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

In trading on Wednesday, shares of Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc's 8.45% Series D Cumulative Preferred Stock (AHT.PRD) were yielding above the 8.5% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $2.1124), with shares changing hands as low as $24.83 on the day. This compares to an average yield of 6.92% in the "Real Estate" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel. As of last close, AHT.PRD was trading at a 0.28% premium to its liquidation preference amount, versus the average premium of 2.51% in the "Real Estate" category.

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

Performance Comparison Chart

Below is a dividend history chart for AHT.PRD, showing historical dividend payments on Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc's 8.45% Series D Cumulative Preferred Stock:

AHT.PRD+Dividend+History+Chart

In Wednesday trading, Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc's 8.45% Series D Cumulative Preferred Stock ( AHT.PRD) is currently down about 1% on the day, while the common shares ( AHT) are up about 2.9%.

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