Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). 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%.
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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 (
- iShares Morningstar Mid Growth Index Fund (
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%.