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) pushed the Real Estate industry lower today making it today's featured Real Estate laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.1%. By the end of trading, Host Hotels & Resorts fell $0.33 (-1.8%) to $18.35 on average volume. Throughout the day, 6,478,023 shares of Host Hotels & Resorts exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6,899,000 shares. The stock ranged in price between $18.35-$18.72 after having opened the day at $18.70 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $18.68. Other companies within the Real Estate industry that declined today were:
), down 11.4%,
), down 10.0%,
), down 5.5% and
), down 4.3%.
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Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust (REIT). The firm primarily engages in the ownership and operation of hotel properties. It invests in the real estate markets of United States. Host Hotels & Resorts has a market cap of $13.8 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 19.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Host Hotels & Resorts a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
Host Hotels & Resorts
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins.
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On the positive front,
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), up 4.6%,
), up 4.1% and
), up 3.3% , were all gainers within the real estate industry with
) being today's featured real estate industry leader.
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