Ashford Hospitality Prime, Inc. ( AHP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 28, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased AHP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 100% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $14.6, the dividend yield is 2.74%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AHP was $14.6, representing a -19.25% decrease from the 52 week high of $18.08 and a 43.7% increase over the 52 week low of $10.16.
AHP is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). AHP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.31. Zacks Investment Research reports AHP's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 33.33%, compared to an industry average of 7.7%.
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