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June 05, 2013 at 10:55 AM EDT
Morning Research on HST, SHO, LHO, EQR, and UDR

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 -- (June 05, 2013)

The U.S. housing market has continued to show signs of strong recovery in 2013. With mortgage rates still quite low, the recovery in the housing market is expected to continue. This should continue to benefit REITs focusing on the residential real estate market. Apart from housing, other sectors of the U.S. economy have also shown signs of improvement. Improving economic outlook should boost demand for business and leisure travel which will be beneficial to REITs focusing on hotels and motels. On Tuesday, June 4, 2013, shares in REITs ended mostly lower, tracking losses in the broader market. The major movers in the sector included Host Hotels and Resorts Inc. (NYSE: HST), Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. (NYSE: SHO), LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE: LHO), Equity Residential (NYSE: EQR), and UDR Inc. (NYSE: UDR). StockCall has posted free technical research reports on HST, SHO, LHO, EQR, and UDR and these can be accessed by signing up at

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Shares in Host Hotels and Resorts Inc. fell sharply on Tuesday, finishing 2.26% lower at $17.31 after trading between $17.28 and $17.73. A total of 9.11 million shares were traded yesterday which is well above the daily average volume of 6.81 million. The company’s shares have now fallen nearly 3.70% in the last three sessions. The REIT currently has a dividend yield of 2.31%. Download the free report on HST upon registration at

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Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc.’s stock was one of the worst performers in the REIT sector yesterday, June 04, 2013. The company’s shares traded between $11.66 and $12.41 before finishing the day 3.93% lower at $11.73. Total volume for Tuesday’s session was at 1.79 million shares which is above the daily average volume of 1.12 million. Shares of SHO have grown over 9.50% so far this year, underperforming the S&P 500. The stock is currently trading 12% below its 52-week high. SHO technical report can be accessed for free by signing up at

www.StockCall.com/SHO060513.pdf

Shares in LaSalle Hotel Properties moved lower on Tuesday, extending their losses from previous trading sessions. The company’s shares traded between $25.50 and $26.41 before finishing the day 2.33% lower at $25.52. A total of 790,799 shares were traded which is slightly above the daily average volume of 788,769. The company’s shares have fallen 3% in the last three sessions. The REIT currently has a dividend yield of 3.13%. The free report on LHO can be downloaded by signing up now at

www.StockCall.com/LHO060513.pdf

Equity Residential’s stock ended slightly lower yesterday, finishing at $57.14, down 0.17% over its previous trading session’s closing price. A total of 3.01 million shares were exchanged between $56.76 and $57.68. The stock is currently trading 11.35% below its 52-week high. Shares of EQR have gained just 0.83% so far this year, underperforming the S&P 500. Free report on EQR can be accessed by registering at

www.StockCall.com/EQR060513.pdf

Shares in UDR Inc. fell sharply on Tuesday, reversing most of its gains from previous trading sessions. The company’s shares ended the day 1.76% lower at $24.49 after trading between $24.46 and $25.10. UDR saw yesterday’s volume at 2.89 million which is well above the daily average volume of 2.07 million. However, despite the losses, the stock is still up nearly 0.40% in the last three sessions.Register withStockCall and download the research on UDR for free at

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