Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ:HST) has a beta value of 1.38 and has seen 1,929,650 shares traded in the recent trading session. The company, currently valued at $10.38 Billion, closed the recent trade at $14.76 per share which meant it gained $0.17 on the day or 1.17% during that session. The HST stock price is -22.09% off its 52-week high price of $18.02 and 46.75% above the 52-week low of $7.86. If we look at the company’s 10-day average daily trading volume, we find that it stood at 7.52 Million shares traded. The 3-month trading volume is 9.17 Million shares.
The consensus among analysts is that Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) is a Hold stock at the moment, with a recommendation rating of 2.8. 5 analysts rate the stock as a Sell, while none rate it as Overweight. 9 out of 22 have rated it as a Hold, with 7 advising it as a Buy. 1 have rated the stock as Underweight. The expected earnings per share for the stock is -$0.42.
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ:HST) trade information
Wall Street analysts have a consensus price target for the stock at $14.82, which means that the shares’ value could jump 0.41% from current levels. The projected low price target is $9 while the price target rests at a high of $19. In that case, then, we find that the latest price level in today’s session is +28.73% off the targeted high while a plunge would see the stock lose -39.02% from current levels.
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) estimates and forecasts
13 analysts offering their estimates for the company have set an average revenue estimate of $250.12 Million for the current quarter. 12 have an estimated revenue figure of $367.58 Million for the next quarter concluding in March 01, 2021. Year-ago sales stood $1.33 Billion and $1.05 Billion respectively for this quarter and the next, and analysts expect sales will grow by -81.3% for the current quarter and -65.1% for the next.
If we evaluate the company’s growth over the last 5-year and for the next 5-year period, we find that annual earnings growth was +5.5% over the past 5 years. Earnings growth for 2021 is a modest -14.3% while over the next 5 years, the company’s earnings are expected to increase by 28.4%.
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ:HST)’s Major holders
Insiders own 1.18% of the company shares, while shares held by institutions stand at 98.27% with a share float percentage of 99.44%. Investors are also buoyed by the number of investors in a company, with Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. having a total of 730 institutions that hold shares in the company. The top two institutional holders are Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) with over 110.56 Million shares worth more than $1.19 Billion. As of September 29, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) held 15.68% of shares outstanding.
The other major institutional holder is Blackrock Inc., with the holding of over 78.43 Million shares as of September 29, 2020. The firm’s total holdings are worth over $846.24 Million and represent 11.12% of shares outstanding.
Also the top two Mutual Funds that are holding company’s shares are Vanguard Specialized-Real Estate Index Fund and Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund. As of October 30, 2020, the former fund manager holds about 4.41% shares in the company for having 31076910 shares of worth $325.69 Million while later fund manager owns 19.72 Million shares of worth $212.78 Million as of September 29, 2020, which makes it owner of about 2.8% of company’s outstanding stock.
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