Technical Tracker: Following Shares of Hospitality Properties Trust (HPT)

Equities research analysts anticipate that Hospitality Properties Trust will post $1.07 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. (NYSE:MPW) in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday, August 29th. The stock has a market cap of $4.62 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.87 and a beta of 1.02. On the other end of the spectrum, if the indicator goes under -80, this may show the stock as being oversold.

03/03/2014 - Hospitality Properites Trust was upgraded to "hold" by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus. Zacks Investment Research raised Hospitality Properties Trust from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 23rd. ValuEngine cut shares of Hersha Hospitality Trust from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. The indicator is non-directional meaning that it gauges trend strength whether the stock price is trending higher or lower.

According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Finviz, the company has a consensus recommendation of 2.7 out of the scale from 1 to 5, where 1 stands for Buy and 5 means Sell.

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Shares of Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE:HT) traded down 0.87% during trading on Monday, hitting $18.25.

If we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is 1.25%, whereas Month Volatility is at 1.35%. As of July 20, 2017, the Company's hotels included 51 hotels totaling 7,804 rooms located in New York, Washington, DC, Boston, Philadelphia, South Florida and select markets on the West Coast.

A widely used tool among technical stock analysts is the moving average. CCI is relatively high when prices are much higher than average, and relatively low when prices are much lower than the average. It remains to be seen whether optimism or pessimism will rule going in to the next round of quarterly earnings reporting. The company had revenue of $166.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $163.08 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.32 EPS.

Currently, the 14-day ADX for Addus Homecare Corp (ADUS) is sitting at 20.24.

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The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, August 17th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 14th will be issued a $0.24 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, July 20th. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.34%. Hospitality Properties Trust's payout ratio is now 176.27%.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Medical Properties Trust by 6.6% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 57,790,855 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $743,768,000 after purchasing an additional 3,561,518 shares during the period. OLD Mutual Customised Solutions Proprietary Ltd. grew its stake in Hospitality Properties Trust by 117.4% during the first quarter.

Hersha Hospitality Trust is a self-advised real estate investment trust (REIT). Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA now owns 18,150,112 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $233,956,000 after purchasing an additional 211,209 shares during the period. Ltd. now owns 95,155 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $1,775,000 after purchasing an additional 473 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus restated a hold rating and set a $20.00 price target on shares of Hersha Hospitality Trust in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. American International Group Inc. now owns 25,483 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $479,000 after purchasing an additional 1,668 shares in the last quarter. The Company invests primarily in institutional grade hotels in urban gateway markets, including New York, Washington, District of Columbia, Boston, Philadelphia, South Florida and select markets on the West Coast.

03/08/2017 - Hersha Hospitality Trust had its "equal weight" rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays.

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