Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY Sells 4,977 Shares of Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)

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Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY decreased its position in shares of Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) by 3.3% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 144,427 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 4,977 shares during the period. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY’s holdings in Host Hotels and Resorts were worth $2,497,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. FinTrust Capital Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Host Hotels and Resorts during the second quarter worth $34,000. Doyle Wealth Management acquired a new position in shares of Host Hotels and Resorts during the 2nd quarter worth $37,000. CSat Investment Advisory L.P. raised its holdings in shares of Host Hotels and Resorts by 119.4% during the 2nd quarter. CSat Investment Advisory L.P. now owns 2,297 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $42,000 after buying an additional 1,250 shares in the last quarter. First Quadrant L P CA lifted its position in shares of Host Hotels and Resorts by 828.6% during the 2nd quarter. First Quadrant L P CA now owns 2,563 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $47,000 after buying an additional 2,287 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Rational Advisors LLC lifted its position in shares of Host Hotels and Resorts by 67.2% during the 3rd quarter. Rational Advisors LLC now owns 2,940 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $51,000 after buying an additional 1,182 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 97.92% of the company’s stock.

NYSE HST opened at $17.50 on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 7.70, a current ratio of 7.70 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.59. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc has a twelve month low of $15.51 and a twelve month high of $20.34. The company has a market cap of $12.54 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.89, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.99 and a beta of 1.13. The business’s fifty day moving average is $16.93 and its 200 day moving average is $17.36.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on HST shares. Stifel Nicolaus set a $20.00 target price on Host Hotels and Resorts and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 7th. Deutsche Bank lowered their target price on Host Hotels and Resorts from $21.00 to $20.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, October 24th. BTIG Research cut shares of Host Hotels and Resorts from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, August 15th. BMO Capital Markets began coverage on shares of Host Hotels and Resorts in a research note on Wednesday, October 16th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $19.00 price target on the stock. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Host Hotels and Resorts from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Host Hotels and Resorts has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $19.65.

Host Hotels and Resorts Company Profile

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc is an S&P 500 company and is the largest lodging real estate investment trust and one of the largest owners of luxury and upper-upscale hotels. The Company currently owns 88 properties in the United States and five properties internationally totaling approximately 52,000 rooms.

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