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 $22.03 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.7%. The average volume for RLJ Lodging has been 785,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. RLJ Lodging has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the real estate industry. Shares are up 12.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. 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 42.54. TheStreet Ratings rates RLJ Lodging as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full RLJ Lodging Ratings Report now.