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Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc (AHT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 26, 2013

Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc ( AHT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 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 prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of AHT was $11.91, representing a -5.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $12.58 and a 62.48% 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 -$1.31. Zacks Investment Research reports AHT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 14.01%, compared to an industry average of 7.6%.

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:

  • PowerShares Zacks Micro Cap ( PZI )
  • PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1500 Small-Mid Portfolio ( PRFZ )
  • Schwab U.S. REIT ETF ( SCHH ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PRFZ with an increase of 17.27% over the last 100 days. PZI has the highest percent weighting of AHT at 0.27%.

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


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

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