Investors Checklist Stocks: Host Hotels & Resorts Inc, Yahoo! Inc

Andrew Cummings
February 17, 2017

Earnings per share for the recently concluded quarter is expected to come in at $0.14 a share with $1.31B in revenue. Johnson Financial Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Host Hotels & Resorts by 63.4% in the second quarter.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., where 3 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 1 analysts have given a Buy signal, 14 said it's a HOLD, 3 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. Barclays Initiated Park Hotels & Resorts on Feb 13, 2017 to "Overweight", Price Target of the shares are set at $30.Canaccord Genuity Initiated Park Hotels & Resorts on Jan 11, 2017 to "Buy", Price Target of the shares are set at $30.UBS Initiated Park Hotels & Resorts on Jan 10, 2017 to "Neutral", Price Target of the shares are set at $30.Park Hotels & Resorts was Initiated by Goldman to "Neutral" on Jan 5, 2017. (NYSE:HST) is projected at -36.4 percent in the Current Quarter and -41.7 percent in the Next Quarter, according to analysts.

EPS growth in next year is estimated to reach -30.27% while EPS growth estimate for this year is set at -23.20%. Looking over the HST ranking chart, the HST got 3 analysts recommendation as a Buy security in previous month pool in contrast with 3 analysts gave buy ratings at this month. The stock touched its high share price of $19.51 on Dec 21, 2016 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on May 19, 2016 as $14.3.

The 17 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Host Hotels & Resorts Inc have a median target of 18.00, with a high estimate of 21.00 and a low estimate of 16.00. The mean forecast was for $1.29 billion and $0.36 a share, respectively.

Along with these its year to date performance is standing at -1.49%. (NYSE:HST) is over -4% below analysts' consensus price target of US$18.18.

On Sep 16 Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) at Last Earnings was $15.06 as compared to the previous closing price of $18.62.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. closed its last trading session at $18.75 with the loss of -0.69%. The price-to-book ratio (P/B Ratio) is a ratio used to compare a stock's market value to its book value. The stock appeared $19.48 above its 52-week highs and is up 1.25% for the last five trades. The stock is now moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 1% with the 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 1 percent. The company maintains price to book ratio of 1.94 industry average at 4.00. Relative Strength Index (RSI) was 56.02. Analyst Recommendation is an outlook of a stock-market analyst on a stock. This is built on a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell. Host Hotels & Resorts has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $17.22.

The stock is getting much attention these days as insiders are offloading shares while they posted a -1.17% fall year to date. This contrasts with this year Q4 current estimates trend of $0.14 while for one month was for $0.13. The Stock now has the market capitalization of $13.77 Billion, P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 17.4 and Weekly volatility of 1.82% and monthly volatility of 2.00% respectively.

The stock is now trading at a distance of 2.21% from SMA-20.

The net percent change held by Institutional Investors has seen a change of -1.01% in last three month period. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 11.3%. It has beaten earnings-per-share estimates 83% of the time in its last 12 earnings reports. (NYSE:HST) has 739.46 million outstanding shares among them 725.87 million shares have been floated in market exchange. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc's 50-day moving average is $18.36 and its 200-day moving average is $17.30.

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