Host Hotels Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (HST)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: HST) is tomorrow, March 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 6 cents per share. At a price of $16.68 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.5%.

The average volume for Host Hotels has been 7.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Host Hotels has a market cap of $11.62 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 12.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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.

TheStreet Ratings rates Host Hotels as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Host Hotels Ratings Report.

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