Predicting Future Price Moves In Host Hotels & Resorts Inc (HST)

Host Hotels & Resorts Inc (NASDAQ:HST) does about 5.85M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 7368730 shares change hands in Friday trading. The company now has a market cap of 12.32B USD. Its current market price is $17.48, marking a decrease of -1.13% compared to the previous close of $17.68. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $21.31 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $14.74.

Host Hotels & Resorts Inc (HST) has a 20-day trading average at $17.95 and the current price is -17.97% off the 52-week high compared with 18.63% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $18.26 and its 200-day simple moving average is $18.50. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 1.47%, which increases to 1.75% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 37.16 to suggest the stock is neutral.

The consensus objective for the share price is $22.50, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 22.31% over the period.

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JP Morgan also upgraded the stock to “Neutral” from Underweight on December 14, 2023 at a price target of $15. HSBC Securities initiated its price target at $21.

Host Hotels & Resorts Inc (HST) stock is down -3.00% over the week and -2.94% over the past month. Its price is -10.22% year-to-date and 3.02% over the past year.

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To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 22.31 percent from here.

The company has a return on investment of 6.10% and return on equity of 10.61%. The price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 17.19 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 16.96. The beta has a value of 1.35. Price to book ratio is 1.83 and price to sales ratio is 2.28.

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