Ashford Hospitality Trust Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Ashford Hospitality Trust (NYSE:AHT) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, May 8th. Ashford Hospitality Trust is a self-advised real estate investment trust focusing on the lodging industry. The Company owns several hotel properties in primary, secondary, and resort markets throughout the United States.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Ashford Hospitality Trust Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.35 per share on revenues of $233.70 million.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $0.58 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.7, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Ashford Hospitality Trust has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 1,136 840.59 808.93 332.21 416.89
Diluted EPS ($) 0.91 -3.93 -1.43 0.5481 -0.3871

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Dec. 31, 2011 Mar. 31, 2012 Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions -324.27 225.89 249.13 230.17 -288.30
Diluted EPS ($) 0.9881 -0.44 -0.20 -0.35 0.6029

Past Performance:
Ashford Hospitality Trust has beat analyst estimates 1 time in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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