As on February 09, 2021, Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NASDAQ: HST) started slowly as it slid -3.01% to $13.87. During the day, the stock rose to $14.32 and sunk to $13.79 before settling in for the price of $14.30 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, HST posted a 52-week range of $7.86-$17.40.
The Real Estate Sector giants’ yearly sales growth during the last 5-year period was 0.60%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 5.50%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -14.30%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $705.20 million, simultaneously with a float of $697.02 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $9.74 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $14.41, while the 200-day Moving Average is $12.24.
Let’s gauge the efficiency of the firm, which has a total of 175 employees. It has generated 31,251,429 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 5,257,143. The stock had 81.63 Receivables turnover and 0.45 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +16.47, operating margin was +10.46 and Pretax Margin of +17.59.
Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (HST) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the REIT – Hotel & Motel industry. Host Hotels & Resorts Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 1.18%, in contrast to 98.80% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Nov 24, this organization’s EVP, Human Resources sold 3,091 shares at the rate of 14.84, making the entire transaction reach 45,874 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 125,250. Preceding that transaction, on Nov 11, Company’s SVP, Controller sold 17,527 for 12.86, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 225,323. This particular insider is now the holder of 57,987 in total.
Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (HST) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 9/29/2020, the company posted -$0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at -$0.45) by $0.01. This company achieved a net margin of +16.82 while generating a return on equity of 12.42. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of -0.35 per share during the current fiscal year.
Host Hotels & Resorts Inc.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -14.30% and is forecasted to reach -0.91 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 28.40% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 5.50% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NASDAQ: HST) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (HST). The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.53. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 3.62.
In the same vein, HST’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -0.84, a figure that is expected to reach -0.42 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be -0.91 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (HST)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [Host Hotels & Resorts Inc., HST], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 6.93 million was lower the volume of 7.9 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 56.26% While, its Average True Range was 0.53.
Raw Stochastic average of Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (HST) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 67.19%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 38.17% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 42.10% that was lower than 60.61% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.