Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 27, 2014


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Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. ( HST ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HST stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.69% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of HST was $20.05, representing a -2.83% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.64 and a 28.53% increase over the 52 week low of $15.60.

HST is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). HST's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.43. Zacks Investment Research reports HST's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.41%, compared to an industry average of 8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HST Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to HST through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HST as a top-10 holding:

  • FlexShares Global Quality Real Estate Index Fund ( GQRE )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid Growth Index Fund ( JKH ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKH with an increase of 6.91% over the last 100 days. GQRE has the highest percent weighting of HST at 3.6%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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