Shares of Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. HST slid 0.75% to $14.62 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.24% to 3,638.35 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.13% to 29,910.37. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. closed $4.28 short of its 52-week high ($18.90), which the company reached on December 27th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Pebblebrook Hotel Trust PEB fell 2.80% to $19.42, RLJ Lodging Trust RLJ rose 0.72% to $12.59, and Diamondrock Hospitality Co. DRH fell 0.38% to $7.94. Trading volume (3.0 M) remained 7.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 10.1 M.