Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc (AHT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012

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Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc ( AHT ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.11 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AHT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that AHT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $10.44, the dividend yield is 4.21%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AHT was $10.44, representing a -1.74% decrease from the 52 week high of $10.63 and a 42.43% increase over the 52 week low of $7.33.

AHT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). AHT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$1.27. Zacks Investment Research reports AHT's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -20.7%, compared to an industry average of 3.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AHT Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to AHT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AHT as a top-10 holding:

  • Schwab U.S. REIT ETF ( SCHH ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SCHH with an decrease of -0.84% over the last 100 days.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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