NYSE:RLJ - RLJ Lodging Trust Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $18.74 -0.11 (-0.58 %) (As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$18.74Today's Range$18.60 - $18.9252-Week Range$18.60 - $23.97Volume984,258 shsAverage Volume1.16 million shsMarket Capitalization$3.30 billionP/E Ratio7.81Dividend Yield7.00%Beta1.18 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email RLJ Lodging Trust is a self-advised, publicly traded real estate investment trust that owns primarily premium-branded, high-margin, focused-service and compact full-service hotels. The Company's portfolio consists of 150 hotels with approximately 28,600 rooms located in 25 states and the District of Columbia and an ownership interest in one unconsolidated hotel with 171 rooms. Receive RLJ News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for RLJ 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:RLJ Previous Symbol CUSIP74965L10 Webwww.rljlodgingtrust.com Phone301-280-7777 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.72 Current Ratio2.76 Quick Ratio2.76 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio7.81 Forward P/E Ratio8.52 P/E Growth1.71 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.36 billion Price / Sales2.42 Cash Flow$1.5565 per share Price / Cash Flow12.04 Book Value$18.06 per share Price / Book1.04 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.40 Net Income$74.83 million Net Margins9.23% Return on Equity5.34% Return on Assets2.60% Miscellaneous Employees99 Outstanding Shares175,200,000Market Cap$3.30 billion OptionableOptionable RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) Frequently Asked Questions What is RLJ Lodging Trust's stock symbol? RLJ Lodging Trust trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "RLJ." How often does RLJ Lodging Trust pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for RLJ Lodging Trust? RLJ Lodging Trust announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 28th will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share on Monday, October 15th. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.04%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 27th. View RLJ Lodging Trust's Dividend History. How were RLJ Lodging Trust's earnings last quarter? RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 6th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.17. The real estate investment trust earned $447 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $450.68 million. RLJ Lodging Trust had a net margin of 9.23% and a return on equity of 5.34%. RLJ Lodging Trust's quarterly revenue was up 31.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.61 earnings per share. View RLJ Lodging Trust's Earnings History. When is RLJ Lodging Trust's next earnings date? RLJ Lodging Trust is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for RLJ Lodging Trust. What price target have analysts set for RLJ? 8 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for RLJ Lodging Trust's shares. Their predictions range from $19.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect RLJ Lodging Trust's share price to reach $22.8333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 21.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for RLJ Lodging Trust. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for RLJ Lodging Trust? 8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for RLJ Lodging Trust in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for RLJ Lodging Trust. Has RLJ Lodging Trust been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about RLJ stock have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. RLJ Lodging Trust earned a media sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of RLJ Lodging Trust's key competitors? Some companies that are related to RLJ Lodging Trust include Host Hotels and Resorts (HST), Vornado Realty Trust (VNO), Extra Space Storage (EXR), Mid-America Apartment Communities (MAA), SINO LD LTD/S (SNLAY), WP Carey (WPC), UDR (UDR), Gecina (GECFF), Regency Centers (REG), Duke Realty (DRE), Klepierre (KLPEF), Iron Mountain (IRM), Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT), AGNC Investment (AGNC) and Sun Communities (SUI). Who are RLJ Lodging Trust's key executives? RLJ Lodging Trust's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Robert Louis Johnson, Co-Founder & Exec. Chairman (Age 72)Ms. Leslie D. Hale, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 46)Mr. Sean M. Mahoney CPA, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 46)Mr. Christopher A. Gormsen CPA, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 42)Ms. Anita Cooke Wells, Sr. VP of Admin. & Corp. Sec. Who are RLJ Lodging Trust's major shareholders? RLJ Lodging Trust's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (14.43%), Vanguard Group Inc (14.43%), Cohen & Steers Inc. (9.59%), Daiwa Securities Group Inc. (3.53%), Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (3.02%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.61%). Company insiders that own RLJ Lodging Trust stock include Forgia Robert M La, Nathaniel A Davis and Patricia L Gibson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for RLJ Lodging Trust. Which institutional investors are selling RLJ Lodging Trust stock? RLJ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cohen & Steers Inc., Real Estate Management Services LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Securian Asset Management Inc, Deutsche Bank AG, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Credit Suisse AG and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for RLJ Lodging Trust. Which institutional investors are buying RLJ Lodging Trust stock? RLJ stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nordea Investment Management AB, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD, Brookfield Asset Management Inc., Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Systematic Financial Management LP and Daiwa Securities Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought RLJ Lodging Trust stock in the last two years include Forgia Robert M La and Patricia L Gibson. View Insider Buying and Selling for RLJ Lodging Trust. How do I buy shares of RLJ Lodging Trust? Shares of RLJ 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 RLJ Lodging Trust's stock price today? One share of RLJ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.74. How big of a company is RLJ Lodging Trust? RLJ Lodging Trust has a market capitalization of $3.30 billion and generates $1.36 billion in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $74.83 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.40 on an earnings per share basis. RLJ Lodging Trust employs 99 workers across the globe. What is RLJ Lodging Trust's official website? The official website for RLJ Lodging Trust is http://www.rljlodgingtrust.com. How can I contact RLJ Lodging Trust? RLJ Lodging Trust's mailing address is 3 BETHESDA METRO CENTER SUITE 1000, BETHESDA MD, 20814. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 301-280-7777 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE RLJ)Community Ranking: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 317 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 335 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 652MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about RLJ Lodging Trust and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe RLJ will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe RLJ 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 is Net Asset Value (NAV)?