StockCall.com Provides Stock Research on Host Hotels & Resorts Inc., Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc., LaSalle Hotel Properties, Equity Residential, and UDR Inc.
New York City, New York -- (April 30, 2013)
A report released by the National Association of Realtors on Monday showed that pending home sales rose more than forecast in the month of March. The data once again highlights the strong recovery seen in the housing market since last year. The robust recovery has benefited REITs such as Equity Residential (NYSE: EQR) and UDR Inc. (NYSE: UDR) which focus on the residential real estate market. While the outlook for residential REITs is solid, REIT such as Host Hotels and Resorts Inc. (NYSE: HST), Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. (NYSE: SHO), and LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE: LHO) face significant challenges going forward as the economic environment remains uncertain. REITs ended mostly higher on Monday, tracking gains in the broad market. StockCall has taken an interest in these companies and you can now sign up to download the free technical research on HST, SHO, LHO, EQR, and UDR at
Host Hotels and Resorts Inc.’s shares edged higher in trading on Monday. The stock rose to an intra-day high of $17.92 before finishing the day 0.68% higher at $17.85 on volume of 3.31 million. The company, which currently has a dividend yield of 2.24%, has gained more than 14.50% so far in 2013, outperforming the broad market. The REIT is currently trading 1.65% below its 52-week high. Host Hotels and Resorts’ shares are currently trading well above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Sign up today to read the free research report on HST at
Shares of Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. rose sharply in Monday’s trading session. The stock ended the day 1.16% higher at $12.22 on volume of 481,638. Shares of SHO touched an intra-day high of $12.29 on Monday. The stock is currently trading close to its 52-week high of $12.47. Year-to-date, the company’s shares have gained more than 14%. Register to download the free technical analysis on SHO at
Shares of LaSalle Hotel Properties edged higher in trading yesterday, tracking gains in the broad market. The stock rose to an intra-day high of $25.96 before finishing the day 0.93% higher at $25.95 on volume of 406,907. It currently has a dividend yield of 3.08%. Year-to-date, the stock has gained more than 3% as compared to a gain of over 11.70% for the S&P 500. Its MACD has just crossed below the signal line, which is a bearish signal. Free report on LHO can be accessed by registering at
Equity Residential’s shares jumped on Monday’s trading session. The stock ended the day 1.06% higher at $57.21 on volume of 1.17 million after touching an intra-day high of $57.29. Despite the gains yesterday, the company’s shares have fallen 0.83% in the last three sessions. The stock is currently trading 10.60% below its 52-week high. Shares of EQR slipped below their 200-day moving average recently which is a bearish signal. The negative trend is further confirmed by the stock’s MACD chart.Register withStockCall and download the research on EQR for free at
UDR Inc.’s shares were among the major gainers in the REIT sector on Monday. The stock closed 1.45% higher at $24.51 on volume of 1.19 million after trading between $24.17 and $24.54. Year-to-date, UDR’s shares have now gained more than 5%, underperforming the S&P 500. The REIT currently has a dividend yield of 3.84%. Shares of the company are currently facing stiff resistance at around $25. The REIT is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Read the full free research on UDR by signing up to StockCall at
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