FelCor Lodging Trust Inc. (NYSE:FCH) saw unusually-strong trading volume on Wednesday . Approximately 1,344,849 shares changed hands during trading, an increase of 8% from the previous session’s volume of 1,239,720 shares.The stock last traded at $6.47 and had previously closed at $6.45.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on FCH shares. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “hold” rating and set a $8.00 price objective on shares of FelCor Lodging Trust in a research report on Monday, June 27th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of FelCor Lodging Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 12th. Finally, FBR & Co restated a “buy” rating on shares of FelCor Lodging Trust in a research report on Wednesday, April 27th.

The company has a 50-day moving average price of $6.39 and a 200 day moving average price of $7.02. The firm’s market cap is $892.44 million.

FelCor Lodging Trust (NYSE:FCH) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 26th. The company reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.14. The company earned $210.14 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $204.07 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.14 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts forecast that FelCor Lodging Trust Inc. will post $0.95 earnings per share 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 issued a $0.06 dividend. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.74%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 13th.

In other FelCor Lodging Trust news, Director Robert F. Cotter sold 15,918 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 1st. The shares were 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 hyperlink. Also, Director Mark D. Rozells bought 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 17th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $6.89 per share, for a total transaction of $68,900.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

A number of hedge funds and institutional investors have modified their holdings of FCH. Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers LLC boosted its position in shares of FelCor Lodging Trust by 8.6% in the fourth quarter. Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers LLC now owns 496,014 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,621,000 after buying an additional 39,375 shares during the last quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas boosted its position in shares of FelCor Lodging Trust by 81.0% in the fourth quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 587,938 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,292,000 after buying an additional 263,072 shares during the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors boosted 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 last quarter. EJF Capital LLC boosted its position in shares of FelCor Lodging Trust by 58.2% in the fourth quarter. EJF Capital LLC now owns 174,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,270,000 after buying an additional 64,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Foresters Investment Management Company Inc. boosted its position in shares of FelCor Lodging Trust by 29.9% in the fourth quarter. Foresters Investment Management Company Inc. now owns 469,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,424,000 after buying an additional 108,000 shares during the last quarter.

FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated is a real estate investment trust. The Company, through its subsidiary, FelCor Lodging Limited Partnership, holds ownership interests in approximately 40 hotels with over 12,440 rooms. The Company sells, acquires, rebrands and redevelops hotels. The Company’s hotels are located in approximately 20 states of the United States.

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