Institutional Investors Sentiment Indicator of Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc (NYSE:AHT) Increases in Q4 2017

May 17, 2018 - By Jason Grubb

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Sentiment for Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc (NYSE:AHT)

Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc (NYSE:AHT) institutional sentiment increased to 1.4 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.45, from 0.95 in 2017Q3. The ratio increased, as 74 hedge funds increased and opened new positions, while 53 cut down and sold equity positions in Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. The hedge funds in our partner’s database now have: 70.52 million shares, up from 65.97 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc in their top 10 positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 14 Reduced: 39 Increased: 48 New Position: 26.

Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $814.86 million. The firm engages in investment and management of properties in the hospitality industry. It currently has negative earnings. It invests in the real estate markets of the United States.

The stock increased 0.22% or $0.015 during the last trading session, reaching $6.835. About 266,393 shares traded. Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AHT) has risen 8.28% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.27% the S&P500.

Analysts await Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AHT) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $0.56 EPS, up 7.69 % or $0.04 from last year’s $0.52 per share. AHT’s profit will be $66.76M for 3.05 P/E if the $0.56 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.28 actual EPS reported by Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 100.00 % EPS growth.

Ironwood Investment Management Llc holds 1.15% of its portfolio in Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. for 239,550 shares. Cutler Capital Management Llc owns 240,500 shares or 0.64% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Matarin Capital Management Llc has 0.52% invested in the company for 996,052 shares. The Minnesota-based Foundry Partners Llc has invested 0.31% in the stock. Clear Harbor Asset Management Llc, a New York-based fund reported 210,103 shares.

Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AHT) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Ashford Hospitality Trust’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Ashford Hospitality Trust, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $7.5 while the high is $8. The stock’s average target of $7.75 is 13.39% above today’s ($6.835) share price. AHT was included in 2 notes of analysts from February 9, 2018. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Friday, February 9. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, March 2 by FBR Capital.

More notable recent Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AHT) news were published by: which released: “Ashford Trust Announces Sale Of The Residence Inn Tampa For $24 Million” on May 14, 2018, also with their article: “3 ‘Safe’ Investments That Easily Earn a 5% Tax-Free Yield” published on May 15, 2018, published: “These 3 Preferred Stocks Are Paying 5.5% or More” on May 14, 2018. More interesting news about Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AHT) were released by: and their article: “Ashford Hospitality Sells Residence Inn Tampa for $24M” published on May 14, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “Ashford Hospitality Trust’s (AHT) CEO Douglas Kessler on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” with publication date: May 04, 2018.

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