Owners of RLJ Lodging (NYSE: RLJ) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 21 cents per share. At a price of $21.95 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.8%. The average volume for RLJ Lodging has been 691,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. RLJ Lodging has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the real estate industry. Shares are up 13% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. RLJ Lodging Trust is an independent equity real estate investment trust. The firm also manages real estate funds. It invests in the real estate markets of the United States. The firm primarily invests in premium-branded, focused service, and compact full-service hotels. The company has a P/E ratio of 57.32. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate RLJ Lodging a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates RLJ Lodging as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. You can view the full RLJ Lodging Ratings Report now.