Stochastic Oscillator Analysis for Lasalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO)

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Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of Lasalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) for the period of 9-Day stands at 87.08% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 91.25%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of Lasalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) signals “Buy” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Buy”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Buy” for Lasalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Buy”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently Lasalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

About Company

Lasalle Hotel Properties, which intends to operate as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes, has been formed to own hotel properties and to continue and expand the hotel investment activities of LaSalle Partners Incorporated and certain of its affiliates collectively, LaSalle.  LaSalle is an institutionally respected real estate services and investment firm which has extensive experience in the acquisition, investment management, finance, development and disposition of hotel properties.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Lasalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) opened the session at $30.73 and after going down -1.66% closed at $30.22. The stock lost -0.51 points in the last trade.

Lasalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $30.19 and $30.87 during the previous active session. Lasalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) traded with the volume of 1.51 Million with average volume of 1 Million. The stock has HIGH volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 1.16 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.47 and 65.1 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Lasalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) is at 0.3% and the shares outstanding are 113.1 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Lasalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of Lasalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) stands at 5.96% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 17.13 while Forward P/E shows the value of 35.81.

The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 2.9 and 1.35 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 7.41 and 10.29 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Lasalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) stands at 0 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 0.

Return on Assets ROA of Lasalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) is at 7.7% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Lasalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) stand at 11.9% and 5.1% respectively.

The payout ratio of Lasalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) stands at 66.8%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Lasalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) on the basis of 5 day trade show the jump of 2.44% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows increase of 4.1%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in red zone with the value of -1.02% while six month performance of the shares of Lasalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) remained bullish with the count of 4.1%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Lasalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) remained mix at 24.06% and -0.82% respectively.