Shares of Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. HST advanced 3.58% to $13.72 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.16% to 3,626.91 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.60% to 29,950.44. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. closed $5.17 below its 52-week high ($18.90), which the company reached on December 27th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Pebblebrook Hotel Trust PEB rose 4.43% to $17.92, RLJ Lodging Trust RLJ rose 4.78% to $12.27, and Diamondrock Hospitality Co. DRH rose 3.76% to $6.90. Trading volume (18.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 9.7 M.