Today's Research on Host Hotels & Resorts, Sunstone Hotel Investors, UDR Inc., CYS Investments, and Equity Residential

Today's Research on Host Hotels & Resorts, Sunstone Hotel Investors, UDR Inc.,
                   CYS Investments, and Equity Residential

REIT Stocks Remain Range-bound

PR Newswire

LONDON, February 28, 2013

LONDON, February 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

While the debate is still on about the spending cut measures, the FED chief
Ben Bernanke provided a positive fillip to the market with his statement about
the stimulus spending. The market responded well and the major indices like
The Dow Jones closed 1.26% higher at 14,075.37, the S&P 500 closed 1.27%
higher at 1,515.99, and the NASDAQ closed 1.04% higher at 3,162.26. Our
research team took a look at REIT stocks including major companies like Host
Hotels and Resorts Inc. (NYSE: HST), Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. (NYSE:
SHO), UDR Inc. (NYSE: UDR), CYS Investments Inc. (NYSE: CYS) and Equity
Residential (NYSE: EQR). StockCall professionals have completed their
technical analysis on HST, SHO, UDR, CYS and EQR, and these free reports are
accessible by registering at

Despite the upward movement shown by the broad market indices, Host Hotels and
Resorts Inc.'s stock finished only 0.66 percent higher at $16.70, with volume
of 6.47 million shares. The stock has had a good run so far in 2013 with its
year-to-date gain at 6.57 percent. However, the stock currently shows bullish
trend which is further confirmed by the stock's MACD chart. Host Hotels and
Resorts has its first support level at $16.50. In the coming trading sessions,
the stock is likely to go as high as $16.82. Sign up for the free technical
research on HST at

Sunstone Hotel Investors stock ended marginally up in its latest trading
session. The stock closed 0.71 percent higher at $11.29 with 1.50 million
share volume. Despite the mild upward movement, the stock is still up more
than 5 percent for the year. In the past 52 weeks, Sunstone Hotel is up 22
percent. The stock currently has support at $10.85 level. Its MACD chart shows
neutral trend and it may face its first resistance level at $11.30. Upon
breaching this level, the stock may go as high as $11.50. Be sure to read our
latest technical research on SHO by registering at

UDR Inc. is currently in the neutral mode as the stock ended its previous
trading session at $24.26, down 0.33 percent. The stock traded in the range of
24.22 and $24.51 during the session. Its first support level is at $24.03 and
upon breaching this level, the stock may go down to $23.24 level. On the
upside, UDR's stock may touch $24.38 level. It has traded in the range of
$22.18 and $27.75 in the past 52 weeks and it lost 4.79 percent of its value
during the same time period. On a Year-to-Date basis, the stock is up 2.02
percent. Sign up and read the complimentary report on UDR at

CYS Investments shares remained flat for its latest trading session, ending
the day at $11.77. The stock fell to an intra-day low of $11.75, while its
intra-day high stood at $11.85. Despite its flat ending, CYS Investments has
lost 0.34 percent this year, compared to a gain of 6.3 percent for the S&P
500. The stock is recovering after hitting its 52-week low of $11.45 recently.
The company's shares have strong support at around $24.03, as the stock shows
neutral trend. The stock is trading lower than its 20-day and 50-day moving
averages. Sign up for the free technical research on CYS at

Equity Residential traded in the range of $55.77 and $56.26 in its latest
trading session and ended it at $55.99, down 0.02 percent. The stock's 52
weeks range stands at $53.25 and $65.72. Equity Residential lost 3.57 percent
of its value in the past 12 months, while it is down 1.2 percent so far this
year. Equity Residential is in neutral mode. The free report on EQR can be
downloaded by signing up now at

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