RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE: RLJ) started the day on September 15, 2020, with a price increase of 4.19% at $10.20. During the day, the stock rose to $10.43 and sunk to $9.85 before settling in for the price of $9.79 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, RLJ posted a 52-week range of $3.88-$18.17.
It was noted that the giant of the Real Estate sector posted annual sales growth of 7.10% over the last 5 years. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -10.80%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -36.50%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $163.54 million, simultaneously with a float of $162.70 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $1.72 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $8.97, while the 200-day Moving Average is $11.42.
It is quite fundamental to gauge the extent of the productivity of the business which is accounted for 87 workers. It has generated 18,064,276 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 1,469,414. The stock had 34.21 Receivables turnover and 0.27 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +19.04, operating margin was +9.01 and Pretax Margin of +7.99.
RLJ Lodging Trust (RLJ) Ownership Facts and Figures
Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are working with this stock of the REIT – Hotel & Motel Industry. RLJ Lodging Trust’s current insider ownership accounts for 1.50%, in contrast to 94.40% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Mar 10, this organization’s Director bought 2,500 shares at the rate of 10.07, making the entire transaction reach 25,175 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 48,508. Preceding that transaction, on Mar 09, Company’s Director bought 2,500 for 10.51, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 26,275. This particular insider is now the holder of 46,008 in total.
RLJ Lodging Trust (RLJ) Earnings and Revenue Records
In the latest quarterly report released, which was put into the public domain on 6/29/2020, the organization reported -$0.74 earnings per share (EPS) for the three months, lower than the consensus estimate (set at -$0.71) by -$0.03. This company achieved a net margin of +8.13 while generating a return on equity of 3.83. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of -0.57 per share during the current fiscal year.
RLJ Lodging Trust’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -36.50% and is forecasted to reach -0.96 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will decrease by -9.10% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -10.80% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE: RLJ) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for RLJ Lodging Trust (RLJ). The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.51. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 1.70.
In the same vein, RLJ’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -0.64, a figure that is expected to reach -0.66 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be -0.96 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of RLJ Lodging Trust (RLJ)
If we take a close look at the recent performances of RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE: RLJ), its last 5-days Average volume was 1.16 million that shows plunge from its year to date volume of 2.38 million. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 60.54% While, its Average True Range was 0.50.
Raw Stochastic average of RLJ Lodging Trust (RLJ) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 37.87%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 85.62% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 55.40% that was lower than 80.85% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.