Large Outflow of Money Witnessed in Host Hotels & Resorts

Host Hotels & Resorts (HST) : The total money flow in Host Hotels & Resorts (HST) was negative ($17.54 million), which signals selling by the traders on Fridays session. They trimmed their holdings by selling the stock on downticks to the tune of $54.33 million. In comparison, the inflow of money into the stock on upticks was $36.79 million. The uptick to downtick ratio was 0.68. Similarly, the block trades show selling by large traders on strength. The value of stocks sold down on downtick was $28.29 million. The value of transactions on uptick was $12.73 million. The negative money flow of ($15.56 million) confirms the selling in Host Hotels & Resorts (HST) on strength. The uptick to downtick ratio of block trades was 0.45. Host Hotels & Resorts (HST) gained $0.4 at $17.91, a gain of 2.28% over the previous days close. However, the stock registered 5.48% in the week.


Host Hotels & Resorts (HST) : The most positive equity analysts on Host Hotels & Resorts (HST) expects the shares to touch $21, 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 $16.79 with an expected fluctuation of $2.27 from the mean.

Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:HST): stock turned positive on Friday. Though the stock opened at $17.53, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $17.99 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $17.45 and closed the trading day at $17.91, in the green by 2.28%. The total traded volume for the day was 17,487,425. The stock had closed at $17.51 in the previous days trading.

In a related news, Macnamara Brian G, officer (SVP, Controller) of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., unloaded 5,000 shares at an average price of $16.86 on March 14, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $84,300, according to the disclosed information with 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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