Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) – Boenning Scattergood lifted their Q4 2017 EPS estimates for Host Hotels & Resorts in a research report issued on Friday. Boenning Scattergood analyst F. Van. Dijkum now anticipates that the real estate investment trust will earn $0.39 per share for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $0.38. Boenning Scattergood currently has a “Buy” rating and a $20.00 target price on the stock. Boenning Scattergood also issued estimates for Host Hotels & Resorts’ Q3 2018 earnings at $0.38 EPS.

Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:HST) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The real estate investment trust reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.33. Host Hotels & Resorts had a net margin of 11.11% and a return on equity of 8.44%. The firm had revenue of $1.25 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.27 billion. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.37 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 3.2% on a year-over-year basis.

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Several other research analysts also recently issued reports on HST. Cantor Fitzgerald reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price objective on shares of Host Hotels & Resorts in a report on Monday. Wells Fargo & Company raised Host Hotels & Resorts from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $21.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Monday. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Host Hotels & Resorts in a report on Tuesday, October 17th. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 price objective on shares of Host Hotels & Resorts in a report on Tuesday, October 17th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Host Hotels & Resorts from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $19.50.

Shares of Host Hotels & Resorts (HST) remained flat at $$19.79 during trading hours on Monday. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 511 shares, compared to its average volume of 6,730,000. Host Hotels & Resorts has a twelve month low of $15.29 and a twelve month high of $20.21. The company has a market cap of $14,650.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.75, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.36 and a beta of 1.29. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56, a current ratio of 3.62 and a quick ratio of 3.62.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Host Hotels & Resorts by 1,727.0% during the 2nd quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC now owns 3,727 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $204,000 after buying an additional 3,523 shares during the last quarter. Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware acquired a new stake in Host Hotels & Resorts in the 2nd quarter valued at about $100,000. Penserra Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in Host Hotels & Resorts in the 3rd quarter valued at about $177,000. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in Host Hotels & Resorts in the 2nd quarter valued at about $190,000. Finally, Newman Dignan & Sheerar Inc. acquired a new stake in Host Hotels & Resorts in the 3rd quarter valued at about $194,000.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, October 16th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 29th were issued a dividend of $0.20 per share. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.04%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 28th. Host Hotels & Resorts’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 98.77%.

Host Hotels & Resorts Company Profile

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.

Earnings History and Estimates for Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:HST)

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