Analysts Have Conflicting Sentiments on These Financial Companies: Community Healthcare (NYSE: CHCT), Douglas Emmett (NYSE: DEI) and Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: HST)

By Carrie Williams

Companies in the Financial sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Community Healthcare (CHCTResearch Report), Douglas Emmett (DEIResearch Report) and Host Hotels & Resorts (HSTResearch Report).

Community Healthcare (CHCT)

Evercore ISI analyst Sheila McGrath maintained a Hold rating on Community Healthcare on November 6 and set a price target of $49.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $45.18.

According to TipRanks.com, McGrath is a 2-star analyst with an average return of -0.6% and a 36.4% success rate. McGrath covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Alexandria Equities, Columbia Property, and Iron Mountain.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Community Healthcare with a $46.00 average price target, representing a 2.2% upside. In a report issued on November 7, B.Riley FBR also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a $42.00 price target.

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Douglas Emmett (DEI)

Evercore ISI analyst Steve Sakwa maintained a Hold rating on Douglas Emmett on November 6 and set a price target of $44.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $43.24, close to its 52-week high of $43.76.

According to TipRanks.com, Sakwa is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 3.2% and a 57.7% success rate. Sakwa covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Corporate Office Properties, MGM Growth Properties, and Park Hotels & Resorts.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Douglas Emmett with a $46.80 average price target, which is an 8.5% upside from current levels. In a report issued on November 5, BMO Capital also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a $45.00 price target.

Host Hotels & Resorts (HST)

Evercore ISI analyst Richard Hightower maintained a Buy rating on Host Hotels & Resorts on November 6 and set a price target of $21.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $17.17.

According to TipRanks.com, Hightower is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 6.4% and a 50.0% success rate. Hightower covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Park Hotels & Resorts, Equity Residential, and Pebblebrook Hotel.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Host Hotels & Resorts is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $19.20, implying a 13.6% upside from current levels. In a report issued on October 24, Deutsche Bank also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $20.00 price target.

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