Ashford Hospitality Trust's Series E Cumulative Preferred Stock Shares Cross 8.5% Yield Mark

In trading on Friday, shares of Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc's 9.000% Series E Cumulative Preferred Stock (AHT.PRE) were yielding above the 8.5% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $2.25), with shares changing hands as low as $26.23 on the day. This compares to an average yield of 7.08% in the "Real Estate" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel. As of last close, AHT.PRE was trading at a 7.44% premium to its liquidation preference amount, versus the average premium of 2.20% in the "Real Estate" category.

The chart below shows the one year performance of AHT.PRE shares, versus AHT:

Performance Comparison Chart

Below is a dividend history chart for AHT.PRE, showing historical dividend payments on Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc's 9.000% Series E Cumulative Preferred Stock:

AHT.PRE+Dividend+History+Chart

In Friday trading, Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc's 9.000% Series E Cumulative Preferred Stock ( AHT.PRE) is currently up about 0.3% on the day, while the common shares ( AHT) are up about 3.1%.

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