Quick Briefing on Host Hotels & Resorts (HST)

Shares of Real Estate sector company Host Hotels & Resorts moved 2.7% today, and are now trading at a price of $18.18. The large-cap stock's daily volume was 3,113,111 compared to its average volume of 7,649,174. The S&P 500 index returned a 1.2% performance.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is an S&P 500 company and is the largest lodging real estate investment trust and one of the largest owners of luxury and upper-upscale hotels. The company is based in Bethesda and has 160 full time employees. Its market capitalization is $13,183,144,960. Host Hotels & Resorts currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 1.2% per year.

19 analysts are following Host Hotels & Resorts and have set target prices ranging from $16 to $25 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of buy. At today's prices, HST is trading -14.95% away from its average analyst target price of $21.37 per share.

Over the last year, HST's share price has increased by 9.3%, which represents a difference of 25.0% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $21.63 per share whereas its 52 week low is $15.1. With an average free cash flow of $633,750,000.0 that have been growing at an average rate of 22.2% over the last four years, Host Hotels & Resorts is in a position to continue its strong stock performance trend.

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