>Lodgian Reports 2009 First Quarter Results

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>Quarter 2009 Results
First quarter 2009 total revenue for continuing operations declined 15.2 percent to $49.2 million, compared to the same 2008 period. During the 2009 first quarter, the displacement of total revenue resulting from renovations at three properties was $0.7 million, compared to $0.9 million in the 2008 first quarter. Loss from continuing operations was $(6.1) million in the 2009 first quarter, compared to $(6.0) million in the 2008 first quarter.
Net loss attributable to common shares was $(6.9) million, or $(0.32) per diluted share in the 2009 first quarter, compared to a net loss of $(7.5) million, or $(0.33) per diluted share in the 2008 first quarter.
EBITDA from continuing operations was flat to the prior year’s first quarter at $6.3 million. Adjusted EBITDA for the same group of properties decreased 18.8 percent, from $8.5 million in the 2008 first quarter to $6.9 million in the 2009 first quarter. Adjusted EBITDA margins for the continuing operations hotels decreased by 60 basis points to 14.0 percent during the 2009 first quarter compared to the 2008 first quarter, due to lower revenues.

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