Two Stocks in Focus: Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST), Banco Bradesco S.A. (BBD)

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Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST)

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is the largest lodging real estate investment trust (REIT) and one of the largest owners of luxury and upper-upscale hotels. HST was incorporated as a Maryland corporation and operates as a self-managed and self-administered REIT. The Company is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland. HST is the preeminent owner of high-quality lodging real estate at the epicenter of dynamic and growing markets. HST overall goal is to generate superior long-term risk-adjusted returns for stockholders. The Company guided by a disciplined approach to capital allocation and aggressive asset management, the Company partners with premium brands such as Marriott, Ritz-Carlton, Westin, Sheraton, W, St. Regis, Le Meridien, The Luxury Collection, Hyatt, Fairmont, Hilton, Swissôtel, ibis, Pullman, and Novotel as well as independent brands in the operation of properties in over  major markets.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST)‘s Financial Overview

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) surged 1.31% yesterday to close its trading session at $18.57. The company has 1 year Price Target of $20.55. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. has 52-Week high of $21.53 and 52-Week Low of $17.26. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Obsolete and 52-Week Low on Obsolete. The stock traded with the volume of 7.56 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $14.09 Billion.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) reported its last quarterly earnings on 12/30/2017 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.12/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.15/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.03 a share with a surprise factor of -20%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -0.18 Percent, SMA50 of SMA50 Percent and SMA200 of -2.5 percent. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. has P/S value of 2.62 while its P/B value stands at 1.97. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 4.8 percent, Return on Equity of 8 percent and Return on Investment of 5.5 Percent.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.5 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 21 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Host Hotels & Resorts Inc have a median target of 20.50, with a high estimate of 22.00 and a low estimate of 17.00. The median estimate represents a +10.39% increase from the last price of 18.57.

Banco Bradesco S.A. (BBD)

Banco Bradesco’s main activities are the provision of banking and insurance services such as private and industrial credit loans, credit cards, mortgaged loans, 24 hour banking, health and life insurance, leasing, pension fund management and services for stock market investors.

Banco Bradesco S.A. (BBD)‘s Financial Outlook

The 15 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Banco Bradesco SA have a median target of 11.78, with a high estimate of 15.00 and a low estimate of 6.75. The median estimate represents a +2.62% increase from the last price of 11.48.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Banco Bradesco S.A. has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.33. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged0.88% and closed its last trading session at $11.48. The company has the market capitalization of $69.86 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $13.18 and 52-Week low of $7.84. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Obsolete and 52-Week low on Obsolete. The company has volume of 7.53 Million shares. The company has a total of 6.09 Billion shares outstanding.

Banco Bradesco S.A. (BBD) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.25/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.23/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.02. This shows a surprise factor of 8.7 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 12.28 percent. Beta for Banco Bradesco S.A. stands at 0 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.28. The company has Weekly Volatility of 2.46%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.25%.

Banco Bradesco S.A. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -2.31%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of SMA50 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 10.36%.

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