NYSE:AHT - Ashford Hospitality Trust Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$4.86 -0.03 (-0.61 %)
(As of 11/21/2018 08:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$4.89
Today's Range$4.82 - $4.93
52-Week Range$4.82 - $8.66
Volume361,200 shs
Average Volume476,729 shs
Market Capitalization$494.08 million
P/E Ratio3.94
Dividend Yield9.82%
Beta1.36
Ashford Hospitality Trust is a real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on investing opportunistically in the hospitality industry in upper upscale, full-service hotels.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustrySpecialized REITs
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNYSE:AHT
Previous Symbol
CUSIP04410310
Phone972-490-9600

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio7.79
Current Ratio3.67
Quick Ratio3.67

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio3.94
Forward P/E Ratio5.01
P/E Growth1

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.44 billion
Price / Sales0.34
Cash Flow$1.9676 per share
Price / Cash2.47
Book Value$4.95 per share
Price / Book0.98

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.37
Net Income$-67,000,000.00
Net Margins-7.15%
Return on Equity-18.33%
Return on Assets-2.16%

Miscellaneous

Employees102
Outstanding Shares101,040,000
Market Cap$494.08 million
OptionableOptionable

Ashford Hospitality Trust (NYSE:AHT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ashford Hospitality Trust's stock symbol?

Ashford Hospitality Trust trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AHT."

How often does Ashford Hospitality Trust pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ashford Hospitality Trust?

Ashford Hospitality Trust declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Monday, October 15th. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 9.88%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 27th. View Ashford Hospitality Trust's Dividend History.

How will Ashford Hospitality Trust's stock buyback program work?

Ashford Hospitality Trust announced that its board has authorized a stock buyback program on Tuesday, December 12th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Ashford Hospitality Trust's earnings last quarter?

Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AHT) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 1st. The real estate investment trust reported ($0.40) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.65. The real estate investment trust earned $355.93 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $359.93 million. Ashford Hospitality Trust had a negative net margin of 7.15% and a negative return on equity of 18.33%. View Ashford Hospitality Trust's Earnings History.

When is Ashford Hospitality Trust's next earnings date?

Ashford Hospitality Trust is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ashford Hospitality Trust.

What price target have analysts set for AHT?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Ashford Hospitality Trust's shares. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $8.00. On average, they anticipate Ashford Hospitality Trust's share price to reach $8.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 64.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ashford Hospitality Trust.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ashford Hospitality Trust?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ashford Hospitality Trust in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Ashford Hospitality Trust.

Has Ashford Hospitality Trust been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about AHT stock have trended somewhat negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ashford Hospitality Trust earned a news impact score of -1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting Ashford Hospitality Trust?

Ashford Hospitality Trust saw a decline in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,264,114 shares, a decline of 34.7% from the September 28th total of 1,935,214 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 709,139 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.8 days. Approximately 1.4% of the company's stock are sold short. View Ashford Hospitality Trust's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Ashford Hospitality Trust's key competitors?

Who are Ashford Hospitality Trust's key executives?

Ashford Hospitality Trust's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Montgomery J. Bennett IV, Founder & Chairman (Age 52)
  • Mr. Douglas A. Kessler, Pres & CEO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Deric S. Eubanks CFA, CFO & Treasurer (Age 42)
  • Mr. Jeremy J. Welter, Chief Operating Officer (Age 41)
  • Mr. J. Robison Hays III, Chief Strategy Officer (Age 40)

Who are Ashford Hospitality Trust's major shareholders?

Ashford Hospitality Trust's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.38%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (6.41%), LSV Asset Management (3.38%), Prudential Financial Inc. (2.01%), Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. (1.70%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.64%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ashford Hospitality Trust.

Which major investors are selling Ashford Hospitality Trust stock?

AHT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Chicago Equity Partners LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Martingale Asset Management L P, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse AG and WMS Partners LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ashford Hospitality Trust.

Which major investors are buying Ashford Hospitality Trust stock?

AHT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC, LSV Asset Management, Nordea Investment Management AB, Matarin Capital Management LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP, BlackRock Inc. and Citadel Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ashford Hospitality Trust.

How do I buy shares of Ashford Hospitality Trust?

Shares of AHT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Ashford Hospitality Trust's stock price today?

One share of AHT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.86.

How big of a company is Ashford Hospitality Trust?

Ashford Hospitality Trust has a market capitalization of $494.08 million and generates $1.44 billion in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $-67,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.37 on an earnings per share basis. Ashford Hospitality Trust employs 102 workers across the globe.

What is Ashford Hospitality Trust's official website?

The official website for Ashford Hospitality Trust is http://www.ahtreit.com.

How can I contact Ashford Hospitality Trust?

Ashford Hospitality Trust's mailing address is 14185 DALLAS PARKWAY SUITE 1100, DALLAS TX, 75254. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 972-490-9600 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Ashford Hospitality Trust (NYSE AHT)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  355 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  360 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  715
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ashford Hospitality Trust and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AHT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AHT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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