Red Lion Hotels Co. (NYSE:RLH)’s share price hit a new 52-week high and low during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $12.00 and last traded at $11.95, with a volume of 10048 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $11.75.

Several equities analysts have commented on RLH shares. ValuEngine raised shares of Red Lion Hotels from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, April 2nd. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Red Lion Hotels from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 4th.

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20, a current ratio of 1.38 and a quick ratio of 1.37.

Red Lion Hotels (NYSE:RLH) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 10th. The company reported ($0.26) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.18) by ($0.08). The firm had revenue of $33.04 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $37.25 million. Red Lion Hotels had a negative return on equity of 0.63% and a net margin of 3.96%. equities research analysts predict that Red Lion Hotels Co. will post -0.07 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, CEO Gregory T. Mount sold 10,000 shares of Red Lion Hotels stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.16, for a total transaction of $101,600.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director Pacific Opportunity F. Columbia sold 141,000 shares of Red Lion Hotels stock in a transaction on Monday, June 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.86, for a total transaction of $1,531,260.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 1,129,105 shares in the company, valued at $12,262,080.30. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 406,704 shares of company stock valued at $4,495,760. Corporate insiders own 19.70% of the company’s stock.

A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in RLH. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company increased its stake in Red Lion Hotels by 236.3% in the fourth quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 16,095 shares of the company’s stock valued at $159,000 after purchasing an additional 11,309 shares during the period. Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC acquired a new position in Red Lion Hotels in the fourth quarter valued at $166,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in Red Lion Hotels by 51.5% in the fourth quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 22,355 shares of the company’s stock valued at $220,000 after purchasing an additional 7,601 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in Red Lion Hotels by 44.6% in the fourth quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 32,100 shares of the company’s stock valued at $317,000 after purchasing an additional 9,900 shares during the period. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG increased its stake in Red Lion Hotels by 288.0% in the fourth quarter. Deutsche Bank AG now owns 67,485 shares of the company’s stock valued at $663,000 after purchasing an additional 50,090 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 66.63% of the company’s stock.

About Red Lion Hotels

Red Lion Hotels Corporation, doing business as RLH Corporation, operates as a hospitality and leisure company the United States. It operates in two segments, Company Operated Hotels and Franchised Hotels. The company owns, manages, and franchises upscale, midscale, and economy hotels under the Hotel RL, Red Lion Hotels, Red Lion Inn & Suites, GuestHouse, Settle Inn, Americas Best Value Inn, Canadas Best Value Inn, Signature and Signature Inn, and Country Hearth Inns & Suites brands; America's Best Inn & Suites, Jameson Inns, Lexington Hotels & Inns, and 3 Palm Hotels brands; and Value Inn Worldwide and Value Hotel Worldwide brands.

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