At Home Group Inc (NYSE:HOME) has received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the thirteen research firms that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have assigned a hold recommendation and four have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price target among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $11.00.
Several research firms recently commented on HOME. Wells Fargo & Co boosted their price objective on shares of At Home Group from $6.00 to $9.00 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a research report on Monday, September 30th. Buckingham Research set a $6.00 price objective on shares of At Home Group and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 10th. ValuEngine cut shares of At Home Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, November 1st. TheStreet raised shares of At Home Group from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research report on Monday, September 30th. Finally, Morgan Stanley cut their price objective on shares of 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.
In other At Home Group news, major shareholder Clifford Sosin purchased 397,839 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 19th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $5.49 per share, with a total value of $2,184,136.11. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, CEO Lewis L. Bird III purchased 64,005 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, September 9th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $7.81 per share, for a total transaction of $499,879.05. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 33,000 shares in the company, valued at $257,730. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders purchased a total of 1,282,830 shares of company stock worth $8,740,600 over the last ninety days. 9.25% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
Shares of HOME stock traded up $0.54 on Thursday, hitting $9.20. The stock had a trading volume of 1,609,776 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,196,480. At Home Group has a twelve month low of $4.58 and a twelve month high of $30.66. The firm has a market cap of $554.92 million, a P/E ratio of 8.57, a PEG ratio of 0.72 and a beta of 1.27. The company has a current ratio of 0.80, a quick ratio of 0.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.71. The company has a fifty day moving average price of $9.43 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $10.37.
At Home Group (NYSE:HOME) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, September 4th. The financial services provider reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.04. At Home Group had a net margin of 5.12% and a return on equity of 8.62%. The company had revenue of $342.32 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $343.45 million. On average, analysts expect that At Home Group will post 0.69 earnings per share for the current year.
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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