Systematic Financial Management LP cut its holdings in Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) by 7.7% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 1,824,883 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 151,559 shares during the period. Systematic Financial Management LP owned 0.25% of Host Hotels & Resorts worth $33,742,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Eqis Capital Management Inc. lifted its holdings in Host Hotels & Resorts by 19.7% in the third quarter. Eqis Capital Management Inc. now owns 17,018 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $315,000 after acquiring an additional 2,803 shares during the last quarter. Swiss National Bank lifted its stake in Host Hotels & Resorts by 3.0% during the second quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 2,701,069 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $49,349,000 after purchasing an additional 79,500 shares in the last quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank lifted its stake in Host Hotels & Resorts by 165.4% during the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 561,000 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $10,249,000 after purchasing an additional 349,602 shares in the last quarter. Evanston Investments Inc. dba Evanston Advisors lifted its stake in Host Hotels & Resorts by 3.7% during the second quarter. Evanston Investments Inc. dba Evanston Advisors now owns 425,105 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $7,767,000 after purchasing an additional 15,247 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Stevens Capital Management LP acquired a new position in Host Hotels & Resorts during the second quarter worth $9,243,000.

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Shares of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) traded down $0.08 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $19.89. The stock had a trading volume of 4,336,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,313,816. The firm has a market capitalization of $14,720.35, a PE ratio of 11.91, a P/E/G ratio of 2.40 and a beta of 1.29. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56, a quick ratio of 3.62 and a current ratio of 3.62. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. has a twelve month low of $16.40 and a twelve month high of $20.23.

Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:HST) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The real estate investment trust reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.33. The business had revenue of $1.25 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.27 billion. Host Hotels & Resorts had a return on equity of 8.44% and a net margin of 11.11%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 3.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.37 earnings per share. sell-side analysts expect that Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. will post 1.66 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of research firms have commented on HST. BidaskClub cut Host Hotels & Resorts from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Zacks Investment Research cut Host Hotels & Resorts from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and set a $20.50 price target on shares of Host Hotels & Resorts in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. SunTrust Banks, Inc. restated a “hold” rating on shares of Host Hotels & Resorts in a research note on Tuesday, October 17th. Finally, Boenning Scattergood restated a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price target on shares of Host Hotels & Resorts in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. Host Hotels & Resorts presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $19.96.

About Host Hotels & Resorts

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc (Host Inc) operates as a self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company operates through hotel ownership segment. The Company operates through hotel ownership segment. The Company owned properties and conducted operations through Host Hotels & Resorts, L.P.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:HST)

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