What are Analysts opinions on: Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST)


Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) will report its next earnings on 22-Feb-17. The company reported the earnings of $0.14/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.13/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.01/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 7.7%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. and for the current quarter 9 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.13/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.11/share and a High Estimate of $0.17/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 16 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. as 1.31 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is 1.28 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 1.33 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 1.33 Billion.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for HST to be -40.9%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of -37.5%. For the next 5 years, Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is expecting Growth of -27.67% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 56.18% per annum.

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, 15 said it’s a HOLD, 2 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 17 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. might touch $21 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $18.06 and $15 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. got Downgrade on 19-Jan-17 where investment firm Goldman Downgrade the stock from Neutral to Sell.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. closed its last trading session at $18.31 with the loss of -0.49%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 13.3 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $19.51 and 52-week low of $12.98. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -1.83% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 2.53% and 11.77% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Dec 21, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 3, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 0.76 and Average Volume (3 months) is 10.84 million. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 17.03 and Forward P/E ratio of 26.79.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 6.9%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 11.3%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 5.9%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. currently shows a Weekly Performance of 0.22%, where Monthly Performance is -2.88%, Quarterly performance is 17.6%, 6 Months performance is 9.24% and yearly performance percentage is 49.59%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is -3.29%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 2.03% and Monthly Volatility of 2.12%.