In trading on Thursday, shares of Ashford Hospitality Prime Inc's 5.50% Series B Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock (AHP.PRB) were yielding above the 7% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $1.375), with shares changing hands as low as $19.64 on the day. This compares to an average yield of 6.87% in the "Real Estate" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel. As of last close, AHP.PRB was trading at a 20.76% discount to its liquidation preference amount, versus the average premium of 2.61% in the "Real Estate" category. It should be noted that the preferred shares are convertible, with a conversion ratio of $18.90 .

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The chart below shows the one year performance of AHP.PRB shares, versus AHP:

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Below is a dividend history chart for AHP.PRB, showing historical dividend payments on Ashford Hospitality Prime Inc's 5.50% Series B Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock:

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In Thursday trading, Ashford Hospitality Prime Inc's 5.50% Series B Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock ( AHP.PRB) is currently off about 0.6% on the day, while the common shares ( AHP) are trading flat.