NYSE:HT - Hersha Hospitality Trust Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $18.29 +0.13 (+0.72 %) (As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$18.29Today's Range$18.06 - $18.4052-Week Range$16.60 - $24.16Volume207,436 shsAverage Volume352,721 shsMarket Capitalization$715.94 millionP/E Ratio8.47Dividend Yield6.17%Beta1.54 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Hersha Hospitality Trust (HT) is a self-advised real estate investment trust in the hospitality sector, which owns and operates high quality upscale hotels in urban gateway markets and coastal destinations. The Company's 49 hotels totaling 7,730 rooms are located in New York, Washington, DC, Boston, Philadelphia, South Florida and select markets on the West Coast. The Company's common shares are traded on The New York Stock Exchange under the ticker HT. Receive HT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for HT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Real estate investment trusts Sub-IndustrySpecialized REITs SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:HT Previous Symbol CUSIP42782510 Webwww.hersha.com Phone717-236-4400 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.09 Current Ratio0.45 Quick Ratio0.45 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio8.47 Forward P/E Ratio9.53 P/E Growth1.99 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$498.24 million Price / Sales1.45 Cash Flow$4.6071 per share Price / Cash Flow3.97 Book Value$21.34 per share Price / Book0.86 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.16 Net Income$99.86 million Net Margins-1.61% Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/A Miscellaneous Employees51 Outstanding Shares39,420,000Market Cap$715.94 million OptionableOptionable Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE:HT) Frequently Asked Questions What is Hersha Hospitality Trust's stock symbol? Hersha Hospitality Trust trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HT." How often does Hersha Hospitality Trust pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Hersha Hospitality Trust? Hersha Hospitality Trust announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 14th. Shareholders of record on Saturday, January 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.28 per share on Tuesday, January 15th. This represents a $1.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 3rd. View Hersha Hospitality Trust's Dividend History. How will Hersha Hospitality Trust's stock buyback program work? Hersha Hospitality Trust announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback program on Thursday, January 4th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. How were Hersha Hospitality Trust's earnings last quarter? Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE:HT) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The real estate investment trust reported ($0.09) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.06) by $0.03. The real estate investment trust earned $127.88 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $134.82 million. View Hersha Hospitality Trust's Earnings History. When is Hersha Hospitality Trust's next earnings date? Hersha Hospitality Trust is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 20th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Hersha Hospitality Trust. What guidance has Hersha Hospitality Trust issued on next quarter's earnings? Hersha Hospitality Trust updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.15-2.20 for the period. Hersha Hospitality Trust also updated its Q4 2018 guidance to $0.53-0.58 EPS. What price target have analysts set for HT? 9 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Hersha Hospitality Trust's stock. Their predictions range from $16.75 to $24.00. On average, they expect Hersha Hospitality Trust's share price to reach $20.4688 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Hersha Hospitality Trust. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Hersha Hospitality Trust? 9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hersha Hospitality Trust in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Hersha Hospitality Trust. Has Hersha Hospitality Trust been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about HT stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Hersha Hospitality Trust earned a coverage optimism score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of Hersha Hospitality Trust's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Hersha Hospitality Trust include Colony Capital (CLNY), Stag Industrial (STAG), Keppel REIT (KREVF), The GEO Group (GEO), Outfront Media (OUT), Empire State Realty Trust (ESRT), Retail Properties of America (RPAI), Great Portland Estates (GPEAF), Corecivic (CXW), Apollo Commercial Real Est. Finance (ARI), Corporate Office Properties Trust (OFC), Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN), Columbia Property Trust (CXP), Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (PEB) and Acadia Realty Trust (AKR). Who are Hersha Hospitality Trust's key executives? Hersha Hospitality Trust's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Hasu P. Shah, Chairman (Age 73)Mr. Jay H. Shah, CEO & Trustee (Age 49)Mr. Neil H. Shah, Pres & COO (Age 44)Mr. Ashish R. Parikh CPA, CFO & Assistant Sec. (Age 48)Mr. Michael R. Gillespie, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller & Assistant Sec. (Age 45) Who are Hersha Hospitality Trust's major shareholders? Hersha Hospitality Trust's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (16.38%), Vanguard Group Inc. (14.65%), Vanguard Group Inc (14.65%), Jennison Associates LLC (8.80%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (3.20%) and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (2.37%). Company insiders that own Hersha Hospitality Trust stock include Ashish R Parikh, Hasu P Shah, Jay H Shah, Michael R Gillespie, Neil H Shah and Thomas J Hutchison III. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Hersha Hospitality Trust. Which institutional investors are selling Hersha Hospitality Trust stock? HT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Real Estate Management Services LLC, BlackRock Inc., Putnam Investments LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Morgan Stanley and Laurion Capital Management LP. Company insiders that have sold Hersha Hospitality Trust company stock in the last year include Hasu P Shah and Thomas J Hutchison III. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hersha Hospitality Trust. Which institutional investors are buying Hersha Hospitality Trust stock? HT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Matarin Capital Management LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Hillcrest Asset Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Chicago Equity Partners LLC, Mackenzie Financial Corp and NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V.. Company insiders that have bought Hersha Hospitality Trust stock in the last two years include Ashish R Parikh, Hasu P Shah, Jay H Shah, Michael R Gillespie and Neil H Shah. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hersha Hospitality Trust. How do I buy shares of Hersha Hospitality Trust? Shares of HT 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 Hersha Hospitality Trust's stock price today? One share of HT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.29. How big of a company is Hersha Hospitality Trust? Hersha Hospitality Trust has a market capitalization of $715.94 million and generates $498.24 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $99.86 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.16 on an earnings per share basis. Hersha Hospitality Trust employs 51 workers across the globe. What is Hersha Hospitality Trust's official website? The official website for Hersha Hospitality Trust is http://www.hersha.com. How can I contact Hersha Hospitality Trust? Hersha Hospitality Trust's mailing address is 44 HERSHA DRIVE, HARRISBURG PA, 17102. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 717-236-4400 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE HT)Community Ranking: 1.9 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 238 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 386 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 624MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Hersha Hospitality Trust and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What Factors Can Affect Return on Equity?