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RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ)went up by 1.81% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $23.31 and move down -33.43%, while RLJ stocks collected +6.65% of gains with the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 08/19/19 that RLJ Lodging Trust Completes Sale of 18 Non-Core Hotels

RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) Worth an Investment?

RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE: RLJ) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 23.96 times of increase in earnings at the present.

RLJ Market Performance

RLJ stocks went up by 6.65% for the week, with the monthly jump of 7.44% and a quarterly performance of -2.73%, while its annual performance rate touched -21.80%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 7.17% for RLJ stocks with the simple moving average of -2.54% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for RLJ stocks, with SunTrust repeating the rating for RLJ shares by setting it to “Sell”. The predicted price for RLJ socks in the upcoming period according to SunTrust is $15 based on the research report published on July 16, 2019.

CapitalOne, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see RLJ stock at the price of $21. The rating they have provided for RLJ stocks is “Equal Weight” according to the report published on June 25, 2019.

Wells Fargo gave “ Outperform” rating to RLJ stocks, setting the target price at $20 in the report published on May 15, 2019.

RLJ Stocks 3.40% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought RLJ to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, RLJ Lodging Trust was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -25.04% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 1.86%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 2.03%, while the shares surge at the distance of +6.52% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -1.36% lower at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, RLJ went up by +6.65%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -11.68% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $16.35. In addition, RLJ Lodging Trust saw 6.52% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.

RLJ Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at RLJ Lodging Trust (RLJ), starting from LA FORGIA ROBERT M, who bought 5,000 shares at the price of $15.70 back on Aug 15. After this action, Rushing now owns 58,619 shares of RLJ Lodging Trust, valued at $78,500 with the latest closing price.

Gibson Patricia L, the Director of RLJ Lodging Trust, bought 10,000 shares at the value of $16.37 during a trade that took place back on Aug 13, which means that Gibson Patricia L is holding 38,508 shares at the value of $163,700 based on the most recent closing price.

RLJ Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +8.75 for the present operating margin and +17.62 for gross margin. The net margin for RLJ Lodging Trust stands at +10.71. Total capital return value is set at 2.54, while invested capital returns managed to touch 3.31. Equity return holds the value 4.50%, with 2.20% for asset returns.

Based on RLJ Lodging Trust (RLJ), the company’s capital structure generated 63.40 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 38.80. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 36.68 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 61.45 and long-term debt to capital is 33.64.

EBITDA value lies at 387.29 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 4.39. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 2.75 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.43. The receivables turnover for RLJ Lodging Trust is 31.48 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.28.