Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 26, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 15,
2013. Shareholders who purchased AHT stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
9.09% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $11.34, the dividend yield is 4.23%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AHT was $11.34,
representing a -20.48% decrease from the 52 week high of $14.26 and
a 54.71% 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. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). AHT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is -$1.21. Zacks Investment Research reports AHT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -4.56%, compared to an
industry average of 7.2%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to AHT through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AHT as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Zacks Micro Cap (
- PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1500 Small-Mid Portfolio (
- Schwab U.S. REIT ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PRFZ with an increase of
19.26% over the last 100 days. PZI has the highest percent
weighting of AHT at 0.27%.