Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. (AHT)’s Financial Results Comparing With Chatham Lodging Trust (NYSE:CLDT)

As REIT – Hotel/Motel companies, Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. (NYSE:AHT) and Chatham Lodging Trust (NYSE:CLDT) are our subject to contrast. And more specifically their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. 1.43B 0.45 170.44M -1.58 0.00
Chatham Lodging Trust 316.02M 2.94 30.33M 0.66 29.95

Table 1 showcases the gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. and Chatham Lodging Trust.


Table 2 hightlights the return on equity, net margins and return on assets of the two companies.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. -11.92% -27.4% -3.2%
Chatham Lodging Trust 9.60% 3.8% 2.2%

Risk & Volatility

Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. has a 1.74 beta, while its volatility is 74.00% which is more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500. Chatham Lodging Trust on the other hand, has 1.24 beta which makes it 24.00% more volatile compared to Standard and Poor’s 500.


Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. pays out a $0.48 per share dividend on a yearly basis and it also offers 9.25% dividend yield. Chatham Lodging Trust also pays out annual dividends at $1.32 per share and at a 6.69% dividend yield.

Analyst Ratings

The Recommendations and Ratings for Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. and Chatham Lodging Trust are featured in the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. 0 1 1 2.50
Chatham Lodging Trust 0 1 0 2.00

The upside potential is 39.96% for Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. with consensus price target of $7.25. Meanwhile, Chatham Lodging Trust’s consensus price target is $20, while its potential upside is 1.27%. The information presented earlier suggests that Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. looks more robust than Chatham Lodging Trust as far as analyst belief.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Institutional investors owned 76.9% of Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. shares and 88.4% of Chatham Lodging Trust shares. 1.1% are Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc.’s share owned by insiders. Insiders Comparatively, owned 0.5% of Chatham Lodging Trust shares.


In this table we show the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. -11.7% -2.42% -5.66% -26.48% -13.44% 20.75%
Chatham Lodging Trust -5.03% -2.92% -1.75% -10.49% 7.1% 10.97%

For the past year Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc.’s stock price has bigger growth than Chatham Lodging Trust.


Chatham Lodging Trust beats Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. on 10 of the 14 factors.

Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust. The firm engages in investment and management of properties in the hospitality industry. It invests in the real estate markets of the United States. The firm primarily invests in hotels with a focus on the ownership of upper-upscale and upscale full-service and select service hotels in primary, secondary and resort markets. It also invests in mid-scale and luxury hotels. The firm invests across all segments and at all levels of the capital structure, including direct hotel investments, first mortgages, mezzanine loans, construction loans, and sale-leaseback transactions. It primarily concentrates among Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, and Starwood brands. Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

Chatham Lodging Trust is an equity real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It primarily invests in premium-branded upscale extended-stay and select-service hotels to create its portfolio. Chatham Lodging Trust was founded on October 26, 2009 and is based in Palm Beach, Florida.

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