Shares of Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201760234/composite HST +1.82% rallied 2.42% to $16.92 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.75% rising 1.21% to 4,448.98 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.09% rising 1.48% to 34,764.82. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. closed $1.60 short of its 52-week high ($18.52), which the company achieved on May 3rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Pebblebrook Hotel Trust /zigman2/quotes/203128895/composite PEB +0.09% rose 2.16% to $23.19, RLJ Lodging Trust /zigman2/quotes/205534072/composite RLJ +0.68% rose 3.81% to $15.00, and Diamondrock Hospitality Co. /zigman2/quotes/200763207/composite DRH +2.31% rose 1.84% to $9.40. Trading volume (5.8 M) remained 1.8 million below its 50-day average volume of 7.6 M.