Overall market sentiment has been high on Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (AHT) stock lately. AHT receives a Bullish rating from InvestorsObserver's Stock Sentiment Indicator.
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InvestorsObserver's Sentimental Indicator tracks both changes in price and volume to analyze the most recent trends. Typically an increase in volume indicates ongoing trends are getting stronger, while a decrease in volume usually signals an end to the current trend.
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What's Happening With AHT Stock Today?
Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (AHT) stock is up 12.6% while the S&P 500 has fallen -0.53% as of 1:40 PM on Friday, Apr 30. AHT has risen $0.30 from the previous closing price of $2.42 on volume of 18,599,876 shares. Over the past year the S&P 500 is up 42.51% while AHT has fallen -69.15%. AHT lost -$33.00 per share in the over the last 12 months.
More About Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc.
Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. is a real estate investment trust that invests in full-service upscale and upper-upscale hotel properties in the U.S. The company owns and operates its assets through its operating partnership, Ashford Hospitality Limited Partnership. All of its hotels are located across the U.S. and operate under the Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Crowne Plaza, and Sheraton brands. Ashford's sole segment is Direct Hotel Investments, through which it owns hotels by acquisition or development. Ashford also provides rest estate investment services, such as mezzanine financing, first mortgage financing, and sales-leaseback transactions. Its revenue streams include Room revenue, Food and beverage revenue, and Other revenue. Room revenue accounts for the majority of total revenue.