Shares of Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. HST slipped 2.16% to $14.51 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.16% to 30,046.37 and the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.13% to 3,663.46. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. closed $4.39 short of its 52-week high ($18.90), which the company achieved on December 27th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Pebblebrook Hotel Trust PEB fell 1.54% to $18.58, RLJ Lodging Trust RLJ fell 1.48% to $13.34, and Diamondrock Hospitality Co. DRH fell 1.67% to $8.23. Trading volume (7.0 M) remained 2.8 million below its 50-day average volume of 9.9 M.