Host Hotels and Resorts Company Profile (NYSE:HST)

About Host Hotels and Resorts (HST)

Host Hotels and Resorts logoHost Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (Host Inc.) operates as a self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust. The Company operates through hotel ownership segment. The Company owns properties and conducts operations through Host Hotels & Resorts, L.P., in which the Company holds approximately 99% of the partnership interests (OP units). Its portfolio consists of luxury and upper upscale properties located in the central business districts of cities and near resort/conference destinations. In addition to its consolidated hotel portfolio, the Company also owns non-controlling interests in several entities and owned interest in approximately 20 hotel properties. The Company's lodging portfolio consists of over 100 luxury and upper-upscale hotels containing approximately 57,000 rooms, with the majority located in the United States and with approximately 20 of the properties located outside of the United States, in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Mexico and New Zealand.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: REIT - Hotel/Motel
  • Sub-Industry: Specialized REITs
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: HST
  • CUSIP: 44107P10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $17.97
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $18.23
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $17.34
  • 52-Week Range: $14.30 - $20.21
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.74
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 26.22
  • P/E Growth: 0.97
  • Market Cap: $13.37B
  • Outstanding Shares: 739,251,000
  • Beta: 1.3
  • Net Margins: 14.72%
  • Return on Equity: 11.22%
  • Return on Assets: 6.86%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.53%
  • Current Ratio: 1.85%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.85%

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Host Hotels and Resorts (NYSE:HST) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 10 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $17.60 (2.69% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Host Hotels and Resorts (NYSE:HST)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/3/2017Evercore ISIDowngradeHold -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
2/24/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$20.00N/AView Rating Details
2/14/2017Barclays PLCSet Price TargetHold$19.00N/AView Rating Details
1/19/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncDowngradeNeutral -> Sell$15.00 -> $16.00N/AView Rating Details
1/4/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold$20.00N/AView Rating Details
12/15/2016ArgusDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
11/15/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight$15.00 -> $14.00N/AView Rating Details
11/10/2016Cantor FitzgeraldSet Price TargetBuy$18.00N/AView Rating Details
10/25/2016NomuraDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$19.00 -> $16.00N/AView Rating Details
10/7/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$18.50 -> $17.50N/AView Rating Details
10/5/2016Citigroup IncLower Price TargetBuy$20.00 -> $16.75N/AView Rating Details
8/25/2016BTIG ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutralN/AView Rating Details
7/13/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral -> Underweight$16.00 -> $15.00N/AView Rating Details
6/26/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
5/18/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.UpgradeUnderperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
3/23/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingNeutral$15.00 -> $16.00N/AView Rating Details
2/18/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$19.00 -> $16.00N/AView Rating Details
1/29/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncLower Price TargetNeutral$17.00 -> $15.00N/AView Rating Details
1/11/2016JMP SecuritiesDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
1/7/2016Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$21.00 -> $20.00N/AView Rating Details
9/16/2015Cowen and CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$24.00 -> $18.50N/AView Rating Details
7/30/2015MLV & Co.Reiterated RatingHold$22.00N/AView Rating Details
4/13/2015Evercore Partners Inc.UpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 3/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Host Hotels and Resorts (NYSE:HST)
Earnings by Quarter for Host Hotels and Resorts (NYSE:HST)
Earnings History by Quarter for Host Hotels and Resorts (NYSE:HST)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/22/2017Q416$0.14$0.17$1.31 billion$1.34 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q316$0.36$0.37$1.29 billion$1.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2016Q216$0.49$0.49$1.47 billion$1.46 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2016Q1$0.38$0.41$1.35 billion$1.34 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/17/2016Q4$0.35$0.39$1.33 million$1.33 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q3$0.32$0.34$1.29 billion$1.29 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.46$0.46$1.46 billion$1.45 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q1$0.33$0.35$1.32 billion$1.32 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/19/2015Q414$0.29$0.40$1.35 billion$1.24 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.31$0.34$1.28 billion$1.29 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$0.43$0.43$1.44 billion$1.43 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q1$0.30$0.33$1.27 billion$1.31 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/19/2014Q413$0.31$0.33$1.30 billion$1.32 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q313$0.27$0.25$1.25 billion$1.21 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/2/2013Q213$0.42$0.45$1.43 billion$1.42 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2013Q113$0.23$0.28$1.19 billion$1.24 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/21/2013Q412$0.38$0.40$1.72 billion$1.75 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/10/2012Q312$0.21$0.21$1.21 billion$1.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/17/2012$0.33$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$0.13$0.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2012$0.31$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/12/2011$0.17$0.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2011$0.29$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.12$0.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2011$0.27$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Host Hotels and Resorts (NYSE:HST)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.67 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.69 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.37$0.37$0.37
Q2 20161$0.49$0.49$0.49
Q3 20161$0.36$0.36$0.36
Q4 20161$0.36$0.36$0.36
Q1 20171$0.39$0.39$0.39
Q2 20171$0.49$0.49$0.49
Q3 20171$0.37$0.37$0.37
Q4 20171$0.41$0.41$0.41
Q1 20181$0.37$0.37$0.37
Q2 20181$0.48$0.48$0.48
Q3 20181$0.37$0.37$0.37
Q4 20181$0.40$0.40$0.40
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Host Hotels and Resorts (NYSE:HST)
Next Dividend:4/17/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:4.42%
Dividend Growth:24.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:74.77% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
119.40% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
115.94% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:6 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Host Hotels and Resorts (NYSE:HST)

Dividend History by Quarter for Host Hotels and Resorts (NYSE:HST)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Host Hotels and Resorts (NYSE:HST)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.90%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Host Hotels and Resorts (NYSE:HST)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Host Hotels and Resorts (NYSE:HST)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Host Hotels and Resorts (NYSE:HST)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/17/2017Gregory J LarsonCFOSell23,000$18.40$423,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/16/2017Gregory J LarsonCFOSell40,678$18.24$741,966.72View SEC Filing  
3/15/2017Joanne G HamiltonEVPSell15,254$18.25$278,385.50View SEC Filing  
3/1/2017Minaz AbjiEVPSell110,085$18.43$2,028,866.55View SEC Filing  
3/1/2017Nathan S TyrrellInsiderSell1,000$18.40$18,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2017Nathan S TyrrellInsiderSell31,147$18.01$560,957.47View SEC Filing  
12/23/2016Richard E MarriottChairmanSell50,000$18.44$922,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/21/2016Brian G MacnamaraSVPSell8,427$19.38$163,315.26View SEC Filing  
12/19/2016Elizabeth A AbdooEVPSell105,405$19.07$2,010,073.35View SEC Filing  
12/19/2016W Edward WalterCEOSell134,854$19.02$2,564,923.08View SEC Filing  
12/16/2016Joanne G HamiltonEVPSell20,000$19.01$380,200.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2016W Edward WalterCEOSell405,943$18.93$7,684,500.99View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016Gregory J LarsonCFOSell40,000$18.22$728,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016Brian G MacnamaraSVPSell5,000$18.21$91,050.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2016Brian G MacnamaraSVPSell6,000$17.51$105,060.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016Brian G MacnamaraSVPSell5,000$16.86$84,300.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2015Richard E. MarriottChairmanSell32,000$15.28$488,960.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2015Minaz AbjiEVPSell40,000$17.65$706,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015Gerard E HabermanSVPSell8,000$20.81$166,480.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2014Brian G MacnamaraSVPSell8,852$21.99$194,655.48View SEC Filing  
8/19/2014W Edward WalterCEOSell200,000$22.61$4,522,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/23/2014Gregory J LarsonEVPSell18,000$22.43$403,740.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2014Minaz AbjiEVPSell99,150$22.15$2,196,172.50View SEC Filing  
6/4/2014Elizabeth A AbdooEVPSell50,000$22.17$1,108,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014Gregory LarsonEVPSell42,224$21.70$916,260.80View SEC Filing  
5/6/2014W Edward WalterCEOSell200,000$21.31$4,262,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2014Elizabeth AbdooEVPSell50,000$20.25$1,012,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013W Edward WalterCEOSell100,000$18.48$1,848,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013Brian MacnamaraSVPSell5,000$18.32$91,600.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013Elizabeth AbdooEVPSell68,805$18.26$1,256,379.30View SEC Filing  
9/13/2013Minaz AbjiEVPSell75,000$18.01$1,350,750.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2013Joanne HamiltonVPSell9,021$18.24$164,543.04View SEC Filing  
9/12/2013W Edward WalterCEOSell126,153$18.02$2,273,277.06View SEC Filing  
9/10/2013Minaz AbjiEVPSell100,000$17.95$1,795,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013Larry K HarveyCFOSell81,801$18.56$1,518,226.56View SEC Filing  
12/21/2012Minaz AbjiEVPSell143,089$15.77$2,256,513.53View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Host Hotels and Resorts (NYSE:HST)
Latest Headlines for Host Hotels and Resorts (NYSE:HST)
DateHeadline logoHOST HOTELS & RESORTS, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Fina (NYSE:HST) - March 20 at 7:02 PM
News IconInsider Selling: Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (HST) CFO Sells 23,000 Shares of Stock (NYSE:HST) - March 20 at 4:34 PM logoHost Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Call to be Held on April 28, 2017 (NYSE:HST) - March 16 at 4:25 PM
News IconHost Hotels and Resorts Inc (HST) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages (NYSE:HST) - March 13 at 1:17 PM logoHOST HOTELS & RESORTS, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and (NYSE:HST) - March 10 at 6:57 PM logoHost Hotels (HST) Acquires W Hollywood for $219 Million (NYSE:HST) - March 9 at 3:50 PM logoInternational REIT drops more than $200 million on Don CeSar and its sister property (NYSE:HST) - March 9 at 3:50 PM logoHost Hotels & Resorts (HST) Acquires the W Hollywood Hotel, Retail Space, Billboards for $219M (NYSE:HST) - March 8 at 6:34 PM logo8:32 am Host Hotels acquires the W Hollywood for $219 million (NYSE:HST) - March 8 at 6:34 PM logoHost Hotels & Resorts Announces Acquisition of the W Hollywood (NYSE:HST) - March 8 at 9:19 AM logoThe Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Simon Property Group, Boston Properties, Host Hotels & Resorts and Public Storage (NYSE:HST) - March 7 at 11:09 AM logoHOST HOTELS & RESORTS, INC. Financials (NYSE:HST) - March 2 at 6:06 PM logoHOST HOTELS & RESORTS, INC. Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report (NYSE:HST) - February 24 at 7:02 PM logoHost Hotels & Resorts (HST) Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:HST) - February 23 at 2:09 AM logoEdited Transcript of HST earnings conference call or presentation 22-Feb-17 3:00pm GMT (NYSE:HST) - February 23 at 2:09 AM logoAgree To Purchase Host Hotels & Resorts At $10, Earn 5% Using Options (NYSE:HST) - February 22 at 5:55 PM logoHost Hotels & Resorts To Repurchase Up To $500 Mln Of Stock (NYSE:HST) - February 22 at 12:49 PM logoWhat's in the Cards for Host Hotels (HST) in Q4 Earnings? (NYSE:HST) - February 22 at 12:49 PM logo6:09 am Host Hotels beats by $0.04, beats on revs; guides FY17 FFO in-line; announces $500 mln repurchase program (NYSE:HST) - February 22 at 12:49 PM logoHost Hotels reports 4Q results (NYSE:HST) - February 22 at 12:49 PM logoHost Hotels (HST) Q4 FFO Beats Estimate, Revenues Grow (NYSE:HST) - February 22 at 12:49 PM logoHOST HOTELS & RESORTS, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements a (NYSE:HST) - February 22 at 12:49 PM


Frequently Asked Questions for Host Hotels and Resorts (NYSE:HST)

What is Host Hotels and Resorts' stock symbol?

Host Hotels and Resorts trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HST."

How often does Host Hotels and Resorts pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Host Hotels and Resorts?

Host Hotels and Resorts announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 22nd. Investors of record on Friday, March 31st will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Monday, April 17th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.42%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 29th.

How were Host Hotels and Resorts' earnings last quarter?

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 22nd. The company reported $0.17 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $1.34 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.31 billion. Host Hotels and Resorts had a return on equity of 11.22% and a net margin of 14.72%. Host Hotels and Resorts's quarterly revenue was up .8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.39 earnings per share.

When will Host Hotels and Resorts make its next earnings announcement?

Host Hotels and Resorts is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April, 27th 2017.

What guidance has Host Hotels and Resorts issued on next quarter's earnings?

Host Hotels and Resorts issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 22nd. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.60-1.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.65.

Where is Host Hotels and Resorts' stock going? Where will Host Hotels and Resorts' stock price be in 2017?

16 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Host Hotels and Resorts' shares. Their predictions range from $14.00 to $23.00. On average, they anticipate Host Hotels and Resorts' share price to reach $17.60 in the next twelve months.

What are analysts saying about Host Hotels and Resorts stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Host Hotels and Resorts stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Host Hotels is slated to release its fourth-quarter 2016 earnings results before the market open on Feb 22. Its estimates for the fourth quarter 2016 have moved north, of late. Although shares have Host hotels have outperformed the Zacks categorized REIT and Equity Trust – Other industry over the past three months, of late its estimates for fourth quarter 2016 have remained unchanged. The company has a robust portfolio of upscale hotels across lucrative markets. Moreover, its strategic capital-recycling program and a healthy balance sheet bode well for long term growth. However, rising supply in certain markets, currency fluctuations and earnings dilutive impact from asset disposition remain concerns." (2/15/2017)
  • 2. Canaccord Genuity analysts commented, "Date and time of first dissemination: December 14, 2016, 10:09 ET Date and time of production: December 14, 2016, 10:09 ET Target Price / Valuation Methodology: Host Hotels and Resorts – HST Our $17 year-end 2017 price target is based on a 15% discount to our year-end 2017 NAV estimate, which is driven by a 6.75% cap rate on 2018 estimates. This valuation is supported by DCF analysis assuming an 8.0% cost of equity and a 2% terminal growth rate. Our year-end 2017 target implies an 11.6x 2017E EBITDA multiple Risks to achieving Target Price / Valuation: Host Hotels and Resorts – HST 1." (12/15/2016)
  • 3. JPMorgan Chase & Co. analysts commented, "Based on recent development pipeline data from STR, we currently expect the top 25 U.S. markets, in the aggregate, to post supply growth of 2.5 percent and 2.3 percent in 2016 and 2017, respectively, which has grown sequentially since late last year," (7/13/2016)

Are investors shorting Host Hotels and Resorts?

Host Hotels and Resorts saw a drop in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 71,233,051 shares, a drop of 6.4% from the February 15th total of 76,101,114 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 10,436,952 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.8 days.

Who owns Host Hotels and Resorts stock?

Host Hotels and Resorts' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (6.02%), FMR LLC (5.96%), Franklin Resources Inc. (4.82%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.36%), Norges Bank (1.03%) and Edge Asset Management Inc. (0.58%). Company insiders that own Host Hotels and Resorts stock include Brian G Macnamara, Elizabeth A Abdoo, Gregory J Larson, Joanne G Hamilton, Minaz Abji, Nathan S Tyrrell, Richard E Marriott and W Edward Walter.

Who sold Host Hotels and Resorts stock? Who is selling Host Hotels and Resorts stock?

Host Hotels and Resorts' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, State Street Corp, Franklin Resources Inc., Aviva PLC, TCW Group Inc., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Host Hotels and Resorts stock in the last year include Brian G Macnamara, Elizabeth A Abdoo, Gregory J Larson, Joanne G Hamilton, Minaz Abji, Nathan S Tyrrell, Richard E Marriott and W Edward Walter.

Who bought Host Hotels and Resorts stock? Who is buying Host Hotels and Resorts stock?

Host Hotels and Resorts' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Credit Agricole S A, Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Elkfork Partners LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Edge Asset Management Inc. and Flinton Capital Management LLC.

How do I buy Host Hotels and Resorts stock?

Shares of Host Hotels and Resorts can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Host Hotels and Resorts stock cost?

One share of Host Hotels and Resorts stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.09.

Host Hotels and Resorts (HST) Chart for Thursday, March, 23, 2017

This page was last updated on 3/23/2017 by Staff