DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale reduced its stake in shares of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) by 7.5% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 61,981 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 5,014 shares during the period. DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale’s holdings in Host Hotels & Resorts were worth $1,207,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Eqis Capital Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Host Hotels & Resorts by 19.7% in the 3rd quarter. Eqis Capital Management Inc. now owns 17,018 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $315,000 after buying an additional 2,803 shares in the last quarter. Swiss National Bank boosted its position in shares of Host Hotels & Resorts by 3.0% in the 2nd quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 2,701,069 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $49,349,000 after buying an additional 79,500 shares in the last quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank raised its stake in Host Hotels & Resorts by 165.4% in the 2nd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 561,000 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $10,249,000 after purchasing an additional 349,602 shares during the last quarter. Evanston Investments Inc. dba Evanston Advisors raised its stake in Host Hotels & Resorts by 3.7% in the 2nd quarter. Evanston Investments Inc. dba Evanston Advisors now owns 425,105 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $7,767,000 after purchasing an additional 15,247 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Stevens Capital Management LP acquired a new position in Host Hotels & Resorts in the 2nd quarter valued at about $9,243,000.

Several research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $20.50 target price on shares of Host Hotels & Resorts in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Host Hotels & Resorts from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Boenning Scattergood reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Host Hotels & Resorts in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price objective on shares of Host Hotels & Resorts in a research note on Friday, September 8th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company raised shares of Host Hotels & Resorts from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $21.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Monday, November 6th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $19.96.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) opened at $19.80 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $14,638.95, a P/E ratio of 11.84, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.38 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. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $16.50 and a fifty-two week high of $20.23.

Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:HST) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The real estate investment trust reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.33. The business had revenue of $1.25 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.27 billion. Host Hotels & Resorts had a return on equity of 8.44% and a net margin of 11.11%. Host Hotels & Resorts’s quarterly revenue was down 3.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.37 earnings per share. equities analysts forecast that Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. will post 1.66 earnings per share for the current year.

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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.

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