Analyst Ratings for RLJ Lodging Trust (RLJ)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. About 30 days ago, RLJ was issued an average rating of Hold.

Of the 9 analysts covering the stock, 3 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for RLJ. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 28, implying potential capital gains of 32.58 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 19.5, which equates to a potential downside of -7.67 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -2.56 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -11.67 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -1.36 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -3.91 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of RLJ to grow at a rate of 91.68 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of RLJ is 0.19.

In the last 52-weeks, RLJ has achieved a high of 25.10 and a low of 18.92. Today's price is 11.63 percent above the 52-week low, and 15.86 percent below the high. RLJ has a P/E ratio of 17.5. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The RLJ value stock report compares RLJ to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of RLJ is $2.62 billion. RLJ will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.