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How to buy Host Hotels-and-Resorts (HST) stocks in Canada

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Host Hotels-and-Resorts is a reit-hotel & motel business based in the US. Host Hotels-and-Resorts stocks (HST.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $17.55 – a decrease of 5.02% over the previous week. Host Hotels-and-Resorts employs 163 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.2 billion.

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Host Hotels-and-Resorts stock price (NASDAQ:HST)

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Host Hotels-and-Resorts shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-17.
Latest market close$17.04
52-week range$13.16 - $19.02
50-day moving average $17.12
200-day moving average $16.89
Wall St. target price$19.55
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.56

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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

Historical closes compared with the close of $17.04 from 2022-01-21

1 week (2022-01-14) -5.02%
1 month (2021-12-22) -0.99%
3 months (2021-10-22) 0.89%
6 months (2021-07-22) 7.10%
1 year (2021-01-22) 18.17%
2 years (2020-01-22) -2.74%
3 years (2019-01-22) 17.26
5 years (2017-01-20) 18.33

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 $207 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 $2.2 billion
Gross profit TTM $-164,000,000
Return on assets TTM -2.25%
Return on equity TTM -6.28%
Profit margin -18.03%
Book value $8.57
Market capitalisation $12.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

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 01/01/2019) 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.

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 4 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 $13.16 up to $19.02. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HST.US volatility(beta: 1.36)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

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 1.3594. 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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