Price Target Update on Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:HST)

Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:HST) : Currently there are 11 street experts covering Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:HST) stock. The most bullish and bearish price target for the stock is $21 and $13 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $16.96. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $2.31.

Other Equity analysts have also commented on the company shares. Major Brokerage house, Raymond James upgrades its ratings on Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:HST). According to the latest information available, the shares are now rated Market Perform by the analysts at the agency. Previously, the analysts had a Underperform rating on the shares. The rating by the firm was issued on May 18, 2016.

Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:HST): stock turned positive on Thursday. Though the stock opened at $16.99, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $17.12 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $16.835 and closed the trading day at $16.95, in the green by 0.89%. The total traded volume for the day was 7,334,358. The stock had closed at $16.8 in the previous days trading.

The company shares have dropped -17.24% from its 1 Year high price. On Jul 16, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $21.40 and the one year low was seen on Jan 20, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $15.72 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $15.43. On the companys insider trading activities, The officer (SVP, Controller), of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., Macnamara Brian G had unloaded 5,000 shares at $16.86 per share in a transaction on March 14, 2016. The total value of transaction was $84,300. 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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