Finder is committed to editorial independence. While we receive compensation when you click links to partners, they do not influence our opinions or reviews. Learn how we make money.

How to buy Ashford Hospitality Trust stock | 1.33

Own Ashford Hospitality Trust stock in just a few minutes.


Fact checked

Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc is a reit—hotel & motel business based in the US. Ashford Hospitality Trust shares (AHT) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Ashford Hospitality Trust

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Ashford Hospitality Trust. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: AHT. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Ashford Hospitality Trust reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$1.33, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Ashford Hospitality Trust, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Ashford Hospitality Trust. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

How has coronavirus impacted Ashford Hospitality Trust's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Ashford Hospitality Trust's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was USD$1.33, which is 48.05% down on its pre-crash value of USD$2.56 and 182.98% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$0.47.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Ashford Hospitality Trust shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$355.14 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$542.85.

Ashford Hospitality Trust share price

Use our graph to track the performance of AHT stocks over time.

Ashford Hospitality Trust shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market closeUSD$1.33
52-week rangeUSD$0.47 - USD$8.51
50-day moving average USD$1.9289
200-day moving average USD$5.3248
Wall St. target priceUSD$5.3
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield USD$0.24 (29.19%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-1.824

Compare trading platforms

Compare special offers, low fees and a wide range of types of investments among top trading platforms.
Name Product Stock trade fee Asset types Option trade fee Annual fee
Stocks, Mutual funds, ETFs, Forex
$20 per year
Get a personal advisor when you open an account with at least $50,000.
Stocks, Options, ETFs, Cryptocurrency
Make unlimited commission-free trades in stocks, funds, and options with Robinhood Financial.
Sofi Invest
A free way to invest in stocks, ETFs and crypto.
Stocks, Options, ETFs, Futures
Stocks & ETFs: $1/contract to open, $0 to close, $10 max/leg
Futures: $2.50/contract to open, $0 to close
Trade stocks, options, ETFs and futures on mobile or desktop with this advanced platform.
Interactive Brokers
Stocks, Bonds, Options, Mutual funds, Index funds, ETFs, Futures, Cash
$0 + $0.65/contract, $1 minimum
IBKR Lite offers $0 commissions, and IBKR Pro offers advanced tools for professional traders.
TD Ameritrade
or $25 broker-assisted
$0 + $0.65/contract,
or $25 broker-assisted
TD Ameritrade features $0 commission for online stock, but watch out for high short-term ETF and broker-assisted trading fees.

Compare up to 4 providers

The value of any investment can go up or down depending on news, trends and market conditions. We are not investment advisers, so do your own due diligence to understand the risks before you invest.

Is it a good time to buy Ashford Hospitality Trust stock?

The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.

This chart is not advice or a guarantee of success. Rather, it gauges the real-time recommendations of three popular technical indicators: moving averages, oscillators and pivots. Finder is not responsible for how your stock performs.

Ashford Hospitality Trust price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $1.33 from 2020-10-19

1 week (2020-10-22) -22.22%
1 month (2020-09-29) -22.22%
3 months (2020-07-29) -69.28%
6 months (2020-04-29) 50.28%
1 year (2019-10-29) -48.85%
2 years (2018-10-29) -74.10%
3 years (2017-10-27) -80.62%
5 years (2015-10-29) -80.19%

Is Ashford Hospitality Trust under- or over-valued?

Valuing Ashford Hospitality Trust stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Ashford Hospitality Trust's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Ashford Hospitality Trust's EBITDA

Ashford Hospitality Trust's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$157.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Ashford Hospitality Trust's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Ashford Hospitality Trust financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.1 billion
Gross profit TTM USD$410.3 million
Return on assets TTM -1.47%
Return on equity TTM -193.66%
Profit margin -33.06%
Book value $18.74
Market capitalisation USD$17.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Ashford Hospitality Trust shares

There are currently 2.5 million Ashford Hospitality Trust shares held short by investors – that's known as Ashford Hospitality Trust's "short interest". This figure is 130.8% up from 1.1 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Ashford Hospitality Trust shares can be evaluated.

Ashford Hospitality Trust's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Ashford Hospitality Trust's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Ashford Hospitality Trust shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Ashford Hospitality Trust shares traded daily (recently around 1.4 million). Ashford Hospitality Trust's SIR currently stands at 1.87. In other words for every 100,000 Ashford Hospitality Trust shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1870 shares are currently held short.

However Ashford Hospitality Trust's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Ashford Hospitality Trust shares, or, against the total number of tradable Ashford Hospitality Trust shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Ashford Hospitality Trust's short interest could be expressed as 0.19% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Ashford Hospitality Trust shares in existence, roughly 190 shares are currently held short) or 0.2386% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Ashford Hospitality Trust shares, roughly 239 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Ashford Hospitality Trust.

Find out more about how you can short Ashford Hospitality Trust stock.

Ashford Hospitality Trust share dividends

We're not expecting Ashford Hospitality Trust to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Ashford Hospitality Trust's shares ever split?

Ashford Hospitality Trust's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 16 July 2020. So if you had owned 10 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Ashford Hospitality Trust shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Ashford Hospitality Trust shares which in turn could have impacted Ashford Hospitality Trust's share price.

Ashford Hospitality Trust share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Ashford Hospitality Trust's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.47 up to $8.51. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AHT.US volatility(beta: 1.63)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Ashford Hospitality Trust's is 1.6315. This would suggest that Ashford Hospitality Trust's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Ashford Hospitality Trust overview

Ashford Hospitality Trust is a real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on investing predominantly in upper upscale, full-service hotels.

Frequently asked questions

More guides on Finder

Ask an Expert

You are about to post a question on

  • Do not enter personal information (eg. surname, phone number, bank details) as your question will be made public
  • is a financial comparison and information service, not a bank or product provider
  • We cannot provide you with personal advice or recommendations
  • Your answer might already be waiting – check previous questions below to see if yours has already been asked provides guides and information on a range of products and services. Because our content is not financial advice, we suggest talking with a professional before you make any decision.

By submitting your comment or question, you agree to our Privacy and Cookies Policy and Terms of Use.

Questions and responses on are not provided, paid for or otherwise endorsed by any bank or brand. These banks and brands are not responsible for ensuring that comments are answered or accurate.
Go to site