Stocks in Focus: Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST), Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT), Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON), First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC),

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) has filed two prospectus supplements dated April 18, 2016 to the prospectus dated April 18, 2016 that is part of a Registration Statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-210809) relating to the offer and sale from time to time of up to 18,064,506 shares of common stock, par value $0.01 per share, by the Company to holders which may receive such shares upon the tender of units of limited partnership interest in Host Hotels & Resorts, L.P. (“Host L.P.”) for redemption and the offer and sale from time to time of up to 90,597 shares of common stock, par value $0.01 per share, of the Company by the selling stockholders that received such shares upon the exchange of their holdings in Host L.P.’s 2.50% Exchangeable Senior Debentures due 2029.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) belongs to Financial sector. Its net profit margin is 10.40% and weekly performance is 1.48%. On last trading day company shares ended up at $15.82. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -0.04%.

Abbott Laboratories’ (NYSE:ABT) deal to acquire medical-products maker St. Jude Medical Inc. for $25 billion was the largest in a flurry of health-care deal-making Thursday that could total more than $40 billion.

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) shares fell -7.78% in last trading session and ended the day at $40.42. ABT Gross Margin is 56.90%. Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) quarterly performance is 10.78%.

On 18 April, Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) rejected a request by Argentina for more time to force farmers to pay royalties on genetically modified soybean seeds, according to people with knowledge of the situation, the latest twist in the saga of the largest seed company’s attempts to collect revenue in the country.

On 28 April, Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) shares moved up 0.29% and was closed at $94.27. MON EPS growth in last 5 year was 19.10%. Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) year to date (YTD) performance is -3.18%.

On 14 April, First republic Bank (NYSE:FRC) reports strong first quarter 2016 results. Q1 earnings per share $0.88. Q1 revenue rose 22.8 percent to $519.6 million. FRC Says net interest income was $424.3 million for quarter, up 21.9% compared to last year’s.

First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC) ended the last trading day at $70.41. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.47% and price to cash ratio as 4.69. First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC) showed a weekly performance of -0.77%.

On 20 April, Bank Mutual Corporation (NASDAQ:BKMU) reported net income of $4.5 million or $0.10 per diluted share in the first quarter of 2016, which was a 25.9% increase over net income of $3.6 million or $0.08 per diluted share in the same quarter of 2015. This improvement was due to higher net interest income, higher loan-related fees, lower compensation-related expenses, and lower occupancy, equipment, and data processing costs.

Bank Mutual Corporation (NASDAQ:BKMU) shares fell -0.49% in last trading session and ended the day at $8.15. BKMU return on assets is 0.60%. Bank Mutual Corporation (NASDAQ:BKMU) quarterly performance is 9.54%.

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