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 $21.29 +0.07 (+0.33 %) (As of 09/21/2018 02:31 PM ET)Previous Close$21.21Today's Range$21.17 - $21.3752-Week Range$17.93 - $22.47Volume303,916 shsAverage Volume6.35 million shsMarket Capitalization$15.68 billionP/E Ratio12.57Dividend Yield3.78%Beta1.24 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions 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 89 properties in the United States and six properties internationally totaling approximately 52,500 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, 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 SymbolNYSE:HST CUSIP44107P10 Webwww.hosthotels.com Phone240-744-1000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.59 Current Ratio3.33 Quick Ratio3.33 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.57 Forward P/E Ratio12.17 P/E Growth2.42 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$5.39 billion Price / Sales2.93 Cash Flow$1.7981 per share Price / Cash11.84 Book Value$9.46 per share Price / Book2.25 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.69 Net Income$564 million Net Margins12.05% Return on Equity9.27% Return on Assets5.53% Miscellaneous Employees205 Outstanding Shares741,680,000Market Cap$15.68 billion 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 Friday, September 14th. Shareholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.76%. 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 authorized a share buyback plan on Monday, April 10th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 3.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. How were Host Hotels and Resorts' earnings last quarter? Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 7th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.23. The real estate investment trust earned $1.52 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.49 billion. Host Hotels and Resorts had a net margin of 12.05% and a return on equity of 9.27%. 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, November, 7th 2018. 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 issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.71-1.76 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.72. What price target have analysts set for HST? 16 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Host Hotels and Resorts' stock. Their predictions range from $20.00 to $24.00. On average, they expect Host Hotels and Resorts' share price to reach $21.7857 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.3% 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? 16 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, 5 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Host Hotels and Resorts. Are investors shorting Host Hotels and Resorts? Host Hotels and Resorts saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 36,253,831 shares, an increase of 21.9% from the August 15th total of 29,734,711 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 7,169,813 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 5.1 days. Approximately 5.0% of the company's stock are sold short. 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), Weyerhaeuser (WY), AvalonBay Communities (AVB), DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH (DLR), Equity Residential (EQR), Welltower (WELL), UNIBAIL-RODAMCO/ADR (UNRDY), GGP (GGP), Ventas (VTR), Boston Properties (BXP) and SBA Communications (SBAC). 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) Has Host Hotels and Resorts been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about HST stock has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Host Hotels and Resorts earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Host Hotels and Resorts. 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. (10.87%), FMR LLC (2.79%), Northern Trust Corp (1.93%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.54%), Daiwa Securities Group Inc. (1.44%) and Morgan Stanley (1.37%). 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 FMR LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Cbre Clarion Securities LLC, Daiwa Securities Group Inc., Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Strs Ohio and Morgan Stanley. 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 Bank of Montreal Can, Heitman Real Estate Securities LLC, Glenmede Trust Co. NA, LSV Asset Management, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Resolution Capital Ltd, BlackRock Inc. and Scout Investments Inc.. 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 $21.29. How big of a company is Host Hotels and Resorts? Host Hotels and Resorts has a market capitalization of $15.68 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. 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: 403 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 561 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 964MarketBeat'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 9/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the S&P 500 Index?