Zacks Investment Management maintained its stake in Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 11,340 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock at the close of the second quarter. Zacks Investment Management’s holdings in Host Hotels & Resorts were worth $207,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC increased its holdings 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 valued at $204,000 after acquiring an additional 3,523 shares during the last quarter. Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware acquired a new position in shares of Host Hotels & Resorts during the 2nd quarter valued at about $100,000. Global X Management Co. LLC increased its holdings in shares of Host Hotels & Resorts by 34.7% during the 1st quarter. Global X Management Co. LLC now owns 9,931 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $185,000 after acquiring an additional 2,556 shares during the last quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Host Hotels & Resorts during the 2nd quarter valued at about $190,000. Finally, Meeder Asset Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Host Hotels & Resorts during the 1st quarter valued at about $194,000.

A number of research analysts have recently commented on HST shares. BidaskClub raised Host Hotels & Resorts from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 21st. Zacks Investment Research raised Host Hotels & Resorts from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $20.00 target price on shares of Host Hotels & Resorts in a report on Friday, September 8th. Barclays PLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $20.00 target price on shares of Host Hotels & Resorts in a report on Friday, July 28th. Finally, Boenning Scattergood reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $20.00 target price on shares of Host Hotels & Resorts in a report on Friday, September 22nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $18.46.

Shares of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE HST) opened at 18.34 on Friday. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $18.11 and a 200-day moving average price of $18.27. The company has a market cap of $13.57 billion, a P/E ratio of 22.70 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.

Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:HST) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, beating the 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 company had revenue of $1.44 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.43 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.49 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.2% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts anticipate that Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. will post $0.78 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be given a $0.20 dividend. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.36%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 28th. Host Hotels & Resorts’s payout ratio is 100.00%.

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Host Hotels & Resorts 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.

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

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