Dividend Growth of Hospitality Properties Trust(HPT)

Hospitality Properties Trust(HPT) is having a Dividend Yield of 6.35% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $2.03. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.51. Hospitality Properties Trust has a 5 year average dividend yield of 7.09% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $2.04. Hospitality Properties Trust(HPT) formally announced its most recent dividend on January 17, 2017 with a Dividend per share of $0.51. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $2.04. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 6.35%. Hospitality Properties Trust(HPT) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.57 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.6. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Hospitality Properties Trust(HPT) is at the rate of 2.75% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.94. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ:HPT) rose 0.65% or 0.21 points on Thursday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $32.11 the stock was seen hitting $32.56 as a peak level and $32.035 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $32.36. The daily volume was measured at 633,816 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $32.56 and the 52-week low is $22.3335. The company has a market cap of $5,316 million. Shares of Hospitality Properties Trust rose by 2.76% in the last five trading days and 1.47% for the last 4 weeks. Hospitality Properties Trust is up 12.48% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 1.95%.

Currently the company Insiders own 1.68% of Hospitality Properties Trust shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 76.57% of Hospitality Properties Trust shares. Hospitality Properties Trust Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 9, 2016. The company reported $1.03 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.01. Analyst had a consensus of $1.04. The company had revenue of $543.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $549.02 million. The companys revenue was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.99 EPS.

Hospitality Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust. The company owns and leases hotels to unaffiliated hotel operators. The companys principal strategy is to expand its investments in hotels and to set minimum rents which produce income in excess of the companys cost of raising capital. The company seeks to provide capital to unaffiliated hotel operators who wish to divest their properties while remaining in the hotel business as tenants and in doing so, ensure stability of cash flow through dependable and diversified revenue sources.


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