Analysts Anticipate At Home Group Inc (NYSE:HOME) Will Post Earnings of -$0.02 Per Share

Wall Street analysts expect At Home Group Inc (NYSE:HOME) to report ($0.02) earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Four analysts have issued estimates for At Home Group’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is ($0.03) and the highest is ($0.02). At Home Group reported earnings of $0.18 per share in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a negative year-over-year growth rate of 111.1%. The business is expected to report its next quarterly earnings results on Thursday, December 5th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that At Home Group will report full-year earnings of $0.68 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.62 to $0.72. For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the firm will report earnings of $0.77 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.67 to $0.82. Zacks’ earnings per share averages are a mean average based on a survey of analysts that follow At Home Group.

At Home Group (NYSE:HOME) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, September 4th. The financial services provider reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.14 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $342.32 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $343.45 million. At Home Group had a return on equity of 8.62% and a net margin of 5.12%.

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Morgan Stanley lowered their price objective on At Home Group from $8.00 to $6.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, September 6th. Bank of America set a $6.00 price objective on At Home Group and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 5th. Buckingham Research set a $6.00 price objective on At Home Group and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 10th. Loop Capital boosted their price objective on At Home Group to $8.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 7th. Finally, Gordon Haskett upgraded At Home Group from a “hold” rating to an “accumulate” rating in a research report on Friday, June 7th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. At Home Group currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $15.83.

Shares of HOME traded up $0.27 on Monday, reaching $9.62. 2,101,713 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,817,229. The firm has a market cap of $601.69 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.00, a P/E/G ratio of 0.78 and a beta of 1.23. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.71, a current ratio of 0.80 and a quick ratio of 0.07. At Home Group has a 12 month low of $4.58 and a 12 month high of $32.10. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $7.05 and its 200-day moving average price is $13.28.

In related news, insider Norman E. Mcleod purchased 4,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 10th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $7.99 per share, for a total transaction of $31,960.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, major shareholder Clifford Sosin acquired 85,000 shares of At Home Group stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 3rd. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $6.55 per share, for a total transaction of $556,750.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders acquired 1,222,324 shares of company stock worth $7,055,257 over the last quarter. Company insiders own 9.25% of the company’s stock.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. FNY Investment Advisers LLC acquired a new position in At Home Group in the second quarter worth $40,000. US Bancorp DE boosted its stake in At Home Group by 178.0% in the second quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 6,598 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $44,000 after purchasing an additional 4,225 shares in the last quarter. Aperio Group LLC acquired a new position in At Home Group in the second quarter worth $64,000. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. boosted its stake in At Home Group by 47.0% in the second quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 26,135 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $177,000 after purchasing an additional 8,359 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its stake in At Home Group by 1,116.2% in the first quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 10,107 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $181,000 after purchasing an additional 9,276 shares in the last quarter. 68.84% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

At Home Group Company Profile

At Home Group Inc operates home decor superstores in the United States. The company's stores offer approximately 50,000 items, such as accent furniture, mirrors, patio cushions, rugs and wall arts, artificial flowers and trees, bedding and bath products, candles, garden and outdoor décors, holiday accessories, home organization products, pillows, pottery, vases, and window treatments.

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