Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (HST) Position Decreased by First Allied Advisory Services Inc.

First Allied Advisory Services Inc. decreased its stake in Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) by 1.2% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 303,442 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 3,541 shares during the quarter. First Allied Advisory Services Inc.’s holdings in Host Hotels and Resorts were worth $6,074,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in HST. Advisory Services Network LLC lifted its stake in Host Hotels and Resorts by 43.4% in the 4th quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 42,274 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $839,000 after acquiring an additional 12,789 shares in the last quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank lifted its stake in Host Hotels and Resorts by 13.6% in the 4th quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 318,782 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $6,327,000 after acquiring an additional 38,076 shares in the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN lifted its stake in Host Hotels and Resorts by 7.4% in the 4th quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 1,939,896 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $38,507,000 after acquiring an additional 134,329 shares in the last quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio lifted its stake in Host Hotels and Resorts by 1.3% in the 4th quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 1,557,008 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $30,907,000 after acquiring an additional 19,834 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Sei Investments Co. lifted its stake in Host Hotels and Resorts by 9.8% in the 4th quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 2,046,259 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $40,619,000 after acquiring an additional 182,621 shares in the last quarter.

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on HST. Raymond James Financial raised Host Hotels and Resorts from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $22.00 price target for the company in a research note on Monday, January 8th. Robert W. Baird set a $21.00 price target on Host Hotels and Resorts and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. Boenning Scattergood reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price target on shares of Host Hotels and Resorts in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. BTIG Research raised Host Hotels and Resorts from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 price target for the company in a research note on Monday, December 4th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Host Hotels and Resorts from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $20.63.

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) opened at $19.56 on Friday. 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 Inc has a one year low of $17.26 and a one year high of $21.53. The firm has a market capitalization of $14,535.33, a P/E ratio of 24.45, a P/E/G ratio of 2.38 and a beta of 1.26.

In other Host Hotels and Resorts news, EVP Elizabeth A. Abdoo sold 60,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $20.45, for a total value of $1,227,000.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 168,905 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,454,107.25. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. 1.70% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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Host Hotels and Resorts Profile

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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