FelCor Lodging Trust Inc. (NYSE:FCH) shares rose 1.7% during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as $6.44 and last traded at $6.40, with a volume of 615,272 shares. The stock had previously closed at $6.29.

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

The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $6.37 and its 200-day moving average price is $7.01. The stock’s market cap is $869.37 million.

FelCor Lodging Trust (NYSE:FCH) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 26th. The company reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.01. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.28 EPS. The firm earned $237.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $240.19 million. FelCor Lodging Trust’s quarterly revenue was down 1.3% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts forecast that FelCor Lodging Trust Inc. will post $0.93 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 15th were paid a $0.06 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, July 13th. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.82%.

In other news, Director Robert F. Cotter sold 15,918 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, July 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $6.34, for a total value of $100,920.12. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 116,300 shares in the company, valued at approximately $737,342. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Mark D. Rozells acquired 10,000 shares of FelCor Lodging Trust stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 17th. The stock was bought at an average price of $6.89 per share, with a total value of $68,900.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

Several large investors recently bought and sold shares of the company. Nationwide Fund Advisors raised its stake in 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 in the last quarter. 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 in the last quarter. 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 in the last quarter. Finally, Boston Partners increased its position in shares of FelCor Lodging Trust by 1.7% in the fourth quarter. Boston Partners now owns 1,314,172 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,593,000 after buying an additional 21,377 shares in 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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