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 $18.99 -0.10 (-0.52 %) (As of 03/20/2019 11:01 AM ET)Previous Close$19.09Today's Range$18.97 - $19.1252-Week Range$15.94 - $22.47Volume60,789 shsAverage Volume7.35 million shsMarket Capitalization$14.06 billionP/E Ratio10.76Dividend Yield4.17%Beta1.22 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 CIK1070750 Webwww.hosthotels.com Phone240-744-1000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.51 Current Ratio5.51 Quick Ratio5.51Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.76 Forward P/E Ratio10.73 P/E Growth2.17 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$5.52 billion Price / Sales2.55 Cash Flow$2.7167 per share Price / Cash Flow6.99 Book Value$10.20 per share Price / Book1.86Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.77 Net Income$1.09 billion Net Margins19.68% Return on Equity14.86% Return on Assets8.99%Miscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares740,470,000Market Cap$14.06 billion Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated) 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 19th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 29th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Monday, April 15th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.21%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 28th. View Host Hotels and Resorts' Dividend History. How will Host Hotels and Resorts' stock buyback program work? Host Hotels and Resorts declared that its board has approved a stock repurchase program on Monday, April 10th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 3.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. How were Host Hotels and Resorts' earnings last quarter? Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 19th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.41. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $1.36 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.37 billion. Host Hotels and Resorts had a net margin of 19.68% and a return on equity of 14.86%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.12 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, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Host Hotels and Resorts. What guidance has Host Hotels and Resorts issued on next quarter's earnings? Host Hotels and Resorts updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 19th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.72-1.81 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.73. Host Hotels and Resorts also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $1.72-1.81 EPS. What price target have analysts set for HST? 12 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Host Hotels and Resorts' stock. Their predictions range from $19.16 to $23.00. On average, they expect Host Hotels and Resorts' share price to reach $21.2418 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.9% 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? 12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Host Hotels and Resorts in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Host Hotels and Resorts. Has Host Hotels and Resorts been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about HST stock have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Host Hotels and Resorts earned a daily sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. Are investors shorting Host Hotels and Resorts? Host Hotels and Resorts saw a decrease in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 27,554,464 shares, a decrease of 15.2% from the February 15th total of 32,489,429 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 10,239,901 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.7 days. Currently, 3.8% 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 Simon Property Group (SPG), 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), SBA Communications (SBAC), Realty Income (O), Boston Properties (BXP), Weyerhaeuser (WY) and Essex Property Trust (ESS). What other stocks do shareholders of Host Hotels and Resorts own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Host Hotels and Resorts investors own include Ford Motor (F), AT&T (T), Bank of America (BAC), Weyerhaeuser (WY), General Electric (GE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) and The Coca-Cola (KO). 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 63)Mr. Michael D. Bluhm, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)Mr. Nathan S. Tyrrell, Exec. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 46)Ms. Elizabeth A. Abdoo, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 60)Ms. Joanne G. Hamilton, Exec. VP of HR (Age 61) Who are Host Hotels and Resorts' major shareholders? Host Hotels and Resorts' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.65%), PGGM Investments (2.51%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (2.44%), FMR LLC (2.29%), Northern Trust Corp (2.03%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.63%). Company insiders that own Host Hotels and Resorts stock include Brian G Macnamara, Elizabeth A Abdoo, Joanne G Hamilton, Michael D Bluhm, Nathan S Tyrrell 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 FMR LLC, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Scout Investments Inc., Resolution Capital Ltd, APG Asset Management N.V., American Century Companies Inc., Standard Life Aberdeen plc and Mackay Shields LLC. 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, Michael D Bluhm, 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 Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Norges Bank, PGGM Investments, BlackRock Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC and Northern Trust Corp. 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 $18.99. How big of a company is Host Hotels and Resorts? Host Hotels and Resorts has a market capitalization of $14.06 billion and generates $5.52 billion in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $1.09 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.77 on an earnings per share basis. 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: 442 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 588 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,030MarketBeat'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 3/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Bid-Ask Spread?