News articles about Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Pebblebrook Hotel Trust earned a coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 47.5506166056824 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Several analysts recently issued reports on the company. Boenning Scattergood restated a “hold” rating on shares of Pebblebrook Hotel Trust in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. Robert W. Baird set a $35.00 price target on Pebblebrook Hotel Trust and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “hold” rating and issued a $34.50 price target (up from $31.50) on shares of Pebblebrook Hotel Trust in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Janney Montgomery Scott upgraded Pebblebrook Hotel Trust from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and boosted their price target for the company from $31.00 to $40.00 in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada restated a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 price target on shares of Pebblebrook Hotel Trust in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $36.72.

Shares of Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE PEB) opened at $38.68 on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,666.99, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.98, a PEG ratio of 1.55 and a beta of 1.23. The company has a current ratio of 0.31, a quick ratio of 0.31 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56. Pebblebrook Hotel Trust has a 1 year low of $26.21 and a 1 year high of $38.96.

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB) last released its earnings results on Monday, October 23rd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.80 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.31 by $0.49. The firm had revenue of $201.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $198.11 million. Pebblebrook Hotel Trust had a return on equity of 6.63% and a net margin of 12.98%. The company’s revenue was down 3.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted ($0.61) EPS. sell-side analysts anticipate that Pebblebrook Hotel Trust will post 2.51 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, January 12th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 29th were given a dividend of $0.38 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 28th. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.93%. Pebblebrook Hotel Trust’s payout ratio is 117.83%.

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About Pebblebrook Hotel Trust

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust is an internally managed hotel investment company. The Company is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that acquires and invests in hotel properties located primarily in cities of the United States. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned 29 hotels with a total of 7,219 guest rooms.

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