Host Hotels and Resorts (HST) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

Host Hotels and Resorts (NYSE:HST) will be announcing its earnings results after the market closes on Tuesday, February 20th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.15 per share for the quarter.

Host Hotels and Resorts (HST) opened at $19.42 on Tuesday. Host Hotels and Resorts has a 52 week low of $17.26 and a 52 week high of $21.53. The company has a quick ratio of 3.62, a current ratio of 3.62 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56. The stock has a market capitalization of $14,370.00, a P/E ratio of 23.98, a PEG ratio of 2.37 and a beta of 1.25.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, January 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 29th were paid a $0.20 dividend. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.12%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 28th. Host Hotels and Resorts’s dividend payout ratio is currently 98.77%.

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on HST shares. Raymond James Financial raised Host Hotels and Resorts from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $22.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Monday, January 8th. Robert W. Baird set a $21.00 price objective on Host Hotels and Resorts and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. Boenning Scattergood reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $20.00 price objective on shares of Host Hotels and Resorts in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Host Hotels and Resorts in a research note on Tuesday, October 17th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Host Hotels and Resorts from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $20.63.

In other Host Hotels and Resorts news, EVP Elizabeth A. Abdoo sold 60,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $20.45, for a total transaction of $1,227,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 168,905 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,454,107.25. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 1.70% of the company’s stock.

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Host Hotels and Resorts Company Profile

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc (Host Inc) operates as a self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company operates through hotel ownership segment. The Company operates through hotel ownership segment. The Company owned properties and conducted operations through Host Hotels & Resorts, L.P.

Earnings History for Host Hotels and Resorts (NYSE:HST)

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