Host Hotels & Resorts Inc (NASDAQ: HST) kicked off on November 20, 2023, at the price of $17.26, up 1.45% from the previous trading day. During the day, the shares moved up to $17.52 and dropped to $17.20 before settling in for the closing price of $17.26. Over the past 52 weeks, HST has traded in a range of $14.51-$19.42.
Annual sales at Real Estate sector company grew by 15.87% over the past five years. While this was happening, its average annual earnings per share was recorded 16.66%. With a float of $697.63 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $713.40 million.
Let’s look at the performance matrix of the company that is accounted for 165 employees. In terms of profitability, gross margin is +17.63, operating margin of +15.45, and the pretax margin is +13.63.
Host Hotels & Resorts Inc (HST) Insider Updates
Our next focus will be how large-scale investors are participating in this stock of the REIT – Hotel & Motel Industry. The insider ownership of Host Hotels & Resorts Inc is 1.11%, while institutional ownership is 103.07%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Jun 05, was worth 64,443. In this transaction Director of this company sold 3,688 shares at a rate of $17.47, taking the stock ownership to the 58,616 shares.
Host Hotels & Resorts Inc (HST) Performance Highlights and Predictions
In the latest quarterly report, which was put into the public domain on 9/29/2023, the organization reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS), higher than consensus estimate (set at $0.11) by $0.05. This company achieved a net margin of +12.90 while generating a return on equity of 9.63. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.28 per share during the current fiscal year.
According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around 16.66% 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 2.94% growth 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. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 2.35. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 14.30.
For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 1.06, a number that is poised to hit 0.19 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 5.47 million, a negative change from its year-to-date volume of 7.01 million. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 92.79%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 0.39.
During the past 100 days, Host Hotels & Resorts Inc’s (HST) raw stochastic average was set at 70.96%, which indicates a significant decrease from 99.55% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 27.46% in the past 14 days, which was higher than the 27.24% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.
At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $16.15, while its 200-day Moving Average is $16.61. Nevertheless, the first resistance level for the watch stands at $17.62 in the near term. At $17.73, the stock is likely to face the second major resistance level. The third major resistance level sits at $17.94. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $17.30, it is likely to go to the next support level at $17.09. Assuming the price breaks the second support level, the third support level stands at $16.98.
Host Hotels & Resorts Inc (NASDAQ: HST) Key Stats
The company with the Market Capitalisation of 12.35 billion has total of 705,437K Shares Outstanding. Its annual sales at the moment are 4,907 M in contrast with the sum of 633,000 K annual income. Company’s last quarter sales were recorded 1,214 M and last quarter income was 111,000 K.