Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ:HST) has a beta value of 1.42 and has seen 3,794,531 shares traded in the recent trading session. The company, currently valued at $12.14 Billion, closed the recent trade at $17.21 per share which meant it lost -$0.04 on the day or -0.23% during that session. The HST stock price is -7.21% off its 52-week high price of $18.45 and 47.36% above the 52-week low of $9.06. If we look at the company’s 10-day average daily trading volume, we find that it stood at 5.88 Million shares traded. The 3-month trading volume is 8.08 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. 4 analysts rate the stock as a Sell, while none rate it as Overweight. 9 out of 20 have rated it as a Hold, with 6 advising it as a Buy. 1 have rated the stock as Underweight. The expected earnings per share for the stock is -$0.4.
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ:HST) trade information
Despite being -0.23% in the red today, the stock has traded in the green over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Friday, Apr 09 when the HST stock price touched $17.69- or saw a rise of 2.97%. Year-to-date, Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. shares have moved 17.33%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change -0.92%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ:HST) have changed -0.38%. Short interest in the company has seen 35.31 Million shares shorted with days to cover at 4.37.
Wall Street analysts have a consensus price target for the stock at $17.33, which means that the shares’ value could jump 0.7% from the levels at last check today. The projected low price target is $13 while the price target rests at a high of $21. In that case, then, we find that the latest price level in today’s session is +22.02% off the targeted high while a plunge would see the stock lose -24.46% from the levels at last check today.
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) estimates and forecasts
12 analysts offering their estimates for the company have set an average revenue estimate of $320.08 Million for the current quarter. 12 have an estimated revenue figure of $429.78 Million for the next quarter concluding in June 01, 2021. Year-ago sales stood $1.05 Billion and $103Million respectively for this quarter and the next, and analysts expect sales will grow by -69.6% for the current quarter and 317.3% 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 -27.7% over the past 5 years. Earnings growth for 2021 is a modest -182.4% 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 1.2% of the company shares, while shares held by institutions stand at 104.19% with a share float percentage of 105.45%. Investors are also buoyed by the number of investors in a company, with Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. having a total of 749 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 $1.62 Billion. As of December 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) held 15.67% of shares outstanding.
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The other major institutional holder is Blackrock Inc., with the holding of over 76.58 Million shares as of December 30, 2020. The firm’s total holdings are worth over $1.12 Billion and represent 10.86% 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 January 30, 2021, the former fund manager holds about 4.47% shares in the company for having 31507029 shares of worth $426.92 Million while later fund manager owns 20.05 Million shares of worth $293.31 Million as of December 30, 2020, which makes it owner of about 2.84% of company’s outstanding stock.