Suppose $A$ is a nonsymmetric matrix (also, not a normal matrix) with all nonnegative eigenvalues. Is there a relation between eigenspace (subspace spanned by eigenvectors) of $A$ and eigenspace of $(A+A^T)$? Is there an overlap? One obvious observation is that row space of $A$ is same as column space of $A^T$.
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Trivially one has that the rank of $A+A^t$ cannot be larger than 2*rank($A$) since rank($A$) = rank($A^t$). Without knowing additional constraints on $A$, I don't see that much can be said about the eigenvalues of $A+A^t$. For example, let $A = [[2,2],[6,k]]$, it is easy to check that $A$ is not normal for any value of $k$. Consider the cases $k=7,8,9$. In each case $A$ has 2 positive eigenvalues, but: For k=7, $A+A^t$ has 1 positive, 1 negative eigenvalue For k=8, $A+A^t$ has one positive and one zero eigenvalue For k=9, $A+A^t$ has 2 positive eigenvalues So for $k\neq 8$, $A+A^t$ has the same eigenspace as $A$ (although the eigenvectors are different) while when $k=8$, the eigenspace of $A+A^t$ is a strict subspace of the eigenspace of $A$. 

