What Are Analysts Report About Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST)

Ebony Scott
March 21, 2017

Several research analysts recently issued reports on the company. WFG Advisors LP bought a new position in Host Hotels and Resorts during the fourth quarter valued at about $205,000. Meeder Asset Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Xenia Hotels & Resorts during the third quarter worth $251,000. Creative Planning boosted its position in shares of Host Hotels and Resorts by 16.9% in the third quarter. The stock's quarterly performance indicates a Negative momentum of -0.97 percent, whereas its last one month trend is Pessimistic with -0.97 percent. Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. AQR Capital Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Xenia Hotels & Resorts by 5.5% in the fourth quarter.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc (Host Inc) operates as a self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust. Institutional investors own 60.28% of the company's stock.

Shares of Host Hotels and Resorts Inc closed the previous trading session at 18.38 down -0.06 -0.33% with 9,402,719 shares trading hands. The firm has a market cap of $13.59 billion, a PE ratio of 18.02 and a beta of 1.30. Xenia Hotels & Resorts Inc has a 1-year low of $14.49 and a 1-year high of $19.87.

On 9/16/2013 Host Hotels and Resorts Inc announced a quarterly dividend of $0.12 2.57% with an ex dividend date of 9/26/2013 which will be payable on 10/15/2013. The Return on Investment and Return on Equity (ROE) values are 10 percent and 11.2 percent, respectively.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for HST to be -33.3%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 11.6% compared to the same quarter a year ago. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc.is 1.24 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 1.38 Billion. Investors of record on Friday, March 31st will be given a dividend of $0.275 per share. This represents a $1.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.43%. Host Hotels and Resorts's dividend payout ratio is presently 74.77%. Nomura started coverage on shares of Xenia Hotels & Resorts in a research report on Wednesday, December 14th. They set a "buy" rating and a $22.00 price target for the company.

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Host Hotels and Resorts Inc: On Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 heightened volatility was witnessed in Host Hotels and Resorts Inc which led to swings in the share price.

Instinet began new coverage on Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Inc. giving the company a "buy" rating. For stocks' current month, 3 analysts opted for BUY ratings as compared to 3 opting for SELL in the same period. Host Hotels and Resorts has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $17.73. Also, insider Marcel Verbaas purchased 5,000 shares of Xenia Hotels & Resorts stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 7th. Insiders now own 0.20% of total outstanding shares. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, Director Jeffrey H. Donahue acquired 28,582 shares of Xenia Hotels & Resorts stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 3rd. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $17.03 per share, with a total value of $85,150.00. The last session's volume of 3.48 million shares was higher than its average volume of 1.15 million shares. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. The stock's average true range of stands at 0.44, while the relative strength index is 54.12.

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