Shares of Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. HST advanced 2.12% to $14.45 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.39% to 3,581.87 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.15% to 29,483.23. This was the stock's fifth consecutive day of gains. Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. closed $4.45 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 Thursday, as Pebblebrook Hotel Trust PEB rose 2.39% to $18.84, RLJ Lodging Trust RLJ rose 0.65% to $12.38, and Diamondrock Hospitality Co. DRH rose 1.94% to $7.35. Trading volume (15.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 10.0 M.