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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., HST

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., HST is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is REIT – Hotel/Motel in the sector of Financial. Based in USA, Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., HST  has a market cap of 13363.57. Since its IPO date on the 4/6/1983, Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., HST performance year to date is 19.22%. Today Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., HST has gained -1.49%, with a current price of 17.82.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is *TBA. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 77.00%. Return of assets are at 6.60%, with return on investment at 5.90%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., HST is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.52. While Total debt/equity is 0.52. With a profit margin of 14.30%, this is combined with a gross margin of *TBA, and operating margin of 12.30%. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of *TBA, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., HST has seen a EPS growth of -23.20%. A performance for the year of 8.22%. The 52-week high is -3.99%, and the 52-week low is 50.27%. The average volume for Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., HST is 11817500.

With a target price of 17.38, can Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., HST reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., HST. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. has a P/E of 17.15 and a forward P/E of 25.46. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.47 and 1.85 respectively. For P/cash, Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. has a value of 50.24, while it is 136.36 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 17.82, Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. has a dividend yield of 4.49%. We see a return on equity of 11.00%.

Looking more long-term Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of *TBA. In the short-term an EPS growth of -29.51% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -23.20% for this year and for the last five years a 41.40% growth has been seen.

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