News articles about Ashford Hospitality Prime (NYSE:AHP) have been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ashford Hospitality Prime earned a media sentiment score of 0.33 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.2266916558687 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Ashford Hospitality Prime, Inc. : AHP-US: Dividend Analysis : September 30th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : October 12, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Ashford Hospitality Prime (AHP) versus Its Rivals Critical Contrast (americanbankingnews.com)
- Brokers Set Expectations for Ashford Hospitality Prime, Inc.’s Q1 2018 Earnings (AHP) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Critical Survey: Ashford Hospitality Prime (AHP) and Its Competitors (americanbankingnews.com)
AHP has been the topic of several research reports. BidaskClub lowered Ashford Hospitality Prime from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $11.00 price target on shares of Ashford Hospitality Prime in a research report on Monday, June 26th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Ashford Hospitality Prime from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Robert W. Baird reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $11.00 price target on shares of Ashford Hospitality Prime in a research report on Friday, September 8th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Ashford Hospitality Prime from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $13.17.
Ashford Hospitality Prime (AHP) traded down 0.29% during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $10.22. 233,824 shares of the company traded hands. The firm has a market capitalization of $321.60 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.48 and a beta of 1.17. Ashford Hospitality Prime has a 12 month low of $9.02 and a 12 month high of $14.87. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $9.73 and its 200 day moving average price is $10.12.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 16th. Shareholders of record on Saturday, September 30th will be issued a dividend of $0.16 per share. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.26%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 28th. Ashford Hospitality Prime’s payout ratio is presently 177.78%.
About Ashford Hospitality Prime
Ashford Hospitality Prime, Inc invests in high revenue per available room (RevPAR), luxury hotels and resorts. The Company conducts its business and owns all of its assets through its operating partnership, Ashford Hospitality Prime Limited Partnership (Ashford Prime OP). The Company operates in the direct hotel investment segment of the hotel lodging industry.
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