At Home Group Inc (NYSE:HOME) has earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the fourteen analysts that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have given a hold recommendation and five have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year price objective among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $13.80.
Several equities research analysts have recently commented on HOME shares. KeyCorp decreased their price objective on At Home Group from $35.00 to $14.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a report on Friday, June 7th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. TheStreet downgraded At Home Group from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a report on Thursday, June 27th. Loop Capital boosted their price objective on At Home Group to $8.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 7th. Gordon Haskett upgraded At Home Group from a “hold” rating to an “accumulate” rating in a report on Friday, June 7th. Finally, Buckingham Research set a $6.00 price objective on At Home Group and gave the company a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 10th.
Shares of NYSE HOME traded up $0.27 during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $9.62. 2,101,713 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,817,229. The company has a market cap of $601.69 million, a PE ratio of 13.00, a P/E/G ratio of 0.78 and a beta of 1.23. At Home Group has a one year low of $4.58 and a one year high of $32.10. The business has a 50 day moving average price of $7.05 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $13.28. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.71, a quick ratio of 0.07 and a current ratio of 0.80.
At Home Group (NYSE:HOME) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, September 4th. The financial services provider reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $342.32 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $343.45 million. At Home Group had a return on equity of 8.62% and a net margin of 5.12%. As a group, equities research analysts forecast that At Home Group will post 0.69 EPS for the current fiscal year.
In related news, major shareholder Clifford Sosin purchased 85,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 3rd. The stock was acquired at an average price of $6.55 per share, for a total transaction of $556,750.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, COO Peter Sg Corsa purchased 6,393 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 9th. The shares were bought at an average price of $7.86 per share, with a total value of $50,248.98. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have purchased 1,222,324 shares of company stock valued at $7,055,257 in the last quarter. 9.25% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. TIG Advisors LLC bought a new position in At Home Group in the 2nd quarter valued at $4,129,000. Hodges Capital Management Inc. grew its stake in At Home Group by 26.9% in the 2nd quarter. Hodges Capital Management Inc. now owns 942,895 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $6,280,000 after purchasing an additional 200,080 shares during the period. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. grew its stake in At Home Group by 47.0% in the 2nd quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 26,135 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $177,000 after purchasing an additional 8,359 shares during the period. Equitable Trust Co. grew its stake in At Home Group by 7.0% in the 2nd quarter. Equitable Trust Co. now owns 66,765 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $445,000 after purchasing an additional 4,340 shares during the period. Finally, Voloridge Investment Management LLC grew its stake in At Home Group by 357.5% in the 2nd quarter. Voloridge Investment Management LLC now owns 309,571 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $2,062,000 after purchasing an additional 241,910 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 68.84% of the company’s stock.
About At Home Group
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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