Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 26, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.11 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 15,
2013. Shareholders who purchased HST stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
10% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of
$16.06, the dividend yield is 2.74%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HST was $16.06,
representing a -14.89% decrease from the 52 week high of $18.87 and
a 18.26% increase over the 52 week low of $13.58.
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 $.16. Zacks Investment Research reports HST's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 18.64%, compared to an
industry average of 7.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to HST through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HST as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Core Portfolio (
- iShares Morningstar Mid Growth Index Fund (
- Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXMC with an increase of
15.63% over the last 100 days. PSR has the highest percent
weighting of HST at 3.89%.