Tredje AP fonden Has $2.49 Million Holdings in Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (HST)

Tredje AP fonden lessened its stake in shares of Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) by 4.3% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 133,028 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 5,910 shares during the quarter. Tredje AP fonden’s holdings in Host Hotels and Resorts were worth $2,486,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Motco grew its holdings in Host Hotels and Resorts by 0.6% during the 2nd quarter. Motco now owns 11,969 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $219,000 after buying an additional 71 shares during the last quarter. Kemper Corp Master Retirement Trust boosted its holdings in shares of Host Hotels and Resorts by 0.3% during the second quarter. Kemper Corp Master Retirement Trust now owns 26,195 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $479,000 after purchasing an additional 75 shares during the last quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. boosted its holdings in shares of Host Hotels and Resorts by 1.6% during the second quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 13,770 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $252,000 after purchasing an additional 222 shares during the last quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. boosted its holdings in shares of Host Hotels and Resorts by 3.0% during the second quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. now owns 14,974 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $274,000 after purchasing an additional 443 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Sentry Investment Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Host Hotels and Resorts by 0.9% during the second quarter. Sentry Investment Management LLC now owns 53,698 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $981,000 after purchasing an additional 499 shares during the last quarter.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on HST shares. Deutsche Bank upgraded Host Hotels and Resorts from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and raised their price objective for the stock from $18.00 to $21.00 in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Boenning Scattergood upgraded Host Hotels and Resorts from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $20.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Thursday, August 24th. Robert W. Baird set a $21.00 price objective on Host Hotels and Resorts and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. SunTrust Banks restated a “hold” rating on shares of Host Hotels and Resorts in a report on Tuesday, October 17th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Host Hotels and Resorts from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Host Hotels and Resorts currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $20.19.

Shares of Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) traded down $0.13 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $19.73. The company had a trading volume of 5,798,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,260,042. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc has a 52-week low of $17.26 and a 52-week high of $20.23. The firm has a market capitalization of $14,698.15, a PE ratio of 11.89, a P/E/G ratio of 2.39 and a beta of 1.28. The company has a quick ratio of 3.62, a current ratio of 3.62 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56.

Host Hotels and Resorts (NYSE:HST) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The real estate investment trust reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.33. Host Hotels and Resorts had a return on equity of 8.44% and a net margin of 11.11%. The firm had revenue of $1.25 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.27 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.37 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 3.2% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts predict that Host Hotels and Resorts Inc will post 1.66 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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About Host Hotels and Resorts

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc (Host Inc) operates as a self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company operates through hotel ownership segment. The Company operates through hotel ownership segment. The Company owned properties and conducted operations through Host Hotels & Resorts, L.P.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Host Hotels and Resorts (NYSE:HST)

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