Stock Price of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) Increases 1.49%

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc.s in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has rallied 11.88% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 2.23% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 27.32% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. has a positive value of 12.81 compared to overall market. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) has climbed 1.49% in the past week and advanced 0.55% in the last 4 weeks. The company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.67% in the past week but underperformed the index by 1.25% in the last 4 weeks.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $18.36 and hit $18.44 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $18.36, with a gain of 0.05% or 0.01 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 5,676,607 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $19.51 and the company has a market cap of $13,584 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $13.6649 .

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 2, 2016. The company reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01. Analyst had a consensus of $0.36. The company had revenue of $1295.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1291.85 million. The companys revenue was up .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.34 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Host Hotels and Resorts Inc was Downgraded by Goldman to Sell on Jan 19, 2017. Company shares were Reiterated by UBS on Jan 11, 2017 to Neutral, Raises Price Target to $ 19 from a previous price target of $16 .Host Hotels and Resorts Inc was Downgraded by Argus to Hold on Dec 15, 2016.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Dec 28, 2016, Richard E Marriott (Chairman of the Board) sold 50,000 shares at 18.44 per share price.On Dec 22, 2016, Brian G Macnamara (SVP, Controller) sold 8,427 shares at 19.38 per share price.On Dec 19, 2016, W Edward Walter (President & CEO) sold 134,854 shares at 19.02 per share price.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is a lodging real estate company that currently owns or holds controlling interests in upper upscale and luxury hotel properties primarily operated under premium brands. Host Hotels & Resorts will be the premier lodging real estate company. Creating value through aggressive asset management and disciplined capital allocation to generate superior performance would maximize shareholders returns through a combination of dividends, growth in funds from operations and increasing asset value.

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