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Host Hotels Reports Solid Q3 Results and Acquisition of Jackson Hole Resort for $315 Million

Kevin Brown Senior Analyst

Analyst Note

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Third-quarter results for Host Hotels & Resorts were slightly better than our expectations, though we don’t anticipate materially changing our $18.50 fair value estimate for the no-moat company. Occupancy improved to 69.7%, up from the 56.4% reported in the third quarter of 2021 but still below 2019’s 79.5%. Average daily rate was up 14.9% year over year and 15.8% over the third quarter of 2019. As a result, revenue per available room was up 42.0% year over year, which beat our estimate of 27.0% growth and was 1.4% higher than the third quarter of 2019. Hotel EBITDA margins also improved to 28.7% in the third quarter, better than the 24.9% reported in the third quarter of 2021 and also better than the 26.2% reported in the third quarter of 2019. The strong growth in hotel operations led Host to report adjusted funds from operations of $0.38 per share in the third quarter, which was $0.09 better than our $0.29 estimate, $0.18 better than the $0.20 figure reported in the third quarter of 2021, and $0.03 better than the $0.35 figure reported in the third quarter of 2019.

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Host Hotels & Resorts owns 81 predominantly urban and resort upper-upscale and luxury hotel properties representing over 45,000 rooms, mainly in the United States. Host recently sold off the company's interests in a joint venture owning a portfolio of hotels throughout Europe and also sold other joint ventures that owned properties in Asia and the United States. The majority of Host’s portfolio operates under the Marriott and Starwood brands.

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4747 Bethesda Avenue, Suite 1300
Bethesda, MD, 20814
Industry REIT - Hotel & Motel
Employees 160

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Yes. HST has a forward dividend yield of 2.76%. See HST’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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HST’s market cap is 12.58 Bil.
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HST’s stock style is Mid Core.
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HST’s price/sales is 2.69.
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HST’s price/forward earnings is 17.76.
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HST’s price/book is 1.83.
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HST’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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