Analysts Speculate on: Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) rose 0.71% during previous trade. Goldman issued rating on the stock of Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) in a research note issued to investors on Apr-10-17, the stock received “Upgrade” rating from Sell to Neutral. Additionally Goldman issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Jan-19-17 the stock was “Downgraded” from Neutral to Sell besides that on Jan-11-17 Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) was “Reiterated” by UBS as Neutral from $16 to $19. Furthermore on Dec-15-16 the stock was “Downgraded” by Argus from Buy to Hold.

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) shares ended last trading session at the price of $18.43 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $18.96 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 03/29/17. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s highest estimates of price target are $24.20 and low forecast is $16 based on the opinion of 18 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 1.10. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.81 based on calls of 16 experts, where 3 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 11 suggest Hold, 1 are rating the stock as Sell while 1 as Strong Sell.

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 4/28/17 Before Market Open. The company is expected to release $0.16 EPS for current quarter according to 8 analysts whereas the company reported $0.24 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $0.13 and high estimate of $0.18. For the current year Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) has set to release EPS of $0.67 as per the sentiments of 10 analysts, however according to 10 analysts, the company expected to release $0.68 EPS for next year.

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $1.3B according to 15 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $1.24B and highest revenue estimates are $1.38B. A year ago the company’s sales were $1.34B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are -2.50%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $1.45B, according to the sentiments of 15 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $5.42B revenues, as per the opinion of 17 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $5.34B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $5.53B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $5.49B by 17 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 5.28M shares versus average trading capacity of 7.10M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $13.44B along with 737.92M outstanding shares. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) shares were trading -7.79% below from the 52-week high price mark of $19.99 and +35.59% above from the 52-week price bottom of $13.59. However the company observed 52 week high price on 02/22/17 and witnessed 52 week low price on 05/19/16. The company’s price sits 1.98% above from its 50-day moving average of $18.23 and 8.40% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $17.53. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 2.53, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 1.94. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 37.

Analysts Activity: Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) soared 1.50% during previous trade, a total of 7.25M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 8.09m shares whereas its relative volume is 0.81. The stock has a market capitalization of $13.48B along with 739.25M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $18.33 and touched the lowest level of $17.88.

Most recently Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s price target was revised on 3/23/17 and according to 18 analysts stock’s price will reach at $18.96 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 1.10. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $16 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $24.20, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 33% from its latest closing price of $18.24.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three week ago Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s price target was revised on 3/03/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $19.50 while the bearish estimates kept at $17 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $17.96, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 0.96.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.81. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 16 brokerage recommendations 3 rate Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 11 rate Hold, 1 rate Sell and 1 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 1/19/17 the stock of Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) downgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Sell. However previously on 12/15/16 it was downgraded by Argus from Buy to Hold. A research note issued on 8/1/16 the stock was downgraded by RBC Capital Mkts from Outperform to Sector Perform.

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) performance over the past one year soared 15.30% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bearish trend of -3.18%. During the last six months the stock climbed 18.94%. Quarterly performance of the company shows declining momentum of -2.51% while its last one month trend is positive with 1.39%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 0.83%.

The company’s price sits 0.06% above from its 50-day moving average of $18.25 and 6.86% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $17.39. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s shares are currently trading -9.75% away from the 52-week high price of $20.21 and +32.71% far from the 52-week low price of $13.74.

According to consensus agreement of 8 analysts Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) will report earnings per share of $0.16 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 4/28/17 Before Market Open. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.18 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.13. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.24 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) set at $0.67 according to the sentiments of 9 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $0.65 and highest earnings estimates are $0.71.

According to 15 analysts, Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $1.3B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $1.38B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $1.24B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $5.42B compared to low analyst estimates of $5.34B and high estimates of $5.53B according to the projection of 17 analysts.

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST): Check on Price Target

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) plunged -0.11% during previous trade, a total of 10.38M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 9.54M shares whereas its relative volume is 1.01. The stock has a market capitalization of $13.09B along with 739.80M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $18.08 and touched the lowest level of $17.65.

Most recently Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s price target was revised on 2/23/17 and according to 17 analysts stock’s price will reach at $16.28 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 1.00. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $14 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $19, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 17% from its latest closing price of $18.01.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, one week ago Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s price target was revised on 2/05/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $19.50 while the bearish estimates kept at $17 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $17.79, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 1.03.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.81. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 16 brokerage recommendations 3 rate Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 11 rate Hold, 1 rate Sell and 1 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 1/19/17 the stock of Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) downgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Sell. However previously on 12/15/16 it was downgraded by Argus from Buy to Hold. A research note issued on 8/1/16 the stock was downgraded by RBC Capital Mkts from Outperform to Sector Perform.

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) performance over the past one year soared 22.32% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bearish trend of -4.41%. During the last six months the stock climbed 1.18%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 7.80% while its last one month trend is negative with -2.54%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed down trend of -3.07%.

The company’s price sits -2.36% below from its 50-day moving average of $18.28 and 7.91% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $17.33. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s shares are currently trading -10.89% away from the 52-week high price of $20.21 and +31.04% far from the 52-week low price of $13.74.

According to consensus agreement of 8 analysts Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) will report earnings per share of $0.15 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 5/5/17. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.17 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.13. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.24 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) set at $0.69 according to the sentiments of 9 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $0.62 and highest earnings estimates are $0.83.

According to 15 analysts, Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $1.31B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $1.38B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $1.24B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $5.41B compared to low analyst estimates of $5.3B and high estimates of $5.53B according to the projection of 17 analysts.

Analyst Reviews to Watch: Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) fell -0.49% during previous trade. Goldman issued rating on the stock of Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) in a research note issued to investors on Jan-19-17, the stock received “Downgrade” rating from Neutral to Sell. Additionally UBS issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Jan-11-17the stock was “Reiterated” as Neutral from $16 to $19 besides that on Dec-15-16 Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) was “Downgraded” by Argus from Buy to Hold. Furthermore on Sep-26-16 the stock was “Initiated” by Goldman as Neutral.

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) shares ended last trading session at the price of $18.22 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $18.12 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 1/11/17. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s highest estimates of price target are $21 and low forecast is $16 based on the opinion of 17 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 1.14. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.81 based on calls of 16 experts, where 3 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 11 suggest Hold, 1 are rating the stock as Sell while 1 as Strong Sell.

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 2/22/17 Before Market Open. The company is expected to release $0.13 EPS for current quarter according to 9 analysts whereas the company reported $0.22 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $0.11 and high estimate of $0.17. For the current year Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) has set to release EPS of $0.99 as per the sentiments of 9 analysts, however according to 9 analysts, the company expected to release $0.68 EPS for next year.

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $1.31B according to 16 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $1.28B and highest revenue estimates are $1.33B. A year ago the company’s sales were $1.33B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are -1.90%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $1.31B, according to the sentiments of 13 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $5.4B revenues, as per the opinion of 17 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $5.36B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $5.43B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $5.4B by 17 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 8.25M shares versus average trading capacity of 9.87M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $13.60B along with 739.87M outstanding shares. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) shares were trading -6.47% below from the 52-week high price mark of $19.48 and +57.70% above from the 52-week price bottom of $11.55. However the company observed 52 week high price on 12/21/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 02/03/16. The company’s price sits 2.53% above from its 50-day moving average of $18.94 and 11.77% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $17.13. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 2.45, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 1.90. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 39.13. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 54.97.

Analysts Outlook and Insider Trading Summary: Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) exchanged hands 4,554,159 shares versus average trading capacity of 10.30M shares, while its relative trading volume is 0.44. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s total market worth is $13.46B along with 739.87M outstanding shares.

Insiders has most recently took part in a trading activity, Marriott Richard E, Chairman of the Board of the company in a transaction that occurred 12/23/2016 sold 50,000 shares of the stock. The stock was sold at a price of $18.44, for a total value of $922,240. Subsequent to the transaction Marriott Richard E owned a total of 270,427 shares of the stock.

In a separate transaction on 12/21/2016, Macnamara Brian G, SVP, Controller sold 8,427 shares of the stock. The stock was sold at a price of $19.38, for a total worth of $163,343. Succeeding to the transaction Macnamara Brian G owned overall 45,745 shares of the stock.

Moreover, Abdoo Elizabeth A, EVP & General Counsel sold 12,859 shares of the stock in a reserved transaction that ensued on 12/19/2016. At a price of $19.02, the stock was sold for an entire value of $244,618. Consequent to the transaction Abdoo Elizabeth A owned a total of 189,556 shares of the stock.

Currently, 0.90% shares of Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) are owned by insiders with -11.69% six-month change in the insider ownership. The insider filler data counts the number of monthly positions over 3 month and 12 month time spans. For Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) total 17 number of trades held during last 3 months and 67 during last 12 months, out of them 8 numbers of buys held in last 3 months and 44 buys in last 12 months. Whereas 9 numbers of sells held in last 3 months and 23 sells over the past 12 months.

For the duration of last three months Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s total number of shares bought are 4,659 and sold 1,124,629 from a total of 1,129,288 traded shares. During last twelve months 1,306,185 number of shares bought and 2,113,719 sold from a total of 3,419,904 shares traded. A net activity of 1,119,970 took place in the course of three months, while 807,534 during last twelve months. Insider trading information is derived from Forms 3 and 4 filings are filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) ended last trading session at the price of $18.57 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $17.50 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 12/12/16. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s highest estimates of price target are $21.00 and low forecast is $14.00 based on the opinion of 17 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 1.86. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.82 based on calls of 17 experts.

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 2/15/17. The company is expected to release $0.13 EPS during current quarter according to 9 analysts whereas the company reported $0.22 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has a lowest EPS estimates of $0.11 and high estimate of $0.17. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $1.3B according to 16 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $1.28B and highest revenue estimates are $1.33B. A year ago the company’s sales were $1.33B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are -2.30%. Past 5 years growth of Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) observed at 56.18%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at -27.67%.

Rating Roundup: Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) rose 0.26% during previous trade. Argus issued rating on the stock of Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) in a research note issued to investors on Dec-15-16, the stock received “Downgrade” rating from Buy to Hold. Additionally Goldman issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Sep-26-16 the stock was “Initiated” as Neutral besides that on Aug-01-16 Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) was “Downgraded” by RBC Capital Mkts from Outperform to Sector Perform from $19 to $18. Furthermore on Jul-13-16 the stock was “Downgraded” by JP Morgan from Neutral to Underweight from $16 to $15.

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) shares ended last trading session at the price of $18.92 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $16.72 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 12/12/16. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s highest estimates of price target are $19.50 and low forecast is $14 based on the opinion of 17 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 1.86. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.81 based on calls of 16 experts, where 3 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 11 suggest Hold, 1 are rating the stock as Sell while 1 as Strong Sell.

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 2/15/17. The company is expected to release $0.13 EPS for current quarter according to 9 analysts whereas the company reported $0.22 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $0.11 and high estimate of $0.17. For the current year Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) has set to release EPS of $0.99 as per the sentiments of 9 analysts, however according to 9 analysts, the company expected to release $0.68 EPS for next year.

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $1.3B according to 16 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $1.28B and highest revenue estimates are $1.33B. A year ago the company’s sales were $1.33B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are -2.30%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $1.31B, according to the sentiments of 13 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $5.39B revenues, as per the opinion of 17 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $5.36B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $5.43B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $5.39B by 17 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 8.31M shares versus average trading capacity of 12.12M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $13.87B along with 739.87M outstanding shares. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) shares were trading -1.87% below from the 52-week high price mark of $19.28 and +61.60% above from the 52-week price bottom of $11.71. However the company observed 52 week high price on 12/09/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 01/20/16. The company’s price sits 14.68% above from its 50-day moving average of $16.91 and 16.83% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $16.67. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 2.56, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 1.98. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 40.81. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 57.33.

Mover to Watch: Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) share price plunged -2.21% or -0.40 points to reach at $17.74 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $17.67 – $18.19 during previous trading session. A total of 26.11M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 11.47M shares. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) has a market capitalization of $13.35B and most recently 739.87M outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) is at 66.50.

According to sentiments of 17 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $16.37. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $18.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $14.00.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.13 derived from a total of 9 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.11 and can go high up to $0.17. However a year ago during same quarter Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) reported $0.22 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.14 per share according to consensus of 6 analysts.

According to sentiments of 16 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $1.3B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $1.28B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $1.33B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.75 on the shares of Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST). Out of rating recommendations 3 have given the stock a Buy while 1 recommend the stock as Outperform. 14 have given the stock a Hold rating, 2 as Underperform and 0 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 6.67% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 11.19% along with 10.75% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

Important factors to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) shares were trading -3.19% below from the 52-week high mark of $18.32 and +51.52% above from the 52-week bottom of $11.71. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 08/23/16, and 52-week low price on 01/20/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 4.72% in the past one week and soared 16.40% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 3.21% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 16.16% while yearly performance of the company advanced 16.80%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 20.21%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 6.90%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 11.30% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 5.90%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.47, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 2.76%, 2.96% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.32.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 54.24. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.53 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.53.

Changes to Broker Targets on: Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) soared 1.65% during previous trade, a total of 14.17M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 9.33M shares whereas its relative volume is 1.54. The stock has a market capitalization of $12.24B along with 739.87M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $16.03 and touched the lowest level of $15.38.

Most recently Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s price target was revised on 11/6/16 and according to 17 analysts stock’s price will reach at $16.28 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 1.80. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $14 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $19, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 21% from its latest closing price of $15.97.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, one week ago Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s price target was revised on 10/25/16 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $19 while the bearish estimates kept at $13 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $16.50, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 1.75.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.81. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 16 brokerage recommendations 3 rate Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 11 rate Hold, 1 rate Sell and 1 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 8/1/16 the stock of Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) downgraded by RBC Capital Mkts from Outperform to Sector Perform. However previously on 7/13/16 it was downgraded by JP Morgan from Neutral to Underweight. A research note issued on 5/18/16 the stock was upgraded by Raymond James from Underperform to Mkt Perform.

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) performance over the past one year plunged -1.90% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bullish trend of 8.22%. During the last six months the stock climbed 2.04%. Quarterly performance of the company shows declining momentum of -11.12% while its last one month trend is positive with 1.78%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 4.65%.

The company’s price sits 0.85% above from its 50-day moving average of $15.55 and 1.52% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $16.32. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s shares are currently trading -12.85% away from the 52-week high price of $18.32 and +36.40% far from the 52-week low price of $11.71.

According to consensus agreement of 19 analysts Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) will report earnings per share of $0.37 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 2/15/17. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.39 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.35. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.39 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) set at $1.65 according to the sentiments of 20 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $1.62 and highest earnings estimates are $1.68.

According to 15 analysts, Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $1.31B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $1.33B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $1.28B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $5.4B compared to low analyst estimates of $5.36B and high estimates of $5.45B according to the projection of 16 analysts.

Stock on Analyst Radar: Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) share price soared 2.23% or 0.33 points to reach at $15.16 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $14.69 – $15.22 during previous trading session. A total of 13.43M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 9.32M shares. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) has a market capitalization of $11.26B and most recently 742.48M outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) is at 43.23.

According to sentiments of 17 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $16.34. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $19 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $14.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.38 derived from a total of 19 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.35 and can go high up to $0.4. However a year ago during same quarter Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) reported $0.39 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.39 per share according to consensus of 14 analysts.

According to sentiments of 15 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $1.32B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $1.28B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $1.33B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.85 on the shares of Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST). Out of rating recommendations 3 have given the stock a Buy while 1 recommend the stock as Outperform. 13 have given the stock a Hold rating, 2 as Underperform and 1 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is -1.45% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is -4.84% along with -3.49% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) shares were trading -17.27% below from the 52-week high mark of $18.32 and +29.49% above from the 52-week bottom of $11.71. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 8/23/16 and 52-week low price on 1/20/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 1.07% in the past one week and plunged -2.51% during previous one month drive, the stock went down -15.82% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance plunged -5.15% while yearly performance of the company fell -10.48%.The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 2.73%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 6.60%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 11% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 5.90%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.38, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 3.17%, 2.25% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.29.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 47.80. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.53 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.53.

Stock on Trader’s Radar: Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) share price plunged -0.45% or -0.07 points to reach at $15.49 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $15.37 – $15.83 during previous trading session. A total of 5.69M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 8.99M shares. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) has a market capitalization of $11.46B and most recently 742.48M outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) is at 42.69.

According to sentiments of 16 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $16.92. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $19 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $14.50.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.36 derived from a total of 18 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.34 and can go high up to $0.38. However a year ago during same quarter Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) reported $0.34 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.39 per share according to consensus of 18 analysts.

According to sentiments of 15 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $1.29B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $1.26B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $1.34B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.74 on the shares of Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST). Out of rating recommendations 3 have given the stock a Buy while 1 recommend the stock as Outperform. 13 have given the stock a Hold rating, 2 as Underperform and 0 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 0.65% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is -5.11% along with 0.77% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) shares were trading -14.21% below from the 52-week high mark of $18.32 and +34.27% above from the 52-week bottom of $11.71. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 8/23/16, and 52-week low price on 1/20/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 1.22% in the past one week and plunged -0.67% during previous one month drive, the stock went down -9.07% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared  3.53% while yearly performance of the company fell -6.44%.The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 6.52%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 6.60%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 11% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 5.90%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.30, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 1.42%, 1.95% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.30.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 119.64. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.52 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.52.