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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.07
HST's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 577 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. HST: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HST' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.10 Max: N/A
Current: 0.07
Equity to Asset 0.60
HST's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
74% of the 600 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. HST: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
HST' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.61
Current: 0.6
0.15
0.61
Interest Coverage 3.32
HST's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 473 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. HST: 3.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HST' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.22 Max: 3.32
Current: 3.32
0.39
3.32
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.30
M-Score: -2.72
WACC vs ROIC
8.91%
6.60%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 13.42
HST's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 613 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 45.61 vs. HST: 13.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HST' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.6  Med: 13.26 Max: 44.33
Current: 13.42
3.6
44.33
Net-margin (%) 13.18
HST's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 613 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 36.72 vs. HST: 13.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HST' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -29.55  Med: 1.54 Max: 15.33
Current: 13.18
-29.55
15.33
ROE (%) 9.71
HST's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 616 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. HST: 9.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
HST' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -4.43  Med: 1.13 Max: 18.8
Current: 9.71
-4.43
18.8
ROA (%) 5.85
HST's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 623 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. HST: 5.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HST' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.06  Med: 0.77 Max: 7.36
Current: 5.85
-2.06
7.36
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.97
HST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 507 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 11.46 vs. HST: 8.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
HST' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.36  Med: 7.00 Max: 10.98
Current: 8.97
1.36
10.98
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.50
HST's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 424 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. HST: -1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HST' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -49.8  Med: -3.10 Max: 88.7
Current: -1.5
-49.8
88.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.40
HST's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 376 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. HST: 13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HST' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -30  Med: -3.70 Max: 69.4
Current: 13.4
-30
69.4
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

HST Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ray Dalio 36,618 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,238 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 200,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 539,200 sh (+259.47%)
Jeremy Grantham 225,200 sh (+48.26%)
Jim Simons 1,156,165 sh (+19.06%)
Murray Stahl 38,902 sh (+10.34%)
James Barrow 11,381,009 sh (+1.09%)
Ken Heebner 2,700,490 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 457,878 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Chris Davis 817,606 sh (-15.59%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 392,487 sh (-24.10%)
» More
Q4 2014

HST Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Pioneer Investments 2,830,490 sh (+518.18%)
Ray Dalio 49,018 sh (+33.86%)
James Barrow 11,421,809 sh (+0.36%)
Ken Heebner 2,700,490 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 392,487 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chris Davis 787,048 sh (-3.74%)
Murray Stahl 35,497 sh (-8.75%)
Jeremy Grantham 196,500 sh (-12.74%)
Jim Simons 201,665 sh (-82.56%)
» More
Q1 2015

HST Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 36,235 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 114,818 sh (+134.24%)
Jim Simons 437,135 sh (+116.76%)
Murray Stahl 40,315 sh (+13.57%)
Jeremy Grantham 208,600 sh (+6.16%)
James Barrow 11,474,499 sh (+0.46%)
Louis Moore Bacon 400,000 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis Sold Out
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 365,869 sh (-6.78%)
Pioneer Investments 2,227,139 sh (-21.32%)
» More
Q2 2015

HST Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Caxton Associates 150,000 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 45,370 sh (+12.54%)
Jim Simons 447,565 sh (+2.39%)
Louis Moore Bacon 500,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 170,700 sh (-18.17%)
James Barrow 9,274,585 sh (-19.17%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 238,414 sh (-34.84%)
Pioneer Investments 227,261 sh (-89.80%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 20.60
HST's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
59% of the 501 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 15.90 vs. HST: 20.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
HST' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.97  Med: 26.35 Max: 262.34
Current: 20.6
4.97
262.34
Forward P/E 15.06
HST's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
64% of the 319 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 17.99 vs. HST: 15.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 20.80
HST's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
59% of the 492 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. HST: 20.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
HST' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.49  Med: 45.59 Max: 1725
Current: 20.8
5.49
1725
P/B 1.90
HST's P/B is ranked lower than
82% of the 607 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. HST: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HST' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.89 Max: 3.25
Current: 1.9
0.34
3.25
P/S 2.69
HST's P/S is ranked higher than
87% of the 619 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. HST: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HST' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.37  Med: 2.18 Max: 3.59
Current: 2.69
0.37
3.59
PFCF 24.37
HST's PFCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 209 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. HST: 24.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
HST' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.49  Med: 34.38 Max: 345
Current: 24.37
5.49
345
POCF 12.27
HST's POCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 521 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 14.04 vs. HST: 12.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
HST' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.88  Med: 14.04 Max: 24.71
Current: 12.27
1.88
24.71
EV-to-EBIT 18.39
HST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 542 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 20.59 vs. HST: 18.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HST' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.9  Med: 29.80 Max: 119.2
Current: 18.39
9.9
119.2
PEG 2.42
HST's PEG is ranked lower than
57% of the 167 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. HST: 2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
HST' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.96  Med: 3.23 Max: 122.01
Current: 2.42
0.96
122.01
Shiller P/E 75.50
HST's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
91% of the 286 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 20.71 vs. HST: 75.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
HST' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.3  Med: 56.21 Max: 1252.5
Current: 75.5
6.3
1252.5
Current Ratio 1.15
HST's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 574 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. HST: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HST' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.87  Med: 2.76 Max: 15.61
Current: 1.15
0.87
15.61
Quick Ratio 1.15
HST's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 574 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. HST: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HST' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.87  Med: 2.76 Max: 15.61
Current: 1.15
0.87
15.61
Days Sales Outstanding 9.16
HST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 507 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 18.63 vs. HST: 9.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HST' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 2.74  Med: 7.69 Max: 212.67
Current: 9.16
2.74
212.67

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 4.38
HST's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
71% of the 795 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. HST: 4.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
HST' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 2.29 Max: 17.59
Current: 4.38
0.06
17.59
Dividend Payout 0.89
HST's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
50% of the 621 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. HST: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
HST' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.69 Max: 4.29
Current: 0.89
0.17
4.29
Dividend growth (3y) 70.20
HST's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
99% of the 327 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. HST: 70.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
HST' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: -100.00 Max: 151.9
Current: 70.2
0
151.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.38
HST's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
75% of the 798 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 5.85 vs. HST: 4.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
HST' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 2.29 Max: 17.59
Current: 4.38
0.06
17.59
Share Buyback Rate -4.30
HST's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
63% of the 399 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: -7.00 vs. HST: -4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
HST' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.2  Med: -9.50 Max: -58.2
Current: -4.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.90
HST's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
80% of the 595 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. HST: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
HST' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.99 Max: 3.33
Current: 1.9
0.38
3.33
Price/Projected FCF 1.50
HST's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
55% of the 261 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. HST: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
HST' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.50 Max: 2.45
Current: 1.5
0.31
2.45
Price/Median PS Value 1.24
HST's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 565 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. HST: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HST' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.73 Max: 1.74
Current: 1.24
0.14
1.74
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.71
HST's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
59% of the 144 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. HST: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
HST' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 2.02 Max: 151.19
Current: 1.71
0.64
151.19
Price/Graham Number 1.26
HST's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
67% of the 489 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. HST: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
HST' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.36  Med: 2.03 Max: 25.32
Current: 1.26
0.36
25.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.40
HST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 592 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. HST: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HST' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 3.40 Max: 10.1
Current: 5.4
0.8
10.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 14.87
HST's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 344 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. HST: 14.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
HST' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -15  Med: -0.05 Max: 16.9
Current: 14.87
-15
16.9

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 5,475 5,791 6,000
EPS($) 0.85 1.21 1.83
EPS without NRI($) 0.85 1.21 1.83

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Hotel & Motel
Compare:HPT, LHO, RLJ, DRH, PEB » details
Traded in other countries:HMT.Germany,
Host Hotels & Resorts Inc was incorporated as a Maryland corporation in 1998 and operates as a self-managed and self-administered REIT. It owns properties and conducts operations through Host L.P., of which the company is the sole general partner and in which it holds approximately 99% of the partnership interests. The Company's consolidated lodging portfolio consists of 114 primarily 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 U.S. in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Mexico and New Zealand. The Company owns non-controlling interests in two international joint ventures: a joint venture in Europe, which owns 19 luxury and upper upscale hotels with approximately 6,500 rooms in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, Sweden, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom; and a joint venture in Asia/Pacific, which owns one upscale hotel in Australia and minority interests in three operating hotels, two upscale and one midscale, in India and four additional hotels in India currently under development. The Company also holds non-controlling investments in two hotels and a timeshare joint venture. The Company's hotels operate in urban and resort markets either as luxury properties under such brand names as Fairmont Grand Hyatt JW Marriott Ritz-Carlton St. Regis The Luxury Collection and W or as upper upscale properties under such brand names as Embassy Suites Hilton Hyatt Le Meridien Marriott Executive Apartments Marriott Marquis Marriott Suites Pullman Renaissance Sheraton Swissotel and Westin. The Company also selectively invests in upscale and midscale properties such as Courtyard by Marriott Crowne Plaza Four Points by Sheraton Hyatt Place ibis Novotel or Residence Inn by Marriott particularly in international markets. The Company competes with other hotels in the luxury and upper upscale segments. The Company also competes with hotels in lower-tier segments. As a REIT, the company is subject to various restrictions on the types of income it can earn, assets it can own and activities in which it can engage. Business activities that could be restricted by applicable REIT laws include, but are not limited to, activities such as developing alternative uses of real estate, including the development and/or sale of timeshare or condominium units.
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