Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SVC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday. The real estate investment trust reported $0.24 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.96 by ($0.72), Fidelity Earnings reports. Hospitality Properties Trust had a negative net margin of 9.12% and a negative return on equity of 7.74%. The firm had revenue of $599.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $587.35 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.06 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down .6% compared to the same quarter last year.
Shares of Hospitality Properties Trust stock traded down $1.08 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $23.99. The company had a trading volume of 1,538,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 795,627. The stock has a fifty day moving average price of $25.27 and a 200 day moving average price of $25.07. Hospitality Properties Trust has a fifty-two week low of $22.47 and a fifty-two week high of $28.00. The firm has a market cap of $4.20 billion, a PE ratio of 6.50 and a beta of 0.94. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.54, a current ratio of 0.18 and a quick ratio of 0.18.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 14th. Investors of record on Monday, October 28th will be paid a $0.54 dividend. This is a positive change from Hospitality Properties Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.52. This represents a $2.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 9.00%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, October 25th. Hospitality Properties Trust’s payout ratio is currently 58.54%.
About Hospitality Properties Trust
Hospitality Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, which owns a diverse portfolio of hotels and travel centers located in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Canada. HPT's properties are operated under long term management or lease agreements. HPT is managed by the operating subsidiary of The RMR Group Inc (Nasdaq: RMR), an alternative asset management company that is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.
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