Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. [NYSE: AHT] slipped around -0.2 points on Tuesday, while shares priced at $2.17 at the close of the session, down -8.44%. The company report on March 25, 2021 that Ashford Trust Sets First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates.
Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE: AHT) (“Ashford Trust” or the “Company”) announced details for the release of its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021.
Ashford Trust plans to issue its earnings release for the first quarter after the market closes on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, and will host a conference call on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. ET. The number to call for this interactive teleconference is (201) 493-6725. A replay of the conference call will be available through Wednesday, May 12, 2021, by dialing (412) 317-6671 and entering the confirmation number, 13717718.
Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. stock is now -16.22% down from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. AHT Stock saw the intraday high of $2.37 and lowest of $2.10 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 18.80, which means current price is +3.33% above from all time high which was touched on 02/22/21.
Compared to the average trading volume of 9.09M shares, AHT reached a trading volume of 18321406 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. [AHT]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for AHT shares is $3.75 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on AHT stock is a recommendation set at 2.70. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
DA Davidson have made an estimate for Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on June 17, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, B. Riley FBR dropped their target price from $2 to $1.50. The new note on the price target was released on April 06, 2020, representing the official price target for Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. stock. On June 17, 2019, analysts decreased their price target for AHT shares from 7 to 4.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. is set at 0.27, with the Price to Sales ratio for AHT stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.46.
How has AHT stock performed recently?
Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. [AHT] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -21.66. With this latest performance, AHT shares dropped by -29.55% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 39.10% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -68.84% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for AHT stock in for the last two-week period is set at 30.09, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 21.28, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 36.01 for Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. [AHT]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 3.12, while it was recorded at 2.47 for the last single week of trading, and 3.16 for the last 200 days.
Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. [AHT]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. [AHT] shares currently have an operating margin of -67.96 and a Gross Margin at -66.02. Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -99.11.
Return on Total Capital for AHT is now -8.35, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -19.49. Additionally, AHT Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 108.13, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 101.07.
Receivables Turnover for the company is 8.72 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.12.
Earnings analysis for Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. [AHT]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. posted -9.4/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -8/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -17.50%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for AHT. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. go to 5.00%.
Insider trade positions for Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. [AHT]
There are presently around $33 million, or 14.90% of AHT stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of AHT stocks are: THORNTREE CAPITAL PARTNERS LP with ownership of 2,379,303, which is approximately New of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 2,331,006 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $5.06 million in AHT stocks shares; and DAVIDSON KEMPNER CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LP, currently with $3.25 million in AHT stock with ownership of nearly New of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 52 institutional holders increased their position in Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. [NYSE:AHT] by around 12,670,298 shares. Additionally, 13 investors decreased positions by around 959,555 shares, while 9 investors held positions by with 1,651,593 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 15,281,446 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. AHT stock had 34 new institutional investments in for a total of 7,422,439 shares, while 6 institutional investors sold positions of 146,214 shares during the same period.