Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc ( AHT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 28, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2019. Shareholders who purchased AHT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 23rd quarter that AHT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $4.1, the dividend yield is 11.71%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AHT was $4.1, representing a -52.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $8.66 and a 6.22% increase over the 52 week low of $3.86.
AHT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). AHT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$1.59. Zacks Investment Research reports AHT's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -31.14%, compared to an industry average of .6%.
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