Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NASDAQ: HST) kicked off on August 04, 2022, at the price of $18.90, up 1.96% from the previous trading day. During the day, the shares moved up to $19.53 and dropped to $17.405 before settling in for the closing price of $17.34. Over the past 52 weeks, HST has traded in a range of $14.67-$21.63.
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Annual sales at Real Estate sector company slipped by -11.90% over the past five years. While this was happening, its average annual earnings per share was recorded 98.40%. With a float of $706.55 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $714.30 million.
Let’s look at the performance matrix of the company that is accounted for 160 employees. In terms of profitability, gross margin is -2.32, operating margin of -5.74, and the pretax margin is -3.53.
Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (HST) Insider and Institutional Ownership
Our next focus will be how large-scale investors are participating in this stock of the REIT – Hotel & Motel Industry. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Jun 07, was worth 224,847. In this transaction Exec. VP, Investments of this company sold 10,707 shares at a rate of $21.00, taking the stock ownership to the 379,285 shares. Before that another transaction happened on May 20, when Company’s Director sold 3,290 for $19.61, making the entire transaction worth $64,517. This insider now owns 53,083 shares in total.
Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (HST) Latest Financial update
In the latest quarterly report, which was put into the public domain on 3/30/2022, the organization reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS), higher than consensus estimate (set at $0.03) by $0.13. This company achieved a net margin of -0.38 while generating a return on equity of -0.17. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.14 per share during the current fiscal year.
According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around 98.40% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will surge by 28.40% during the next five years compared to -15.10% drop over the previous five years of trading.
Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NASDAQ: HST) Trading Performance Indicators
Take a look at Host Hotels & Resorts Inc.’s (HST) current performance indicators. Last quarter, stock had a price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 3.50. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 27.07.
For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 0.36, a number that is poised to hit 0.25 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 0.92 in one year’s time.
Technical Analysis of Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (HST)
Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NASDAQ: HST) saw its 5-day average volume 9.36 million, a positive change from its year-to-date volume of 8.79 million. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 37.77%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 0.70.
During the past 100 days, Host Hotels & Resorts Inc.’s (HST) raw stochastic average was set at 39.51%, which indicates a significant decrease from 44.44% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 33.92% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 44.67% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.
At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $17.51, while its 200-day Moving Average is $17.92. Nevertheless, the first resistance level for the watch stands at $19.01 in the near term. At $20.33, the stock is likely to face the second major resistance level. The third major resistance level sits at $21.13. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $16.88, it is likely to go to the next support level at $16.08. The third support level lies at $14.76 if the price breaches the second support level.
Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NASDAQ: HST) Key Stats
The company with the Market Capitalisation of 12.48 billion has total of 714,777K Shares Outstanding. Its annual sales at the moment are 2,890 M in contrast with the sum of -11,000 K annual income. Company’s last quarter sales were recorded 1,074 M and last quarter income was 116,000 K.