Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc (HST) is a leading reit-hotel & motel business based in the US. It opened the day at $14.72 after a previous close of $14.83. During the day the price has varied from a low of $14.44 to a high of $14.85. The latest price was $14.51 (25 minute delay). Host Hotels-and-Resorts is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 175 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Host Hotels-and-Resorts's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was $10.67, which is 38.61% down on its pre-crash value of $17.38 and 35.84% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $7.855.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Host Hotels-and-Resorts shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $653.19 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $652.58.
|52-week range||$7.7158 - $18.3783|
|50-day moving average||$14.1559|
|200-day moving average||$11.9163|
|Wall St. target price||$14.53|
|Dividend yield||$0.8 (7.87%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.13|
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|1 week (2021-01-15)||-1.23%|
|1 month (2020-12-22)||6.53%|
|3 months (2020-10-22)||26.39%|
|6 months (2020-07-22)||33.49%|
|1 year (2020-01-22)||-17.18%|
|2 years (2019-01-22)||-15.93%|
|3 years (2018-01-22)||-30.27%|
|5 years (2016-01-22)||5.14%|
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 current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 87x. In other words, Host Hotels-and-Resorts shares trade at around 87x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
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 (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $131 million (£96 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.
|Revenue TTM||$2.7 billion|
|Gross profit TTM||$1.6 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||-2.55%|
|Return on equity TTM||-8.41%|
|Market capitalisation||$10 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 39.0 million Host Hotels-and-Resorts shares held short by investors – that's known as Host Hotels-and-Resorts's "short interest". This figure is 0.3% down from 39.2 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) 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 10.0 million). Host Hotels-and-Resorts's SIR currently stands at 3.89. In other words for every 100,000 Host Hotels-and-Resorts shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3890 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 0.06% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Host Hotels-and-Resorts shares in existence, roughly 60 shares are currently held short) or 0.0791% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Host Hotels-and-Resorts shares, roughly 79 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an 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.
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.
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.).
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.
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.
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.
|Total ESG score||10.89|
|Total ESG percentile||6.7|
|Environmental score percentile||1|
|Social score percentile||1|
|Governance score percentile||1|
We're not expecting Host Hotels-and-Resorts to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.
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.
Over the last 12 months, Host Hotels-and-Resorts's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.7158 up to $18.3783. 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 1.4021. 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 & 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.hosthotels.com.
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