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Worth Watching Stocks: Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST), Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY), Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)


Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) saw its value increase by 1.78% as the stock gained $0.32 to finish the day at a closing price of $18.33. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $13.66-$19.51 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $17.86 to $18.39 during the day, are up by 18.24% in the past three months and up by 3.49% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.86% above its 20 day moving average and 0.11% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $18.18 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 51.14.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust (REIT). The firm primarily engages in the ownership and operation of hotel properties. It invests in the real estate markets of United States. It also invests in Canada, Mexico, Chile, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, and Poland. The firm primarily invests in luxury and upper upscale hotels. It was formerly known as Host Marriott Corporation. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. was founded in 1927 and is based in Bethesda, Maryland.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) shares were up in last trading by 0.66% to $52. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 5.5% over the past week and fell -12.94% in the past month. It is currently trading -6.03% below its 50 day moving average and -14.72% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -31.66% decrease in value from its one year high of $77.12. The RSI indicator value of 48.41, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company discovers, develops, licenses, manufactures, markets, and distributes biopharmaceutical products worldwide. It offers chemically-synthesized drug or small molecule, and biologic in various therapeutic areas, including virology comprising human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV); oncology; immunoscience; cardiovascular; and neuroscience. Its products include Baraclude for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus infection; Daklinza and Sunvepra for the treatment of hepatitis C virus infection; Reyataz and Sustiva for the treatment of HIV; Empliciti, a humanized monoclonal antibody for the treatment of multiple myeloma; Erbitux, an IgG1 monoclonal antibody that blocks the epidermal growth factor receptor; Opdivo, a fully human monoclonal antibody for non-small cell lung and renal cell cancer, and melanoma; Sprycel, a tyrosine kinase inhibitor for the treatment of adults with Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukemia; Yervoy, a monoclonal antibody for metastatic melanoma; Abilify, an antipsychotic agent for adults with schizophrenia, bipolar mania disorder, and depressive disorder; Orencia to treat rheumatoid arthritis; and Eliquis, an oral factor Xa inhibitor targeted at stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation. Its products pipeline includes Beclabuvir, a non-nucleoside NS5B inhibitor for the treatment of HCV; BMS-663068, an investigational compound that is being studied in HIV-1; and Prostvac, a Phase III prostate-specific antigen to treat asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. The company has clinical trial collaborations with Calithera Biosciences, Inc. and Janssen Biotech, Inc.; and a research collaboration with GeneCentric Diagnostics, Inc. The company was formerly known as Bristol-Myers Company and changed its name to Bristol-Myers Squibb Company in 1989. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) traded within a range of $39.15 to $40.12 after opening the day at $40.1. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 8.53% so far this year. The stock was down close to -2.15% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $39.19 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -13.96% below its 52 week high of $45.55 and 49.15% above its 12-month low of $26.49. The shares are down by over -4.62% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 50.67 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Activision Blizzard, Inc. develops and publishes online, personal computer (PC), video game console, handheld, mobile, and tablet games. The company operates through two segments, Activision Publishing, Inc. and Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. The company develops, publishes, and sells interactive software products and content through retail channels or digital downloads; and downloadable content to a range of gamers. It also publishes subscription-based massively multiplayer online role-playing games; and strategy and role-playing games. In addition, the company maintains a proprietary online gaming service, that facilitates the creation of user generated content, digital distribution, and online social connectivity in its games. Further, it engages in creating original film and television content; and provides warehousing, logistical, and sales distribution services to third-party publishers of interactive entertainment software, as well as manufacturers of interactive entertainment hardware products. The company serves retailers and distributors, including mass-market retailers, consumer electronics stores, discount warehouses, game specialty stores, and consumers through third-party distribution, licensing arrangements, and direct digital purchases in the United States, Canada, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, the Netherlands, Australia, South Korea, China, and internationally. Activision Blizzard, Inc. is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.


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