Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15,
2013. Shareholders who purchased HST stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
11.11% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of HST was $16.94,
representing a -4.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.74 and
a 24.71% 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 $.08. Zacks Investment Research reports HST's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.9%, compared to an
industry average of 7.6%.
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 (
The top-performing ETF of this group is VOE with an increase of
15.24% over the last 100 days. PSR has the highest percent
weighting of HST at 4.01%.