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How to buy Host Hotels-and-Resorts (HST) stock
Learn how to easily invest in Host Hotels-and-Resorts stock.
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc is a reit-hotel & motel business based in the US. Host Hotels-and-Resorts shares (HST) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Host Hotels-and-Resorts employs 163 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
How to buy shares in Host Hotels-and-Resorts
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- Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – HST – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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What's in this guide?
- HST shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is HST stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Can I short HST shares?
- Is HST suitable for ethical investing?
- Are HST shares over-valued?
- Host Hotels-and-Resorts's financials
- How volatile are HST shares?
- Does Host Hotels-and-Resorts pay a dividend?
- Have HST shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Host Hotels-and-Resorts stock price (NASDAQ: HST)Use our graph to track the performance of HST stocks over time.
Host Hotels-and-Resorts shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$17.17|
|52-week range||$10.04 - $18.52|
|50-day moving average||$17.36|
|200-day moving average||$16.50|
|Wall St. target price||$18.49|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.13|
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Is it a good time to buy Host Hotels-and-Resorts stock?
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Host Hotels-and-Resorts price performance over time
|1 week (2021-07-12)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-06-23)||-2.50%|
|3 months (2021-04-19)||N/A|
|6 months (2021-01-19)||N/A|
|1 year (2020-07-19)||N/A|
|2 years (2019-07-19)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-07-19)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-07-19)||N/A|
Is Host Hotels-and-Resorts under- or over-valued?
Valuing Host Hotels-and-Resorts stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Host Hotels-and-Resorts's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Host Hotels-and-Resorts's PEG ratio
Host Hotels-and-Resorts's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.5274. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Host Hotels-and-Resorts's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Host Hotels-and-Resorts's EBITDA
Host Hotels-and-Resorts's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $175 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Host Hotels-and-Resorts's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Host Hotels-and-Resorts financials
|Revenue TTM||$942 million|
|Gross profit TTM||$-164,000,000|
|Return on assets TTM||-5.11%|
|Return on equity TTM||-13.27%|
|Market capitalisation||$11.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting Host Hotels-and-Resorts shares
There are currently 62.6 million Host Hotels-and-Resorts shares held short by investors – that's known as Host Hotels-and-Resorts's "short interest". This figure is 9.1% up from 57.4 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Host Hotels-and-Resorts shares can be evaluated.
Host Hotels-and-Resorts's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Host Hotels-and-Resorts's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Host Hotels-and-Resorts shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Host Hotels-and-Resorts shares traded daily (recently around 7.4 million). Host Hotels-and-Resorts's SIR currently stands at 8.52. In other words for every 100,000 Host Hotels-and-Resorts shares traded daily on the market, roughly 8520 shares are currently held short.
However Host Hotels-and-Resorts's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Host Hotels-and-Resorts shares, or, against the total number of tradable Host Hotels-and-Resorts shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Host Hotels-and-Resorts's short interest could be expressed as 0.09% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Host Hotels-and-Resorts shares in existence, roughly 90 shares are currently held short) or 0.0897% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Host Hotels-and-Resorts shares, roughly 90 shares are currently held short).
A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Host Hotels-and-Resorts.
Find out more about how you can short Host Hotels-and-Resorts stock.
Host Hotels-and-Resorts's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Host Hotels-and-Resorts.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Host Hotels-and-Resorts's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 10.89
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Host Hotels-and-Resorts's overall score of 10.89 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Host Hotels-and-Resorts is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Host Hotels-and-Resorts's environmental score
Environmental score: 2.74/100
Host Hotels-and-Resorts's environmental score of 2.74 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Host Hotels-and-Resorts is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Host Hotels-and-Resorts's social score
Social score: 6.21/100
Host Hotels-and-Resorts's social score of 6.21 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Host Hotels-and-Resorts is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Host Hotels-and-Resorts's governance score
Governance score: 3.94/100
Host Hotels-and-Resorts's governance score puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Host Hotels-and-Resorts is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||10.89|
|Total ESG percentile||6.7|
|Environmental score percentile||1|
|Social score percentile||1|
|Governance score percentile||1|
Host Hotels-and-Resorts share dividends
We're not expecting Host Hotels-and-Resorts to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Host Hotels-and-Resorts's shares ever split?
Host Hotels-and-Resorts's shares were split on a 10215:1000 basis on 3 November 2009. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 10215 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Host Hotels-and-Resorts shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 90.2% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Host Hotels-and-Resorts shares which in turn could have impacted Host Hotels-and-Resorts's share price.
Host Hotels-and-Resorts share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Host Hotels-and-Resorts's shares have ranged in value from as little as $10.04 up to $18.52. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Host Hotels-and-Resorts's is 1.4369. This would suggest that Host Hotels-and-Resorts's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Host Hotels-and-Resorts overview
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is an S&P 500 company and is the largest lodging real estate investment trust and one of the largest owners of luxury and upper-upscale hotels. The Company currently owns 74 properties in the United States and five properties internationally totaling approximately 46,100 rooms. The Company also holds non-controlling interests in six domestic and one international joint ventures. Guided by a disciplined approach to capital allocation and aggressive asset management, the Company partners with premium brands such as Marriott®, Ritz-Carlton®, Westin®, Sheraton®, W®, St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, Hyatt®, Fairmont®, Hilton®, Swissôtel®, ibis® and Novotel®, as well as independent brands. For additional information, please visit the Company's website at www.
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Host Hotels-and-Resorts is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.195% of Host Hotels-and-Resorts shares are held by insiders and 98.692% by institutions. How many people work for Host Hotels-and-Resorts?
Latest data suggests 163 work at Host Hotels-and-Resorts. When does the fiscal year end for Host Hotels-and-Resorts?
Host Hotels-and-Resorts's fiscal year ends in January. Where is Host Hotels-and-Resorts based?
Host Hotels-and-Resorts's address is: 4747 Bethesda Avenue, Bethesda, MD, United States, 20817 What is Host Hotels-and-Resorts's ISIN number?
Host Hotels-and-Resorts's international securities identification number is: US44107P1049 What is Host Hotels-and-Resorts's CUSIP number?
Host Hotels-and-Resorts's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 44107P104
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