Can Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc (NYSE:AHT)’s Tomorrow Be Different? The Stock Had Decline in Shorts

April 17, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.4 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.45, from 0.95 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 14 investors sold Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. shares while 39 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 48 raised stakes. 70.52 million shares or 6.90% more from 65.97 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Amer Century Incorporated invested 0% of its portfolio in Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AHT). Asset Mgmt One Limited invested 0% of its portfolio in Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AHT). Rhumbline Advisers reported 97,888 shares stake. Clarivest Asset Mgmt Lc has invested 0% in Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AHT). Hsbc Public Ltd Com invested in 0% or 13,647 shares. Virginia Retirement Et Al holds 0.02% or 210,600 shares in its portfolio. Citigroup holds 0% or 67,296 shares in its portfolio. Foundry Prtnrs Llc has invested 0.31% in Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AHT). Mufg Americas Hldg accumulated 167 shares. Art Ltd reported 0.01% stake. Clear Harbor Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Company accumulated 210,103 shares. Cutler Mngmt Ltd has 240,500 shares. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans has invested 0.01% in Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AHT). Cwm Llc owns 55 shares. 19,971 were accumulated by First Tru Advisors Lp.

The stock of Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc (NYSE:AHT) registered a decrease of 0.38% in short interest. AHT’s total short interest was 2.50 million shares in April as published by FINRA. Its down 0.38% from 2.51 million shares, reported previously. With 559,800 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 5 days to cover their AHT’s short positions. The short interest to Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc’s float is 2.83%.

The stock increased 0.87% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $6.97. About 217,481 shares traded. Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AHT) has risen 8.28% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.27% the S&P500.

Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $815.37 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.

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

Among 3 analysts covering Ashford Hospitality Trust (NYSE:AHT), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Ashford Hospitality Trust had 4 analyst reports since November 6, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. FBR Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $7.5 target in Friday, March 2 report. Robert W. Baird maintained Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AHT) rating on Friday, November 10. Robert W. Baird has “Hold” rating and $7.0 target. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy” on Friday, February 9.

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