Analysts Activity: Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)

09/02/2015 - Diamond Resorts International, Inc. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Imperial Capital. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 60.28% of the company's stock.

Checking in on some valuation rankings, Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

The earnings of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Finally, Two Sigma Investments LP bought a new stake in shares of Xenia Hotels & Resorts during the fourth quarter valued at about $396,000. The company had a trading volume of 135,871 shares. 18 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. might touch $24.2 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $18.96 and $16 respectively.

In taking a look at some other notable technicals, Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. The stock recently closed its previous session at $18.54 by showing a percentage change of 1.64% from its previous day closing price of $18.24. (HST) has a market capitalization of 13.87 Billion. (NYSE:HST) added 0.83% to reach $18.17 in the previous trading session. (HST) will report its next earnings on 28-Apr-17. Xenia Hotels & Resorts had a net margin of 10.07% and a return on equity of 5.93%. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.24 EPS.

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD), stock is trading $100.48 above the 52-week high and has displayed a high EPS growth of 41.20% in last 5 years. The company's revenue was up.8% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Equities research analysts predict that Xenia Hotels & Resorts Inc will post $0.43 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Investors of record on Friday, March 31st will be paid a dividend of 0.20 per share on Monday, April 17th. On Wednesday, March 23 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Neutral". This represents a $1.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.64%. Xenia Hotels & Resorts's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 122.22%.

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Average price target for Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. The 14 analysts gave Hold ratings in recent rating and 2 stands at "Underweight" position. Zacks Investment Research cut Xenia Hotels & Resorts from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 8th. Wall Street is only getting neutral on the stock, with 0 of analysts who cover ARGS having a buy-equivalent rating. Instinet started coverage on Xenia Hotels & Resorts in a research report on Wednesday, December 14th. Angled up and price is moving up (or was recently) overall, angled down and price is moving down overall, moving sideways and the price is likely in a range.

Argos Therapeutics, Inc. has a consensus hold rating from 4 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 13.65% of shares outstanding.

The target price for Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Acadian Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in Xenia Hotels & Resorts during the third quarter worth $426,000. HST has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 18.11, Forward P/E of 26.71, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 36.78 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 0. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 220,841 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $4,028,139.84. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. They now have a Dollars 19 price target on the stock. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last five days, shares have faced -51.04% losses and now is down -89.41% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $4.1889. Corporate insiders own 1.90% of the company's stock. (Host Inc.) operates as a self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust (REIT). As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned 42 hotels, 40 of which are completely owned, comprising 10,911 rooms, across 20 states and the District of Columbia, including a majority interest in two hotels owned through two investments in real estate entities.

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