Shares of Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. HST inched 0.41% higher to $17.13 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.12% to 4,200.88 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.41% to 34,464.64. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. closed $1.39 below 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 PEB rose 0.04% to $22.30, RLJ Lodging Trust RLJ rose 0.52% to $15.43, and Diamondrock Hospitality Co. DRH rose 0.21% to $9.69. Trading volume (26.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 7.5 M.