Alpine Woods Capital Investors LLC reduced its position in shares of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) by 1.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 82,100 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 1,500 shares during the period. Alpine Woods Capital Investors LLC’s holdings in Host Hotels & Resorts were worth $1,500,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Cleararc Capital Inc. raised its position in Host Hotels & Resorts by 0.6% in the first quarter. Cleararc Capital Inc. now owns 18,081 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $337,000 after buying an additional 103 shares during the period. Creative Planning raised its position in Host Hotels & Resorts by 1.8% in the first quarter. Creative Planning now owns 7,854 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $147,000 after buying an additional 136 shares during the period. Keybank National Association OH raised its position in Host Hotels & Resorts by 0.4% in the first quarter. Keybank National Association OH now owns 80,171 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,496,000 after buying an additional 297 shares during the period. Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co raised its position in Host Hotels & Resorts by 1.7% in the first quarter. Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co now owns 24,370 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $455,000 after buying an additional 400 shares during the period. Finally, Shell Asset Management Co. raised its position in Host Hotels & Resorts by 0.9% in the first quarter. Shell Asset Management Co. now owns 47,976 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $895,000 after buying an additional 419 shares during the period.

Shares of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE HST) opened at 17.95 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $13.28 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.22 and a beta of 1.33. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. has a 12 month low of $14.69 and a 12 month high of $20.21. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $18.34 and its 200 day moving average is $18.30.

Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:HST) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.03. Host Hotels & Resorts had a return on equity of 8.47% and a net margin of 11.09%. The business had revenue of $1.44 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.43 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.49 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts expect that Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. will post $0.79 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, July 17th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 30th were paid a $0.20 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, June 28th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.46%. Host Hotels & Resorts’s payout ratio is 100.00%.

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A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. Boenning Scattergood restated a “hold” rating on shares of Host Hotels & Resorts in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “hold” rating and issued a $20.00 price objective on shares of Host Hotels & Resorts in a research report on Wednesday, June 7th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Host Hotels & Resorts from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Host Hotels & Resorts from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Tuesday, July 4th. Finally, Barclays PLC restated a “hold” rating and issued a $20.00 price objective on shares of Host Hotels & Resorts in a research report on Friday, July 28th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $18.44.

In other Host Hotels & Resorts news, EVP Joanne G. Hamilton sold 3,069 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.01, for a total value of $58,341.69. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 43,035 shares in the company, valued at approximately $818,095.35. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 1.70% of the company’s stock.

About Host Hotels & Resorts

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc (Host Inc) operates as a self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company operates through hotel ownership segment. The Company operates through hotel ownership segment. The Company owned properties and conducted operations through Host Hotels & Resorts, L.P.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:HST)

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