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Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Host Hotels and Resorts Inc. (NYSE: HST), Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE: HT), Strategic Hotels and Resorts Inc. (NYSE: BEE), Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. (NYSE: AHT), and RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE: RLJ). Free research report on Host Hotels and Resorts can be accessed at http://get.Investor-Edge.com/pdf/?c=Host%20Hotels%20and%20Resorts&d=21-Apr-2015&s=HST. On Monday, April 20, 2015, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,994.60, up 1.27%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 1.17%, to finish the day at 18,034.93, and the S&P 500 closed at 2,100.40, up 0.92%. The gains were broad based as all the sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index ended the day at 326.65, up 0.50%, with the index also advancing 3.56% in the previous three months. Register for your complimentary reports at the links given below.
Host Hotels and Resorts Inc.'s stock finished Monday's session flat at $20.60. A total of 9.23 million shares were traded, which was above its three months average volume of 8.11 million shares. The stock moved between $20.38 and $20.70 during the session. Over the last one month and since the beginning of 2015, Host Hotels and Resorts Inc.'s shares have declined 5.16% and 13.34%, respectively. However, the stock has gained 3.36% in the previous three trading sessions. The company's shares are trading below their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 200-day moving average of $22.29 is greater than its 50-day moving average of $21.20. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 21.60 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 50.64. Sign up and read the free notes on HST at:
On Monday, shares in Hersha Hospitality Trust fluctuated between $6.39 and $6.57 before ending the session 2.19% higher at $6.53. The stock reported a trading volume of 2.40 million shares, above its three months average volume of 2.12 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 26.35. Although, Hersha Hospitality Trust's shares have advanced 2.03% in the previous three trading sessions, it has lost 4.95% in the last one month and 7.11% on YTD basis. The company is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $6.56 and $6.82, respectively. Moreover, shares of Hersha Hospitality Trust have an RSI of 41.21. The complimentary notes on HT can be downloaded as in PDF format at:
Strategic Hotels and Resorts Inc.'s stock closed the day at flat $11.94. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.99 million shares, below its three months average volume of 2.39 million shares. The stock oscillated between $11.90 and $12.00 during the session. Over the last three trading sessions and over the past one month, Strategic Hotels and Resorts Inc.'s shares have lost 1.73% and 7.80%, respectively. Further, the stock has declined 9.75% since the start of this year. The company is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $12.67 is above its 200-day moving average of $12.48. Additionally, Strategic Hotels and Resorts Inc. traded at a PE ratio of 17.44 and has an RSI of 35.42. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on BEE at:
On Monday, shares in Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. recorded a trading volume of 0.52 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 0.77 million shares. The stock ended the day at $9.71, which was 2.75% above its previous day's closing of $9.45, and registered an intraday range of $9.47 and $9.72. Although Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc.'s shares have advanced 1.89% in the previous three trading sessions, it has lost 4.43% in the last one month and 7.35% on YTD basis. The company is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $10.08 and $10.41, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. have an RSI of 37.81. The complete research on AHT is available for free at:
RLJ Lodging Trust's stock edged 0.39% higher, to close Monday's session at $30.77, after oscillating between $30.52 and $30.96. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.17 million shares, close to its three months average volume of 1.18 million shares. Over the previous three trading sessions and the last one month, RLJ Lodging Trust's shares have declined 0.65% and 6.10%, respectively. Additionally, from the beginning of 2015, the stock has lost 8.23%. The company is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $31.82 is above its 200-day moving average of $31.33. Further, RLJ Lodging Trust's stock traded at a PE ratio of 27.49 and has an RSI of 41.27. Free in depth research on RLJ is available at:
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