NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Host Hotels & Resorts

(NYSE:

HST

) is tomorrow, March 29, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of two cents per share. At a price of $17.68 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.5%.

The average volume for Host Hotels has been seven million shares per day over the past 30 days. Host Hotels has a market cap of $12.1 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

real estate

industry. Shares are down 0.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Host Hotels as hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. You can view the full

Host Hotels Ratings Report

.

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