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Investor FAQs

Investor FAQs

GENERAL
Where is Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. located?
Our corporate headquarters is located at the following address:
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
6903 Rockledge Drive, Suite 1500
Bethesda, MD 20817
What does Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. do?

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is an S&P 500 company that is the largest lodging real estate investment trust (REIT) and one of the largest owners of luxury and upper upscale hotels.

What is Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. common stock ticker symbol and what are the cusip numbers for its common and preferred stock?
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc.’s common stock ticker symbol is HST and shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. The cusip number for the company’s common stock is 44107P 10 4.
 
Please provide detail on the company’s spin-offs since 1993.
The following chronology explains the various spin-offs since 1993.

10/8/93 Marriott International was spun-off from Marriott Corporation. At the same time, old Marriott Corporation changed its name to Host Marriott Corporation. Shareholders were not required to tender in old Marriott Corporation certificates. Shareholders received one share of Marriott International for each Marriott Corporation share owned. Following the spin-off, Host Marriott Corporation owned lodging and senior living real estate (managed by Marriott International) and operated the airport and toll road food and merchandise business. Marriott International managed and franchised hotels and retirement communities and operated the management services and distribution businesses.

12/29/95 Host Marriott Services Corporation was spun-off from Host Marriott Corporation. Shareholders received one share of Host Marriott Services Corporation for every five Host Marriott Corporation shares owned. Fractional share value was paid in cash. Following the spin-off, Host Marriott Services operated the airport and toll road food and merchandise business and Host Marriott Corporation focused on hotel and senior living service real estate.

12/18/98 Crestline Capital Corporation was spun-off from Host Marriott Corporation. Shareholders received one share of Crestline Capital Corporation for every ten Host Marriott Corporation shares owned. Fractional share value was paid in cash. As part of the spin-off, Host Marriott transferred to Crestline all of the senior living communities previously owned by Host Marriott, and Host Marriott entered into lease or sublease agreements with Crestline for substantially all of Host Marriott's lodging properties. The spin-off permitted Host Marriott to convert to a real estate investment trust. Following the spin-off, Crestline became the largest and best capitalized independent hotel leasing company in the U.S.

12/29/98 Host Marriott Corporation converted to a real estate investment trust. To receive dividends from the REIT, shareholders must tender old Host Marriott Corporation certificates and receive new Host Marriott Corporation certificates.

2/10/99 Host Marriott Corporation declared a special dividend. Each shareholder had the option to receive either (a) $1.00 or (b) 0.087 share of Host Marriott Corporation Common stock for each share owned on December 28, 1998. Shareholders who did not state a preference were issued stock.

4/17/06 Host Marriott Corporation changed its name to Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. and, as of the start of trading on the New York Stock Exchange on April 18, 2006, its common stock began trading under the ticker symbol HST.
COMPANY INQUIRIES
WHERE CAN I GET THE LATEST CORPORATE NEWS RELEASES AND FINANCIAL REPORTS?
The company’s news releases can be found on our website on the News & Events page.
How can I view documents Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. has filed with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), including Forms 10-K and 10-Q?
The company’s filings can be found on our website on the SEC Filings page.
How can I get more information about Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. such as an investor information packet?

Please visit the Online Investor Kit section for downloadable investor information including the most recent earnings press release, 10Q, 10K, annual report and investor presentation.

Who are the members of the company’s senior management team?
Please visit the Management Team page to view more information about the company’s senior management team.
Who are the members of the company’s board of directors?
Please visit the Board of Directors page to view more information about the company’s board of directors.
What are the company’s corporate governance policies?
Please visit the Corporate Governance section of the website to view the company’s corporate governance policies.
How can I contact the investor relations department at Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc.?
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. can be reached via email at IR@Hosthotels.com or by phone at 240-744-5800.
DIVIDEND INFORMATION
Please provide detail on the dividend history of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
Please see our Dividend and Tax Information section of the website for the company’s dividend history.
Does Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. have a dividend reinvestment program?
The company does not offer a dividend reinvestment program however many brokerage firms allow shareholders to reinvest dividends at no cost. Please check with your brokerage firm for more details.
TRANSFER AGENT
Whom should I contact about my stockholder account such as number of shares owned, change of address or lost stock certificates?

For shareholder inquiries, please contact our transfer agent:

Computershare
Shareholder Relations
P.O. Box 505000
Louisville, KY 40233
(781) 575-4320
Toll-free: (866) 367-6351
Computershare can assist shareholders of record with questions regarding stock transfers, dividend payments, address changes, lost stock certificates, or other stock matters.

Whom should I contact if I am an operating partnership (OP) Unitholder?
Operating partnership unitholders should contact Gemisys Financial Services at 1-800-797-6812 for inquiries about their accounts such as K-1 mailings, change of address and transfer of ownership.