Paloma Partners Management Co Cuts Position in Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ:HPT)

Raymond James Trust N.A. boosted its position in shares of Ryman Hospitality Properties by 16.4% in the first quarter. Stratos Wealth Ptnrs Ltd holds 0.1% of its portfolio in Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ:HPT) for 49,210 shares. Hospitality Properties Trust makes up 2.1% of Capital Management Corp VA's portfolio, making the stock its 22nd largest position.

Several other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. State Street Corp raised its stake in shares of Ryman Hospitality Properties by 69.2% in the first quarter. OLD Mutual Customised Solutions Proprietary Ltd. now owns 5,000 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $158,000 after buying an additional 2,700 shares during the last quarter. Creative Planning boosted its position in shares of Ryman Hospitality Properties by 74.6% in the first quarter. Anchor Capital Advisors LLC now owns 5,410 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $346,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the last quarter. Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc. increased its position in Hospitality Properties Trust by 102.4% in the second quarter. Kempner Capital Management Inc. now owns 14,300 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $451,000 after buying an additional 1,800 shares in the last quarter. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. Teachers Advisors LLC boosted its position in Ryman Hospitality Properties by 2.1% in the fourth quarter. MA now owns 23,829 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $751,000 after buying an additional 286 shares during the last quarter. Citigroup stated it has 0% in Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ:HPT). Tcw Group Inc controls 463,260 shares valued at $13,504,000.

Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ HPT) opened at 27.32 on Friday. The company had a trading volume of 862,780 shares.

It is now trading at $58.68 which is well below the 50 day moving average which is $62.98 and much lower than the 200 day moving average of $63.27.

The P/E ratio is now 23.21 and the market cap of the company is 4.48B.

Balyasny Asset Management Llc increased Hospitality Properties Trust (HPT) stake by 85.95% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing.

Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ:HPT) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The real estate investment trust reported $1.06 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.09 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $570.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $557.61 million. Hospitality Properties Trust had a return on equity of 7.53% and a net margin of 10.22%. Next quarter's EPS is estimated at $0.27 and the next full year EPS is anticipated to be $1.41. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.09 earnings per share. In the latest earnings report the EPS was $1.18 and is estimated to be $1.43 for the current year with 164,123,000 shares now outstanding. The company also announced a dividend for shareholders paid on Friday the 14th of July 2017. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 24th will be issued a dividend of $0.52 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, June 15th. This dividend represents a yeild of $7.61 which is the dividend as a percentage of the current share price.

According to Zacks, "Hospitality Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust".

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Several analysts recently commented on RHP shares. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a "buy" rating and set a $33.00 price objective (down previously from $33.50) on shares of Hospitality Properties Trust in a research report on Friday. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Ryman Hospitality Properties from a "sell" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $71.00 target price on the stock in a report on Thursday, May 4th. BidaskClub upgraded Hospitality Properties Trust from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Friday, June 16th. Hospitality Properties Trust has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $32.86.

Among 5 analysts covering ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Ryman Hospitality Properties now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $63.00. Creative Planning now owns 2,809 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $174,000 after buying an additional 1,200 shares in the last quarter. The Company's segments include hotel investments, travel center investments and corporate. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 101,930 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $6,466,439.20. As of December 31, 2016, the Company's properties were located in 45 states in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

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