Brokerage Firm Rating on Host Hotels & Resorts (HST)

Host Hotels & Resorts (HST) has an average broker rating of 2.8, which is interpreted as a Hold, as rated by 15 equity analysts. Nonetheless, 3 analysts are positive on the stocks future and they recommend a Strong Buy on the stock. Nevertheless, the majority of 10 analysts consider that the stock is a Hold with neither a large upside nor a downside. Ranking by Zacks Investment Research for Coach Inc is 3, which is also a Hold. 1 brokerage firm advices Strong Sell on the share due to lack of confidence about the future of the company. 1 considers that the stock is a Sell.

Host Hotels & Resorts (HST) : The most positive equity analysts on Host Hotels & Resorts (HST) expects the shares to touch $19, whereas, the least positive believes that the stock will trade at $13 in the short term. The company is covered by 12 Wall Street Brokerage Firms. The average price target for shares are $16.67 with an expected fluctuation of $1.76 from the mean.


Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:HST): The stock opened at $18.25 on Thursday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $18.33 for the day. The stock traded down to $17.90 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $17.99 with a loss of -1.15% for the day. The stock had closed at $18.20 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 7,495,661 shares.

In a related news, The officer (SVP, Controller), of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., Macnamara Brian G had unloaded 6,000 shares at $17.51 per share in a transaction on August 2, 2016. The total value of transaction was $105,060. The Insider information was revealed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (Host Inc.) operates as a self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust (REIT). Host Inc. owns properties and conducts operations through Host Hotels & Resorts, L.P. (Host L.P.) of which Host Inc. is the sole general partner and in which it holds approximately 99% of the partnership interests (OP units) as of December 31, 2014. As of February 20, 2015, the Companys lodging portfolio consists of 114 luxury and upper-upscale hotels containing approximately 59,000 rooms, with the majority located in the United States, and with 17 of the properties located outside of the United States, in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Mexico and New Zealand. In addition, the Company owns non-controlling interests in two international joint ventures.

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