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Ashford Hospitality Trust Series E Cumulative Preferred Stock About To Put More Money In Your Pocket

On 9/28/15, Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc's 9.000% Series E Cumulative Preferred Stock (Symbol: AHT.PRE) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.5625, payable on 10/15/15. As a percentage of AHT.PRE's recent share price of $26.16, this dividend works out to approximately 2.15%, so look for shares of AHT.PRE to trade 2.15% lower - all else being equal - when AHT.PRE shares open for trading on 9/28/15. On an annualized basis, the current yield is approximately 8.61%, which compares to an average yield of 7.11% in the "Real Estate" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel . The chart below shows the one year performance of AHT.PRE shares, versus AHT:

Performance Comparison Chart

Below is a dividend history chart for AHT.PRE, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.5625 on Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc's 9.000% Series E Cumulative Preferred Stock:

AHT.PRE+Dividend+History+Chart

In Thursday trading, Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc's 9.000% Series E Cumulative Preferred Stock (Symbol: AHT.PRE) is currently trading flat on the day, while the common shares (Symbol: AHT) are trading flat.

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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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