FelCor Lodging Trust Inc. (NYSE:FCH) rose 4% during trading on Monday . The stock traded as high as $6.57 and last traded at $6.55, with a volume of 383,126 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $6.30.

FCH has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised FelCor Lodging Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 12th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $8.00 price objective on shares of FelCor Lodging Trust in a research report on Monday, June 27th. Finally, FBR & Co reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of FelCor Lodging Trust in a research report on Wednesday, April 27th.

The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $6.41 and its 200-day moving average price is $7.07. The stock’s market cap is $917.46 million.

FelCor Lodging Trust (NYSE:FCH) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, April 26th. The company reported $0.14 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.14. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.14 earnings per share. The firm had revenue of $210.14 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $204.07 million. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts forecast that FelCor Lodging Trust Inc. will post $0.96 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 15th will be given a $0.06 dividend. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.64%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, July 13th.

In related news, Director Robert F. Cotter sold 15,918 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, July 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $6.34, for a total transaction of $100,920.12. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 116,300 shares in the company, valued at approximately $737,342. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director Mark D. Rozells bought 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 3rd. The shares were acquired at an average price of $7.28 per share, for a total transaction of $72,800.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 13,007 shares in the company, valued at $94,690.96. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

A number of hedge funds and institutional investors have made changes to their positions in FCH. Russell Frank Co increased its position in shares of FelCor Lodging Trust by 1.7% in the fourth quarter. Russell Frank Co now owns 1,124,490 shares of the company’s stock valued at $8,366,000 after buying an additional 19,087 shares during the period. Nationwide Fund Advisors increased its position in shares of FelCor Lodging Trust by 0.7% in the fourth quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 168,911 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,233,000 after buying an additional 1,254 shares during the period. California State Teachers Retirement System increased its position in shares of FelCor Lodging Trust by 1.6% in the fourth quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 265,516 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,938,000 after buying an additional 4,241 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers increased its position in shares of FelCor Lodging Trust by 3.4% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 239,026 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,745,000 after buying an additional 7,865 shares during the period. Finally, New York State Common Retirement Fund increased its position in shares of FelCor Lodging Trust by 5.5% in the fourth quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 718,701 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,247,000 after buying an additional 37,565 shares during the period.

FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated (FelCor) is a real estate investment trust (REIT). FelCor owns a portfolio of primarily upper-upscale and luxury hotels and resorts. As of December 31, 2014, FelCor is the sole general partner of, and the owner of a greater than 99% partnership interest in, FelCor Lodging Limited Partnership (FelCor LP)through , which the Company held ownership interests in 48 hotels with 14,435 rooms.

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