Shares of Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201760234/composite HST +1.82% rose 1.91% to $16.52 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.75% rising 0.95% to 4,395.64 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.09% rising 1.00% to 34,258.32. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. closed $2.00 below its 52-week high ($18.52), which the company reached on May 3rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Pebblebrook Hotel Trust /zigman2/quotes/203128895/composite PEB +0.09% rose 0.98% to $22.70, RLJ Lodging Trust /zigman2/quotes/205534072/composite RLJ +0.68% rose 0.28% to $14.45, and Diamondrock Hospitality Co. /zigman2/quotes/200763207/composite DRH +2.31% rose 1.99% to $9.23. Trading volume (9.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 7.5 M.