Analysts Advise About Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST)

They now have a United States dollars 20 price target on the stock. Argus analysts disclosed their opinion on Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Sei Investments Co. raised its stake in shares of Host Hotels & Resorts by 3.0% in the second quarter. The stock had a trading volume of 235,978 shares. Bank of America Corp initiated coverage on shares of Park Hotels & Resorts in a research report on Tuesday, February 21st. The stock has a market cap of 6.23 Billion. Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new position in shares of Xenia Hotels & Resorts during the fourth quarter valued at about $5,293,000. Brown Advisory Inc. now owns 1,583,908 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $30,760,000 after buying an additional 1,565,108 shares during the last quarter.

The 52-week high of the share price is -2.34% and 52-week low of the share price is 24.92%. The original version of this piece of content can be accessed at

12/21/2016 - Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $16 and the Mean Price Target is $18.65. The company's last traded volume of 0.55 million shares as compared to it's an average volume of 0.45 million shares. (NYSE:HST) will report its next earnings on April 27 - May 1 (Est.).

Struggling to find a way in profitable zone, the current EPS estimate trend for the next year first quarter was $0.25 while three months ago that trend was for $0.27. Host Hotels & Resorts had a net margin of 14.72% and a return on equity of 11.22%. James F. Risoleo, President and Chief Executive Officer of Host Hotels, stated: "We are pleased with the Company's solid fourth quarter and full year 2016 results, including meaningful year-over-year growth in diluted EPS and Adjusted FFO per share, reflecting outstanding work and successful execution by the talented employees of Host Hotels". On average, equities analysts forecast that Host Hotels & Resorts will post $0.99 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Investors of record on Friday, December 30th were issued a dividend of $0.05 per share. This represents a $1.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 29th. Xenia Hotels & Resorts's dividend payout ratio is 122.22%. (NYSE:HST) recently. The rating firm issued a Sell rating to this company in a research note released on Jan 19, 2017. Nomura assumed coverage on Xenia Hotels & Resorts in a research report on Wednesday, December 14th. They set a "neutral" rating and a $31.00 price target for the company. Also, Chairman Richard E. Marriott sold 50,000 shares of Host Hotels & Resorts stock in a transaction on Friday, December 23rd. Finally, Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an "equal weight" rating and set a $13.00 target price (down from $14.00) on shares of Xenia Hotels & Resorts in a research report on Tuesday, November 15th.

Analyst recommendation for this stock stands at 2.60.

If we glance over stock price target, the analysts were fairly in stock's favor assigning high price target of 142 and average price target of 130.10. Xenia Hotels & Resorts, headquartered in Orlando, Florida. As of February 23, 2016, it owned 50 hotels comprising 12,548 rooms across 21 states and the District of Columbia. The Company conducts its operations through its operating partnership, XHR LP. The Company's portfolio consists of approximately 70 hotels and resorts with approximately 36,000 rooms located in the United States and global markets. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 60.28% of the company's stock.



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