252,617) (311,349) Total liabilities and shareholders’ deficit $ 947,973 $ 852,468

Choice Hotels International, Inc. and Subsidiaries Exhibit 3 Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows (Unaudited) (In thousands) Six Months Ended June 30, 2017 2016 CASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES: Net income $ 73,739 $ 59,985 Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities: Depreciation and amortization 6,120 5,721 Loss on disposal of assets 4 7 Provision for bad debts, net 916 962 Non-cash stock compensation and other charges 6,809 7,966 Non-cash interest and other (income) loss (274) 958 Deferred income taxes (1,446) 4,030 Equity in net losses from unconsolidated joint ventures less distributions received 3,543 2,193 Changes in assets and liabilities: Receivables (40,673) (39,058) Advances to/from marketing and reservation activities, net 17,407 (42,671) Forgivable notes receivable, net (14,108) (13,174) Accounts payable 18,955 10,567 Accrued expenses and other current liabilities (11,286) (8,842) Income taxes payable/receivable 5,629 10,463 Deferred revenue 2,061 42,164 Other assets (1,764) (10,834) Other liabilities (1,524) (2,576) NET CASH PROVIDED BY OPERATING ACTIVITIES 64,108 27,861 CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES: Investment in property and equipment (10,687) (10,912) Investment in intangible assets (2,228) (322) Proceeds from sales of assets - 1,700 Acquisitions of real estate - (25,389) Contributions to equity method investments (42,127) (19,688) Distributions from equity method investments 1,696 3,619 Purchases of investments, employee benefit plans (1,736) (1,140) Proceeds from sales of investments, employee benefit plans 2,094 1,136 Issuance of mezzanine and other notes receivable (14,977) (13,048) Collections of mezzanine and other notes receivable 552 10,158 Other items, net 110 11 NET CASH USED IN INVESTING ACTIVITIES (67,303) (53,875) CASH FLOWS FROM FINANCING ACTIVITIES: Net borrowings pursuant to revolving credit facilities 23,200 87,950 Principal payments on long-term debt (309) (623) Purchases of treasury stock (7,414) (28,278) Dividends paid (24,333) (23,193) Proceeds from exercise of stock options 6,590 4,234 NET CASH PROVIDED (USED) BY FINANCING ACTIVITIES (2,266) 40,090 Net change in cash and cash equivalents (5,461) 14,076 Effect of foreign exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents 955 371 Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 202,463 193,441 CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS AT END OF PERIOD $ 197,957 $ 207,888

CHOICE HOTELS INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES Exhibit 4 SUPPLEMENTAL OPERATING INFORMATION DOMESTIC HOTEL SYSTEM (UNAUDITED) For the Six Months Ended June 30, 2017 For the Six Months Ended June 30, 2016 Change Average Daily Average Daily Average Daily Rate Occupancy RevPAR Rate Occupancy RevPAR Rate Occupancy RevPAR Comfort Inn $ 92.00 64.7% $ 59.48 $ 90.11 64.0% $ 57.67 2.1% 70 bps 3.1% Comfort Suites 96.16 69.3% 66.65 95.51 68.9% 65.80 0.7% 40 bps 1.3% Sleep 82.29 65.0% 53.51 81.13 64.2% 52.08 1.4% 80 bps 2.7% Quality 77.45 58.5% 45.32 75.79 57.9% 43.88 2.2% 60 bps 3.3% Clarion 82.30 58.9% 48.45 80.52 56.3% 45.35 2.2% 260 bps 6.8% Econo Lodge 60.64 53.2% 32.26 59.24 52.4% 31.03 2.4% 80 bps 4.0% Rodeway 62.61 55.1% 34.51 60.72 54.6% 33.15 3.1% 50 bps 4.1% MainStay 74.51 67.1% 49.99 75.80 63.4% 48.02 (1.7%) 370 bps 4.1% Suburban 51.74 76.2% 39.44 49.67 74.9% 37.21 4.2% 130 bps 6.0% Cambria hotel & suites 133.34 72.9% 97.16 NA NA NA NA NA NA Ascend Hotel Collection 123.71 54.1% 66.96 125.21 56.9% 71.28 (1.2%) (280) bps (6.1%) Total (1) $ 82.16 61.1% $ 50.22 $ 80.77 60.5% $ 48.84 1.7% 60 bps 2.8% For the Three Months Ended June 30, 2017 For the Three Months Ended June 30, 2016 Change Average Daily Average Daily Average Daily Rate Occupancy RevPAR Rate Occupancy RevPAR Rate Occupancy RevPAR Comfort Inn $ 95.96 70.6% $ 67.76 $ 93.87 70.1% $ 65.84 2.2% 50 bps 2.9% Comfort Suites 98.54 73.4% 72.32 98.19 73.6% 72.24 0.4% (20) bps 0.1% Sleep 84.84 69.9% 59.27 83.93 69.5% 58.35 1.1% 40 bps 1.6% Quality 80.36 63.6% 51.12 78.61 63.3% 49.79 2.2% 30 bps 2.7% Clarion 85.70 63.9% 54.76 84.14 62.3% 52.46 1.9% 160 bps 4.4% Econo Lodge 63.31 57.6% 36.48 61.84 57.3% 35.46 2.4% 30 bps 2.9% Rodeway 64.94 58.7% 38.12 63.13 57.9% 36.56 2.9% 80 bps 4.3% MainStay 76.88 72.4% 55.62 78.07 68.4% 53.40 (1.5%) 400 bps 4.2% Suburban 52.42 78.2% 41.00 51.07 76.9% 39.27 2.6% 130 bps 4.4% Cambria hotel & suites 142.23 77.2% 109.78 NA NA NA NA NA NA Ascend Hotel Collection 129.17 56.8% 73.32 133.28 60.0% 79.94 (3.1%) (320) bps (8.3%) Total (1) $ 85.19 65.9% $ 56.17 $ 83.89 65.6% $ 55.07 1.5% 30 bps 2.0% For the Quarter Ended For the Six Months Ended 6/30/2017 6/30/2016 6/30/2017 6/30/2016 System-wide effective royalty rate 4.58% 4.39% (1) 4.56% 4.39% (1) (1)Totals for the three and six months ended June 30, 2016 have been revised from previous disclosures to include the operating statistics for the Cambria hotel & suites brand

CHOICE HOTELS INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES Exhibit 5 SUPPLEMENTAL HOTEL AND ROOM SUPPLY DATA (UNAUDITED) June 30, 2017 June 30, 2016 Variance Hotels Rooms Hotels Rooms Hotels Rooms % % Comfort Inn 1,093 84,956 1,138 88,085 (45) (3,129) (4.0%) (3.6%) Comfort Suites 565 43,721 564 43,522 1 199 0.2% 0.5% Sleep 385 27,574 380 27,188 5 386 1.3% 1.4% Quality 1,493 116,961 1,395 110,952 98 6,009 7.0% 5.4% Clarion 163 22,159 168 23,033 (5) (874) (3.0%) (3.8%) Econo Lodge 843 51,757 847 52,385 (4) (628) (0.5%) (1.2%) Rodeway 586 34,085 528 29,771 58 4,314 11.0% 14.5% MainStay 56 4,074 54 4,020 2 54 3.7% 1.3% Suburban 59 6,578 58 6,471 1 107 1.7% 1.7% Cambria hotel & suites 31 4,160 25 3,113 6 1,047 24.0% 33.6% Ascend Hotel Collection 135 10,877 116 9,650 19 1,227 16.4% 12.7% Domestic Franchises 5,409 406,902 5,273 398,190 136 8,712 2.6% 2.2% International Franchises 1,144 113,322 1,156 111,366 (12) 1,956 (1.0%) 1.8% Total Franchises 6,553 520,224 6,429 509,556 124 10,668 1.9% 2.1%

CHOICE HOTELS INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES Exhibit 6 SUPPLEMENTAL NON-GAAP FINANCIAL INFORMATION (UNAUDITED) HOTEL FRANCHISING REVENUES AND ADJUSTED HOTEL FRANCHISING MARGINS (dollar amounts in thousands) Three Months Ended June 30, Six Months Ended June 30, 2017 2016 2017 2016 Hotel Franchising Revenues: Total Revenues $ 276,799 $ 241,751 $ 474,697 $ 448,869 Adjustments: Marketing and reservation system revenues (158,035) (133,814) (267,510) (260,175) Non-hotel franchising activities (2,557) (2,068) (5,112) (4,097) Hotel Franchising Revenues $ 116,207 $ 105,869 $ 202,075 $ 184,597 Adjusted Hotel Franchising Margins: Operating Margin: Total Revenues $ 276,799 $ 241,751 $ 474,697 $ 448,869 Operating Income $ 77,506 $ 64,942 $ 130,013 $ 107,815 Operating Margin 28.0% 26.9% 27.4% 24.0% Adjusted Hotel Franchising Margin: Hotel Franchising Revenues $ 116,207 $ 105,869 $ 202,075 $ 184,597 Operating Income $ 77,506 $ 64,942 $ 130,013 $ 107,815 Mark to market adjustments on non-qualified retirement plan investments $ 590 $ 315 $ 1,441 $ 255 Executive termination benefits $ - $ 2,206 $ - $ 2,206 Non-hotel franchising activities operating loss 3,801 6,084 5,906 11,740 Adjusted Hotel Franchising Operating Income $ 81,897 $ 73,547 $ 137,360 $ 122,016 Adjusted Hotel Franchising Margins 70.5% 69.5% 68.0% 66.1% ADJUSTED HOTEL FRANCHISING SELLING, GENERAL AND ADMINISTRATION EXPENSES (dollar amounts in thousands) Three Months Ended June 30, Six Months Ended June 30, 2017 2016 2017 2016 Total Selling, General and Administrative Expenses $ 38,208 $ 40,039 $ 71,054 $ 75,158 Mark to market adjustments on non-qualified retirement plan investments $ (590) $ (315) $ (1,441) $ (255) Executive termination benefits $ - $ (2,206) $ - $ (2,206) Non-hotel franchising activities (5,415) (7,045) (9,095) (13,715) Adjusted Hotel Franchising Selling, General and Administration Expenses $ 32,203 $ 30,473 $ 60,518 $ 58,982 ADJUSTED EARNINGS BEFORE INTEREST, TAXES, DEPRECIATION AND AMORTIZATION ("EBITDA") (dollar amounts in thousands) Three Months Ended June 30, Six Months Ended June 30, 2017 2016 2017 2016 Net income $ 44,995 $ 38,822 $ 73,739 $ 59,985 Income taxes 22,386 16,788 35,025 26,003 Interest expense 11,280 11,224 22,485 22,316 Interest income (1,438) (827) (2,702) (1,666) Other (gains) losses (576) (321) (1,473) (259) Equity in net (income) loss of affiliates 859 (744) 2,939 1,436 Depreciation and amortization 3,050 2,956 6,120 5,721 Executive termination benefits - 2,206 - 2,206 Mark to market adjustments on non-qualified retirement plan investments 590 315 1,441 255 Adjusted EBITDA $ 81,146 $ 70,419 $ 137,574 $ 115,997 Hotel franchising $ 84,004 $ 75,397 $ 141,557 $ 125,616 Non-hotel franchising activities (2,858) (4,978) (3,983) (9,619) $ 81,146 $ 70,419 $ 137,574 $ 115,997 ADJUSTED NET INCOME AND ADJUSTED DILUTED EARNINGS PER SHARE (EPS) (dollar amounts in thousands, except per share amounts) Three Months Ended June 30, Six Months Ended June 30, 2017 2016 2017 2016 Net Income $ 44,995 $ 38,822 $ 73,739 $ 59,985 Adjustments: Executive termination benefits - 1,394 - 1,394 Adjusted Net Income $ 44,995 $ 40,216 $ 73,739 $ 61,379 Diluted Earnings Per Share $ 0.79 $ 0.68 $ 1.30 $ 1.06 Adjustments: Executive termination benefits - 0.03 - 0.02 Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share (EPS) $ 0.79 $ 0.71 $ 1.30 $ 1.08 ADJUSTED EBITDA FULL YEAR FORECAST (dollar amounts in thousands) Range Estimated Adjusted EBITDA Fiscal Year 2017 Net income $ 160,000 $ 163,000 Income taxes 77,500 78,500 Interest expense 45,900 45,900 Interest income (5,100) (5,100) Gain on sale of assets - - Other gains (1,500) (1,500) Equity in net loss of affiliates 1,600 1,600 Depreciation and amortization 13,100 13,100 Mark to market adjustments on non-qualified retirement plan investments 1,500 1,500 Adjusted EBITDA $ 293,000 $ 297,000 Hotel franchising $ 299,000 $ 303,000 Non-hotel franchising activities (6,000) (6,000) $ 293,000 $ 297,000

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