NYSE:HST - Host Hotels and Resorts Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $17.97 -0.14 (-0.77 %) (As of 12/11/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$18.11Today's Range$17.96 - $18.419952-Week Range$17.92 - $22.47Volume4.57 million shsAverage Volume6.70 million shsMarket Capitalization$13.65 billionP/E Ratio10.63Dividend Yield4.35%Beta1.25 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is an S&P 500 company and is the largest lodging real estate investment trust and one of the largest owners of luxury and upper-upscale hotels. The Company currently owns 88 properties in the United States and five properties internationally totaling approximately 52,000 rooms. The Company also holds non-controlling interests in seven domestic and international joint ventures. Guided by a disciplined approach to capital allocation and aggressive asset management, the Company partners with premium brands such as Marriott, Ritz-Carlton , Westin, Sheraton, W, St. Regis, Le Méridien, The Luxury Collection, Hyatt, Fairmont, Hilton, Swissôtel, ibis and Novotel, as well as independent brands in the operation of properties in over 50 major markets. Receive HST News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for HST and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Real estate investment trusts Sub-IndustrySpecialized REITs SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:HST Previous Symbol CUSIP44107P10 Webwww.hosthotels.com Phone240-744-1000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.55 Current Ratio5.32 Quick Ratio5.32 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.63 Forward P/E Ratio10.21 P/E Growth2.1 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$5.39 billion Price / Sales2.48 Cash Flow$1.7447 per share Price / Cash Flow10.30 Book Value$9.46 per share Price / Book1.90 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.69 Net Income$564 million Net Margins15.91% Return on Equity12.21% Return on Assets7.30% Miscellaneous Employees205 Outstanding Shares742,060,000Market Cap$13.65 billion OptionableOptionable Host Hotels and Resorts (NYSE:HST) Frequently Asked Questions 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 Friday, September 14th. Investors of record on Friday, September 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Monday, October 15th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.45%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 27th. View Host Hotels and Resorts' Dividend History. How will Host Hotels and Resorts' stock buyback program work? Host Hotels and Resorts announced that its board has initiated a share buyback program on Monday, April 10th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 3.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were Host Hotels and Resorts' earnings last quarter? Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The real estate investment trust reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.08. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $1.30 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.29 billion. Host Hotels and Resorts had a net margin of 15.91% and a return on equity of 12.21%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 3.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.33 earnings per share. View Host Hotels and Resorts' Earnings History. When is Host Hotels and Resorts' next earnings date? Host Hotels and Resorts is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 20th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Host Hotels and Resorts. What price target have analysts set for HST? 13 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Host Hotels and Resorts' shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $24.00. On average, they expect Host Hotels and Resorts' share price to reach $21.8462 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Host Hotels and Resorts. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Host Hotels and Resorts? 13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Host Hotels and Resorts in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Host Hotels and Resorts. Has Host Hotels and Resorts been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about HST stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Host Hotels and Resorts earned a media sentiment score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. Are investors shorting Host Hotels and Resorts? Host Hotels and Resorts saw a decrease in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 30,252,849 shares, a decrease of 17.1% from the October 15th total of 36,511,173 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 6,926,297 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.4 days. Approximately 4.1% of the company's stock are short sold. View Host Hotels and Resorts' Current Options Chain. Who are some of Host Hotels and Resorts' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Host Hotels and Resorts include CROWN CASTLE In/SH SH (CCI), Prologis (PLD), Public Storage (PSA), Equinix (EQIX), Welltower (WELL), Equity Residential (EQR), AvalonBay Communities (AVB), DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH (DLR), Ventas (VTR), Boston Properties (BXP), Realty Income (O), SBA Communications (SBAC), Weyerhaeuser (WY), Essex Property Trust (ESS) and HCP (HCP). Who are Host Hotels and Resorts' key executives? Host Hotels and Resorts' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. James F. Risoleo, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62)Mr. Michael D. Bluhm, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 49)Minaz B. Abji, Sr. Advisor (Age 64)Mr. Nathan S. Tyrrell, Exec. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 45)Ms. Elizabeth A. Abdoo, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 59) Who are Host Hotels and Resorts' major shareholders? Host Hotels and Resorts' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (16.48%), BlackRock Inc. (11.18%), Franklin Resources Inc. (3.63%), FMR LLC (2.69%), PGGM Investments (1.83%) and Morgan Stanley (1.82%). 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, W Edward Walter and Walter C Rakowich. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Host Hotels and Resorts. Which institutional investors are selling Host Hotels and Resorts stock? HST stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cohen & Steers Inc., Daiwa Securities Group Inc., Franklin Resources Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Schroder Investment Management Group, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA. Company insiders that have sold Host Hotels and Resorts company stock in the last year include Brian G Macnamara, Elizabeth A Abdoo, Joanne G Hamilton, Nathan S Tyrrell and Walter C Rakowich. View Insider Buying and Selling for Host Hotels and Resorts. Which institutional investors are buying Host Hotels and Resorts stock? HST stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Panagora Asset Management Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Deutsche Bank AG, Bank of Montreal Can, Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc. and Nordea Investment Management AB. View Insider Buying and Selling for Host Hotels and Resorts. How do I buy shares of Host Hotels and Resorts? Shares of HST can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Host Hotels and Resorts' stock price today? One share of HST stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.97. How big of a company is Host Hotels and Resorts? Host Hotels and Resorts has a market capitalization of $13.65 billion and generates $5.39 billion in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $564 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.69 on an earnings per share basis. Host Hotels and Resorts employs 205 workers across the globe. What is Host Hotels and Resorts' official website? The official website for Host Hotels and Resorts is http://www.hosthotels.com. How can I contact Host Hotels and Resorts? Host Hotels and Resorts' mailing address is 6903 ROCKLEDGE DR SUITE 1500, BETHESDA MD, 20817. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 240-744-1000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Host Hotels and Resorts (NYSE HST)Community Ranking: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 421 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 572 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 993MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Host Hotels and Resorts and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HST will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HST will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 12/11/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why is Cost of Capital Important?