Shares of Host Hotels & Resorts Inc.
inched 0.62% higher to $19.55 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.34% to 4,545.86 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.40% to 34,818.27. Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. closed $0.70 below its 52-week high ($20.25), which the company achieved on March 31st.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Pebblebrook Hotel Trust
rose 0.74% to $24.66, RLJ Lodging Trust
rose 2.41% to $14.42, and Diamondrock Hospitality Co.
rose 0.99% to $10.20. Trading volume (7.0 M) remained 1.9 million below its 50-day average volume of 8.8 M.