Overall market sentiment has been down on Service Properties Trust (SVC) stock lately. SVC receives a Bearish rating from InvestorsObserver's Stock Sentiment Indicator.
What is Stock Sentiment?
When making investment decisions, sentiment gives a good overview of what stocks investors currently favor. Sentiment incorporates short-term technical analysis into its score and does not encompass any fundamental analysis such as profitability of the company. This means that earnings updates and other news can greatly impact overall sentiment.
Recent trends are a good indator of current market sentiments. In its most basic form, stocks that are trending up are desirable by investors while stocks currently falling must be unattractive.
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.
Available options can also represent current sentiments for a given stock. Since investors are able to bet on future trends of stocks using options, we consider the ratio of calls to puts when analyzing market sentiments .
What's Happening With SVC Stock Today?
Service Properties Trust (SVC) stock is trading at $6.77 as of 9:56 AM on Tuesday, Aug 4, a gain of $0.36, or 5.7% from the previous closing price of $6.41. The stock has traded between $6.38 and $6.79 so far today. Volume today is low. So far 112,048 shares have traded compared to average volume of 2,949,230 shares.
More About Service Properties Trust
Service Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust that owns hotel properties. These properties are located primarily in the United States, along with Canada and Puerto Rico. The company operates through its hotel real estate investment unit and travel center real estate investment unit. The firm derives the majority of its revenue from the hotel real estate investments unit. The hotels are distinguished between their service levels, which include full service, select service, and extended stay; and chain scale, which includes luxury, upper upscale, upscale, upper midscale, and midscale. Most hotels are extended stay or upscale. Some of the major hotel brands include Courtyard by Marriott, Royal Sonesta, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, and Hyatt Place.