Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NASDAQ:HST) went down by -2.38% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $18.02. The company’s stock price has collected 1.55% of gains in the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported on 12/11/20 that Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. stock falls Friday, underperforms market
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Plus, the 36-month beta value for HST is at 1.38. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 7 analysts out of 22 who provided ratings for Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 8 rated it as “hold,” and 5 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $14.88, which is $0.16 above the current price. HST currently public float of 697.03M and currently shorts hold a 5.60% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of HST was 9.24M shares.
HST’s Market Performance
HST stocks went up by 1.55% for the week, with a monthly drop of -5.34% and a quarterly performance of 24.09%, while its annual performance rate touched -17.98%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.09% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.29% for Host Hotels & Resorts Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 0.25% for HST stocks with a simple moving average of 20.88% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of HST
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for HST stocks, with Citigroup repeating the rating for HST by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for HST in the upcoming period, according to Citigroup is $17.50 based on the research report published on December 15th of the previous year 2020.
Wells Fargo, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see HST reach a price target of $15. The rating they have provided for HST stocks is “Underweight” according to the report published on December 10th, 2020.
HST Trading at 4.53% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought HST to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -20.26% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.29%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.09%, as shares sank -3.10% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +37.51% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, HST rose by +1.55%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +15.33% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $14.31. In addition, Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. saw -1.78% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at HST starting from HAMILTON JOANNE G., who sale 3,091 shares at the price of $14.84 back on Nov 24. After this action, HAMILTON JOANNE G. now owns 125,250 shares of Host Hotels & Resorts Inc., valued at $45,874 using the latest closing price.
MACNAMARA BRIAN G, the SVP, Controller of Host Hotels & Resorts Inc., sale 17,527 shares at $12.86 during a trade that took place back on Nov 11, which means that MACNAMARA BRIAN G is holding 57,987 shares at $225,323 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for HST
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +10.46 for the present operating margin
- +16.47 for the gross margin
The net margin for Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. stands at +16.82. The total capital return value is set at 4.89, while invested capital returns managed to touch 8.17. Equity return is now at value -8.60, with -4.60 for asset returns.
Based on Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (HST), the company’s capital structure generated 60.12 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 37.55. Total debt to assets is 35.76, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 59.79. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 37.34.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 3.02, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.27. The receivables turnover for the company is 81.63 and the total asset turnover is 0.45.