Host Hotels & Resorts June 15th Short Interest Update

Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:HST), A increase of 5,062,923 shares or 7.5% was observed in the short interest of Host Hotels & Resorts The interest on June 15,2016 came in at 72,480,221 shares and as per the average daily trading of 8,319,901 shares, the days to cover are 9. The increased interest is 9.9% of the floated shares. The data of May 31,2016 put the interest at 67,417,298 shares. The information was released by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc (FINRA) on June 24th after market close.

Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:HST): The stock opened at $16.42 on Friday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $16.47 for the day. The stock traded down to $15.70 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $15.70 with a loss of -7.37% for the day. The stock had closed at $16.95 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 19,918,821 shares.

The company shares have dropped -19.73% from its 1 Year high price. On Jul 16, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $21.40 and the one year low was seen on Jan 20, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $15.73 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $15.44.

Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:HST) has tumbled 4.5% during the past week, however, the bigger picture is still very bullish; the stocks have advanced and posted positive gains of 2.61% in the last four weeks. The stocks have underperformed the S&P 500 by 2.92% during the past week but Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:HST) it has outperformed the index in 4 weeks by 5.72%.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (Host Inc.) operates as a self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust (REIT). Host Inc. owns properties and conducts operations through Host Hotels & Resorts, L.P. (Host L.P.) of which Host Inc. is the sole general partner and in which it holds approximately 99% of the partnership interests (OP units) as of December 31, 2014. As of February 20, 2015, the Companys lodging portfolio consists of 114 luxury and upper-upscale hotels containing approximately 59,000 rooms, with the majority located in the United States, and with 17 of the properties located outside of the United States, in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Mexico and New Zealand. In addition, the Company owns non-controlling interests in two international joint ventures.

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