Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NASDAQ:HST) went up by 4.43% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $17.40. The company’s stock price has collected 14.66% of gains in the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported on 02/19/21 that Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day
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Plus, the 36-month beta value for HST is at 1.46. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 8 analysts out of 22 who provided ratings for Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 9 rated it as “hold,” and 4 as “sell.”
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The average price from analysts is $15.71, which is -$1.35 below the current price. HST currently public float of 696.38M and currently shorts hold a 6.16% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of HST was 8.08M shares.
HST’s Market Performance
HST stocks went up by 14.66% for the week, with a monthly jump of 11.97% and a quarterly performance of 18.39%, while its annual performance rate touched -2.56%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.31% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 4.00% for Host Hotels & Resorts Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 16.55% for HST stocks with a simple moving average of 35.69% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of HST
Citigroup, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see HST reach a price target of $17.50, previously predicting the price at $11.50. The rating they have provided for HST stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on December 15th, 2020.
Wells Fargo gave a rating of “Underweight” to HST, setting the target price at $15 in the report published on December 10th of the previous year.
HST Trading at 15.84% 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 -3.79% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 4.00%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.31%, as shares surge +14.34% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +10.35% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, HST rose by +14.66%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +52.60% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $14.47. In addition, Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. saw 14.42% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
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:
- -58.83 for the present operating margin
- -53.33 for the gross margin
The net margin for Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. stands at -45.19. The total capital return value is set at -7.79, while invested capital returns managed to touch -6.06. Equity return is now at value 1.40, with 0.70 for asset returns.
Based on Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (HST), the company’s capital structure generated 97.31 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 49.32. Total debt to assets is 47.72, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 97.31. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 49.32.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 8.80, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.43. The receivables turnover for the company is 38.12 and the total asset turnover is 0.13.