Looking at top Wall Street opinions, Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: HST) has recently made its way into the research list of Morgan Stanley – signaling that their analyst’s rating adjustment is noteworthy. This stock was downgraded to a rating of Underweight in the eyes of Morgan Stanley, whereas its previous rating was Equal-Weight in the eyes of Morgan Stanley, as reported on Thursday, December 20th, 2018. Another heavy-hitting research note was published by Evercore ISI on Tuesday December 18th, 2018, with this firm upgrading HST to an updated rating of Outperform from its previous rating of In-line. In the past six months and three months of trading, shares of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) have moved by -9.45% and 7.27%, respectively.
Brokerage Updates Related to Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) Stock
This publicly-traded organization generated losses of -0.83% over the last 5 sessions. Right now, this stock is the subject of 17 analysts’ evaluations, who – on average – have given this company’s shares a Buy rating. Of the latest market expert opinions, 4 have given an underperform rating, 0 has given a sell rating, and 4 have given a rating of Buy or better. Based on the 17 stock market experts following this company, the average 12-month price target is $21.21. Moreover, individual price targets range between $17.00-$24.00. With its recent move to $22.00, we can see that these firms project this stock will gain by 3.09% in one year.
Updates from Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) SEC Form 4
This particular company’s shares have garnered a lot of attention in recent days, as insiders are unloading their holdings while having generated a 0.60% rise since the beginning of the calendar year. A Chief Financial Officer at Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) sold off some of its shares in a transaction that was finalized on Mar 05. Similarly, TYRRELL NATHAN S sold 5,480 shares of the organization’s stock at $21.59 apiece and racked up $118,335 in earnings from the sale. Now, TYRRELL NATHAN S holds 98,228 shares of the company following the exchange. A Director of the organization named RAKOWICH WALTER C, was engaged in a transaction that occurred on May 18 that managed to be worth $56,243 from the sale of 2,757 common shares at a price of $20.40 per individual share.
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) Results in the Pipeline
The next scheduled release of financial results for Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. will be for the Dec-18 quarter. As it stands right now, market analysts are anticipating the per-share earnings for the three-month period will be $0.41. In the same vein, they expect sales for the quarter to amount to $1,363.88 million.
Now let’s turn to earnings surprise history: in the most recent quarter, the company reported about $1,361.00 million in revenue alongside EPS at $0.43. On average, the analyst projection was calling for $1,299.00 million with $0.37 per share in earnings, respectively. In the preceding quarter, this company’s revenue reached $1,518.00 million, with earnings per share ending up at $0.54.
BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) experienced a gain of 0.26% from the closing price in the previous trading day. That boost the price to $50.13 per share, as observed on March 14th, 2019, at a time when the total trading volume reached 3,076,217 shares of stock – compared to the typical average of 5.97M shares per day (as recorded over the past three months). The consensus estimate for these shares has been shifted to $55.80.
Pricing Indications for BB&T Corporation (BBT)
This organization has had a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.94 in the last year. In the most recent trading session, the daily high was $50.29, bringing the per-share value 0.26% high its 52-week high and about -10.53% more expensive than its 52-week low. Meanwhile, it gained 49.14 from its observable 50-day simple moving average. Right at this moment, the per-share value is 0.44% higher than the mean per-share price over the last 200 days in the market.
BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) In-Depth Brokerage Insights
We can see that a number of brokerage firms are putting their focus onto this stock. Out of this group, 0 have a sell rating, 4 have a Buy rating, 5 have an outperform rating, while 15 provided a Hold rating for these shares – thanks to data from Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Additionally, 0 have recommended that these shares are an Underperforming investment. The current consensus recommendation is at 2.50, based on information from Thomson Reuters.
BBT Stock Value Potential
In trading activity as of late, this stock’s value was 49.89 up from its 200 day moving average, while also 2.29% up when compared against its 50-day simple moving average. Over the course of the past year of trading, the share price stuck in the range of $47.00-$60.00. The market value for the entire organization reached 38.23B. After the trading day started off at the price of $50.13, these shares nearly bottomed out at its low price of $49.83 and nearly peaked at $50.29 as its full-day high price. In the last trading session, the price ended the day at $50.00. The institutional holdings related to this organization account for 0.20%, and the Beta factor is now 1.14. This company’s RSI (Relative Strength Index) managed to hit 51.58.
BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) Analyst Points of Focus
BB&T Corporation (BBT) has found itself inside of FIG Partners’s research list, so their analyst rating adjustment is worth taking note of. This stock was upgraded to Outperform, compared to its previous rating of Market Perform by FIG Partners, as garnered from a news report on Friday February 8th, 2019. An additional helpful research note was sent out by BofA/Merrill’s on Friday February 8th, 2019. The brokerage decided to upgrade BBT to Buy from its previous rating of Underperform.