Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. (NYSE: AHT) is -8.88% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $1.27 and a high of $27.90 in the current 52-week trading range. The AHT stock was last observed hovering at around $2.36 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.12% off its average median price target of $3.00 for the next 12 months. It is also 58.67% off the consensus price target high of $6.00 offered by 5 analysts, but current levels are -65.33% lower than the price target low of $1.50 for the same period.
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Currently trading at $2.48, the stock is -13.15% and -16.05% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 1.31 million and changing 5.08% at the moment leaves the stock -46.24% off its SMA200. AHT registered -91.16% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -57.17%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $2.9212 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $3.1769.
The stock witnessed a -40.70% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 56.29%, and is -2.07% down over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 7.29% over the week and 13.14% over the month.
Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. (AHT) has around 116 employees, a market worth around $127.16M and $772.60M in sales. Profit margin for the company is -63.20%. Distance from 52-week low is 95.27% and -91.11% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (2.50%).
Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. (AHT) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. (AHT) is a “Hold”. 5 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.80, where 4 rate it as a Hold and 0 think it is a “Overweight”. 1 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. is expected to release its quarterly report on 05/06/2021 and quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at -$12.6 with sales reaching $114.63M over the same period.The EPS is expected to grow by 10.00% this year, but quarterly earnings will post -64.60% year-over-year. Quarterly sales are estimated to shrink -67.70% in year-over-year returns.
Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. (AHT) Top Institutional Holders
68 institutions hold shares in Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. (AHT), with 929.77k shares held by insiders accounting for 6.36% while institutional investors hold 11.52% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 53.21M, and float is at 13.85M with Short Float at 16.62%. Institutions hold 10.79% of the Float.
The top institutional shareholder in the company is Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) with over 0.86 million shares valued at $1.41 million. The investor’s holdings represent 1.61% of the AHT Shares outstanding. As of Sep 29, 2020, the second largest holder is Renaissance Technologies, LLC with 0.82 million shares valued at $1.36 million to account for 1.54% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc. which holds 0.73 million shares representing 1.37% and valued at over $1.2 million, while Blackrock Inc. holds 0.46% of the shares totaling 0.24 million with a market value of $0.4 million.
Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. (AHT) Insider Activity
A total of 1 insider transactions have happened at Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. (AHT) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 0 and purchases happening 1 times. The most recent transaction is an insider purchase by Ansell Benjamin J MD, the company’s Director. SEC filings show that Ansell Benjamin J MD bought 10,000 shares of the company’s common stock on Sep 10 at a price of $5.04 per share for a total of $50400.0. Following the purchase, the insider now owns 10000.0 shares.
Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Aug 28 that Ansell Benjamin J MD (Director) bought a total of 50,000 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Aug 28 and was made at $2.92 per share for $0.15 million. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 0.1 million shares of the AHT stock.
Still, SEC filings show that on Aug 07, Ansell Benjamin J MD (Director) acquired 10,000 shares at an average price of $3.85 for $38500.0. The insider now directly holds 51,477 shares of Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. (AHT).