A new trading data show RLJ Lodging Trust (RLJ) is showing positive returns.

With 1.23 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained lighter than its average volume of 1.31 million shares. During the session, the REIT – Hotel & Motel company that operates in wider Real Estate sector, reached to the highest price of $11.05 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $10.84. The 52-week range on RLJ shows that it touched its highest point at $12.39 and its lowest point at $9.00 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $14.25. With its current market cap of 1.70 billion, RLJ has annualized dividend of $0.38 while the current yield stands at 3.48%. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.69.

Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of RLJ was down-trending over the past week, with a drop of -7.15%, but this was down by -8.47% over a month. Three-month performance dropped to -4.05% while six-month performance rose 11.15%. The stock gained 6.14% in the past year, while it has lost -6.91% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for RLJ yields 0.32 with Next year EPS estimates of 0.33. For the next quarter, that number is -0.01. This implies an EPS growth rate of -21.74% for this year and 30.51% for next year.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 155.30 million RLJ shares are outstanding with a float of 151.12 million shares on hand for trading. On 2024-03-28, short shares totaled 7.87 million, which was 505.99999999999994 higher than short shares on 1709164800. In addition to Mr. Robert Louis Johnson as the firm’s Co-Founder & Executive Chairman of the Board, Ms. Leslie D. Hale serves as its President, CEO & Trustee.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 0.95972 of RLJ’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have minority control over the company.

An Overview of Recent Financials:

Understanding a company as a customer does not mean you will understand it as an investor. The wise investor uses quantitative research to analyze metrics such as revenue, net income, and earnings. In its fiscal quarter reported on 2023-12-31, RLJ reported revenue of $319708000.0 and operating income of $27044000.0. The EBITDA in the recently reported quarter was $73425000.0 and diluted EPS was $nan.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for RLJ since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential.